Priority Pass Lounge Guide With Full List of 90+ U.S. Lounges & Restaurants [Map Included]

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Update: Due to COVID-19, many of the lounges and restaurants in this post are closed until further notice. Visit the Priority Pass website or app and look at the opening hours section of the individual lounge entries to see closures.

There are likely a few reasons you have clicked through to this article.

Maybe you’re just getting started with points and miles and/or you’re starting to travel more frequently. You’d like to know a bit more about Priority Pass, whether this program is worth it, how to get a membership, and what its lounges have to offer.

Maybe you’re a seasoned traveler and you’re looking for an all-inclusive list of U.S. Priority Pass lounge locations, hours, guest access, and of course, the amenities each includes.

Maybe one of the credit cards in your wallet offers Priority Pass Select as a membership perk, but you didn’t even know it!

Regardless of your reason, this in-depth look aims to answer any questions you may have. We’ll walk you through what Priority Pass is, how to acquire it, membership benefits, and every U.S. lounge location, including hours, special policies, guest policies, and amenities.

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What Is Priority Pass?

Priority Pass Lounge - The Club at San Jose, CA
The Club at San Jose. Image Credit: Priority Pass

Priority Pass is an independent lounge program that provides members access to over 1,300 airport lounge locations (and/or restaurants) in over 600 cities worldwide.

If you have a membership, you can utilize each participating lounge regardless of the airline you’re flying, the class of your ticket, or your membership (or lack thereof) in any frequent flyer club.

How To Get Priority Pass Membership

Via Credit Card Member Benefit

The best way to acquire membership is to have a credit card that offers Priority Pass Select as a cardmember benefit.

What Is Priority Pass Select? 

Priority Pass Select is the membership plan/card you’re given when you receive your membership through a U.S. financial institution (e.g. your bank account or a credit card). If you do not receive your membership through a credit card, you’re simply considered to have a standard membership.

Priority Pass Select Card
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The following credit cards are our favorites that include Priority Pass Select as a cardholder benefit, and for each card below you can bring up to 2 guests in with you, complimentary.

The Platinum Card® from American Express - There's currently a new welcome bonus offer of 60,000 75,000 Membership Rewards Points after spending $5,000 on purchases in your first 6 months of Card Membership. Plus, earn 10x points in the first 6 months on eligible purchases at U.S. Gas Stations and U.S. Supermarkets (on up to $15,000 in combined purchases).

This is our favorite card for getting into 1,300 airport lounges worldwide (including Priority Pass) and we get ~$3,000+ in value from the card every year.

The Amex Platinum can get you up to $200 in Uber credits annually ($15 per month and a $20 bonus in December) — and up to $200 in annual credit for airline incidental charges (e.g. baggage or seat selection fees). There's even a $100 Saks Fifth Avenue credit, annually. With an annual fee of $550, you get more value in return. Terms Apply. For rates and fees of the Amex Platinum Card, click here.
The Business Platinum Card® from American Express - Right now, there's a new welcome bonus of 75,000 100,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the Business Platinum Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership.

We get ~$5,525+ in value per year by leveraging many of the card's benefits & perks. This is the best business card for lounge access as you'll get into 1,300+ airport lounges worldwide. For rates and fees of the Business Platinum, click here.
Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card - This premium card will get you access to 1,300+ airport lounges. as well as a number of other card benefits. The current sign up bonus is 60,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. You'll also get a $300 travel credit per year which wipes away a big chunk of the $550 annual fee. As an extra bonus, until 12/31/21, gas station & grocery store purchases will also count towards earning your Travel Credit.

Earn big with this card, earn 3X points on travel immediately after earning your $300 travel credit, earn 3X points on dining at restaurants including eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out, then 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases
Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card - Earn 130,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $2,000 in purchases on the Card within your first 3 months of Card membership, plus, you can earn an additional 50,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend a total of $10,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 6 months.

Priority Pass Select Membership is included with the card and you'll get 10 free lounge visits every year once enrolled. For rates and fees of the Amex Surpass Card, click here.

Hot Tip: Priority Pass memberships from U.S.-issued American Express cards no longer include restaurants (“non-lounge airport experiences”).

The Citi Prestige® Card also offers Priority Pass lounge access for the cardholder and up to 2 guests, too.

If you’re curious what other credit cards will provide you with Priority Pass access, check out our guide on the best credit cards that get you Priority Pass lounge access.

Enrollment Is REQUIRED!

If you receive a Priority Pass Select membership through one of the above credit cards, you’re required to officially enroll to utilize your benefits. You cannot simply show your credit card and expect entry, especially since Priority Pass is notoriously strict on requiring a valid membership card or digital membership card to enter.

You should refer to your membership guide or contact your credit card’s customer service staff if you’re having trouble figuring out how to enroll.

Pay for a Membership Plan

If you don’t have a credit card that includes Priority Pass Select as a member benefit, you can sign up for a membership plan on the Priority Pass website. The pricing varies by country and desired plan benefits.

