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Save 20% on all Plaza Premium airport lounges worldwide

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Plaza Premium is running a special offer across its global portfolio until 29th February.

You will save 20% on advance bookings for all Plaza Premium lounges when you book via this page of their website.

You need to both book AND visit the lounge by 29th February.

Save 20% on Plaza Premium airport lounges

We are big fans of Plaza Premium lounges, with your fellow HFP readers voting the Heathrow Terminal 5 lounge ‘Best Independent Airport Lounge’ in the Head for Points 2019 Travel & Loyalty Awards.

Here are links to our UK Plaza Premium lounge reviews if you want to find out more:

PS.  We hear that the HFP award is now on display in the Terminal 5 lounge.  If someone can take a photo and send it across, we’d be grateful.  We already have a picture, see Instagram here, of Club Aspire Gatwick South showing off their ‘Best New Airport Lounge 2019’ trophy!


Getting airport lounge access for free from a credit card

How to get FREE airport lounge access via UK credit cards (November 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 HfP’s UK airport lounge reviews – and we’ve been to almost all of them – indexed here.