CDG La Premiere Lounge - Guest Access Policy?

Old Jul 17, 18, 1:08 am
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CDG La Premiere Lounge - Guest Access Policy?

Hi all. I’ll be flying from LHR-SFO via CDG later this week in La Premiere, and I have a nice layover at CDG. That means I’ll have a fair amount of time in the La Premiere lounge. As it happens, my partner will be transiting CDG at the same time with a similar layover (also on AF, not in La Premiere, and not the same flights).

Does anyone know the details/policy about having him join me in the lounge? It seems straightforward (I let them know what’s going on, he checks in at the desk, and then comes in once I’m there). But any advice or insight is welcome.

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Old Jul 17, 18, 6:56 am
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The policy for this lounge is that you can have a guest but he/she should travel on the same flight as you (in J, W or Y).
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Old Jul 17, 18, 7:02 am
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Thanks for the response.

So if they’re not on the same flight they’ll be denied access? I haven’t been able to locate the policy written anywhere.
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https://www.airfrance.co.uk/GB/en/co...air-france.htm

LA PREMIÈRE

Not a Flying Blue loyalty program member yet? Join at one of our lounges!

You can enjoy any one of the 530 Air France and SkyTeam lounges when you travel on an international flight with AIR FRANCE, KLM or SkyTeam.

Grant lounge access to a guest who is traveling on the same day on a AIR FRANCE, KLM, or SkyTeam flight.

At Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, discover the elegance and exceptional comfort of the La Première lounge. You may bring a guest to this lounge, whichever cabin he or she is traveling in. Any number of children under 12 years may use the lounge with you.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 7:17 am
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The information I have given is from Agentconnect (the Travel agents portal in France)

Clients éligibles
Le client voyageant en classe La Première.
Un invité. Il doit voyager sur le même vol. Il est accepté sous réserve de places disponibles.
Not the 1st time the different AF systems and web pages are contradictory.
@wallertown : you can try and please report here
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Old Jul 17, 18, 10:38 am
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Originally Posted by wallertown View Post
Thanks for the response.

So if they’re not on the same flight they’ll be denied access? I haven’t been able to locate the policy written anywhere.
from AFKL TA:

Eligible passengers


Passengers travelling in La Première class.
One guest. He/she must be travelling on the same flight. Accepted subject to available space.

Perhaps your friend travelling on a different AF flight in business could receive an offer as precised below:

On departure from CDG, and depending on availability, the La Première service, including access to the lounge, can be offered to AF Marketing customers confirmed in the Business cabin when there is no La Première cabin on the flight in question. These passengers will receive an offer by email.
Rate: €300 or 40,000 miles
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Old Jul 17, 18, 2:27 pm
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Originally Posted by delanotre View Post
from AFKL TA:

Eligible passengers


Passengers travelling in La Première class.
One guest. He/she must be travelling on the same flight. Accepted subject to available space.

Perhaps your friend travelling on a different AF flight in business could receive an offer as precised below:

On departure from CDG, and depending on availability, the La Première service, including access to the lounge, can be offered to AF Marketing customers confirmed in the Business cabin when there is no La Première cabin on the flight in question. These passengers will receive an offer by email.
Rate: €300 or 40,000 miles
According to this site (https://www.airfrance.co.uk/GB/en/co...air-france.htm) that’s wrong. Any AF flight will do.
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wallertown, the page you are quoting might not be up to date. For example, they still don't list any lounge for TLS, while AF pax in TLS are allowed to access the airport lounge.
As Goldorak said, we would enjoy a first-hand experience that could testify which information is the right one. So feel free to try And expect the worst case scenario of enjoying the lounge alone, it will still be a great experience.
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The guest has to be on the same flight. Just went thru this with a co-worker who was on a later CDG-JFK flight and wasn't permitted access to the LaPrem lounge.
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Old Jul 19, 18, 12:08 am
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Originally Posted by DLGrkItalNY View Post
The guest has to be on the same flight. Just went thru this with a co-worker who was on a later CDG-JFK flight and wasn't permitted access to the LaPrem lounge.
That sounds definitive.

Did you show them the language they have live on the internet saying otherwise? I’m curious what they had to say about that.
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Old Jul 19, 18, 3:10 pm
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Originally Posted by wallertown View Post


That sounds definitive.

Did you show them the language they have live on the internet saying otherwise? I’m curious what they had to say about that.
Can you show me where it is "Live" on the internet that the La Première lounge accepts guests on any AF flight?

Because the La Première lounge page doesn't seem to contain the text reproduced above - and I got to this page by following the link given above, and can't find that text anywhere!

Typing that text into Google also doesn't lead to any Air France page! : http://bfy.tw/J7Jv
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Old Jul 20, 18, 3:14 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
Can you show me where it is "Live" on the internet that the La Première lounge accepts guests on any AF flight?

Because the La Première lounge page doesn't seem to contain the text reproduced above - and I got to this page by following the link given above, and can't find that text anywhere!

Typing that text into Google also doesn't lead to any Air France page! : LMGTFY
This page: https://www.airfrance.co.uk/GB/en/co...air-france.htm

Scroll down.
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Old Jul 20, 18, 5:09 am
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Originally Posted by wallertown View Post
I have done, and it says nothing about guests.

Here is the page that results from your link: http://i68.tinypic.com/2r26rv7.jpg

(I have not posted it inline as it is a full-screen grab of that link).
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
I have done, and it says nothing about guests.

Here is the page that results from your link: http://i68.tinypic.com/2r26rv7.jpg

(I have not posted it inline as it is a full-screen grab of that link).
You need to select something in the drop down boxes. I think anything works in the status box (I tried not a FB member) then choose La Premiere in the second box.
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Old Jul 20, 18, 7:09 am
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Originally Posted by Solevita View Post
You need to select something in the drop down boxes. I think anything works in the status box (I tried not a FB member) then choose La Premiere in the second box.
And I posted the direct link a few posts above to the La Première Lounge page that you get directed to when making the appropriate selectionsLa Première lounge page. No mention of guests on that page either!

So I am really curious as to where that text above is found "live" on the Air France website!!!
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