Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Paying To Get Into Airlines Lounges?  
User currently offlineUAPilot7 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 338 posts, RR: 1
Posted (14 years 6 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1889 times:

I have 3 questions about airline lounges (United's Red Carpet Club, TWA's Eporor's club, etc.).

1.) Can a passenger, who is not a member, nor has this passenger flown buisness or first class, pay to enter the lounge? Does it range from airline to airline (I am looking into United/Red Carpet Club)?

2.) Do all lounges have showers?

3.) What do these lounges have in them (again, I am asking mainly about United's Red Carpet Club)?

Thank-you!

4 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineDeltaAir From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1094 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1808 times:

No they cannot pay to enter the lounges. And if they could it would not go over too well with the first and business class passengers. going to a lounge is a privlage, not something that can be bought. I am not sure about the shower thing, but I am sure it varies upon the location. In the Delta Crown Rooms there are couches, bars, televisions, computers, conference rooms, and an area to check on flight updates and things of that nature. Once again, it depends on the location as to what is in them.

User currently offlineAdam84 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1400 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1778 times:

Actually you can pay to get into them, I paid 35$ to get into the Continental Presidents club in LAX, and that was for a one day pass.

User currently offlinePilot21 From Ireland, joined Oct 1999, 1384 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (14 years 6 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1766 times:

I have seen a specific card (kind of like a credit card) that gives you access to about 80 lounges world wide, I can't remember the name, but it was advertised in business magazines, I'll look around for you. Anyway, I think the deal is that you pay a once off fee to get the card and then every time you use a lounge a small charge in incurred. As for who's lounges are used, I'm not too sure


Aircraft I've flown: A300/A310/A320/A321/A330/A340/B727/B732/B733/B734/B735/B738/B741/B742/B744/DC10/MD80/IL62/Bae146/AR
User currently offlineBicoastal From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (14 years 6 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1762 times:

I'm a Red Carpet member. I haven't heard that one can pay a daily fee to get in, but maybe someone else can give you an answer. I hope that's not the case. In some airports, the Clubs are crowded enough during peak hours.

A relaxed setting with plenty of phones, computer hook ups, newspapers, television, complimentary beverages (non alcohlic in the USA) and snacks is what you'll get. Alcohol is available at much cheaper prices than you'll pay in the public areas of airports. You can check in for your flight if you have no luggage to check, which is a great service. Usually minimal, if any, lines. The staff in the Red Carpet rooms are usually the best United has.

Showers are available to first and business class passengers in the "Arrivals by United" program at certain international airports. I believe they describe it in the www.ual.com website. I've never taken advantage of it, but it looks attractive.


Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Is There Any Way To Pay To Get Into CX's Lounges? posted Thu Dec 2 2004 10:34:32 by Qantasboy
Why So Long To Get Into Skyteam? posted Fri Mar 31 2006 23:15:15 by RobertS975
U2 -Impossible To Get Into "Brace" Position posted Mon Sep 5 2005 11:11:25 by Glidepath73
Possible To Get Into Greek CY From Nicosia? posted Mon Jan 19 2004 08:41:43 by AirxLiban
How To Get Into Economy Plus On UA? posted Fri Jul 26 2002 23:56:12 by Alitalia777
Buying Full-fare Ticket To Get Into Secured Area? posted Wed Apr 3 2002 06:08:23 by Bobcat
Westjet Struggling To Get Into YYZ. posted Fri Mar 15 2002 00:45:50 by Fly_yhm
Croatia Airlines Rumored To Get CRJ-900s... posted Tue Aug 29 2006 15:47:10 by TripleDelta
Mandarin Airlines (AE) To Get Embraers posted Fri Aug 11 2006 11:22:12 by Brenintw
Bellview Airlines To Get A320 posted Wed Jun 28 2006 14:31:42 by Flying-Tiger