Priority Pass SFO Lounge and Restaurant Options - NerdWallet (2022)

Priority Pass is an airport lounge program that allows members access to more than 1,300 airport lounges and restaurants worldwide. Four of those Priority Pass locations are at San Francisco International Airport.

Of those four Priority Pass “lounges,” two aren’t lounges at all; they’re restaurants. In lieu of a lounge, both restaurants offer you and a guest a $28 credit per person (for a total of up to $56 off the final bill), which in some cases can be even more appealing than a full lounge.

Here are the two lounges and two restaurants you’ll find at SFO:

  • Air France - KLM Lounge (lounge): International Terminal Concourse A, Level 3.

  • Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse (lounge): International Terminal Concourse A, Level 5.

  • San Francisco Giants Clubhouse (restaurant): Terminal 3 Concourse F, near Gate F13.

  • Yankee Pier (restaurant): Terminal 3 Concourse F, near Gate F4.

Priority Pass lounges worldwide swing wildly in quality depending on where you are. At some lounges, you’ll be lucky to get a free bag of pretzels, while others offer up what’s closer to VIP treatment. Across SFO’s four spots, you’ll find a bit of everything: two generally good (but not great) lounges, a Giants-themed restaurant to keep fans entertained preflight and a Korean fried-chicken sandwich worth showing up to the airport early for.

At SFO, holding a Priority Pass membership is a home run,just as long as you know how to use it correctly.

Note: Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, some lounge benefits and/or hours of operation may be temporarily altered. Always check directly with the lounge or Priority Pass website for the most updated details on availability.

Accessing SFO’s Priority Pass lounges

You can theoretically get into all four of SFO’s Priority Pass locations in one day, but it requires some work. Here’s what you need to know about lounge hours, guest policies and accessing lounges in a terminal you’re not actually flying out of:

How do you get into SFO’s Priority Pass lounges?

You’ll need Priority Pass membership to get access to SFO’s four lounges, which typically costs between $99 and $429 annually. Perhaps a better deal: Score complimentary membership through many top-tier travel credit cards.

Each of SFO’s four Priority Pass lounges is located airside (past the security checkpoint), so you’ll need not only your membership, but a same-day boarding pass and valid ID to get past security and into a lounge.

Can you hop between terminals at SFO?

Even if your flight is departing from a different terminal, you more than likely can still access the SFO Priority Pass lounges before your flight, but it’s not always the easiest process.

While all of SFO’s terminals are connected by both a walking route and AirTrain, they’re located outside of the security checkpoints. In most cases, you’ll have to fully exit the terminal, walk or ride AirTrain to another terminal, and re-enter security to access lounges in other terminals.

A Transportation Security Administration spokesperson confirmed to NerdWallet that TSA allows travelers to enter any terminal in an airport, as long as you have your ID and a valid boarding pass for a flight that day. However, TSA lines are often managed by airport or airline employees (not TSA), so you might have to explain to the line manager why you’re in the “wrong” terminal.

Only a couple of SFO terminals are connected after the security checkpoint:

  • Terminal 1, Gates C2 - C11 connects to Terminal 2, Gates D1 - D18 (though there are currently no Priority Pass lounges in either terminal).

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  • International Terminal, Gates G1 - G14 connects to Terminal 3, E1 - E13 and F1 - F22 (this allows International Terminal passengers from G gates to access San Francisco Giants Clubhouse and Yankee Pier).

The good news: It’s a fairly quick hop between terminals (if you’re agile, walking tends to be faster than AirTrain). SFO even has solid signage indicating how long the walk is between terminals, so you can decide if the hike is worth a free preflight Prosecco.

If you opt to terminal-hop, leave enough time to re-enter security. You might want to consider expedited screening programs like Clear or TSA Precheck to speed things up (these credit cards even reimburse your TSA Precheck application fee).

Can you visit lounges in terminals you’re not departing from, and are there any other restrictions for entering?

Even though you can visit a terminal you’re not actually flying out of (keep in mind, you might have to go through security again), you might not actually be able to access the lounge.

Each lounge sets its own policies:

Air France - KLM Lounge: The official lounge policy is that it’s accessible only for passengers on flights departing from Concourse A. Anecdotally, we’ve successfully entered on numerous occasions with boarding passes for flights departing from different terminals — and never been turned away, either. But given the rules, understand that your mileage may vary.Maximum three-hour stay.

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse: Maximum three-hour stay, and smart casual dress.

San Francisco Giants Clubhouse: The restaurant may exceed what Priority Pass says is “their seating limit” (and that doesn’t necessarily mean every table is full). Priority Pass says “access to the restaurant is at their sole discretion,” so keep in mind that the restaurant may turn you away, even if it’s only slightly busy.

Yankee Pier: Like Giants Clubhouse, Yankee Pier has a “seating limit,” so you might not get seated, even if there are empty tables.

What are the SFO Priority Pass lounge hours?

Even though some lounges may be “open” throughout the day, some lounges restrict hours that Priority Pass members can enter. Here are the hours that Priority Pass members can access the SFO lounges:

Air France - KLM Lounge: Guests are limited to a maximum three-hour stay and hours vary by day. Check the official Priority Pass webpage for the most updated information.

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Note the very small window of accessible time.

San Francisco Giants Clubhouse: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Yankee Pier: 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

SFO Priority Pass lounge details

Air France - KLM Lounge (International Terminal, Concourse A, Level 3)

Of SFO’s four Priority Pass lounge locations, it’s hard to say the Air France - KLM Lounge is the best in a specific category like food or atmosphere. But we love its mix of healthy food coupled with tasty treats you’d only eat on vacation (because vacation calories don’t count). There is seating aplenty, it’s fairly easy to find an outlet and the atmosphere is at least somewhat calming. It’s a worthy contender in pretty much every category, making this our favorite Priority Pass lounge at SFO.

Restrictions to be aware of: Maximum three-hour stay, and flights departing from Concourse A only (although this may or may not be enforced).

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What the food is like: For breakfast, there’s usually a yogurt bar with decently fancy toppings including pumpkin seeds, berries and granola plus cereal, small sandwiches, fruit and even hot items like waffles.

When morning ends, breakfast food is swapped out for lunch with hot items that typically include penne pasta, meatballs in marinara sauce, fresh vegetables and soup. Pair all that with some greens from the salad bar.

KLM also doesn’t skimp on the snacks. There’s usually charcuterie and cheese (think a supermarket-quality brie), bread and crackers, Nutella, dried snacks like banana chips and raisins, and sometimes even a caprese skewer.

If all that good stuff doesn’t sound good enough, there’s usually a stack of ramen noodles in styrofoam cups next to a hot water pot. All due respect to ramen noodles, but it does seem slightly out of place next to all the fresh offerings.

Why we love it: At the KLM Lounge, you can load up on a complete meal. The fresh veggies are a healthy way to fill up before vacation starts, but we’re in it for the long dessert menu, including cheese platter, spongy pound cake and Nutella. And, if you time it right, an employee may come by offering you a fresh-baked cookie or macaron.

How it could use some work: The atmosphere needs improvement — maybe booth seating for a bit more privacy, color on the mostly white walls or classy French music. Right now, the lounge feels like a nice doctor’s office, which is certainly pleasant, albeit sterile.

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The KLM Lounge looks small upon entrance, appearing to be just one room with a small food station that’s not bad on its own, but don’t stop there as a lot of people do. Even though it appears that the guest area has ended, head behind that refreshment bar and you’ll discover a whole other room of not just more seating, but significantly better food.

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse (International Terminal, Concourse A, Level 5)

It’s only open in the mornings, but if you’ve got an early flight, then the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse’s big windows overlooking the runway are one of the best spots to watch the sunrise.

This lounge wins best in terms of atmosphere. It’s where you want to head if you’re hoping for peace and quiet, as long as you don’t mind dining on mostly prepackaged snacks while you’re at it.

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Restrictions to be aware of: Maximum three-hour stay, and smart casual dress.

What the food is like: Temper your expectations about the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse food. While it’s all-you-can-eat, the options are pretty basic. Think cereal, bananas, oranges, prepackaged bagels, pastries, breads and yogurt.

Why we love it: The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse is the newest lounge to join the Priority Pass network in SFO, perhaps not surprising from its shiny aesthetic. Big windows overlook the runways and bring in natural light. An array of seating includes plush chairs, small corner tables, booth-style seating or traditional tables and chairs. We’d work out of this lounge any day.

How it could use some work: Aside from the Greek yogurt, expect to chow on a lot of mediocre carbs for breakfast. Hot food (or at least more substantial, protein-packed snacks) would be welcome. Plus, extended hours beyond the morning would be ideal.

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If you like a big breakfast, eat up before you arrive. If you really have time, you might even consider stopping at the Air France - KLM Lounge first to eat, and heading here to work afterwards. This lounge is just a short elevator ride up.

San Francisco Giants Clubhouse (Concourse F, near Gate F13)

Of SFO’s Priority Pass locations, the San Francisco Giants Clubhouse wins for best food, hands down. It’s a traditional table-service restaurant that also serves normal, non-Priority-Pass-toting travelers, so it’s perhaps not surprising that the food is better than what you’d find in most lounges. People rave about the Korean-style fried-chicken sandwich, served with Sriracha aioli and turnip jalapeno kimchi on toasted brioche.

Rather than the all-you-can-eat style typical in most lounges, this restaurant allows Priority Pass members a credit for $28 off their bill (not including tip). You can also bring a guest, so together you can order up to $56 worth of food and not pay anything besides gratuity.

How it works: Flash your Priority Pass card and boarding pass with confirmed same-day travel for the host at check-in. Typically, they’ll print you a receipt indicating you’re a Priority Pass member, which you’ll then pass on to your server before ordering. As long as your bill is less than $28 (or $56 for two meals), you’ll owe nothing besides the tip.

Restrictions to be aware of: According to Priority Pass, “the restaurant may exceed their seating limit at certain times of the day & access to the restaurant is at their sole discretion.” That basically means that if it’s slightly crowded, the restaurant may turn away Priority Pass cardholders and prioritize full-paying customers.

What the food is like: Almost everything on the menu is good. People love the spicy fried-chicken sandwich, but don’t overlook the McCovey Cove Sandwich, which is a seared ahi tuna burger, served with crispy, wasabi-dusted onion strings, smashed avocado and a jicama slaw on toasted brioche.

Why we love it: Airport food doesn’t have to be a sad boxed sandwich, and at this baseball-themed restaurant, the food is far better than the kind of food you’ll find at any ballpark.

Between the above-average food options, big portions and the Giants theme, this restaurant is a home run.

How it could use some work: Sometimes the service can be a bit rough, especially toward Priority Pass cardholders. We suspect it’s because some diners don’t tip. The meal is free, so leave some cash for the waiter who took your order and served it to you — and set a good precedent for future Priority Pass members.

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Come here to eat, not to focus and do work. While you technically can whip out your computer and send emails while noshing on garlic fries, realize that you’re still in a full-functioning restaurant where waiters are working around you (and other diners might be waiting for a table). It’s a fine place to work if you’re eating during a nonpeak hour, but be cognizant that this might not be the space for you if you’re looking to minimize distractions.

Yankee Pier (Concourse F, near Gate F4)

Yankee Pier is SFO’s second Priority Pass restaurant. Like at Giants Clubhouse, Priority Pass cardmembers are entitled to a credit for $28 off their bill (not including gratuity). You can also bring a guest, so together you can order up to $56 worth of food. You’ll be on the hook for anything beyond those amounts, plus the tip.

How it works: Flash your Priority Pass card and boarding pass with confirmed same-day travel for the host at check-in. Typically, they’ll print you a receipt indicating you’re a Priority Pass member, which you’ll then pass on to your server before ordering. As long as your bill is less than $28 (or $56 for two meals), you’ll owe nothing at the end besides the tip.

Restrictions to be aware of: According to Priority Pass, “the restaurant may exceed their seating limit at certain times of the day & access to the restaurant is at their sole discretion.” That basically means that if it’s slightly crowded, the restaurant may turn away Priority Pass cardholders and prioritize full-paying customers.

What the food is like: Yankee Pier is all about the seafood, so whet your appetite for clam chowder, fish 'n' chips, lobster rolls, steamed mussels and popcorn shrimp. It’s on the pricey end if you’re paying with cash, but your Priority Pass will cover the cost of most items on the menu.

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Why we love it: Service is generally pretty speedy. If you don’t have time for a sit-down meal at Giants Clubhouse, we like that you can order takeout from Yankee Pier. Freshly made items tend to come out within about 10 minutes of you placing your order.

If you’re really in a hurry, Yankee Pier has a section of its menu called the “Speedee Meal” with options including a cup of chowder plus a fish or grilled-chicken sandwich. Presumably, you’ll get that even faster than anything else on the menu.

How it could use some work: Yankee Pier is kind of mediocre at everything, but it doesn’t win at anything. The prices are pretty high, so pay attention to the $28 limit, as you’ll owe the difference in cash for anything beyond that (plus you should tip on the full price of your meal, not the price post-Priority Pass discount). The food is just fine, but the portion sizes on most items are small.

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It’s a seafood restaurant, but we’re here for the scrambles served during breakfast, especially if you want to get food to grab and go before your flight. Order from the takeout counter, and they’ll fill up a big to-go box with a hearty egg scramble plus a side of breakfast potatoes and send you on your way.

The bottom line

San Francisco International Airport has two lounges and two restaurants in the Priority Pass network. Among those options, there’s something for everyone: the buffet lover, the peace-seeking busy bee, the foodie and the person who just wants some complimentary takeout for their flight.

Considering many airports have only one or two Priority Pass locations (if any at all), having four locations to visit makes SFO one of the best U.S. airports for Priority Pass members.

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FAQs

Can I go to the same Priority Pass restaurant twice during my layover? ›

Can I use Priority Pass twice in one day? There's no limit on how many Priority Pass lounges and restaurants you can visit in a day. So if there are three Priority Pass lounges in an airport, you can visit all three in one day at the airport.

Are Priority Pass lounges usually crowded? ›

While Priority Pass lounges aren't always crowded, they can be. If you visit a popular airport on a busy travel day and during a time when many other travelers are making their way through the airport, you may encounter a busy lounge. In these cases, you may be denied entry.

Is there a limit on Priority Pass lounge visits? ›

You can visit Priority Pass lounges 10 times per year and you'll pay a $95 annual fee (See Rates & Fees) to carry the card.

Is Priority Pass losing lounges? ›

Priority Pass operates the world's largest airport lounge network, with over 1,300 lounges in its network and, until now, that network has included virtually all Plaza Premium Lounge locations. But starting July 1, 2021, that will no longer be the case.

Does Priority Pass let you skip lines? ›

Some airports also allow Priority Pass members to skip the long check-in and security lines, reducing wait time.

Can I use lounge access twice in a day? ›

Ans: No, you cannot use the same credit card twice to access the same airport lounge. You can swipe for two different lounges at the same airport. However, you need to wait for some hours if you want to do so.

Can you sleep in Priority Pass lounges? ›

Cardholders can use their lounge visit entitlement to take advantage of one of the following options: a 2 hour stay in a single cabin (max. 1 pax) OR a 1 hour stay in a double cabin (max. 2 pax) OR during off peak hours 12:00 noon - 22:00 only: 1 hour stay in a single cabin plus 15 minute shower use (max.

Does Priority Pass get you through security faster? ›

Priority Lane will provide Priority Pass Members with access to the “fast lane” at airport security and passport control checkpoints at an additional fee, meaning you have the chance to reduce your wait time, and spend more time in the airport terminal exploring all the benefits you're entitled to as a Priority Pass ...

Can I bring two guests with Priority Pass? ›

Most cards that grant you Priority Pass Select membership allow lounge access for you and up to two guests. There's an additional guest fee that ranges between $27 to $32, depending on the card you have.

Can I use my husband's Priority Pass? ›

Unfortunately, Priority Pass Select memberships are only meant to be used by the account holder. The Priority Pass website specifies that memberships are valid for the person whose name appears on the card, and can't be used by someone else to gain access.

Is a Priority Pass worth it? ›

Is Priority Pass worth it anymore? Priority Pass is definitely still worth it for the right traveler. If you're traveling to/from different airports without flying in business or first class, Priority Pass can get you lounge access, even on an economy ticket.

Can someone else use my Priority Pass lounge access? ›

Adding your family members as authorized users is an option for sharing lounge access benefits. However, if your family member is targeted for the incredible 100,000-point welcome bonus (offer subject to change at any time) on the Platinum card, the best option is likely for them to apply for the card.

Is Priority Pass better than lounge club? ›

While similar to Priority Pass, Lounge Club differs from its more established counterpart in one significant respect. While Priority Pass provides members with access to over 1200 lounges, Lounge Club provides access to over 700.

Did Amex stop Priority Pass? ›

American Express is eliminating Priority Pass restaurant credits on all of its premium credit cards that offer a Priority Pass lounge membership. Many premium US cards, including the Platinum Card and the Chase Sapphire Reserve®, offer access to select airport lounges.

What is difference between Priority Pass and lounge access? ›

Priority Pass is probably the better option for frequent business travellers as, with the Prestige tier, you can simply pay one lump sum at the start of the year and breeze into any one of the company's affiliated lounges at your leisure. Lounge Pass, on the other hand, is more suited to infrequent travellers.

Can you stack priority passes? ›

If you want to know all the possibilities to access lounges with credit cards, check out our travel hacking strategy to access airport lounges! First of all, it is NOT possible to combine Priority Pass accounts. Each account is independent of the other.

Is the airport lounge worth it? ›

A lounge can offer the perfect hideaway from the hectic nature of the airport. It's much quieter, and most lounges have comfortable, spacious seating — and plenty of it. You can also use the Wi-Fi and power outlets, so you're all charged up before boarding the plane.

