Melbourne Airport’s Rex Lounge is now open to Priority Pass cardholders, being the second lounge in Melbourne to join the program this week following the Plaza Premium Lounge in the international terminal.
Situated in Terminal 4 – the home of Regional Express (Rex), Jetstar, Tigerair and a selection of Virgin Australia flights – you’ll find the Rex Lounge near gate 30 after security screening, and with Priority Pass, you can stop by when flying from Melbourne with any airline.
If you arrive particularly early for your flight, you could also visit the lounge when travelling from Terminal 3 with Virgin Australia or Terminal 1 with Qantas: you’ll just have to clear security twice and allow enough time to walk between terminals.
Melbourne’s Rex Lounge is a relatively basic space with food and refreshments served throughout the day, with the addition of alcohol between 3pm and 7pm.
Passengers can stop by between 6am and 7:30pm Monday to Friday; 6am and 7pm on Saturdays and 7:30am to 7:30pm on Sundays, with up to two children admitted free per adult – although bringing in adult guests, or children over 12 years of age, may attract a fee depending on your individual Priority Pass membership plan.
Priority Pass also offers $36 of dining credit per adult traveller at three restaurants in Terminal 2 – Bar Pulpo by MoVida, Café Vue and Urban Provodore – and these arrangements will continue, so travellers can choose to visit a restaurant or a lounge in T2: or both. Each just counts as one ‘lounge visit’ under your membership.
Earlier this month, the Rex Lounge at Sydney Airport also joined the Priority Pass program, but there’s no word yet on whether Rex’s Adelaide lounge will follow suit.