When it comes to traveling, the time spent at the airport is typically not a memory you have as part of your trip. Unless of course, you’ve been fortunate enough to have earned your seat in some of the best airport lounges in the world. Next time your flight path happens to cross with these airport hubs, you’ll want to be sure that you arrive a bit early. These airport lounges will have you reminiscing about your trip, before you even reach your final destination.
Air France La Premiere Lounge -Paris, France
Known for its 5 star level of service, guests are greeted with cocktails as their bags are taken away for VIP private screening.Typical meals include lobster caesar salad and Normandy-style veal escalopes. With sparkling shower suites and a Biologique Recherche spa, guests can expect to be fully pampered during their stay. When it’s time to board, guests are chauffeured directly to the plane in one of Air France’s dedicated cars.
Access: Business and first class passengers as well as SkyTeam partner operated lounges, when flying on an eligible SkyTeam carrier.
Emirates First Class Lounge – Dubai
Spanning the entire top floor of the terminal, this magnificent lounge introduces it’s guests to sheer luxury. For those with an appetite, their endless menu of gourmet foods will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. And after you digest, go ahead and relax in the spa or take a long nap on a plush private bed.
Access: Emirates Skywards Blue members can purchase access to the lounge in Dubai for themselves and an eligible guest when flying with Emirates. Additionally, as a Gold member, you can take a companion travelling on the same Emirates flight.
Swiss First Lounge- Zurich, Switzerland
With it’s 4,000-square-foot terrace for plane-watching, à la carte restaurant, casual American Diner, and a wine humidor with over 1,000 bottles, this lounge will keep you more than satisfied. With 2 true “hotel rooms” guests needing a little extra shut eye can request a stay. They even have their very own private security checkpoint, ensuring any possibilities of stress at the airport completely disappear.
Access: This lounge is open to those departing in first class on a SWISS or Lufthansa flight, as well as Miles & More HON Circle elite members.
The Private Room – Singapore Airlines, Singapore Changi
Equipped with showers, ala carte dining, and top shelf spirits, this lounge is more of a private lounge within a lounge making it one of the most exclusive of its kind. Reserved exclusively for passengers flying on First Class on Singapore Airlines, passengers will certainly always be guaranteed to get more than just a vacant seat when stopping by.
Access: Singapore Airlines First Class customers only