Priority Pass Membership Tiers
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As you can see, there are 3 membership tiers:

  • The Standard plan has a $99 annual fee. Customers must also pay an additional $32 each time they visit a lounge.
  • The Standard Plus plan has a $299 annual fee and customers receive 10 “free” visits. Each additional visit thereafter is $32.
  • The Prestige plan has a $429 annual fee and customers receive all visits “free.”

On all plans, each guest will cost $32, and the number of guests is subject to each specific lounge’s policy.

Not Sure Which Plan Is Right for You?

Check out this handy table based on how many times you might visit a Priority Pass Lounge each year:

StandardStandard PlusPrestigeSelect (Credit Card Benefit)
1 visit$131$299
$429
FREE
(with your annual credit card membership fee)
5 visits$259$299
10 visits$419$299
15 visits$579$459
20 visits$739$569

As mentioned previously, it’s most lucrative to have Priority Pass Select, which means FREE access to thousands of lounges worldwide via one of the credit cards likely already in your wallet.

You can also see that visiting one of its lounges just 5 times makes considering the Standard Plus plan worth it. If you’ve signed up for Standard, any number of visits past 5 will end up costing you more than if you had purchased the Standard Plus to begin with.

The Prestige Plan is only your best bet if you plan to visit any of the lounges more than 14 times in 1 year. That’s a lot of visits… if you really think about it, why not get a credit card that already includes Priority Pass Select as well as a multitude of other cost-saving benefits, rewards, and perks?

25th Anniversary Promotion

Priority Pass 25th Anniversary
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As of early 2021, Priority Pass still has a live link for a special discount on all membership plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary from 2019. To take advantage of this promotion, you must sign up through this link.

This promotion is good for:

  • 25% off Standard membership
  • 20% off Standard Plus membership
  • 10% off Prestige membership

Hot Tip: You’ll find the page initially displays pricing in GBP (£). Click SELECT under your desired plan and the next page asks you to “select your residence.” Once this is done, the plan appears in your appropriate currency of choice with the discount applied. 

Priority Pass Membership Benefits

Main Benefits

Obviously, the point of having a Priority Pass membership is to gain access to airport lounges. Priority Pass reports that they currently partner with over 1,300 lounges worldwide in more than 600 cities across 148 countries.

In the U.S. alone, there are nearly 100 lounges or lounge alternatives that members can take advantage of (and we list them all below).

Priority Pass also boasts a dedicated team that’s working hard to add more lounges each month. In 2020, 11 new lounges (or lounge alternatives) were added to the program. Alaska Lounges rejoined the network in 2021.

What Does a Priority Pass Lounge Offer? 

Per the FAQ page, members receive the following main benefits:

  • Access to 1,300+ lounges worldwide
  • Complimentary drinks, refreshments, and pre-flight bites including alcohol (in most lounges)
  • Space to work or relax in a place that feels like home
  • Free Wi-Fi in most lounges
  • Comfortable seats and quiet spaces
  • The latest magazines and newspapers
  • Power sockets to give your devices a boost
  • Conference rooms, showers, beds, and spa facilities in select lounges

We offer more details on these amenities in the General Amenities section below.

How Do I Access a Lounge?

To access a Priority Pass lounge, members must present a membership card.

Most lounges now accept a digital membership card that can be accessed via the Priority Pass app. However, be sure to check the requirements of the specific lounge you wish to visit before arriving — in some cases, the lounge will require a physical membership card.

What About Guests? 

Priority Pass members are allowed to bring guests into most lounges unless otherwise stated on the lounge directory/information page. The number of guests allowed is variable per lounge, often subject to space/capacity constraints, and may depend on if you have the Select or Standard membership.

If you obtained a Priority Pass membership directly from Priority Pass, the guest access price is $32 per guest per visit. This guest fee will be charged directly to your nominated payment card.

Priority Pass also states that if you joined the program via a third party such as a card issuer or other partner, guest fees can vary.

For example, some of the more popular travel rewards credit cards give you complimentary guest access:

Priority Pass App

Priority Pass App
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The Priority Pass app is available for Apple and Android users to download on their smartphones. This app is free and includes access to your digital membership card. Additionally, the app provides users the ability to search for lounges, rate lounges, and access their visit history. Specific to each lounge, users can find lounge images, hours, and amenities offered.

Other Benefits

Restaurant (i.e. “Lounge Alternatives”) Discounts: Priority Pass offers special restaurant discounts at specific airport locations. Typically, the discount equates to $28 off the final bill per person, per visit.

For example, the current lounge alternatives at PDX are Portland’s Capers Cafe Le Bar and House Spirits Distillery. All restaurant/bar locations are included in the Priority Pass lounge directory.

Note that Priority Pass memberships from U.S.-issued American Express cards, including the Amex Platinum card and Amex Business Platinum card, no longer include Priority Pass restaurant access (“non-lounge airport experiences”).

Family/Partner Pass: Priority Pass doesn’t advertise it boldly, but they do offer a Partner Standard Membership at half price. Members should contact its Membership Services team for more information.

Referral Bonuses: Through a special referral link, Priority Pass members can refer friends and receive free guest visits in return. Plus, your friends get 10% off their membership as a perk. There is no limit to the number of friends you can refer.

