No lounge at FCO?

Old Oct 15, 01, 9:31 pm
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No lounge at FCO?

My Elite guide doesn't list a lounge in Rome. I guess Lufthansa and SAS don't have lounges in FCO.

Is there another lounge for qualifying AC passengers?

Thanks!
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Old Oct 15, 01, 10:04 pm
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Yes, The Alitalia Lounge or also the Empress Club Lounge

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Old Oct 15, 01, 10:11 pm
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Thanks!; howcum it (Alitalia Lounge) is not listed in the book? (Empress Club Lounge isn't listed on FCO site).

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Old Oct 15, 01, 11:15 pm
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I think the membership guide only lists the Star Alliance lounges.
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Old Oct 15, 01, 11:50 pm
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You need a pass to get in, so remember to ask for it when you check in. Otherwise, you won't get in and may not be able to get back landside to request one from the check-in desk. This is a reciprocal lounge, and thus not open to other STARGolds, unless they have similar arrangements with Alitalia.
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Old Oct 15, 01, 11:59 pm
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Empress, you could be right, although the implication is that these are the lounges you can access.

Shareholder, thanks for the tip, I'll remember to ask (I'll want to get directions anyway [FCO site lists three Alitalia lounges in the B&C terminals]).

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Old Oct 16, 01, 12:04 am
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In case any one of you don't know, Dorian has set up a very useful website for most lounges around the world:

https://www.quickbase.com/db/6vcfnaqu

{It doesn't contain every single lounge so if you see one that's not on there, it's a good idea to add to it!}
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Old Oct 16, 01, 12:10 am
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Thanks Empress! The FCO site lists a bunch that aren't on the site you mentioned, I'll ask Dorian what to do with them. (Don't know whether I should add them just because they're on a website, or if I should see them first).

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Old Oct 17, 01, 9:35 am
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When I returned from MXP this August, I was allowed into the Alitalia Lounge without a special pass - just showed my AC BP (Y) and AC E card. At MXP it was surprisingly small and very crowded. No idea what FCO is like.
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Old Oct 17, 01, 9:40 am
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Larger and just as crowded.
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