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CurseURedBaron
11-27-2017, 09:40 PM
Is anybody on here a member of the Alaska Lounge? Is it worth it for a pilot to consider a membership? Would be nice while commuting home from work or maybe during pleasure travel, but there’s only Alaska’s 4 hub airports that have locations and the website seems to indicate that you must have a “purchased” same day ticket to gain admission to at least the AA partner lounges. Possibly to all locations.
That seems like it leaves us out?

Thanks, all.


snackysmores
11-27-2017, 11:33 PM
Access Denied.

Tippy
11-28-2017, 09:02 AM
American Express platinum! The centurion lounge is the best for airport appreciation! pays for itself in the course of a year


OrionDriver
11-28-2017, 09:33 AM
I had the Amex Platinum in the past and I now have the Chase Sapphire Preferred. Both give you Priority Pass, which gets you into the Alaska Boardroom among a host of other clubs at most airports. There are also some airports, PDX for example, that have a number of participating restaurants or bars which will knock $$ off your bill if you produce your Priority Pass card.

It is a great deal and a nice respite when traveling.

Don't go in while in uniform.

CurseURedBaron
12-07-2017, 01:22 AM
Looks as though most of the relevant cards have high enough annual fees that I could spend the same money on an Alaska Lounge membership outright.

I was gonna do the Sky Club since they have so many locations but they’re about to change their policy to require a Delta Boarding Pass for entry.

Can non rev seat request cards be coupled with an Alaska Lounge membership to gain admission or does it need to be a full fare ticket?

Klsytakesit
12-07-2017, 08:20 PM
From a friend who is a concierge. A boarding pass for day of access is required. She said no exceptions. No nonrev passes of any sort/ no V class passes/ no DHD passes. Alaska employees may not use the lounge traveling to work, while at work or traveling home from work. Alaska no longer has a reciprocal agreement with American or Delta.
Not sure if that is what you are looking for

CurseURedBaron
12-07-2017, 11:47 PM
Mostly, yes. I was looking to use the lounge during leisure travel but if non rev passes won’t work for that then I guess I’m buying a Sky Club membership.

Ispeakjive
12-08-2017, 11:49 AM
Is anybody on here a member of the Alaska Lounge? Is it worth it for a pilot to consider a membership? Would be nice while commuting home from work or maybe during pleasure travel, but there’s only Alaska’s 4 hub airports that have locations and the website seems to indicate that you must have a “purchased” same day ticket to gain admission to at least the AA partner lounges. Possibly to all locations.
That seems like it leaves us out?

Thanks, all.

How about an award winning lounge in Seattle? https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2017/09/21/delta-sky-club-seattle-seatac-airport-lounge-award.html

CurseURedBaron
12-08-2017, 12:09 PM
Yeah. My folks are both Delta flight crew. I’ve been in that lounge a few times. It’s pretty awesome. Problem being I can only use AS or QX tickets to get in for one year. In 2019, it’ll have to be Delta tickets.