IHG Partnership: Priority Pass members with a paid membership also receive benefits/discounts with IHG. The Priority Pass website states, “Taking advantage of these discounts is easy. Simply go to the IHG website, available from your Priority Pass membership portal, and supply your Priority Pass membership number. The discount will be applied to the total in the cart when checking out.”

Avis Partnership: Priority Pass members with a paid membership can join Avis Preferred Plus for free (an upgraded form of the standard Avis Preferred loyalty program). The upgraded perks include “priority service,” the highest possible priority for car availability, single upgrades, a free additional driver benefit, and a voucher for a free weekend in Europe after 3 rentals.

General Priority Pass Lounge Amenities

Standard Priority Pass Lounges

Most Priority Pass lounges have the following general amenities:

  • Digital membership card option
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Refreshments and snacks
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Televisions
  • Internet/data-ports
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Disabled access

Additionally, some lounges provide:

  • Showers
  • Conference rooms (subject to payment)

If a lounge has any “specialty amenities,” we have noted them below.

Priority Pass Restaurants

When it comes to Priority Pass-designated restaurants, cardholders will usually receive $28 off the final bill. This is valid for any type of meal/drinks in a single transaction (often excluding grab-and-go items or non-food merchandise) if the Priority Pass card is valid.

In terms of guest access, restaurants will allow 1 guest per cardholder and will issue $56 off the final bill ($28 per person).

Most Priority Pass Restaurants have the following amenities:

  • Digital membership card option
  • Bar/restaurant food and drink offerings
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Televisions
  • Disabled access

If a Priority Pass restaurant has any “specialty amenities,” we have also noted them below.

List of Priority Pass U.S. Lounge Locations, Types & Hours

Anchorage, AK — Ted Stevens Anchorage International (ANC)

Alaska Lounge

Location: Concourse C, airside, near gate C1
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

Atlanta, GA — Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)

Minute Suites 

Location: Concourse B, airside, near gate B16
Hours: 24 hours daily (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities:

  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

The Club at ATL

Location: International Terminal, Concourse F, airside, mezzanine level (next to the chapel)
Hours: Daily, 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Baltimore, MD — Baltimore-Washington International (BWI)

The Club BWI

Location: Concourse D, airside, upper level (near Dunkin’ Donuts at gate D10)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure (3-hour stay max); children under 2 years admitted free

Minute Suites

Location: Concourse C, airside, after security, between gates C3 and C5
Hours: 24 hours daily
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities:

  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

Boston, MA — Boston Logan International (BOS)

Air France Lounge

Location: Terminal E, airside, turn right after security toward gate 4 then take the elevator or stairs to the lounge
Hours: Monday, Thursday, Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday, Sunday: 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Tuesday: Closed
Guest Access: 3-hour stay max; children under 2 years admitted free

The Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal C, airside, first floor, concourse level (across from gate C19); not accessible from gates 40 to 42
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints, in particular, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 12 years admitted free

The Club

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal E, after security (take the elevator down 1 level)
Hours: Daily, 5:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

Buffalo, NY — Buffalo Niagara International (BUF)

The Club

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Airside after security checks, between gates 6 and 7
Hours: Daily, 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

Charleston, SC — Charleston International (CHS)

The Club CHS

Location: Concourse B, airside, take the elevator located near the AME Memorial and the Eddie Bauer store
Hours: Daily: 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

Charlotte, NC — Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)

Minute Suites

Location: Airside, main atrium (next to the food court)
Hours: 24 hours daily (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities: 

  • Shower facilities (subject to payment; discounted rate: $20 for 30 minutes)
  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

Minute Suites

Location: Airside, D/E connector near the food court
Hours: 24 hours daily
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities: 

  • Shower facilities (subject to payment; discounted rate: $20 for 30 minutes)
  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

Chicago, IL — Chicago O’Hare International (ORD)

Air France/KLM Lounge

Location: International Terminal 5, airside (between gates M8 and M7 on the left)
Hours: Monday and Saturday, 6:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday, 8:15 a.m. to 11:50 p.m.; Wednesday, 6:00 a.m. to 11:50 p.m.
Guest Access: T5 passengers only; smart-casual dress at all times (no shorts, vests, baseball caps, or football shirts); children under 2 years admitted free

Swissport Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: International Terminal 5, airside (between gates M8 and M7 on the right)
Hours: Daily, 12:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Guest Access: T5 passengers only; children under 4 years admitted free

Cincinnati, OH — Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International (CVG)

The Club at CVG

Location: Concourse A (between gates A8 and A10)
Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

Colorado Springs, CO — Colorado Springs (COS)

Mortgage Solutions Financial Premier Lounge

Location: Airside, after security checks, adjacent to Gate 6
Hours: Daily, 4:30 a.m. to last scheduled flight departure
Guest Access: Children under 2 years are admitted free; all children must be accompanied by an adult

Dallas, TX — Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW)

Gameway

Location: Terminal E (near gate E16)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Cardholders receive complimentary access to 1 game station for 2 hours; 10% discounted rates for subsequent hours
Select Amenities:

  • 1 soft drink or bottle of water
  • 2 snacks

Gameway

Location: Terminal B (near gate B42)
Hours: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Cardholders receive complimentary access to 1 game station for 2 hours; 10% discounted rates for subsequent hours
Select Amenities:

  • 1 soft drink or bottle of water
  • 2 snacks

Minute Suites

Location: Terminal A (near gate A38)
Hours: 24 hours daily (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities:

  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

Minute Suites

Location: Terminal D, airside (near gate D23)
Hours: 24 hours daily (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities:

  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

The Club at DFW

Location: Terminal D, airside, adjacent to gate D22 (go through “Airline Clubs” double doors, take the elevator to the fifth floor)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints, in particular after 1:00 p.m.)
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Conference facilities

Detroit, MI — Detroit Metropolitan (DTW)

Lufthansa Business Lounge

Location: North Terminal, airside (next to gate D8)
Hours: Monday to Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday and Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free, maximum 3-hour stay

Honolulu, HI — Daniel K. Inouye International (HNL)

The Plumeria Lounge

Location: Inter-Island Terminal, airside, third floor (near Wiki Wiki shuttle pick-up)
Hours: Daily: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; not accessible for arrivals

IASS Hawaii Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Overseas Terminal, airside, proceed to Garden Court (towards gates 14 to 23, elevator to ground level and follow signs)
Hours: Daily, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 3 years admitted free

Houston, TX — George Bush Intercontinental (IAH)

Air France Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal D, airside (opposite gate D12)
Hours: Daily, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; 3-hour stay max

KLM Crown Lounge 

Location: Terminal D, airside (near gate D8)
Hours: Daily, 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; 3-hour stay max

Jacksonville, FL — Jacksonville International (JAX)

The Club JAX

Location: Concourse A, airside, after security proceed through the food court and the lounge is located on the right-hand side
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities, children’s play area with gaming tables

Kahului, HI — Kahului International (OGG)

Premier Lounge

Location: Airside, second floor, opposite gate 17
Hours: Daily, 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

Las Vegas, NV — McCarran International (LAS)

The Club at LAS

Location: Terminal 1, Concourse D, airside, second level (toward gate D33, between Brooks Brothers and Tumi)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

The Club at LAS

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal 3, airside (across from gate E2)
Hours: Daily, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles International (LAX)

Alaska Lounge

Location: Terminal 6, airside, mezzanine level (near gate 64)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Guest Access: 2 guests per cardholder; children under 2 years admitted free

Korean Air (KAL) Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Tom Bradley International Terminal, airside (follow signs to All Gates, turn left before duty-free, elevator to the fifth floor)
Hours: Daily, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (hours may vary according to KAL international flight schedules; subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: 2 guests per cardholder; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal 2, airside, level 4 (above departure gates)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (no cardholders admitted into the lounge outside of these hours)
Guest Access: Children under 5 years admitted free; 3-hour stay max

Hot Tip: Curious about which lounges are the best? Check out our guide to the best Priority Pass lounges.

Miami, FL — Miami International (MIA)

Turkish Airlines Lounge

Location: Airside; the lounge elevator lobby is located midway between Concourses H and J
Hours: Hours vary according to flight schedules
Guest Access: Maximum 4-hour stay; children under 2 years are admitted free

Turkish Airlines Lounge

Location: Central Terminal, Concourse E, level 2, past the escalator on the left-hand side
Hours: Daily: 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Maximum 4-hour stay; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Club America F

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Central Terminal, Concourse F, airside (follow signs to lounge, third floor)
Hours: Daily: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (hours may vary according to flight schedules)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; customers on international flights only
Select Amenities: Shower facilities (subject to payment)

Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN) — Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP)

PGA MSP Lounge

Location: Terminal 1, airside, north end of airport mall (stairs to the right of French Meadow to mezzanine level; can also take the elevator near the north checkpoint and baggage claim; check-in at the golf shop counter)
Hours: Daily: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 3 years admitted free; 3-hour stay max
Select Amenities: Conference facilities (may be subject to payment)

*Cardholders and registered accompanying guests receive $15 credit per person per visit toward an à la carte menu item or golf experience; credit cannot be combined across both

Nashville, TN — Nashville International (BNA)

Minute Suites

Location: Airside, near gate D3
Hours: 24 hours daily
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities: 

  • Shower facilities (subject to payment; discounted rate: $20 for 30 minutes)
  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

New Orleans, LA — Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY)

The Club at MSY

Location: Airside, after security checks, follow the signs for Concourse A and pass Cafe Du Mondé; take the elevator located on the right-hand side to the third floor
Hours: Daily: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free

New York, NY — John F. Kennedy International (JFK)

Air France Lounge

Location: Terminal 1, airside (near Air France boarding area by gate 1)
Hours: Daily: 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; 3-hour stay max
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Air India Maharaja Lounge

Location: Terminal 4, airside, after security near gate 5
Hours: Daily: 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free

Alaska Lounge

Location: Terminal 7, airside after security (mezzanine level)
Hours: Sunday to Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: May access 3 hours prior to scheduled departure; 2 guests per cardholder, children under 2 years admitted free

Korean Air (KAL) Business Class Lounge

Location: Terminal 1, airside after security (right-hand side across from gate 3)
Hours: Daily: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: 2 guests per cardholder; children under 2 years admitted free; passengers with Terminal 1 boarding pass only

