Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer P1
Member since 23 Aug 2014
Total posts 27
1. Thought readers may wish to know (apologies if already on this site) that J passengers are now "at the managers discretion" able to pay for access to the Al Safwa F lounge, previously restricted to Qatar F and One World F passengers. On 16/1/2019 I paid 500 Qatari Riyal for 2 persons for 6 hours.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 04 Mar 2014
Total posts 101
Interesting. I have just booked a rtn trip to Europe in J with them (also oneworld Emerald), so might enquire as to the First lounge on the way out as its a three hour layover, ill see what the price is at least...
The feeling I got was that this offer is in a "trial" phase (I have not read a formal offer on a frequent flyer website endorsed by QR) and I suspect that if large numbers of persons present for it, they will withdraw it.
Qantas - QFF Platinum
Member since 20 Mar 2012
Total posts 123
I did this on Friday out of necessity. J lounge full and shower wait was 40mins and my flight started boarding at that time. Was flying J to JFK and QF platinum and told them the situation (unsure if paid entry was still being accepted), they accepted and I paid the 250 Riyals. Lounge was practically empty and the cost was easily worth it to shower and have a couple of glasses of La Grand Dame.
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
So 250 riyal is about A$95 each per pax.
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