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If you don’t have airport lounge access via your flight ticket, your elite status, via a Priority Pass card from American Express Platinum or via a Lounge Club card from American Express Goldyour best fall-back option is usually No1 Lounges.

All lounges include free hot food, free drinks (some premium food and drinks carries an extra charge), free newspapers and magazines and free wi-fi.  A new second site at Birmingham opened recently as we covered here and the Edinburgh lounge has just moved to a brand new location.  Fast track security is also included at Gatwick, Birmingham and Edinburgh.

No1 Lounges is currently offering a special deal via Groupon for its lounges at Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham and Edinburgh.

This is better value than the on-going deal with Virgin Atlanticsee here – although there are two caveats.  The Virgin Atlantic offer also earns you a few miles in return, and it also lets you book the hipster My Lounges at Gatwick North and South as well as The House lounge at Heathrow Terminal 4.

The Groupon deal can be found by clicking here.

The Groupon prices are:

  • £22.50 – No1 Lounge at Heathrow T3
  • £22.50 – No1 Lounge at Gatwick North or Gatwick South
  • £20 – No1 Lounge at Birmingham
  • £20 – No1 Lounge at Edinburgh
  • £28 – Clubrooms at Gatwick North or South
  • £28 – Clubrooms at Birmingham

No 1 Lounges Groupon discount

For comparison, the Virgin Flying Club prices are:

  • £35 – The House (Heathrow T4), includes 400 miles per booking
  • £35 – Clubrooms, includes 400 miles per booking
  • £25 – No1 Lounges, includes 350 miles per booking
  • £15 – My Lounge, includes 200 miles per booking

In general, the Groupon deal is better.  Remember that the Virgin bonus miles are per booking and not per person.

Here are our reviews of the London lounges included in the Groupon offer:

Groupon vouchers expire on 31st August.  Groupon will send you a code which you need to redeem via this special page of the No1 Lounges website to confirm your booking.

You can find the Groupon page you need here.

Comments (73)

  • Nigel the pensioner says:

    Re groupon lounge offer…..its implied that both no 1 and club rooms can be bought for £20, at BHX then further down it says club rooms £28. I think someone is confusing no 1 lounges with Aspire lounges, of which there are two at BHX but which are not included in the groupon offer. There is just one No1 and one (No1) clubrooms.

    • Shoestring says:

      there’s normally a discount code on Groupon, eg code TRIPLE gets 10% off for new customers (= new email address). Or 17% off promotion (expires today) to earn a few Avios.

    • Rob says:

      My fault, fixed. Sorry.

  • Gavin T says:

    Yes, £500 on the Bremont website earlier this week processed by Stripe. Deliberately didn’t choose the Apple Pay option. Not asked AmEx CS yet.

    • Shoestring says:

      see below: online orders don’t trigger the £400 statement credit whereas in-store transaction work fine

      answer: send back goods for full refund then go buy them again in store

      (don’t trust Amex CS to make a manual credit to your Amex a/c at some indeterminate time in the future, it’s just BS & not going to happen)

      • James says:

        So there was no paym,ent option on the website which met the Ts & Cs of the offer despite the terms including the statement “Available in participating store(s) and online at http://www.bremont.com.”

        Very poor show indeed.
        Either an accident which Bremont & Amex will rectify between themselves or is a sneaky scam by Bremont.

        • Crafty says:

          I’ve had a similar fight in the past over the regular Connaught £25 off £75 offer. This instalment was for restaurants only and said in store or online. The ONLY way to purchase from the Connaught restaurant online is to pre-pay, I.e. a gift voucher. My £25 back was denied. So, there was no actual way to redeem the offer online, despite the wording saying one could do so.

    • RussellH says:

      I take it that in this situation, Stripe is still showing once the transaction lists as confirmed.
      By contrast, Billhop transactions on my Amex have listed as Stripe while pending, but once confirmed, they state Billhop, with no mention of Stripe.

      Sounds to me like a lack of communication between people in marketing and in IT.

      • TGLoyalty says:

        Same here i though stripe was just a processor and when their transactions clear it shows as the actual company

  • Matthew says:

    I experienced the same issue with the Bremont offer. Purchased a qualifying amount from their website which uses Stripe to process their transactions. Didn’t get and email or notification saying the offer had been redeemed but thought I’d give it a week just in case before I reached out to Amex. Called Amex who told me the offer was not redeemed because it was processed through Stripe even though it was purchased directly from their website. Told the CS that the terms of offer explicitly say that purchases from their website qualify but since they use Stripe as a payment aggregator which does not qualify, it was contradictory and misleading to card members. I asked if they could still honour the offer but the were unable to and was told they would make a note of the issue and look into it. I ended up sending the items back for a refund with the included shipping label and picked up the items in-store instead which triggered the offer.

