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Get up to 40% off No 1 Lounges – an easy way to avoid the airport crowds this Summer

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No 1 Lounges has launched a new Summer promotion.

Click here, use the code SUPERSUMMER, and you can save up to 40% on your visits.  You need to book by 14th July for visits by 30th September.

As an example, Luton’s new Clubrooms lounge opened earlier this week (see website here).  This should be a major relief to passengers at the airport, especially as the existing Aspire lounge is often full.

Luton Clubrooms lounge deal

I haven’t had any feedback yet but – as Clubrooms is the No 1 Lounge’s ‘premium brand’ – I am expecting good things. The problem is that Luton Clubrooms is NOT accessible via Priority Pass, Lounge Club or LoungeKey.  DragonPass cardholders can get access at a reduced rate of £10.

(This is not an issue at Birmingham – Priority Pass etc can all upgrade for £10 on the door.)

The standard price for the Luton Clubrooms lounge is £27 – £10 lower than normal as an opening deal.  Via this offer, it drops further to £21.40.  (I am planning to take a look at this lounge in the next couple of weeks, so keep an eye out for our review.)

The Birmingham Clubrooms lounge which we reviewed today drops from £34 to £20.40 – a genuine 40% discount.

Discounts are not always as big as this, but it is worth a look if you have any upcoming flights from Gatwick (both terminals), Edinburgh, Birmingham, Luton or Heathrow T3 or T4The sale link is here – don’t forget the SUPERSUMMER code.


Getting airport lounge access for free from a credit card

How to get FREE airport lounge access via UK credit cards (December 2020)

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

30,000 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 30,000 points.  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 Lounge Club card loaded with two free visits to any Lounge Club lounge – see the list here

The Lounge Club list is slightly shorter than the Priority Pass list.  Additional visits are charged at £20.  You get two more free visits for every year you keep the card.  There is no annual fee 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.

Comments (93)

  • Jim says:

    I am flying from T5 next week. I wanted to use the NO1 lounge. I have an Amex Plat and my wife has a supplementary Plat card. Will this allow us to get a guest each into the lounge? I know they don’t accept PP.
    Thanks