"Join me in the airline lounge" Thread (Offers only - no requests)

Discussion in 'Holidays & Travel' started by Zee, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. Zee

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    I find that with my relatively frequent travels, I am often sitting in the lounge thinking it would be nice to bring a random person in so they can also enjoy the free drinks and food on my FF program.

    So, if there is any interest, I am proposing to use this thread as a consolidated way for people with FF status to "buzz in" a fellow OCAU'er who may otherwise be sitting on a plastic chair staring out a window at the runway, paying $4 for a can of coke.

    The poster would need to post date/time/airline and alliance, and I would suggest anyone wanting to join would use PM to make the request. Once filled, the poster would edit their post to say they have the spot filled. This would stop the thread being filled with "pick me", and would just be a list of people offering to let someone else join them.



    So, let me start.

    I'm flying from SYD to LAX on Jan 22, 2014 @15:20.

    Flying United, Star Alliance. Anyone flying a Star Alliance partner, to any destination, and is in the departures area between ~12:20-14:45 can send me a PM, I can let one person join me - first in best dressed.

    Z...


    [Badger edit: Please only post in the thread if you have offers of lounge entries, requests will be deleted. Some discussion is ok as well.]
     
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  2. KrisT

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    I would quite happily mooch someones lounge access! Now to just wait until August...
     
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    Hopefully some of the other frequent travelling OCAU'ers join in, too...

    On a side note, it's not essential to hang with your host/guest. I'll be crap company most of the time as I'm usually finishing up work emails etc before boarding, but, hey, free beer!

    Z..
     
  4. Aratama_Bashi

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    i'll be in this. platinum velocity member here, so i can take up to 4 OCAUers with me at a time :D
     
  5. ck_psy

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    Registering interest.

    Hardly fly so yeah :D
     
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    Bonus! I need to check how many my FF program allows me to drag in..

    Z...
     
  7. Zyklone

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    Cool thread!

    I mainly fly domestic but I would be happy to help out where I can.
     
  8. Taceo Corpus

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    This is an awesome idea. :thumbup:
     
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    2014

    :Pirate::Pirate::Pirate:
     
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    Well spotted. So glad I don't write cheques anymore...


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    nice idea :thumbup:
     
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    awesome idea, will be sure to check back for leeching access once my travel for the year starts back up
     
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    Platinum gets to bring in 3 - I'm one as well so will have to post. Will be coming back from Syd in a couple of weeks so will give this a go then.

    Happy to get someone in, but not a chatty person and the lounge is one of the few chances I get for a quiet sit down so will say hi, get you in and then probably part ways...
     
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    ill go in on this I'm an Emirates Gold member and have access to all Qantas and EK lounges :) maybe i can help someone out! not sure if i can take others in ill take a look never tried it lol
     
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    I'm usually flying out of adelaide every second sunday afternoon and flying out of sydney the following friday afternoon after work. If you're flying QF, shoot me a PM

    edit: QFF Gold so 1 guest
     
  16. doug81

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    Will be getting to the Sydney Virgin Lounge around 4:30pm - 5pm on 17/01/2014 so if you're interested I can be the guinea pig for this thread! Probably want to start off with getting one person through and go from there, although I can get three in so if you're part of a couple heading away for the weekend or something feel free to bring the missus :thumbup:
     
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    Nice - got to see a few options popping up, hopefully someone on OCAU is also travelling on some of these dates...

    Z...
     
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    A few more from me...

    I can guest on for the following:

    All are for those flying with Star Alliance partners.
    I can guest one at each (Seams United Platinum isn't all it used to be...).


    22/1/14
    LA (LAX) from 11:00-13:40

    10/2/14
    New York City (JFK) from ~07:45-09:45

    10/2/14
    San francisco (SFO) from 20:00-22:00

    25/2/14
    Sydney (SYD) from ~07:00 to about 09:30

    26/2/14
    Seoul (ICN) from about 05:00 - 07:30

    7/3/14
    Manila (MNL) from ~10:00 - 12:00

    8/3/14
    Taipei (TPE) from ~06:00 - 08:00

    10/3/14
    Tokyo (NRT) from 09:30 - 12:00

    10/3/14
    Seoul (ICN) from 17:30 - 20:00
     
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  19. psychobunny

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    I'll be at Sydney with qantas domestic on wednesday (22/1/14) afternoon (5:45pm flight) and am looking to leach lounge access from somebody
     
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    no-one going to be in Syd (Virgin) tomorrow afternoon?
     

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