Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 16 Apr 2013
Total posts 48
Flying with VA from SYD-LAX this Monday. I am Platinum with VA...can I only access Koru lounge at Sydney International?
Also does this Koru lounge have a shirt pressing service?
Member since 17 Feb 2012
Total posts 50
No it doesn't - it has a hot dog stand and is truely dreadful.
Member since 08 Jul 2011
Total posts 7
Use the beautiful new Etihad Lounge. It's excellent and available to Platinum members.
By the way, last Sunday I chose to leave the Qantas Lounge only after five minutes of entering. It was so congested and there was a queue a mile long just to get some basic breakfast. It was more comfortable to be in the main terminal. No that truly IS dreadful!!
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 234
you CAN'T use Etihad Lounge when flying on USA flights
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 768
You could ask :)
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
But you are unlikely to get.
If you fly from Sydney with Virgin, Virgin Atlantic, Air NZ, Delta or Hawaian you get Air NZ Koru Club
With Singapore - the Singapore Lounge
With Etihad - the Etihad Lounge
And clearly pointed out via virginaustralia.com (even I could find it...lol)
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,285
You are stuck with the NZ lounge.
That said, if you do give up, you can always fight the hunger by going downstairs to the Eagle Boys pizza joint. For less than a tenner you can stuff your face.
Member since 28 Apr 2013
Total posts 4
Well you could hop by the domestic lounge in T2 first, im very certain the staff would let you in based on these pointers:
- Velocity Platinum- Same Day Travel on VAH- Business Class CoS
After that you are welcome to make your way yourself to the international terminal, or get a bus voucher to the international terminal from the lounge staff.
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