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Old May 17, 19, 11:28 am
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post


welcome to FT!

this is what the lounge key site states regarding guests

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Old May 20, 19, 1:08 pm
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post


You can actually. Not easy and you need to leave plenty of time, but it is entirely possible. Who told you that you can’t?
This. Have done this(recently in MIA) and know many who do this all the time. Also, some airports allow you to access the lounges even without a boarding pass.

So is this a LHR "special"(like the higher fuel surcharges)?
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Old May 20, 19, 1:10 pm
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Originally Posted by krisk17 View Post
This. I have done this many times(recently in MIA). People do this all the time. Also, some airports don't even care if you have a boarding pass for lounge access as long as you clear the security.

Maybe this a LHR "special" in addition to the higher fuel surcharges.
At LHR, you need a boarding pass for a flight from that terminal to be allowed into the security screening area.

There are automated gates on entry from landside, and staff at transfers who will send you back if trying to enter the wrong terminal.

The exception is for those who use the personal shopper service.
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Old May 20, 19, 1:18 pm
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Originally Posted by BruceyBonus View Post
At LHR, you need a boarding pass for a flight from that terminal to be allowed into the security screening area.

There are automated gates on entry from landside, and staff at transfers who will send you back if trying to enter the wrong terminal.

The exception is for those who use the personal shopper service.

"personal shopper service" is that the L250 shopping another poster was talking about?
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Old May 20, 19, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by krisk17 View Post
"personal shopper service" is that the L250 shopping another poster was talking about?
Yes. If you want to spend £250 on something that isn't available in your terminal, you can be escorted to another terminal with a personal shopper. There's no guarantee they will let you go into the lounge - you might just get brought back once the purchase is complete.
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Old May 20, 19, 2:06 pm
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Originally Posted by BruceyBonus View Post
At LHR, you need a boarding pass for a flight from that terminal to be allowed into the security screening area.

There are automated gates on entry from landside, and staff at transfers who will send you back if trying to enter the wrong terminal.
This is true if enter from landside, but not the case if connecting.

If you are connecting at LHR you can ride around the airside transfer buses to your hearts content - no one will check you bp. At T5 if you want to go through connections to the airside departure area you do need a bp for a flight departing T5 - for other terminals this isnít the case. However I would not recommend doing it unless you are really familiar with what you are doing and the airport layout.
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Old May 20, 19, 2:07 pm
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Originally Posted by BruceyBonus View Post
Yes. If you want to spend £250 on something that isn't available in your terminal, you can be escorted to another terminal with a personal shopper. There's no guarantee they will let you go into the lounge - you might just get brought back once the purchase is complete.
yes this wonít work if your actual purpose is going to lounges.
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Old May 20, 19, 5:58 pm
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Originally Posted by lost_in_translation View Post
I don't think the T4 PP arrivals lounge offers made-to-order food any longer, sadly. Have used it three times in the last couple of months at various times of day and there has been a small buffet out with no more food available. Sad, as was indeed an exceptional arrivals lounge. Haven't used T2 PP arrivals for a month or so but that did still have a hot menu available for order the last time I used it, albeit the quality of food wasn't wonderful.
The T4 PP arrivals lounge is nice and I have used it on a number of occasions when arriving at other terminals with no questions asked. Unfortunately as you say there is only a buffet just now as the main kitchen is out of action temporarily due to what I am told are some issues with pipework. Hopefully it will be back to as before soon.
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Old May 21, 19, 7:17 am
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post


yes this wonít work if your actual purpose is going to lounges.
Thanks KARFA.

So with intra-terminal hopping out, back to my original question - if I cleared immigration to check out PLAZA PREMIUM LOUNGE in arrivals for the shower, would I be allowed in the airside PLAZA PREMIUM LOUNGE right after? Technically should work.? Any recent experiences?

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Old May 22, 19, 5:31 pm
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Originally Posted by krisk17 View Post
Thanks KARFA.

So with intra-terminal hopping out, back to my original question - if I cleared immigration to check out PLAZA PREMIUM LOUNGE in arrivals for the shower, would I be allowed in the airside PLAZA PREMIUM LOUNGE right after? Technically should work.? Any recent experiences?

TIA
After visiting the T2 Priority Pass arrivals lounge on Tuesday, I really do not get what the fuss is about. It is super small, and offers a limited menu (had to fight for a Greek salad and Carlsberg) and they had a long waitlist for showers. Priority Pass showers are always better than nothing, but somehow are always so warm that. Youíll leave sweater than on arrival. Not worth your time clearing immigration just to see the lounge imho.
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Old May 26, 19, 1:01 am
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Stopped into the No 1 lounge since the Virgin Clubhouse didnít open until 630 despite our 5 am arrival. Seems like a nice set up, lots of space, and a nice food options with a buffet and a made to order menu. Didnít actually try anything since the VS lounge is amazing
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Old Jul 8, 19, 2:11 pm
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DP - Visited Plaza T2 arrivals, T4 arrivals(HE transfer between terminals) and T2 departures all within the same day.
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Old Jul 9, 19, 1:46 am
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LHR Terminal 4 sees yet another lounge option, in the form of the Art & Lounge, which is actually the former EL AL King David Lounge. Opening hours at this time are tuned to EL AL flight departures (06:00-11:00, 15:00-18:00).

A slide has been added to the opening post.
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Old Jul 16, 19, 3:02 am
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LHR Terminal 4 sees yet another lounge option, in the form of the Art & Lounge, which is actually the former EL AL King David Lounge. Opening hours at this time are tuned to EL AL flight departures (06:00-11:00, 15:00-18:00).

A slide has been added to the opening post.
Does anyone see this lounge added to the PP app or the Loungekey app yet?
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Old Jul 16, 19, 3:04 am
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Does anyone see this lounge added to the PP app or the Loungekey app yet?
just checked and it is showing on the PP app.
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