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update 29 Sept 2017, effective 1 Oct, 2017

Departure: The airport you are leaving on an international J/F flight* from, i.e. EWR-ORD-NRT
Connecting: The airport to or from which you have a short-haul flight to connect to a longer flight, i.e. EWR-ORD-NRT or NRT-ORD-EWR
Arrival: The airport you arrive at after your long-haul flight, i.e. EWR-ORD-NRT

Hours- 4:30a - 10:45p

*Currently it appears that any departing international flight on an *A partner qualifies (except AC operated transborder flights ), but only United flights with the premium cabin class listed as 'Polaris Business' or 'Polaris First' will qualify for entrance after arriving off a United Polaris flight.
UA premium cabin flights not marketed as Polaris, such as Domestic First or International Business (Canada, Mexico, Caribbean ... ) are not eligible for Polaris lounge access.

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Old Jan 24, 20, 12:14 am
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Iím going to be at the EWR Polaris lounge early next week. Iím gonna sit one of those bench seats while I take my passport out of my briefcase so I can enter :-) Iíll see what they sayÖ
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Old Jan 24, 20, 9:58 am
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Did you tell her you were waiting for a wheelchair?
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Old Jan 25, 20, 3:22 pm
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Neither really, I was done with my lounge visit, and she just told me not to sit around in the entrance area. They don't have any signs up which adds to the confusion.
So in other words, they didn't at all "basically kick you out"?
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Old Jan 25, 20, 3:40 pm
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Any recent reports on what champagne theyíre serving at the EWR Polaris lounge?
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Old Jan 25, 20, 4:36 pm
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Originally Posted by Flying Machine View Post
Any recent reports on what champagne theyíre serving at the EWR Polaris lounge?
Piper Heidsieck brut, red label, but I think that's the only type IIRC.
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Old Jan 25, 20, 5:21 pm
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Piper Heidsieck brut, red label, but I think that's the only type IIRC.
Which was the winner of the famed 747FC blind tasting, with ten participantsí scores averaged. Obviously, UA discovered our important research and decided to follow the data.
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Old Jan 25, 20, 6:34 pm
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Originally Posted by 747FC View Post
Which was the winner of the famed 747FC blind tasting
A blind tasting so famous and important that nobody knows about it. I sense bottle prices about to go up
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Old Feb 26, 20, 9:03 am
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By all accounts looks like I will have access but wanted to confirm this here. I have a TK business class award ticket out of EWR to IST.
1) Will I be able to access the Polaris lounge on July 22 for dinner? TK30 is scheduled to leave at 00:10 on July 23.
2) Does anyone know what terminal TK30 leaves from?
If it matters I am 1K.
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Old Feb 26, 20, 9:10 am
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Originally Posted by azfanboy View Post
By all accounts looks like I will have access but wanted to confirm this here. I have a TK business class award ticket out of EWR to IST.
1) Will I be able to access the Polaris lounge on July 22 for dinner? TK30 is scheduled to leave at 00:10 on July 23.
2) Does anyone know what terminal TK30 leaves from?
If it matters I am 1K.
TK does not allow OLCI ex-USA, so you will go to Terminal B and check in, take AirTrain to C and clear security there and go to the Polaris Lounge. NOTE: The airside shuttle from C to B stops running 22:30 so plan accordingly. TK will most likely depart from the SAS/Lufthansa Concourse, if you are *G you can access the Senator Lounge
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Old Feb 26, 20, 11:05 am
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Originally Posted by azfanboy View Post
By all accounts looks like I will have access but wanted to confirm this here. I have a TK business class award ticket out of EWR to IST.
1) Will I be able to access the Polaris lounge on July 22 for dinner? TK30 is scheduled to leave at 00:10 on July 23....
Beleive the sit down dining closes about 2200. So you might need to arrive at EWR 2000 (8PM or earlier), 4 hours before your flight -- if you have bags you need to check how early TK check-in opens. Might be easier to just head for the LH lounge.
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Old Feb 26, 20, 11:53 am
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Thanks for the heads up guys. So I guess the biggest variable is when Turkish will allow me to check my bags in, so I can head to Terminal C for the Polaris Lounge.
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Old Feb 26, 20, 2:21 pm
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Originally Posted by azfanboy View Post
Thanks for the heads up guys. So I guess the biggest variable is when Turkish will allow me to check my bags in, so I can head to Terminal C for the Polaris Lounge.
I want to say it's 3 hours in ORD. I'd imagine EWR is similar.

I wouldn't go through the hassle. Just get there 90 minutes early (airport will be dead at 10:30).
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Old Mar 5, 20, 7:51 am
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Lounge is eerily quiet, only 12 passengers in the lounge on a Thursday morning. Kind of sad to see. Hope air travel can pick up soon.

Food - maple bacon beignets and sweet potato chickpea hashbrown and benedict

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Old Mar 5, 20, 8:16 am
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Food looks good, Iíve never been there for breakfast
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Old Mar 5, 20, 11:42 am
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Originally Posted by hirohito888 View Post
Lounge is eerily quiet, only 12 passengers in the lounge on a Thursday morning. Kind of sad to see. Hope air travel can pick up soon.

Food - maple bacon beignets and sweet potato chickpea hashbrown and benedict

How was the food? Better question: How was the service?

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