Earliest lounge access [@ LHR]

Old Jun 27, 18, 4:11 pm
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Earliest lounge access [@ LHR]

I have tried the new London Lounge LHR and it's really great
My question is with my new gold/sapphire card and the love of being airside is there a limit to the time I can have there say my flight is earlier evening for example can I be there in the morning, such is my enthusiasm for maxing the time spent. This is for a new flight that day not a connecting flight.
If there is a problem with earllier as possible check in is there an airside pass purchasable.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 4:26 pm
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I believe it opens 8am, but check in may be an issue if on an evening flight. I doubt there's a purchasable 'airside pass'. You need an air fare.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 4:55 pm
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Originally Posted by surfergold View Post
....My question is with my new gold/sapphire card and the love of being airside is there a limit to the time I can have there say my flight is earlier evening for example can I be there in the morning, such is my enthusiasm for maxing the time spent. This is for a new flight that day not a connecting flight.
If there is a problem with earllier as possible check in is there an airside pass purchasable.
Since you are really maximising your lounge time, was the Thread title a typo (“excess”)?
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Old Jun 27, 18, 5:09 pm
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That's great news I don't think I would be there all day but it will be interesting to try also some OW lounges that I can now do with my new Gold/Sapphire card. Report back to confirm that the London Lounge is best hopefully.
Has any one found a time before check In specific limit. E.g 6/7 hours
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Old Jun 27, 18, 5:12 pm
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Yes oops sorry
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Old Jun 27, 18, 5:18 pm
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If you are airside you can use the lounge all day, unlimited hours, while it is open (hours vary in each of the Oneworld lounges). If you are landside you may not be able to get airside more than 4 hours prior to your flight time, depending upon specific terminal, airline, baggage drop and even security threat level. For connecting flights there is no time restriction (except must be same day so not crossing midnight if changing terminals). In practice you can't live in the lounges at LHR
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Old Jun 27, 18, 5:19 pm
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I think it would take ME at least an hour to reach "Excess" in any lounge.......Im sure others could achieve that state earlier....
(You get my vote for best spelling error of the month!!!)
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Old Jun 27, 18, 5:22 pm
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Earliest lounge excess?

Originally Posted by og View Post

Since you are really maximising your lounge time, was the Thread title a typo (“excess”)?
OP looks to be trying to access a lounge early for excess time in the lounge.

Will you be checking in on-line? Carry on or checked baggage? May make a difference when you can access.
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Old Jun 28, 18, 1:04 am
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[mod hat] fixed teh tyop [/mod hat]
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Old Jun 28, 18, 1:08 am
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[mod hat] fixed teh tyop [/mod hat]
But Earliest lounge excess? was a far better title.
That's the object of the early access.
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Old Jun 28, 18, 3:31 am
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Originally Posted by DownUnderFlyer View Post
[mod hat] fixed teh tyop [/mod hat]
Ooops - a smelling pistake ..
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A new one ... Muti .... <Moderating under the influence>
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