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We have teamed up with Plaza Premium to give away 10 airport lounge passes for two people to 10 lucky Head for Points readers.

Plaza Premium is widely regarded as the best of the independent lounge brands. Its departure lounge in Heathrow Terminal 2 has regularly been named the ‘Best Independent Airport Lounge in the World’.

The Plaza Premium departure lounge in Heathrow Terminal 5 – below – reopened last week. As we reviewed here pre-covid, it is a classy space which even attracts some BA flyers who qualify to use the Galleries lounges.

Plaza Premium also has lounges in Heathrow Terminal 2 (arrivals), Terminal 3 (arrivals) and Terminal 4 (arrivals and departures) but these remain closed for now.

Outside the UK, you will find Plaza Premium lounges in more than 30 countries, over 250 locations and 70 international airports which a particularly strong footprint worldwide.

Whilst Plaza Premium is no longer part of the Priority Pass lounge card network, you can still access its lounges for free with a guest by showing an American Express Platinum card. It remains in the DragonPass lounge card network, which is offered to NatWest Black customers amongst others.

Plaza Premium has also launched its own Lounge Pass scheme as we cover below.

Plaza Premium lounge Heathrow T2 atrium and barJPEG

Plaza Premium is launching two new Lounge Pass offers

Plaza Premium is launching two new offers to encourage you to try its lounges this Summer:

Additional savings up to 23% off when you buy a Plaza Premium Lounge Pass

From Friday, you can save between 8% and 23% when you buy a Lounge Pass. The discount varies depending on how many visits you buy. These discounts are available if you use the Plaza Premium Smart Traveller app, which is free to join:

  • The 2 visit lounge pass will be US$60, down from $75 (20% saving)
  • The 4 visit lounge pass will be US$115, down from $150 (23% saving)
  • The 6 visit lounge pass will be US$168, down from $198 (15% saving)

If you do not use the Smart Traveller app then the discounts are 10%, 12% and 8% respectively, so it pays to register. You can register for Smart Traveller here.

Each pass is valid for 12 months. You will also earn points in Plaza Premium’s new Smart Traveller scheme with every visit, as we explained here.

Remember that you won’t get these discounts until Friday, when the offer launches. We’ll remind you in a separate article later in the week.

Students get 50% off

Plaza Premium is offering students an even better deal, just in time for the summer break. If you are a student you will be able to save 50% on lounge entry.

The offer is open to any student with a valid ID.

Under this offer you will be able to visit Plaza Premium lounges for just US$30 per visit. This is excellent value given the quality of what is available.

If you’re a student, you can avail yourself of the offer on the Plaza Premium website later this week. These heavily discounted rates do not earn Smart Traveller points.

Smart Traveller by Plaza Premium

Win a lounge pass with Plaza Premium and Head for Points

You can win one of ten Plaza Premium lounge passes.

Each pass allows you and a guest to visit any of the 250+ Plaza Premium Group lounges globally, although we suspect most of you will use it at Heathrow Terminal 2 or Heathrow Terminal 5. A full list of lounges is here.

Lounge passes are valid for access to the lounge and standard amenities. Additional items, such as premium alcohol, may be chargeable.

How to enter the competition

We are running the competition in two parts. Half the lounge passes will be given away here, on the Head for Points website, whilst the other half will be drawn from entries on Instagram. You can enter both competitions.

On the website:

As usual, it is a simple entry process. Simple fill in your name and email address in the widget below and submit. That’s it!

If you are reading this via email, RSS, Apple News etc and do not see the entry box, you can complete the form online by clicking here.

On Instagram:

To enter our Instagram draw, you need to:

Both competitions close at 23.59 London time on Friday.

You can enter on both the website and on Instagram but each competition is limited to one entry per person.

EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION: Win Plaza Premium lounge passes!

Terms and Conditions

The full terms and conditions can be found by clicking the link in the competition app.

  • The two free prize draws are open to UK, Channel Islands and Republic of Ireland residents only, aged 18 years and over
  • Entries close at 23.59 London time on Friday 30th July
  • Only one entry per person per competition
  • There will be 10 winners across both prize draws, each of which will receive a Plaza Premium airport lounge pass valid for two people
  • Each pass will be valid for 12 months
  • Winners will need to download the Smart Traveller app in order to activate their prize
  • Winner will be selected at random from the entries received, with five winners selected from Instagram entries and five winners selected from entries on

Good luck!

Comments (43)

  • Super Secret Stuff says:

    Student discount! YES!!!

  • tony says:

    I’m getting an error if I try to use my work e-mail. Have had to use my gmail instead???

  • Peter K says:


  • CarpalTravel says:

    Great prize! I’m not entering as I don’t think I’d get to use it so don’t want to waste it, better left for someone else.

    Good luck to all who enter!

    • Henry says:

      1 lounge pass?? Hardly qualifies as great prize – many here will get into Plaza lounges anyway for free.

      • @mkcol says:

        1 lounge pass for 2.
        And many more here will not get into them free.

      • CarpalTravel says:

        Oh ok, I utterly misread – I thought it was 12months worth! Let’s go with nice prize. 😊

  • ChrisC says:

    So discounted cost per visit

    2 visit = $30.00 (usual 37.5)
    4 visit = $ 28.75 ( 37.5)
    6 visit = $ 28.00 (33.00)

  • Pablo says:

    $27 through Dufry Dragonpass that many on here will have.

  • Aron says:

    To me it shows that the T5 lounge is closed anywhere I look, but article mentions it is open? Am I doing something wrong?

    • Rhys says:

      It WAS open but is temporarily closing as of today until the 9th August. Possibly because of the pingdemic…

      • Aron says:

        Thanks mate, I was unsure if it was me or something else. I’m looking to fly to Greece in end of September, maybe if I win I could use it then! 🙂

  • Greenpen says:

    I successfully entered the competition yesterday, the Your Entries showed 1. This morning although the total number of entries has gone up, my Your Entries shows 0. Has my entry been rejected and if I enter again will I be disqualified for multiple entries?

    This has happened to me in previous competitions.

    • Rhys says:

      Probable that your browser has purged the cookie which indicated you had already entered. We don’t process the entries until the end of the competition.

      • old codger says:

        After entering, is it ok to “log out”? as that’s what I did.

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