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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2011, 12:07:43 PM »
of course virgin is #1 for most things
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2011, 12:12:11 PM »
Anyone been in any of these lounges?
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2011, 12:50:14 PM »
Anyone been in any of these lounges?
Been in 2/5.
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2011, 12:53:35 PM »
Been in 2/5.

Which?

Do you concur with Gary's assessment?
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2011, 10:06:41 PM »
QF F lounge is also pretty awesome offering free massages and private rooms with desk, couch, tv etc.

TG F is incredible!
Will be in FRA FCT next week so will get a better comparison.

The Wing is very nice and relaxing, great for when youre connecting. But I don't think Id take a later flight to experience it as opposed to the above.

VS lounge is very modern and flashy but don't think the comfort compares to the above.

I've also heard the BA Concord lounge is nice, how does it compare?
One of the major aspects of a lounge is the food, so the way we rate them may be a little different.

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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2011, 10:12:24 PM »
BA Concorde Room is beautiful. And they serve you kosher food in the dining room (just have to order it in advance). We had massages and a private room with day-bed, TV and shower in it.

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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2011, 10:21:54 PM »
The top lounges that I've been in:

-MEL QF F lounge: Great free massages in a relaxing massage room that makes you feel like you're anywhere but an airport and a great overall lounge. 
-FRA LH FCT: Private rooms, great booze, great shower rooms, you can order kosher food, and of course the Porsche ride to the plane.
-HKG CX F Pier Lounge: Preferred it to the Wing lounge, but both are great.  Kosher Hermolis meals can be ordered.  Great shower rooms.
-MUC LH F lounge: Very nice lounge but the kosher meals are radioactive.  Luxury car ride to plane is nice.
-ZRH LX F lounge: Large beautiful lounge, not sure about kosher food, but sure liked the escort past security.
-IAH Term E CO PC: I still get a kick out of getting my clothes ironed while I shower and love the huge airy feel of this lounge, especially the lack of crowds on the 3rd floor.
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2011, 07:31:05 PM »
Another which I'd like to try which didn't get a mention is Finnair Lounge Helsinki.

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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2011, 02:25:40 PM »
Anyone know a way to fly to TLV through Helsinki?
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2011, 02:43:48 PM »
Anyone know a way to fly to TLV through Helsinki?
With no direct flights, you're just going to have another stop.

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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2011, 07:43:29 PM »
of course virgin is #1 for most things

Any way to 'sneak' into the LHR ClubHouse for free/cheap when flying VS Economy? I'd love to check it out.
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2011, 12:10:01 AM »
Any way to 'sneak' into the LHR ClubHouse for free/cheap when flying VS Economy? I'd love to check it out.

Not saying I'm suggesting this, but actually sneaking might work :P
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2011, 12:17:36 AM »
Any way to 'sneak' into the LHR ClubHouse for free/cheap when flying VS Economy? I'd love to check it out.

When I was there a lady flying business asked if she could bring her friend in and they laughed at her and said it cost 65 pounds, although I suppose YMMV
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2011, 02:22:26 AM »
When I was there a lady flying business asked if she could bring her friend in and they laughed at her and said it cost 65 pounds, although I suppose YMMV

I'm curious, but not >$100-worth of curiosity.
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2011, 03:26:57 AM »
I'm curious, but not >$100-worth of curiosity.

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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #16 on: December 21, 2011, 05:19:39 AM »
Ask to be guested in...

(Am I opening a can of worms here? ;) )

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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2011, 05:24:31 AM »
Ask to be guested in...

Sorry, below my dignity. I'll go for one of these, care to please recommend which one?
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2011, 07:12:27 AM »
A refundable Business class ticket is all you need. You'll even get to use the premium CSR @ the lounge to cancel the tkt
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Re: World's 5 Best Lounges
« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2011, 07:22:35 AM »
A refundable Business class ticket is all you need. You'll even get to use the premium CSR @ the lounge to cancel the tkt

You're kidding me, right? That would just be cruel...

Now I'm tempted...
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