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£20 passes for No1 Traveller airport lounges on Travelzoo

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Travelzoo is currently offering passes to certain No1 Traveller airport lounges for just £20.  The size of the saving varies by airport but this is not a bad deal for the facilities offered.

The voucher is valid at London Heathrow Terminal 3, Stansted Airport, Birmingham Airport and Edinburgh Airport.

No 1 Traveller Edinburgh 2

I ran some pictures of the new Edinburgh lounge last week and it does look very pleasant.

Note that Gatwick, which I also wrote about recently, is NOT included.

This might be worth a splurge if heading off on a special holiday this Summer, or as a treat for someone else.  The deal can be found here at Travelzoo.


Getting airport lounge access for free from a credit card

How to get FREE airport lounge access via UK credit cards (October 2022)

As a reminder, here are the four options to get FREE airport lounge access via a credit card:

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER), £200 travel credit and unbeatable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express comes with two free Priority Pass cards, one for you and one for a supplementary cardholder. Each card admits two so a family of four gets in free. You get access to all 1,300 lounges in the Priority Pass network – search it here.

You also get access to Plaza Premium, Delta Air Lines and Eurostar lounges.  Our American Express Platinum review is here. You can apply here.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits Read our full review

If you have a small business, consider American Express Business Platinum instead.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold is FREE for the first year. It comes with a Priority Pass card loaded with two free visits to any Priority Pass lounge – see the list here

Additional lounge visits are charged at £20.  You get two more free visits for every year you keep the card.  

There is no annual fee for Amex Gold in Year 1 and you get a 20,000 points sign-up bonus.  Full details are in our American Express Preferred Rewards Gold review here.

HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard

A huge bonus, but only available to HSBC Premier clients Read our full review

HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard gets you get a free LoungeKey card, allowing you access to the LoungeKey network.  Guests are charged at £20 although it may be cheaper to pay £60 for a supplementary credit card for your partner.

The card has a fee of £195 and there are strict financial requirements to become a HSBC Premier customer.  Full details are in my HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard review.

PS. You can find all of HfP’s UK airport lounge reviews – and we’ve been to most of them – indexed here.

Comments (10)

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  • Frank Whittle says:

    Any opinions on whether the No. 1 lounge at Stansted is any good?

    • Simmo says:

      Its not the biggest, and located right at the far end of the terminal (If I remember, next to the majority of Ryanair flights.

      The bar the same as the Gatwick version, but doesnt feel too special.

  • Mark says:

    I was just about to ask the same question Frank. Flying from stansted in a couple of week on a “Gentlemans Weekend”

    Do they have alcohol included ?

  • Mark says:

    Erm, it’s only £20 at stansted anyway, so not much of a saving.

    • Frank Whittle says:

      Fair comment… though to be honest I was just cheekily using this HFP post to hang a question on about the No.1 Stansted lounge.

      (Also, I’ve seen elsewhere a suggestion that this remaining No. 1 lounge at Stansted might close – the other one on the pier for the Easyjet flights having already closed fairly recently – anyone know if there’s any truth in this?)

  • flyforfun says:

    Anyone used Heathrow T3? I’ve a 2pm flight, so is £20 worth it if lunch is included there?

    Also how panoramic are the views of the runway as they claim?

    • James Henson says:

      I used the lounge in Terminal 3 prior to an Emirates flight to Dubai. The interior of the lounge was very pleasant with plenty of places to sit and relax. The cinema area inside is a nice touch. A decent selection of drinks was available, although I found the included food to be basic and limited. There is an additional charge for substantive extra hot food from recollection and the burger I paid £10 extra for was disappointing and cold. If you are looking for a decent meal before your flight you would probably be better spending your £20 in one of the terminal’s restaurants.

  • signol says:

    No 1 are two for one entry with Taste card, and some others, including Caxton FX currency card. Also the Airport Angel card includes No 1, at Stansted at least.

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