How long do you use the showers in SkyClubs?

Old Jun 27, 19, 2:09 am
  #31  
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Programs: DL PM, HH Diamond, Marriott Plat, AA, WP
Posts: 694
Originally Posted by arunhn View Post


i would have thought 16 minutes in that scenario
No, it should be shorter!

Anyways, 20-25 min should do it. Like SFTNYC noted, it takes a little longer if it's getting dressed for work vs. just a wake up and go shower.
daloosh is offline  
Old Jun 27, 19, 3:00 am
  #32  
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Programs: DL DM, SPG Plat 100/LT Gold, Marriott Plat, National Executive Elite
Posts: 2,284
It would be faster if more clubs involved stronger vents.

I hate using the shower and having all the steam in there, which turns into sweat on your nice new shirt you put on.

Sometimes after I am dressed I crack the door for a minute so some of the steam escapes into the hall...but SkyClubs need the vents that get all the steam out basically by the time you're done...like some hotels etc have
Peatisback and Burj like this.
btonkid12345 is offline  
Old Jun 27, 19, 4:27 am
  #33  
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Canada
Programs: FB Platinum, SM Diamond
Posts: 384
10 minutes for the shower.
+ 5 for shaving (if between 2 long flights).
+ 5 if toilet inside the shower room.

But, if I see it is very busy for the shower, I will go to the normal toilet (and shave there also), to "free" the shower for other.

I think after 25 minutes the light inside the shower room must "flash" for few second (2 or 3), each minutes. After 30 minutes, the light must begin to "dim".
More than 30 minutes is excessive. Shower are there to use, not to squat...
FBplatinum is offline  
Old Jun 27, 19, 11:40 am
  #34  
FlyerTalk Evangelist
Hilton Contributor Badge
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: San Antonio
Programs: DL DM, AA EXP, NW Plat, Former CO Gold, Hilton Diamond
Posts: 16,103
I have to use a bench to shower thanks to injuries. Thus it takes a bit longer for me. However I've never needed more than 30 minutes. Knocking and especially yelling really is poor form, especially before 30 minutes IMO. I use a shower at BNE regularly when flying CI TPE-AKL. They know I'll be out within 30. Even without anyone waiting they start knocking at 15-20.
flyerCO is offline  
Old Jul 19, 19, 9:42 am
  #35  
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Programs: DL Plat
Posts: 336
just experienced my first knock. i was using a shower at sfo and wrapping up after 15min when someone knocked.
runningformqm is offline  
Old Jul 19, 19, 9:49 am
  #36  
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Programs: DL Plat
Posts: 336
just experienced my first knock. i was using a shower at sfo and wrapping up after 15min when someone knocked.
runningformqm is offline  
Old Jul 19, 19, 12:56 pm
  #37  
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: St. Cloud, FL
Programs: DL GM, UA Silver, Marriott Titanium, Hertz Presidents Circle
Posts: 1,767
Originally Posted by runningformqm View Post
just experienced my first knock. i was using a shower at sfo and wrapping up after 15min when someone knocked.
15 mins is ridiculous for a knock. The most Iíve ever spent in the shower room is 20 mins and Iím almost always in there for at least 15 mins.
MCO Flyer is offline  
Old Jul 19, 19, 1:36 pm
  #38  
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Washington, DC
Programs: Delta PM, Delta Reserve, Amex Plat, Starwood Gold, Hilton Diamond, Starbucks Gold ;)
Posts: 1,315
In/Out in 15 min.
DCAproducer is offline  
Old Jul 19, 19, 2:57 pm
  #39  
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: ORD/NYC
Programs: AS MVP 75K; UA Plat MM; Hyatt Globalist; Starwood, Marriott, Hilton Gold.
Posts: 5,174
Agree that 15 min is ridiculous for a knock.
Buster CT1K is offline  
Old Jul 19, 19, 3:05 pm
  #40  
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: ATL
Programs: DL Scattered Smothered Covered Medallion, Some hotel & car stuff, Kroger Plus Card
Posts: 9,893
I think this is the opposite of a long shower. JFK T4 the other day and there was a wait, so I got one of those buzzers they give out. Went and sat at one of those work counters looking out a window and got lost in work emails for a bit. Realized an hour had gone by and went back - they said they'd been trying to buzz me but the pagers don't work unless you're in the closest half of the club.

Ladies were super nice and just gave me the next shower room 5 min later; but I guess a heads up if you're ever trying to take a shower at JFK and are somewhat dazed from a long-haul flight.

I believe I spent exactly 14 min 53 sec in the shower room.
gooselee is offline  
Old Jul 19, 19, 8:18 pm
  #41  
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Amsterdam, NL
Programs: Delta PM, KLM Gold, AMEX Plat
Posts: 5
Never received a knock even if it was 30 minutes but I usually base it off of how many showers are open.

And sorry if this is slightly off topic... But has anybody ever noticed that the water pressure at Concourse E ATL is way higher for the first 1-2 showers? When I'm put in the last row I just start shivering.
iamjesse is offline  
Old Jul 20, 19, 3:20 pm
  #42  
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: MSP
Programs: Delta DM, Marriott Plat, Hilton Diamond, Hertz Pres, Avis First, Sixt Plat
Posts: 3,560
10-20 min. Depends if Iím just refreshing or if I need to shave and clean up before a meeting once I get to my final destination.
xolinlevh is offline  
Old Jul 21, 19, 4:56 am
  #43  
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: RDU
Programs: UA1K MM, Hilton Gold, Marriott cardboard
Posts: 1,651
15mins tops. I use the E club in ATL once a month and it's very crowded in the afternoon when I'm there. I just want to clean up and go to the club at B where the wine is better.
dulcamara is offline  
Old Jul 24, 19, 8:07 am
  #44  
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: JFK BOS LAX
Programs: DL Diamond; VS Gold; Uber Diamond
Posts: 117
I usually take like an hour. SSS.

my first S is quite leisurely. Then for my second S I take longer than usual and combine it with my third S.

then, it inevitably takes me like 25 minutes to change into clothes again.

ETA: this is typically at JFK
CatchFlightsNotFeelings is offline  
Old Jul 24, 19, 10:02 pm
  #45  
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 3,786
Generally 15-20 mins. Agree on the lack of ventilation being an issue. If Iím cleaning up, Iím probably putting on a suit (and maybe tie) and the steam makes it extra uncomfortable.
El Boocho is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread