Regional Express’ Rex Lounge members can now bring a guest into the lounge at no charge as the Australian domestic airline makes its paid lounge program more traveller-friendly.
You’ll still pay a $22 fee to bring a second guest into the lounge on a single visit, but you’ll no longer need to pay that fee for your first guest: such when a Rex Lounge member enters with their partner, friend or colleague in tow.
In return, yearly lounge membership is now priced at $329 for both new applicants and renewing members, up from $299 previously.
Assuming you travel with a guest just twice per year, you’d pay less overall under the new scheme.
The changes bring Rex Lounge into line with the competing – and much larger – Qantas Club and Virgin Lounge programs, which both allow one guest to accompany members into the lounge at no charge.
Regional Express operates lounges at Sydney Airport’s Terminal 2 and Adelaide Airport’s domestic zone, with its newest lounge having opened in May 2016 at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 4:
All Rex Lounges offer wireless Internet, newspapers, magazines, snacks, tea, coffee and soft drinks throughout the day, along with beer and wine after 3pm.
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