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Alitalia Lounge Access arriving FCO?

Old Mar 29, 17, 11:17 am
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Alitalia Lounge Access arriving FCO?

We are flying Z class from JFK - FCO on Alitalia. Is there a lounge upon arrival we can use to shower? We arrive at 6am and would like to shower and head straight out. I called Alitalia and they said with business class you can get lounge access upon arrival, but since this is international, once you pass customs is there a way to access the lounge?
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Old Mar 29, 17, 11:24 am
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There's no arrivals lounge and no way to access any of the departures lounge as an O&D passenger
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Old Mar 29, 17, 11:31 am
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Thanks! That's what I thought as well, but Alitalia said for sure I could. I was skeptical
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Old Mar 29, 17, 12:47 pm
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Originally Posted by ajeleonard View Post
There's no arrivals lounge and no way to access any of the departures lounge as an O&D passenger
Why not? The Dolce Vita lounge is in the departure hall before security
It has no showers though.
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Old Mar 30, 17, 4:00 am
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Originally Posted by Ditto View Post
Why not? The Dolce Vita lounge is in the departure hall before security
You need a departing boarding pass for access.

Unless the lounge agent knows you or likes the look of you
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Old Mar 30, 17, 5:05 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
You need a departing boarding pass for access.
Seems not...

Originally Posted by cmccann View Post
I called Alitalia and they said with business class you can get lounge access upon arrival
One way to find out, though
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Old Mar 30, 17, 9:36 am
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My understanding also is that you can use the Dolce Vita lounge on arrival at terminal one.
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Old Apr 1, 17, 2:42 am
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there is definitely an alitalia lounge with at least two showers in terminal 3 /boarding area E (former Alitalia Club Freccia Alata Lounge Le Navi).
One shower for male and one shower for female. Access is from the respective restroom.

the lounge is before passing immigration and customs - in the transfer area. so you need to head to the lounge first and then to the airport exit.
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Old Aug 27, 17, 4:12 pm
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Related question....

I'm looking at options for flights USA-TLV in J in a couple of months. One of the options is to connect in FCO rather than taking the nonstop JFK-TLV. The flight USA-FCO would be on DL, and the flight FCO-TLV would be on AZ. I'd have a 4-5 hour layover in FCO depending on the originating gateway in the USA.


If I were to take this option, how much of a headache would it be to try to access the Casa Alitalia lounge that has a shower? I'm assuming that both flights would be on concourse E and that I'd never have to pass passport control since I'd be in transit between two non-schengen countries. Is that a correct assumption?
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Old Aug 27, 17, 8:23 pm
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I did EZE-FCO-TLV last year with a 3 hour connection in Rome. I did enjoy Casa Alitalia during my transit as I didn't have to clear immigration in Schengenland - I assume it's the same for your case.
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Old Aug 28, 17, 7:47 am
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Originally Posted by Throw Down Your Leavy Screens View Post
Related question....

I'm looking at options for flights USA-TLV in J in a couple of months. One of the options is to connect in FCO rather than taking the nonstop JFK-TLV. The flight USA-FCO would be on DL, and the flight FCO-TLV would be on AZ. I'd have a 4-5 hour layover in FCO depending on the originating gateway in the USA.


If I were to take this option, how much of a headache would it be to try to access the Casa Alitalia lounge that has a shower? I'm assuming that both flights would be on concourse E and that I'd never have to pass passport control since I'd be in transit between two non-schengen countries. Is that a correct assumption?
As indicated in the above post from @Marambio, you will not clear immigration in Rome and you can therefore head directly to Casa Alitalia (Le Navi) for a shower before walking to the other Casa Alitalia (Giotto, former concourse G, lower level), which I'm relatively sure hasn't got showers, but I could be wrong.

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