Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

Save 20% on Plaza Premium airport lounges

Links on Head for Points may pay us an affiliate commission. A list of partners is here.

Plaza Premium is offering a 20% discount on its airport lounges, for visits until the end of March. The deal also includes Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses, except for London Heathrow.

Our most recent review of the Plaza Premium lounge at Heathrow Terminal 2 is here. Our most recent review of the Plaza Premium lounge in Terminal 5 is here.

Remember that Plaza Premium is also now in London Gatwick’s North Terminal, where it has taken over the old Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse. We haven’t reviewed it yet but I have visited – it’s a big space, as you would expect, and still furnished as it was under Virgin, including the pool table.

Plaza Premium is offering a 20% discount on its airport lounges

Details of how to access the discount, plus the full terms, are on this page of the Plaza Premium website.

The offer is valid for visits up to the end of March.

PS. Remember that American Express Platinum cardholders get free access to Plaza Premium lounges, with a guest. This also applies to your supplementary cardholder, so a family of four is covered. This is not a Priority Pass benefit but is a separate Amex arrangement, and you need to show your Platinum card at reception.

PPS. The construction application for the new Plaza Premium lounge at Edinburgh Airport was submitted to the council last week. The low capital cost quoted (£250,000) implies that it will be a refurbishment of the closed No1 Lounge and not a brand new facility.


Getting airport lounge access for free from a credit card

How to get FREE airport lounge access via UK credit cards (May 2022)

As a reminder, here are the four 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 (SPECIAL OFFER) 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.  Our American Express Platinum review is here. You can apply here.

The Platinum Card has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 60,000 Avios, if you apply by 1st June 2022.

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits Read our full review

If you have a small business, consider American Express Business Platinum instead.

American Express Amex Gold

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 you get 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.

The UK's biggest frequent flyer website uses cookies, which you can block via your browser settings. Continuing implies your consent to this policy. Our privacy policy is here.