The Club Airport Lounges Introducing New Restrictions for Priority Pass Members

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Airport Lounge Restrictions at The Club Locations

Because it’s so easy to get a Priority Pass membership, some lounges have suffered from overcrowding during peak travel times. To combat this, select locations have implemented restrictions limiting when your Priority Pass membership will get you access.

Over the weekend Doctor of Credit reported that starting on September 1, 2019, The Club lounge locations will be restricting Priority Pass members’ access to three hours before your scheduled flight departure, which means you also won’t be able to visit The Club lounges on arrival. This change will impact The Club locations at these airports:

  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Baltimore
  • Charleston
  • Cincinnati
  • Dallas
  • Jacksonville
  • Las Vegas
  • Orlando
  • Seattle
  • San Jose, California

The only US The Club location which doesn’t have the new restrictions added to its terms on the Priority Pass website is the Pittsburgh lounge. Maybe the Pittsburgh location isn’t as busy or it’s possible that the new restrictions will apply, but the terms on the Priority Pass website just haven’t been updated.

Also, both international The Club lounges (London Heathrow and London Gatwick) already have a strict three-hour maximum stay, which is a bit more harsh although I’m not sure how it is enforced.

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