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Old Oct 8, 18, 9:14 pm
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Torode
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Tokyo
Programs: ANA: Platinum / Marriott: Gold Elite
Posts: 67
Originally Posted by Pseudo Nim View Post
Yes and yes. They do have to limit it to people with a connection to Japan, otherwise it becomes too simple to devalue the pseudo-lifetime Star Gold status (and already, there are WAY too many members in Japan - the lounges are absolutely packed with people with the SFC card...)
After 20 mins. waiting for a seat in the ANA lounge at New Chitose airport , I gave up and waited by the gate. It's only going to get worse
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