Lufthansa Business Lounge

Location: Terminal 1, airside after security
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday: 11:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Guest Access: 2 guests per cardholder; children under 2 years admitted free; passengers with Terminal 1 boarding pass only

Primeclass Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal 1, airside, next to gates 8 and 9
Hours: Monday, Thursday, and Sunday: 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Guest Access: International flights only, children under 7 years are admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Wingtips Lounge

Location: Terminal 4, airside, turn right after security (lounge on the left ~100 meters down)
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Closed Monday and Tuesday
Guest Access: 6 guests per cardholder; children under 3 years admitted free; dress code applicable (shoes and shirts required; no baseball caps)

Newark, NJ — Newark International Airport (EWR)

Lufthansa Business Lounge

Location: Terminal B, by gate 60
Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday to Sunday: 2:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Guest Access: 2 guests per cardholder; children under 2 years admitted free; passengers with Terminal 1 boarding pass only

Orlando, FL — Orlando International (MCO)

The Club MCO

Location: Terminal A, Concourse 1, airside, from gates 1 to 29 (adjacent to XpresSpa)
Hours: Thursday to Monday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

The Club MCO

Location: Terminal B, Concourse 4, airside, from gates 70 to 99 (next to InMotion store, near gate 91)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities, separate children’s play area

Orlando, FL — Orlando Sanford International (SFB)

The Royal Palm Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal A, airside, International Departure Lounge (adjacent to Budweiser Tap Room)
Hours: Lounge opens 3 hours prior to first scheduled flight departure and closes after the last scheduled departure or 11:00 p.m., whichever comes first
Guest Access: Children under 4 years admitted free
Select Amenities: À la carte menu (subject to payment); separate smoking room available

Philadelphia, PA — Philadelphia International (PHL)

Minute Suites

Location: Terminal B, airside, between Concourses A and B (in A/B connector)
Hours: 24 hours daily (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Complimentary access to a suite for 1 hour for themselves and up to 3 guests; discounted rates ($28 per hour) for each subsequent hour
Select Amenities:

  • Daybed sofa with pillows and blankets
  • Workstation
  • Sound masking system with Nap 26 audio program

Pittsburgh, PA — Pittsburgh International (PIT)

The Club at PIT

Location: Concourse C, airside (between Bar Symon and gate C51)
Hours: Daily: 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Conference facilities

Portland, OR — Portland International (PDX)

Alaska Lounge

Location: Airside, the lounge is located across from gate C5
Hours: Daily: 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

San Diego, CA — San Diego International (SAN)

Airspace Lounge

Location: Airside, after East Security Checkpoint, take an immediate left and proceed towards gate 33
Hours: Wednesday to Monday: 5:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m., Tuesday: Closed
Guest Access Children under 2 years admitted free

San Francisco, CA — San Francisco International (SFO)

Air France/KLM Lounge

Location: International Terminal, Concourse A, airside (first left after TSA)
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday to Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Sunday: 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Tuesday: Closed
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; only passengers on flights departing Concourse A

Alaska Lounge

Location: Terminal 2, just beyond the D Security Checkpoint
Hours: Opening summer 2021
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Concourse A, after security turn left and take the escalator to level 5
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free

San Jose, CA — Norman Y. Mineta San José International (SJC)

The Club at SJC A15

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal A, airside, third level (across from gate 15)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

The Club at SJC A8

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Main Level Concourse, across from gate 8
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities, conference facilities

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Luis Muñoz Marín International (SJU)

The Lounge San Juan by Global Lounge Network

Location: Entrance to Terminal C, through Security Checkpoint B, third floor (elevator by “Global Lounge Network” sign)
Hours: Daily: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Guest Access: 1 child under 12 years admitted free (per cardholder)

The Lounge San Juan by Global Lounge Network 

Location: Terminal A, airside, left after security, through duty-free (on the right-hand side)
Hours: Daily, 04:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Guest Access: 1 child under 12 years admitted free (per cardholder)

Seattle, WA — Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA)

Alaska Lounge

Location: Airside, between gates N1 and N2
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

The Club at SEA

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Concourse A, airside (across from gate A11)
Hours: Daily, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free

The Club at SEA

Location: South Satellite, airside (next to gate S9)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (access may be restricted between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Access is permitted 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure; children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Separate prayer room available upon request

Washington, D.C. — Washington Dulles International (IAD)

Air France/KLM Lounge

Location: Concourse A, airside (opposite gate A22)
Hours: Daily, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (subject to space constraints)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; 3-hour stay max; all cardholders and guests are required to show an IAD outbound departure boarding pass with confirmed same-day travel
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

British Airways Galleries Lounge

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Concourse B, airside, Concourse level
Hours: Daily, 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Lufthansa Business Lounge

Location: Concourse B, airside (near gate B50)
Hours: Daily, 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 2 years admitted free; maximum 3-hour stay

Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington

Location: Concourse B, airside (near gate B43)
Hours: Tuesday to Friday and Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Saturday and Monday: 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guest Access: Children under 4 years admitted free; 4-hour stay max
Select Amenities: Shower facilities

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Due to COVID-19, this lounge is closed until further notice. 

