Lounge Reviews

Review: Cathay Pacific’s The Pier first class lounge, Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s best lounge makes a welcome return, but frequent flyers will notice a few changes…

David Flynn |

Review: Qantas Sydney Airport domestic business lounge

Delivering a decent mix of comfort and convenience, the domestic lounge is getting on yet still worth a visit.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Qantas Hong Kong Lounge

The Qantas Hong Kong Lounge makes a very welcome return to the HKG loungescape.

David Flynn |

Review: Plaza Premium Lounge, Brisbane Airport

With a bountiful buffet, bar and broad entry list, this pay-per-use lounge makes a solid pre-flight base.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Fiji Airways Premier Lounge, Nadi International Airport

With tropical beats, kids club and an all-day bar, this lounge keeps your holiday going right until departure.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Aspire Lounge, Brisbane International Airport

The former home of Virgin Australia, this freshly-rebranded lounge offers paid access to travellers on any airline.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Cathay Pacific The Wing Business lounge, Hong Kong

What to expect from one of Cathay’s flagship business class lounges at Hong Kong.

David Flynn |

Review: Qantas International Lounge, Brisbane Airport

Sporting a relaxed design and bartender service, this pre-flight hangout is well worth a visit.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Air New Zealand, Star Alliance lounge, Brisbane Airport

Though it’s been a while since its last upgrade, this Brisbane airport lounge is still holding up surprisingly well.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Qatar Airways Platinum Frequent Flyer Lounge, Doha

With features galore, this is a space many airlines would gladly term a ‘flagship’ business lounge.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge, Doha Hamad Airport

Almost a terminal in itself, this expansive lounge is one that’ll have you crossing fingers for a delayed flight.

Chris Ashton |

Review: United Airlines Polaris Lounge, Newark Liberty International

Private booths, free-flowing Champagne and à la carte dining are a taste of what awaits inside.

Sid Raja |

Review: The Plumeria Lounge by Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu Airport

More like a comfortable living room than an airline lounge but Plumeria is still an easy way to while away time before take-off.

Matt Lennon |

Review: Sydney Airport Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge

Bleary-eyed travellers on early morning flights now have somewhere to rest up, catch up with the world and even have a shower.

David Flynn |

Review: Qantas Club lounge, Gold Coast Airport

Frequent flyers and business class travellers have a comfortable base in the Qantas Club, but it is showing its age.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Singapore Airlines Sydney business class lounge

We rate this SQ lounge as the go-to for business class passengers and Gold-grade frequent flyers on any Star Alliance airline.

David Flynn |

Review: Virgin Australia Beyond Lounge Sydney

With sleek decor and service akin to a luxury hotel, Virgin’s VIP-only lounge truly lives up to its name.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Virgin Australia Gold Coast Airport Lounge

There's a lot to love about this small yet inviting lounge, both before and after your flight.

Chris Ashton |