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Old Mar 21, 2018, 3:06 am
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Information when upgrading app

Just upgraded my KLM and got this info:

What does it mean? I thought gold and plats where always allowed to bring guests to the lounge
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 3:13 am
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Originally Posted by toastedcafe
Just upgraded my KLM and got this info:

What does it mean? I thought gold and plats where always allowed to bring guests to the lounge
Err indeed that's how it is currently. So if it's a new benefit it must mean multiple travel companions for free? Nahh impossible
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 3:51 am
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Are you sure it's not specifically relating to some new in-app feature, whereby the identified "travel companion" gets some kind of notification in their app that allows them to access the lounge (or maybe just to "inform" them of your wish to guest them in?)
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 4:10 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28
Are you sure it's not specifically relating to some new in-app feature, whereby the identified "travel companion" gets some kind of notification in their app that allows them to access the lounge (or maybe just to "inform" them of your wish to guest them in?)
No idea.. Just updated the app and got the message... Perhaps its what you say.. Maybe someone traveling these days can enlighten us about this
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 4:11 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28
Are you sure it's not specifically relating to some new in-app feature, whereby the identified "travel companion" gets some kind of notification in their app that allows them to access the lounge (or maybe just to "inform" them of your wish to guest them in?)
That would be a good feature, saves having to arrive together...

Is there currently a policy for allowing a guest in who arrives sometime later than you, after you've already checked in?
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Isn't that related to the end of works in Crown lounge in AMS where Gold & Plat could not invite their guests under some peak hours (Ulti, C2000 and Skipper can)?
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 7:21 am
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Originally Posted by Solevita
That would be a good feature, saves having to arrive together...

Is there currently a policy for allowing a guest in who arrives sometime later than you, after you've already checked in?
I've been guested to lounges with a later arrival than the host without issue, although not the KLM Crown lounge.
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 7:58 am
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Originally Posted by Solevita
Is there currently a policy for allowing a guest in who arrives sometime later than you, after you've already checked in?
This has never been a problem.
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 8:03 am
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Originally Posted by Solevita
Is there currently a policy for allowing a guest in who arrives sometime later than you, after you've already checked in?
No problem with doing that, you just have to go to the entrance and show your BP together with them.
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But it would be nice if your "guest" could enter the lounge before you got there.

of course, people would abuse that system, booking fully refundable tickets, issuing their "invitation" to their colleague - and then cancelling the ticket as soon as the colleague has left the lounge to board the flight you never intended to accompany them on
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 8:53 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28
But it would be nice if your "guest" could enter the lounge before you got there.

of course, people would abuse that system, booking fully refundable tickets, issuing their "invitation" to their colleague - and then cancelling the ticket as soon as the colleague has left the lounge to board the flight you never intended to accompany them on
Why doesn't the guest just do that, then they don't need to befriend an Elite+ first
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Old Mar 21, 2018, 9:10 am
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Originally Posted by Solevita
Why doesn't the guest just do that, then they don't need to befriend an Elite+ first
True.....

it has been done!

https://nypost.com/2014/01/29/man-us...ee-for-a-year/
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