Location: Between Concourses A and B, airside (in front of gate A32)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (no cardholders admitted outside of these hours)
Guest Access: Children under 5 years admitted free; 3-hour stay max
Select Amenities: Complimentary luggage storage

Priority Pass U.S. Restaurant Locations, Types & Hours

Boston, MA — Boston Logan International (BOS)

Stephanie’s (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal B, airside after security, Departures level (opposite gate B24)
*Domestic flights only
Hours: Daily, 4:30 a.m. to 30 minutes prior to last scheduled flight

“Enjoy sophisticated comfort food in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Bigger flavors and fresher ingredients with a simple yet elegant presentation.”

Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar And Grill (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice.

Location: Terminal C, landside before security, Departures level (opposite Alaska Airlines’ check-in counter)
Hours: Daily, 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (cardholders will not be admitted outside of these hours; also subject to space constraints)

“Enjoy classic New England fare in a full-service sports bar named after local icon Jerry Remy.”

Cleveland, OH — Cleveland Hopkins International (CLE)

Bar Symon (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Concourse C, airside (between gates C4 and C6)
Hours: Daily: 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

“Delicious comfort food and a tap-house [in] a timeless airport experience. Featuring signature items such as Pierogi and Kielbasa, Lola fries, and a selection of award-winning burgers.”

Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL)

Kafe Kalik (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Terminal 4, airside (near gate G6)
Hours: Daily: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

“Kafe Kalik offers a variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts, and tropical beverages influenced by the Caribbean. Enjoy traditional Conch Fritters and Glazed Wings with Guava BBQ.”

Houston, TX — George Bush Intercontinental (IAH)

Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Terminal A, airside (near gate A17)
Hours: Monday, Friday, Sunday, and Thursday: 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday: 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

“For over 25 years Cadillac Bar has been a hotspot for fun, festivity, and of course authentic Mexican food. Enjoy a lively mixture of tradition and Mexican flair.”

Landry’s Seafood (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Terminal C, airside (near gate C42)
Hours: Daily, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)

“For decades, Landry’s has been a tale of legendary Gulf Coast cuisine and true hospitality. Landry’s has maintained an unmatched commitment to sensational steaks, seafood, and pasta specialties.”

Indianapolis, IN — Indianapolis International (IND)

The Fan Zone (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Airside, after security (near gate B17)
Hours: Daily, 8:00 a.m. to last scheduled flight departure

“The Fan Zone offers starters such as pretzel and pizza sticks, hot deli sandwiches served on croissant rolls, and local craft beers on tap.”

Lexington, KY — Blue Grass (LEX)

Kentucky Ale Taproom (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Airside, after security, near Concourse D entrance
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to last scheduled flight departure

“The Kentucky Ale Taproom offers a variety of food, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages. Treat yourself to regional favorites or enjoy all-American favorites such as burgers and salads. Now featuring Crank & Boom ice cream.”

Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles International (LAX)

Point The Way Café (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal 6, airside (between gates 65A and 65B)
Hours: Daily, 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

“This full-service pub serves up all-American favorite dishes in a cozy environment.”

Rock & Brews (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal 1, airside (opposite gate 11B)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

“Rock & Brews offers unique options such as Gastropub Burger and fire-grilled Santa Maria Tri-Tip sandwich, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. The drink selection includes 24 rotating draft beers and craft cocktails.”

Miami, FL — Miami International (MIA)

Corona Beach House (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: North Terminal, Concourse D, airside (between gates D23 and D24)
Hours: Daily, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

“Corona Beach House is the perfect relaxation destination before your flight. You can order some delicious food and enjoy a cold Corona Extra.”

New York, NY — John F. Kennedy International (JFK)

Bobby Van’s Steakhouse (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal 8, airside after security (opposite gate 14)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

“Bobby Van’s Grill brings the same high-quality steakhouse and grill fare of other Bobby Van’s establishments featuring Dry Aged Steaks, a well-stocked bar, and elegant decor that will help guests forget they are at the airport. ”

Portland, OR — Portland International (PDX)

Capers Cafe Le Bar (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Concourse C, airside (immediately after security on the left-hand side)
Hours: Daily, 4:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

“Capers Café Le Bar has a charming space to dine in and also offers food conveniently packaged to take on the flight.”

Capers Market (PP Restaurant)

Location: Concourse D, airside (immediately after security)
Hours: Daily, 4:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

“Capers Market offers market-fresh seafood, pastries, beer, wine, and spirits.”

Westward Whiskey (PP Bar/Restaurant)

Location: Concourse C, airside (near gate 6)
Hours: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“Visit the airport tasting room to taste through their whiskey flight, cocktail flight, or learn the entire grain to glass process with the Westward Experience.”

Providence, RI — T.F. Green International (PVD)

Providence Provisions Kitchen & Bar

Location: Airside, through the security checkpoint, turn left into the North Concourse and Providence Provisions Kitchen & Bar is located on the left-hand side
Hours: Daily, 11:30 a.m. to last scheduled flight departure

“Focused on Rhode Island Classics as well as some local [favorites] as well as their signature dish of hot wieners paired with an ice cold whalers rise 16oz.”

