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Did you win in our £560 Plaza Premium lounge competition?

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Thank you to everyone who entered our Plaza Premium competition last week.  We received almost 700 entries which was an excellent response.

There were four winners in the end of the seven passes on offer.  The first three people drawn each wanted two passes so I kept drawing more names for the 4th prize until I got to someone who only wanted one pass.

Plaza Premium Heathrow bar

Each pass is worth £80 and gets the winner free to entry to the Plaza Premium lounge in Heathrow Terminal 2 PLUS a 30-minute ila signature massage in their impressive spa.

The passes will also be valid in the new Terminal 4 lounge opening in the New Year and the Terminal 2 arrivals lounge which Plaza Premium is opening in the next few weeks.

Here are the four winners, who I have contacted by email this morning:

Joel (8LE, 2 passes)

Michael (2ET, 2 passes)

Sean (5SY, 2 passes)

Bruno (1AG, 1 pass)

Once you have confirmed your details I will pass them on to Plaza Premium and they will be in touch directly.

Plaza Premium Heathrow 2

If you didn’t win, remember that you can still visit the Plaza Premium lounge on a ‘pay per visit’ basis – prebook tickets via the Plaza Premium site.   You can also access it for free with the Lounge Club passes that come with the American Express Gold card and the Priority Pass cards that come with American Express Platinum.

As the company itself says:

Sleek, contemporary and accessible to all, the Plaza Premium Lounge offers travellers five luxury shower rooms, five private resting suites, a wellness spa area with an exclusive treatment menu by British organic spa brand ila, a tapas and champagne bar, and a selection of food and drinks.

My review of the lounge can be read here. You will find it in the main Terminal 2 building, not the B satellite. The opening hours are 5am to 11pm.

Keep an eye on Head for Points for more great competitions.  I have a small fun promotion already signed off to run in a couple of weeks and there is another big one ‘under negotiation’.

Getting airport lounge access for free from a credit card

How to get FREE airport lounge access via UK credit cards (September 2021)

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

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel 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 and Eurostar lounges. The card has a sign-up bonus of 60,000 points which is a special offer running to 2nd November 2021.  Our American Express Platinum review is here. You can apply here.

Nectar American Express

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 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.

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