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Member since 06 Apr 2016
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Hi traveling to Africa this Friday and have a 7 hour lay over in Johannesburg but don't want to leave the airport. Does any body know of Paid lounge access or can Recommend one ?
Member since 07 Apr 2016
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There are a few pay-at-the-door lounges (Bidvest or Shongololo), they are ok but not great. I would highly recomend you to leave the airport, catch the Guatrain out the airport (Very safe & Easy) to either Sandton or one of the Stations, and go to a restraunt or shopping.
Member since 28 Sep 2011
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You can book a day room at the Intercontinental too - just over the road from the JNB terminals, 2 min walk. Gautrain to Sandton also as good as saul says, not like other trains in the Joburg area.
Thanks very much ! have a simlar problem coming home howver on the return it is mid day rather then 6 AM in the morning. i will just have to try both !
Member since 07 May 2014
The Intercontinental can be quite expensive. There are also several other hotels that are a short 5 minute shuttle ride away including the Protea Hotel, and Southern Sun Hotel.
The Gautrain takes around 20 minutes each direction, plus waiting times, etc., could take up to 40 minutes each direction. So if you have a 6 hour wait, plus need to be back to JNB 2 hours prior to your flight, would only give you less then 3 hours in Sandton.
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Hi traveling to Africa this Friday and have a 7 hour lay over in Johannesburg but don't want to leave the airport.
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