Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 16 Nov 2017
Total posts 94
Kicking myself for not knowing this, but a good mate of mine is flying LHR-MEL (not sure what QF#) and is a Plat QFF (but assume she is travelling economy) Was given P status from family P1.
Told her to check in at the QF First counter at T3 and make good use of the QF London Lounge.
I am only Silver and departed LHR bound for Mel via SIN about a month ago but have QC membership.
I THINK it was T3.
From memory no FIRST QF lounge at LHR.
Question: WHAT lounges can a Plat use at the same terminal that QF depart from at LHR and which is best?
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 352
The obvious choice would be the Qantas Business/First Lounge in Heathrow but she can also access the British Airways First lounges in the different terminals. I personally find the Qantas lounge to be pretty good but haven't been to the first lounges.
Member since 11 Dec 2017
Total posts 125
Cathay have their own little F lounge too that I quite enjoy!
Member since 04 Mar 2014
Total posts 93
BA, AA (although this one is closed for QF2), QF, CX and EK.
Thanks all and especially jrfsp
They are all within T3, only CX and BA have dedicated First sections....
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 1,003
... and only the Cathay Pacific first class lounge is really worth visiting, IMHO.
Member since 07 Mar 2017
Total posts 31
BA first - is really for Platinum travelers not first class passengers (the BA concorde room is in T5) - this is an old and tired looking lounge, nice champagne and food is pleasant.
Member since 12 Dec 2012
Total posts 291
Qantas - P1 Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 10 Apr 2013
Total posts 85
I'm Platinum and always head straight for the Cathay First lounge and don't bother with the others. It's quiet, had nice views, good quality single malt, nice showers and the wonton soup is fantastic. Always a highlight on the way home.
Member since 09 Jun 2017
Total posts 14
I always use the Cathay First lounge as always quiet when I am there and table service food is good. Can easily sit back and watch the tarmac goings on for a couple of hours. I used the terribly tired BA First lounge (if you can call it that. Its truly aweful) until Cathay opened up their current lounge and have also tried the new Qantas lounge but very busy and just not a place for me to relax before a very long flight home.
Member since 08 Apr 2011
Total posts 7
I strongly recommend the Emirates lounge for the quality of the buffet and the free flowing Verve Cliquot
Member since 22 Jul 2015
Total posts 83
Pretty loyal to QF. However occasionally duck into CX for the Asian dishes of the day and showers.
Member since 21 Dec 2016
Total posts 10
CX F lounge is the all around best; quiet, great shower suites, a couple of different champagnes (which Qantas doesn’t make available for Platinums). Also the ala carte menu can be very good.
Member since 13 Sep 2016
Total posts 30
If you have QF Platinum status then it's the Qantas lounge for the gin bar and the Cathay Pacific first class lounge for everything else!
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