Cheap airport lounge access

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Overseas Holidays & Travel Planning
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  • Matt8888Matt8888 Forumite
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    My advice is not to bother, and certainly don’t pay for it! I have had top tier status with several airlines and with a few notable exceptions, the lounges are quite basic, crowded and sometimes rather grubby. I have sometimes chosen a Costa Coffee and a couple of ales at Wetherspoon (don’t judge me!) rather than go to the lounge. I have been upgraded quite a lot (single passenger, peak times, “elite” status) and have never, ever asked for it, and would feel embarrassed to do that. Maybe it works for some, but a guy in front of me at check in went on and on trying to charm the lady (frankly, it was pathetic) and she said business class was full and there were no upgrades. When I got there she said I would probably be upgraded at the gate, and I was. These days I think nothing works other than flyer status and a range of things a computer looks at based on travelling history and the types of fare you purchase.
  • malky39malky39 Forumite
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    Is there any offers or discounts available for the new Lomond lounge at Glasgow airport
  • FalkirkgalFalkirkgal Forumite
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    GLANY should give a 20% discount at the Lomond lounge.
  • malky39malky39 Forumite
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    Thanks falkirkgal thats perfect
  • 18881888 Forumite
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    Hi,me & the wifr areflying from Heathrow T4 in February and wondering if any deals available for the airport lounges. Thanx for any help
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