Airport lounges offer a peaceful and relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of the airport. It’s a chance to avoid the noise and the chaos and to enjoy some time relaxing, drinking, eating, working, and even napping.
In the following guide, we’ll look at some of the benefits of airport lounges while also discussing their fees, amenities, and everything else you need to know.
The table below shows which UK Airports have lounges:
*Information correct at the time of writing (05/02/23). Charges may be greater if paid on arrival. Information provided for guidance only.
There are a few reasons why you might want to consider using an airport lounge:
Travelling is stressful. You spend half the time worrying and half the time running from pillar to post. By the time you arrive at your destination, you’re fuelled solely by adrenaline, caffeine, and whiskey miniatures and you’re ready for bed.
With an airport lounge, you can take some time out to relax and enjoy the part of the journey that everyone hates.
Arrive a few hours early, head into the lounge, and spend your time eating, drinking, relaxing, and thinking about all the great things you’re going to see and do on your holiday.
Lounges provide a VIP experience that can be just as enjoyable as a luxury hotel. It’s a great way to treat yourself and your fellow travellers.
If you’ve been in the air for a long time or you have taken multiple flights in recent days, you’ll be tired. The last thing you want to do is walk around duty-free shops for what will feel like the 100th time.
Instead, just head into the lounge, put your feet up, and relax. You can refresh yourself before your next flight and prevent burnout.
Do you have clients to contact, jobs to complete, and meetings to attend? Maybe you just have a few emails to send. Either way, you don’t want to sit in the middle of a busy airport as you juggle all of those jobs, and you probably don’t want to leave it until you land, either.
Instead, just head for the airport’s lounge and spend a few hours catching up. Not only will you get some much-needed peace and quiet but lounges also come with charging points for your laptops/devices, free WiFi, and more.
All of the UK’s biggest airports have lounges, and many of them have several. You can even find them in smaller locations.
To make sure you get the most out of airport lounges, check the following tips: