*Gold Lounge in Lima?

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Old Aug 2, 12, 1:04 pm
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*Gold Lounge in Lima?

Will be flying out on UA from Lima, no lounges listed for Lima on Star Alliance website. Flight leaves at 00:30. Anybody have any info?

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Old Aug 2, 12, 2:08 pm
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Flying LIM-EWR in CO BusinessFirst as Star Alliance Gold members, we received an invitation to one of the two contract lounges at LIM I think it was the "Sumaq" lounge.

There's a report at http://milepoint.com/forums/threads/g-lounge-lim.26416/ that a passenger who had a *G card and was flying coach received a lounge invitation upon check-in in at LIM.

We used the Sumaq lounge and found it pretty nice; there were showers, pisco at the bar, and plenty of Inca Kola available. (When we boarded the plane, our bags were searched for liquids and the Inca Kola we stashed from the lounge was thrown into a big plastic tub full of confiscated Inca Kola bottles.) These photos look familiar: http://boardingarea.com/blogs/rapidt...irport-lounge/.
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I can't remember which lounge it was, but I was flying LIM-EWR in Y as *G and received an invitation to the lounge. It was the first on the left which I think is the Sumaq Lounge.
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both UA website and Star Alliance lounge finder list no lounges in Lima - not even contracted lounges.
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Originally Posted by PHLyer82 View Post
I can't remember which lounge it was, but I was flying LIM-EWR in Y as *G and received an invitation to the lounge. It was the first on the left which I think is the Sumaq Lounge.
Sumaq is indeed the one on the left. Both are run by the same company, Sumaq is the better of the two.
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Sumaq is indeed the one on the left. Both are run by the same company, Sumaq is the better of the two.
Thanks for the confirmation
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Thanks to all for the info.
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Originally Posted by PHLyer82 View Post
I can't remember which lounge it was, but I was flying LIM-EWR in Y as *G and received an invitation to the lounge. It was the first on the left which I think is the Sumaq Lounge.
Did you have to ask or show your *G card or was it automatic?

Flying out in Y on TACA (LIM-UIO) with a UA PG/*G card on Monday and hoping to have lounge access...hoping to have access to something in UIO, too (4-hour layover and then to BOG; nothing shown on *A website)...

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Did you have to ask or show your *G card or was it automatic?

Flying out in Y on TACA (LIM-UIO) with a UA PG/*G card on Monday and hoping to have lounge access...hoping to have access to something in UIO, too (4-hour layover and then to BOG; nothing shown on *A website)...
Arrived at LIM airport about 3 minutes before baggage cutoff and boarding. Needless to say, I was told to hurry to the gate and wasn't given any lounge invitations.

Upon arrival in UIO and presenting an Avianca BP for my onward flight, I asked a TACA agent standing nearby about a lounge invitation and he said to talk to Avianca or go to the lounge and have them call Avianca (guess they're not quite merged yet). The lounge concierge did just that and I am now sitting in the Sala VIP.
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Did you have to ask or show your *G card or was it automatic?
I was given the invite from UA. I am UA elite so I didn't need to show the card to get the invite. At the lounge only used the invite to gain entry.

Glad to see that you got lounge access in UIO. Easily the greatest perk of *G IMO
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Hello,

can somebody advise if flying Avianca, operated by Taca, can I use the LIM lounge as *G?

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Any Lima lounge updates? Flying Copa in C to PTY.
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Old Dec 5, 14, 10:04 pm
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Originally Posted by keisari View Post
both UA website and Star Alliance lounge finder list no lounges in Lima - not even contracted lounges.
Star Lounge finder tool is very often wrong. Useless until they fix it.
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Hello,

can somebody advise if flying Avianca, operated by Taca, can I use the LIM lounge as *G?

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No lounge on the domestic side. Don't know about the international side.
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Any Lima lounge updates? Flying Copa in C to PTY.
Sumaq Lounge. You get an invitation at check in.
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