San Francisco, CA — San Francisco International (SFO)

San Francisco Giants Clubhouse (PP Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Airside, Concourse F (near gate F13)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)

“Watch sports, news, movies, and interactive entertainment while enjoying the unique ballpark menu that includes sandwiches, burgers, salads, and a full bar.”

Yankee Pier (PP Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Airside, Concourse F (near gate F4)
Hours: Daily, 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)

“Enjoy delicious fresh seafood such as clam chowder, lobster, crab, and other California favorites in a casual drop-in dining setting.”

Seattle, WA — Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA)

Bambuza (PP Restaurant)

Location: Airside, once you disembark the train, take the escalator to Concourse Level and turn left; Bambuza is located on the left-hand side
Hours: Daily, 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

“Bambuza offers fresh, authentic Vietnamese cuisine made with locally sourced, organic ingredients. Popular dishes include grilled rice and noodle bowls with your choice of meat or tofu, traditional pho soups.”

Trail Head BBQ Bar (PP Restaurant)

Location: Airside, right-hand side after you exit TSA, near gate C1
Hours: Daily, 4:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

“Trailhead BBQ Bar features Pacific Northwest [favorites] including Alaskan Brewing Ales, local craft beers, wine, and craft cocktails.”

St. Louis, MO — St. Louis Lambert International (STL)

The Pasta House (PP Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal 1, lower level, pre-security (close to baggage claim)
Hours: Sunday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

“The Pasta House is ‘A St. Louis Tradition’ Family restaurant that features the famous Pasta House Special Salad, St. Louis Toasted Ravioli, and a great combination of fresh homemade menu items to enjoy.”

The Pasta House & Schlafly Beer (PP Restaurant) 

Location: Terminal 2, airside, upper level (right side, opposite gate E6)
Hours: Sunday to Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Saturday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

“Schlafly taps pour 10 styles of award-winning brews; organic drinks are also available. The Pasta House is ‘A St. Louis Tradition’ Family restaurant and Schlafly Brew House paved the way for craft beer in Missouri. The menu features fresh homemade items, like Pasta House Special Salad and St. Louis Toasted Ravioli.”

Syracuse, NY — Syracuse Hancock International (SYR)

Johnny Rockets (PP Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Airside connector, after security (turn left, towards North Concourse B)
Hours: Daily, 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)

“Johnny Rockets offers a high-quality innovative menu including fresh, never frozen 100% ‘Angus’ beef cooked-to-order burgers, fries, and hand-spun shakes.”

Tampa, FL — Tampa International (TPA)

The Café by Mise en Place (PP Restaurant)

Location: Airside F (directly in front of security checkpoint by gate F85)
Hours: Daily: 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

“The Café by Mise en Place is Tampa’s premier restaurant for Modern American cuisine and exciting and dynamic fare.”

Tucson, AZ — Tucson International (TUS)

Barrio Brewery Co. (PP Restaurant)

Location: Landside, second floor (opposite the Arroyo Trading Post)
*Domestic flights only
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints), Closed Saturday and Sunday

“Tucson’s original gastropub, serving an ever-changing menu of craft beer and fine fare.”

Washington, D.C. — Washington Dulles International (IAD)

Chef Geoff’s (PP Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Concourse C, airside (near gate C14)
Hours: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)

“Contemporary American cuisine, with casual sophistication and generous hospitality.”

Washington, D.C. — Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA)

American Tap Room (PP Restaurant)

Due to COVID-19, this restaurant is closed until further notice. 

Location: Terminal C, airside (near gates 35 to 45)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)

“American Tap Room is a full service, sit down restaurant offering a casual atmosphere with contemporary American food, liquor, beer, and wine.”

Bracket Room (PP Restaurant)

Location: Terminal B, airside (opposite gate 12)
Hours: Daily, 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (subject to space constraints)

“Bracket Room is a full-service upscale sports lounge and eatery, that indulges your appetite with an extensive menu serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.”

Final Thoughts

If you’re considering membership and you travel often, it’s a lot more lucrative to sign up for one of the credit cards mentioned above. Each of these credit cards provides additional cost-saving benefits to frequent flyers, so the value will outweigh simply signing up for a direct membership alone.

Priority Pass is consistently expanding its lounge options, meaning you’ll have a decent choice for lounge access at most places you fly.
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Frequently asked questions

What is Priority Pass and how does it work?

Priority Pass is the world’s largest independent airport lounge access program. Members have access to over 1,300 airport experiences in over 600 cities and 148 countries.

How much does a Priority Pass Select membership cost?

You can purchase a membership directly from the Priority Pass website for $99 (Standard), $249 (Standard Plus), or $429 (Prestige) per year.

The Standard membership allows you and any guests traveling with you to access any Priority Pass lounge for $32 per person. A Standard Plus membership gives you 10 free visits each year and then $32 per visit, per person. Finally, a Prestige membership gives the member unlimited free visits but you will still need to pay $32 per guest visit.

How can you get Priority Pass for free?

