First Lounge and Guests

Old Feb 27, 15, 10:56 am
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First Lounge and Guests

We are flying back with friends this summer (CDG > LHR > IAD) and three of us are on F tickets while four are on economy tickets.

My son, wife and I are in F and two adults with two young children are in economy.

I understand that each F passenger can invite one guest, but this case there would be four guests, two of whom are children.

Will we be able to get them all in?
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Old Feb 27, 15, 11:03 am
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One guest only unless one of the children is under 2 at the time of travelling.

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/briti...uidelines.html

If the child is older than that then you could post a request for access for another passenger on this thread though and see what happens.

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/briti...thread-16.html
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Old Feb 27, 15, 11:07 am
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Cool, thanks

I never knew about the lounge access request. Is there a way to reach out to BA and make the request?
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Old Feb 27, 15, 11:13 am
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Originally Posted by declinespecificinformation View Post
I never knew about the lounge access request. Is there a way to reach out to BA and make the request?
No you don't have to contact BA at all, it's a BA FT thingy created by the very well know Stez and a small number of folks who update it. Just go into the Lounge Thread, post a REQUEST in the format given in the Wiki or just post the details you require as a normal post and I will add it to the Wiki list.

Good luck!

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Old Feb 27, 15, 11:35 am
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Originally Posted by declinespecificinformation View Post
I never knew about the lounge access request. Is there a way to reach out to BA and make the request?
You're not asking BA. You'll be asking people you don't know who are at the airport at the same time to guest the extra person in using the linked thread.
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Old Feb 28, 15, 2:33 pm
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If you are travelling in First, you and one guest can use the Concorde Room at LHR (as well as the Galleries First lounge and Galleries Club lounges). Important to know when seeing whether other (extra guest) passengers can be guested into the lounge here on FT.
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Old Mar 4, 15, 4:13 am
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Are exceptions to the max of one guest rule ever made for children? Three of us have F tickets and 4 don't, two of whom are children.
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Old Mar 4, 15, 4:17 am
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Are exceptions to the max of one guest rule ever made for children? Three of us have F tickets and 4 don't, two of whom are children.
Unless one of the children is an infant, then they are usually quite strict. We have seen occasional stories of discretion shown but you shouldn't expect it as these are very much the exception rather than the rule.
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Old Mar 4, 15, 4:22 am
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Are exceptions to the max of one guest rule ever made for children? Three of us have F tickets and 4 don't, two of whom are children.
How old are the children? You only mention 'young'.
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Are exceptions to the max of one guest rule ever made for children? Three of us have F tickets and 4 don't, two of whom are children.
The problem with that is that someone else will not have any kids, but will have their dear old mum/dad/aunt/grannie in tow and will also want an exception to rule.

As others have said, you could ask at the entrance of the GF lounge and may get lucky. I wouldn't attempt it at the CCR though as I think your chances are even slimmer there.
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