Priority Pass Now Charges Extra For Access To Some Lounges

Priority Pass offers members a chance to visit a lounge regardless of the service class on their boarding pass. This can be a welcome relief for those who travel in economy or who have a ticket that does not offer lounge access. Their network spans across all continents and includes access to not only lounges but even restaurants in airports where Priority Pass lacks a lounge partner. However, in Australia, there are two new additions to the network – The House lounges in Sydney and Melbourne, however, this access comes with a bit of a catch.

Priority Pass offers members access to a global lounge network. Photo: Priority Pass

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Priority pass has made my life much better many many times. I don’t care so much about cost, I care about having a shower and being able to relax. Quite frankly would pay more to ensure the seats recline as much as genuine business class lounges.


That price seems reasonable. Like you said though, I hope it doesn’t start a trend where other lounges also charge, and are nowhere near as nice as these.

When my Delta lounge pass expires in December, I think I’m switching to the Platinum Amex and getting the priority pass amongst other benefits. You still get the Delta lounge access