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Not allowed in Galleries Club LHR South with shorts

Old Feb 18, 17, 8:13 pm
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Not allowed in Galleries Club LHR South with shorts

Was asked to change into BA flight pj's
I always travel in shorts, kindly refused

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Old Feb 18, 17, 9:04 pm
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Upgrade both legs and you will be allowed access.
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Old Feb 18, 17, 9:05 pm
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Old Feb 18, 17, 10:13 pm
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Originally Posted by muscat View Post
Upgrade both legs and you will be allowed access.


OP, could you give more details? Was this requested when you checked into the lounge? What was said and what was the answer after you refused?

I'll admit to being extremely surprised. I have seen thousands of people in shorts in BA lounges over the years so wondering if there might have been another issue or were they very unusual shorts?

Some airlines like QF have no shorts policies in lounges (and no flip flops).
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Old Feb 18, 17, 10:16 pm
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Originally Posted by muscat View Post
Upgrade both legs and you will be allowed access.
Perhaps the OP didn't want to pay an arm and a leg for the upgrade?
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Old Feb 18, 17, 10:23 pm
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Originally Posted by orbitmic View Post
Some airlines like QF have no shorts policies in lounges (and no flip flops).
Shorts are allowed in QF Lounges. http://www.qantas.com/travel/airline...ines/global/en
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Old Feb 18, 17, 10:24 pm
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Originally Posted by nux View Post
Maybe re-read your own link? Some shorts may be allowed it appears, others not.

Leaving the punch and judy style jokes aside, can you show us a pic of said shorts OP? Or at least describe them- were they sports shorts, or tailored shorts.

I, for one, would appreciate them enforcing a dress-code policy in the lounge, but would be helpful if they published it somewhere first. Appreciate they presumable offered your F sleep-suit bottoms trying to be helpful, but these aren't appropriate for the lounge either IMHO.
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Old Feb 18, 17, 10:29 pm
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There are shorts, and then there are shorts....
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Old Feb 18, 17, 10:45 pm
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Very odd. I have seen folks in shorts in all levels of lounge at T5. There isn't a ban on them in the lounge.
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Old Feb 18, 17, 10:59 pm
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Originally Posted by navylad View Post
Maybe re-read your own link? Some shorts may be allowed it appears, others not.
My point was that QF do not have a blanket ban on shorts.
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Old Feb 18, 17, 11:03 pm
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Originally Posted by nux View Post
My point was that QF do not have a blanket ban on shorts.
...but they do have a short ban on blankets.
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Old Feb 18, 17, 11:12 pm
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Originally Posted by nux View Post
My point was that QF do not have a blanket ban on shorts.
Just gym shorts, swim shorts, board shorts, revealing shorts and shorts with offensive logos... in other words, they allow tailored shorts, hence my question early as to what shorts these were.

Although I do find posts at this time in the morning GMT quite amusing ;-)
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Old Feb 18, 17, 11:41 pm
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Originally Posted by nux View Post
i was in the QF F lounge in LAX yesterday (and very nice it is too) and there were numerous people in shorts and flip flops.
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Old Feb 18, 17, 11:57 pm
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Originally Posted by bullroot View Post
i was in the QF F lounge in LAX yesterday (and very nice it is too) and there were numerous people in shorts and flip flops.
It only applies to the domestic lounges.
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