Review | Virgin Australia ‘The Lounge’, Melbourne

The relatively new Virgin Australia lounge in Melbourne’s T3 offers a stylish haven in the otherwise dull airport. With ample room, generous snacks and drinks, and a Premium Exit to security, it serves as a rewarding hub for premium travellers. Access Business Class guests Virgin Australia Lounge Members Velocity Gold and Platinum Members Partner airline…

Review | Virgin Australia ‘The Lounge’, Sydney

Virgin Australia’s Sydney lounge was significantly refurbished at the same time as the airline’s re-branding a number of years ago, and boasts a contemporary, chic space for living, dining and work. Split over two levels, the lounge caters for large numbers of guests and offers all that could be desired for domestic travel. Access Business Class…

Review | Singapore Airlines SilverKris Business Class Lounge, Sydney

Sydney was one of SIA’s earliest refurbished lounges, and carries the new “Home Away From Home” concept. It features a range of different zones for different moods, including productivity (provided by the solo productivity pods), social lounging, dining and resting. Access Singapore Airlines Business Class passengers departing the same day Star Alliance Business Class passengers…

Review | International Business Lounge, Moscow Domodedovo

Serving many, many airlines, the International Business Lounge at Domodedovo is a pretty mediocre space, by global standards. It’s frequented by travellers in transit (for example Singapore Airlines passengers travelling to/ from Houston), who probably spend the most time there. Domodedovo airport is certainly not a place to go lounge crawling! Access Priority Pass members Eligible…

Review | Lufthansa Senator Lounge, Munich H

One of the many lounges in Munich, this swanky new space provides a soothing environment to unwind before a flight. Access Star Alliance Gold passengers Miles & More HON Circle members Miles & More Senator members Lufthansa First Class passengers Star Alliance/ Lufthansa Codeshare Partner First Class passengers Passengers must have a confirmed boarding pass for…

Review | Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge Sydney (First Class)

Access Singapore Airlines Solitaire PPS Club members Singapore Airlines Suites/ First Class passengers Pax must be departing on a Singapore Airlines/ Star Alliance flight the same day The Pros Incredibly luxurious, with plush lounges, soft carpet and a quiet ambience Different zones for different moods Formal lounge area Casual lounge area Dining area Work/ productivity pods…

Review | Lufthansa Senator Lounge, Berlin

Lufthansa has a huge number of lounges scattered across Germany and the rest of the world, and in all honesty, this seems like one of the worst of the lot. Whilst, interestingly, Star Alliance Gold passengers are able to use the First Class ‘lounge’ check-in, the glamorous experience does not continue. Access Star Alliance Gold…

Review | Brussels Airlines ‘The LOFT’, Brussels

The airline’s second major lounge at their hub, The LOFT is undoubtedly one of the most stylish and functional lounges I have experienced. It serves as a port of call for Star Alliance Gold members and premium passengers on Brussels Airlines flying within the Schengen area. Access Star Alliance Gold Brussels Airlines Business Class and…

Review | Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, Frankfurt B

Access Air Canada Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K and Elite 50K members Star Alliance Gold Members Air Canada Executive First passengers Business and First Class passengers of Star Alliance airlines The above access is dependent upon the passenger having confirmed travel on Air Canada or a Star Alliance within the following 24 hours. The Details…

Review | Lufthansa Senator Lounge, Frankfurt B (Non-Schengen)

Access Star Alliance Gold passengers Miles & More HON Circle members Miles & More Senator members Lufthansa First Class passengers Star Alliance/ Lufthansa Codeshare Partner First Class passengers Passengers must have a confirmed boarding pass for a Lufthansa/ Codeshare/ Star Alliance flight departing the same day. NOTE: Business Class passengers without a Star Alliance Gold, HON Circle…

Review | Austrian Airlines Business Lounge, Moscow Domodedovo

Access Star Alliance Gold members travelling on Star Alliance flights Miles&More HON Circle members in Economy departing on Star Alliance Miles&More Senator members in Business departing on Austrian Airlines Austrian Airlines Business Class passengers Lufthansa Business Class passengers The Details Located in the international near gates 7-22, the Austrian lounge is the main Star Alliance lounge…