Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 01 May 2017
Total posts 13
In a couple of weeks I will be traveling to American where I will achieve QF Gold approximately half way into my trip,
Is there anyway of getting into the AA Admirals club without a FF card to show?
Member since 03 Nov 2014
Total posts 130
I'm guessing you could show them the app - your ticket will also show your higher status if processed quickly enough.
Member since 22 Jan 2015
Total posts 88
Provided the Sapphire status is shown on the boarding pass there's no need to show the physical membership card.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,058
Member since 04 Apr 2014
Total posts 136
I wouldn't count on getting access. I travel a lot on AA around the US and the lounge staff can vary widely from obstructions to extremely helpful. If there are any doubts in their minds you should expect to be turned away.
Member since 04 Nov 2011
Total posts 231
And it's worth noting there can be quite a lag between changing status and reflection on the boarding pass. So don't count on your Sapphire status showing when you need it.
Thanks Guys for your answers,
Member since 16 Dec 2011
Total posts 8
Member since 08 Jun 2017
Total posts 29
I was once in your situation but in Japan. My QF app had shown the new status but it was not reflected in the boarding card from JL. When I got to Sakura lounge, the lady called QF to confirm. Since she could not get a confirmation immediately, she invited me to enter the lounge. A bit later, she approached me to say that she had got a confirmation from QF about my Sapphire status.
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