Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 18 Aug 2017
Total posts 42
I’m hoping someone can answer my query ? When doing the Perth to Brisbane red eye flight I will be using the Business lounge at BNE on arrival to freshen up. What happens with my checked luggage? Do I need to collect it and then go back through security and take it into the lounge?
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 768
You can go and collect it and take it through security provided you can actually get it through security. Otherwise, the bag keeps going around until someone from Qantas comes and take it to a baggage office. If the belt is being used for other domestic flights this could quite awhile but Brisbane seems to have enough belts so I doubt you could count on that.
Member since 03 Nov 2014
Total posts 127
Wasn't aware, thanks henrus
Member since 22 May 2015
Total posts 10
I did this a few weeks ago on a VA flight PER to BNE. The baggage
is left on the belt until collected, or as mentioned above it is removed later.
I spent just shy of an hour in the lounge and my baggage was still on the belt.
I was told that staff usually look at the baggage tags and if it’s a gold or
platinum tag then they usually guess the holder is in the lounge due to their lounge
arrival entitlement and not because they are lost.
Member since 08 Feb 2018
Total posts 89
its annoying when people provide an incorrect answer. If you're not aware of the correct answer perhaps don't provide the advice - you're not a Jetstar employee lol!
Originally Posted by dm12
Greg84, On arrival Business lounge access, is an inclusion of business class travel into Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne when arriving from Perth on an overnight flight.
I've now deleted to ensure I haven't caused too much distress for the valued members of the site - I just hope my most humble apology will be enough to keep the wolves at bay.
Member since 18 Feb 2017
Total posts 60
I have just Facebook messaged QANTAS and they are ADAMANT that you cannot use the J lounge after any red eye flight. I asked them to double check their facts and even said AusBT wrote an article on it... they’re holding firm that nobody can get off a red eye and use the J lounge (unless they are then boarding a J class flight).
unless they have changed policy recently that's not correct, I've had a shower and breaky a couple of times in SYD after arriving from PER.
apology accepted - sorry for my narky-ness.
Ok well I’m going to give it a red hot go and see if they let me in :)
Member since 30 Jul 2015
Total posts 9
If its policy and the odd person shows up, usually they will let you in. They just do not want every last J class arrival crowding the lounge, which makes sense. Perhaps they should invest in arrival lounges if crowding is an issue.
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