  • AK says:

    I had the same problem with Bremont. They said they will investigate and look to reimburse the £400 manually.
    They said it takes 7-10 days.
    Has anyone had any luck in getting a resolution?

  • Matt says:

    OT but lounges
    First of all a huge thank you to Rob and everybody on hfp for the advice which has made it happen: I’m off to Japan for cherry blossom season at the weekend 😁
    Is there a stand out lounge I should be heading for? I have PP through Amex plat and all legs are J redemptions.
    T5 out of Heathrow (BA)
    T1 out of Hong Kong (Cathay)
    T2 out of Narita (Cathay)
    T1 out of HKG (BA)
    Many thanks for advice.
    Matt

    • Spurs Debs says:

      Have a great time Matt, I’m doing the same trip for my ( cough) 60th next year. But I’m doing a cruise round Japan as it was the best way with my mobility problems for me. Been saving Hilton points for pre cruise hotel and 241 voucher for our flights.

      • Matt says:

        Thanks Debs. I’m sure a cruise will be a great way of seeing the country. I’m only visiting tokyo and Kyoto so just scratching the surface…. this time….

    • Rob says:

      T5, if off B, just go to the BA lounge at 5B. Otherwise much of a muchness. Not well placed to comment on the rest but The Pier in Hk is well regarded.

      • Matt says:

        I appreciate the advice Rob. And thanks again for making the whole thing possible… my holidays have been literally in a different class since I stumbled across hfp in Dec 2013.

    • Tom1 says:

      Definitely the Pier lounge in HKG.
      Although make sure you give yourself time as it is at gate 65!

      • Tom1 says:

        And don’t forget T5 arrivals on way back at LHR if you have a few hours to spare before travelling home.

  • Louise says:

    OT: Going to use the Amex Wheely offer today but trip estimate is only £18, am I right in saying I can add a tip to take it over the £25?

    • Jake Mc says:

      Yes

    • TGLoyalty says:

      Or ask the driver to take a more scenic route. Don’t know if you can add your own via

      • Matt says:

        Have you selected VIP car instead of exec to push the price up?

        I like Wheely much better than Uber. Also based on two journeys Wheely seem very accommodating to dog owners raising no issues whatsoever.

    • Louise says:

      Ok so I took the trip but max tip you can add was 20%, so was just below the £25!
      I’ve asked customer support to add more tip to take me over £25 so will see what happens!

      The Mercedes S Class was very nice

  • Londoner says:

    Same issue with the Bremont offer. Items will be delivered today, so I’ll wait on the offer to trigger before using the ties. Please update if somebody gets it manually!

  • TokyoFan says:

    Similar to Bremont, one of the Hilton hotels I’ve stayed in recently has come up as 3CPAYMENT*HILTON and the £50/£250 offer hasn’t triggered when I expected it to. Is this likely the same issue or does 3C usually count?

    • Qwerty Bertie says:

      Which hotel please? I had this at the Doubletree Forest Pines which really pissed me off. I will keep a list of the offending hotels.

      • TokyoFan says:

        It was the Hilton Puckrup Hall, Tewkesbury. However, of course I wasn’t paying at checkout (as per T’c & C’s) but on an advance rate (which wasn’t £250 in one transaction as per T’s & C’s) so probably no comeback (and I have until May so will inevitably make up the difference on a separate booking). Maybe the checkout uses a different system? The particular hotel is listed as amongst those participating in the deal.

    • Qwerty Bertie says:

      I bet the sneaky wotsits are doing it on purpose. Not only does it wangle them out of the scope of Amex offers, but it enables them to deceive consumers in to thinking section 75 doesn’t apply (which legally it still does; I’ve researched it, but good luck getting acknowledgement from the company or the stupid ombudsman – money claim to enforce).

    • Louise says:

      Interesting as am looking at booking a prepaid Hilton stay for December Vienna Christmas Markets with the offer.

    • Alan says:

      Was the hotel definitely on the Amex list? If so and it was a clear stay with receipt, etc. then can’t see Amex denying although may not go through automatically.

      • TokyoFan says:

        Yes – see reply above. If I’d fully complied with the T’s & C’s I’d raise a claim but was hoping as usual for it to be cumulative and including advance reservations.

        • Alan says:

          I can’t imagine they’ve changed anything so should be fine with cumulative and paying in advance, how long since your combined >£250 spend cleared on your card? I’ve found offers are taking longer to post.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      Had this on a payment at the Conrad but posted fine.