There are many different travel credit card options that include a Priority Pass as a perk for holding the card. Some of our recommended options are the Chase Sapphire Reserve card (cardholder plus 2 guests can enter for free, then $27 per guest after that); the Amex Platinum card (cardholder plus 2 guests can enter for free, $32 per guest after that) and the Hilton Aspire card (cardholder plus 2 guests can enter for free, $32 per guest after that).

How many lounges are in the Priority Pass network?

There are over 1,300 airport experiences in over 600 cities and 148 countries.

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24 comments

  1. In actual use, this has little benefit. They advertise all these lounges, but when you go to them you are told they are not accepting PP customers due to ‘capacity constraints’. However, those constraints don’t exist if you buy a pass directly from the lounge or have another membership. PP customers are the lowest tier and are often turned away even during hours advertised as available. Buyer Beware!

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    • @AP, Although what you are saying is sometimes the case, it is usually in fairly crowded lounges located within the US. Alaska Air Lounges come to mind and they are actually leaving the program in Seattle because they weren’t able to accommodate PP guests with any regularity.

      I have never had an issue getting in to a foreign PP lounge and have used them in 30+ countries over the past several years. In addition, the restaurants do not limit PP access. If they have tables available, you can sit and eat.

      It can be frustrating when you are expecting a lounge and can’t get in, but I would urge you to keep trying, especially when traveling internationally. Some of the foreign PP lounges can be quite nice.

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  2. As of April 19, The Club at PHX will no longer accept PP.

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    • Hey Randy – thanks for the heads up! We try to do an update on this piece 1-2 times a month and check priority pass’s official list of inclusions for accuracy! We’ll be updating when it’s no longer available! 🙂

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  3. Amex HHonors Aspire and Ascend both offer complimentary Standard Plus PP access.

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  4. FactorLoads May 2, 2019

    Thanks for sharing this article. This is a very helpful site. I think that this will definitely help me be able to get a membership.

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  5. Thank you for this information, but I find this article confusing. It states that there seem to be no differences between the select and the standard plan, but then later states that with the standard plan visits are $32, but then later again states that it’s good to have select because visits are free. And select is not shown in the picture of the three plans to buy. It appears select is a card benefit only. I wish that the two would have just been kept separate from one another–maybe in two different articles, or just clearly delineated…

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    • Hi Kristen… I can see how you’re confused. We’re going to remove the sentence where we state we can see no advertised difference, as you’re correct, the standard plans require a sign-up outside of receiving the membership through a financial institution.

      Select isn’t shown in the photo of the memberships you can buy, because you can’t buy it. We state in the article: “Priority Pass Select is the membership plan/card you’re given when you receive your membership through a U.S. financial institution (e.g. your bank account or a credit card).”

      The rest of the information should be accurate here. Hope this helps!

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  6. This article was very helpful to me. Thanks for sharing it!

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  7. I’m still trying to find a Priority pass lounge that is available to me. My recent and future round trip flights include… PHX-SFO,..ORD-PHX,…PHX-MSY,…PHX-MKE. Come on,…..nothing in Phoenix? Even at an airport with a lounge location, it can be in another terminal….. ( ORD,…SFO )

    I’ll keep looking…..

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    • Catherine Luther July 1, 2019

      Hi Gary,

      Yes, unfortunately the only airport in your list that accepts priority pass is O’Hare, at the Air France and Swissport lounges in Terminal 5.

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  8. Since you acknowledge that Priority Pass will stop providing access to its restaurant locations, you should remove those locations from your list, or at least note that they will be unavailable starting August 1. This decision was enough to make me drop my AMEX platinum Card which includes Priority Pass as a benefit.

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    • Hi BobG. Priority Pass access to lounge alternative restaurants is still currently available beyond August 1st, just not for Priority Pass Select Membership that comes with American Express issued cards.

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  9. I am finding more and more restrictions on lounge access. I just accessed the lounge in SFO this morning and was initially told that they do not accept arrivals, but she did let me in as an exception because the lounge was empty. After approx. an hour, I was approached in the lounge and told that there was a 1 hour maximum stay on arrivals. I’ve been in this lounge many times, but never heard that. The lounge was empty at that time also, so it wasn’t an issue of overcrowding. Just a heads up.

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    • Hi Jenn,
      Thanks for sharing your experience. Not allowing access for arrivals or limiting your time if you’re coming in on an arriving flight (without a connection) isn’t uncommon. It’s too bad they didn’t let you stay though since the lounge was empty.

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  10. I want to get Priority Pass for free. I think that this article will surely help me. I will definitely follow what you said. This is a very helpful site for business owner like me.

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  11. JASON MORGAN December 4, 2019

    I believe the Surpass PP is for 10 visits, not Member + 2 guests.

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  12. Brad Phillips January 13, 2020

    Terrible (lack of) selection for domestic terminals.

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  13. Landry’s in IAH is no longer closed due to COVID-19, or at least it was open when we transferred through on our way to/from Orlando a couple weeks ago.

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  14. Chris Mardis February 24, 2021

    Maybe the next article should be “what Lounges are actually open”.
    Due to Covid, almost every airport I hit, the lounges are closed. Except when I was in Seattle I think.

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    • Hi Chris,

      We update this article regularly to update readers on which lounges have begun to reopen, so feel free to refer back before your next trip! Thanks for reading!

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