Lounges: Executive Lounge GRU São Paulo Airport (Terminal 3)

Some lounges open crazy early in the morning, some close crazy late at night. With my flight from Johannesburg to São Paulo due to land at 5.45, there was no lounge slated to be open.  However, we landed so EARLY, I managed to squeeze in 45 minutes in the Executive Lounge GRU before it closed at … Continue reading Lounges: Executive Lounge GRU São Paulo Airport (Terminal 3)

Lounges: Shongololo at JNB, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg

The security lines at most airports leave little to be desired.  At JNB, it's no different and there is one queue (security) followed by another (passport control).  Again I brought water through with no problem (again I'd forgotten!). The Shongololo Lounge was the one with the best review on LoungeBuddy and on Priority Pass (no affiliation … Continue reading Lounges: Shongololo at JNB, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg

Lounge: ‘ses’fikile Arrivals Lounge, Johannesburg JNB (OR Tambo)

Arrivals Lounges are a pretty new concept to me.  I used the Virgin 'Revivals' Lounge at Heathrow late last year and thought it was a great idea. With my shiny new Priority Pass in hand, I noticed there was an arrivals lounge at JNB Johannesburg, called the 'ses'fikile lounge'.  Even though I'd slept on board … Continue reading Lounge: ‘ses’fikile Arrivals Lounge, Johannesburg JNB (OR Tambo)

Lounge: Virgin Clubhouse – LHR Heathrow

So is it worth it? The lowdown on the Virgin Upper Class Clubhouse... After visiting friends, collecting currency and a jolly time in London, it was time to spend far too long in the Virgin Clubhouse at London Heathrow. The Process There are particular steps to follow to GET to the Clubhouse.  Virgin has tried … Continue reading Lounge: Virgin Clubhouse – LHR Heathrow

Lounge: Belfast International – Causeway

Belfast is the starting point for my 2017 round-the-world trip! The first lounge that I got to try on my recently acquired Priority Pass was the Causeway lounge at Belfast International Airport.  It's situated airside between gates 16 and 17 and is clearly signposted. The staff were friendly and reminded me (at 9am) that only three alcoholic … Continue reading Lounge: Belfast International – Causeway