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Old Jun 4, 19, 4:34 am
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United Domestic First LAX Star Lounge Access

I read the lounge access rules for Star Alliance lounge here: https://www.staralliance.com/en/lounge-access-policy I'm confused on if I can or can not access the Star Alliance lounge at Tom Bradley Terminal. Can anyone clarify?
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Old Jun 4, 19, 7:20 am
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Originally Posted by seat38a View Post
I read the lounge access rules for Star Alliance lounge here: https://www.staralliance.com/en/lounge-access-policy I'm confused on if I can or can not access the Star Alliance lounge at Tom Bradley Terminal. Can anyone clarify?
You mean without *G? Under the rules, no, but when the lounge first opened there were reports of access being allowed. Those seem to have dropped off.
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Old Jun 4, 19, 8:05 am
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
You mean without *G? Under the rules, no, but when the lounge first opened there were reports of access being allowed. Those seem to have dropped off.
Yes, just with domestic first class ticket alone.
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Originally Posted by seat38a View Post
Yes, just with domestic first class ticket alone.
In theory, no. It's a *G lounge, not a First Class lounge. UA First tickets generally don't come with lounge access unless they are in conjunction with an international Business ticket, in which case the rules are more complicated.
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I should add that, if it's a domestic First ticket, it will depart from T7 or T8, which is some distance from TBIT and you will have to allow time to get there. As UCs go, the one in T7 at LAX is one of the best so it might be worth buying your way in if you have a very long layover.
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Originally Posted by lhrsfo View Post
I should add that, if it's a domestic First ticket, it will depart from T7 or T8, which is some distance from TBIT and you will have to allow time to get there. As UCs go, the one in T7 at LAX is one of the best so it might be worth buying your way in if you have a very long layover.
I do the walk and back all the time. Only this time, the issue of United First Domestic is the issue and if making the walk is pointless or not.
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You will not get into a UA Club in the US with only a domestic first class ticket.
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No, you will not have access to the Star Alliance Lounge with just a domestic First Class ticket.
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