Can I give my Priority Pass to a family member? ›

But you only need to use it to request an additional Priority Pass card, and then hand that membership card to them. That's the card they'll need to access the lounges, and then there's no danger of them charging anything to you.

How many guests are allowed with Priority Pass? ›

At any visit to a Priority Pass lounge, you may bring in one guest at no charge. You will be charged the prevailing retail rate for any additional guests.

How long can you sit in an airport lounge? ›

In most airport lounges, you're allowed to stay for 2-3 hours before departure or after landing. Some also offer extended stays for upwards of 5 hours.

How long can you sit in a lounge? ›

Each pass has a time limit of 3 – 12 hours depending on the lounge and the pass purchased. Should you wish to stay longer, you can always negotiate with the lounge staff directly to extend your stay. This will be subject to availability and the cost may be different.

What can you do in Priority Pass lounge? ›

Our lounges are quiet, connected spaces to relax or work in, with pre-flight bites, drinks and other added perks that help you refresh and revive. We're continuously adding new, innovative features to our app, making Priority Pass the perfect travel companion for every step of your journey.

Do Priority Pass lounges have showers? ›

There aren't any showers, but there are clean restrooms in the lounge. You'll also find charging ports throughout the lounge, including USB outlets. The Wi-Fi is fast, even when the lounge gets crowded.

How do you stay at airport lounge overnight? ›

Head to Airport Lounges

However, many lounges allow you to buy a day pass, which can get you access to food, showers and a place to rest if you didn't get much sleep the night before. Plus, if you're in transit and incredibly jetlagged, your body may want to sleep during the day anyway.

Which card is best for airport lounge access? ›

Best Credit Cards for Airport Lounge Access in India
  • HDFC Visa Signature Credit Card.
  • HDFC Bank Diners Club Black Credit Card.
  • Yatra SBI Credit Card.
  • SBI Advantage Platinum Credit Card.
  • SBI Platinum Corporate Card.
  • Axis Bank Miles & More World Credit Card.
  • Axis Bank Privilege Credit Card.
  • Axis Bank Signature Credit card.

When should I use Priority Pass? ›

The Priority Pass membership programme allows all passengers, regardless of class, to use the airport lounges and other airport facilities. In this article, you will learn about the Priority Pass membership offered on credit cards.

Can you bring family into Priority Pass lounge? ›

You can invite friends and family to join you in a lounge. You need to be aware of these things: Most lounges will allow any number of guests, but some lounges may apply guest limits.

Can you tip with Priority Pass credit? ›

Some restaurants automatically apply a tip to your bill before deducting the Priority Pass dining credits. If they don't, please remember to tip based on the full amount of your bill, not what's left after your food and beverage credits, to ensure servers are paid for their work.

How do family get access to airport lounges? ›

8 Smart Ways to Get Airport Lounge Access
  1. 1 – Purchase Priority Pass. ...
  2. 2 – Use a Credit Card with Airport Lounge Access. ...
  3. 3 – Purchase a One-Day Lounge Pass. ...
  4. 4 – Purchase an Annual Airport Lounge Membership. ...
  5. 5 – Reach Elite Status with an Airline. ...
  6. 6 – Pay for Public Lounge Access. ...
  7. 7 – As a Guest of Someone with Lounge Access.
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Can I use my mom's Priority Pass? ›

Can my membership card be used by someone else? The Priority Pass membership card is non-transferable. When you access a lounge, the staff will need to check that the name printed on your membership card matches your boarding pass.

Can my mother use my Priority Pass? ›

The priority pass is not transferable and is only valid up to its date of expiry and when it has been signed by the card holder.

Does Amex Gold have Priority Pass? ›

Sit back, relax, and enjoy in one of the more than 1,300 Priority Pass™ lounges worldwide with your Priority Pass membership. With your American Express Gold Card, your Priority Pass membership is free of charge and includes two complementary visits anually.

What do you get free from Priority Pass? ›

Priority Pass is a membership which includes access to over 1,300 airport lounges worldwide. You don't have to be an elite traveler or frequent flyer to enjoy free food, alcohol, Wi-Fi, and a comfortable private seating away from the bustle of the busy terminal. But if you want to buy a membership, it'll cost you.

How do lounges make money with Priority Pass? ›

Credit card companies, airlines, and some individuals directly pay one price to Priority Pass. Some of these payments are based on usage, some are based on annual fees. The company then pays lounges a lower price to provide the service. Sources indicate that the company's cut is somewhere around 25%.

Can my wife get lounge access on my card? ›

Can more than 1 person enter a lounge with one eligible card? Ans: No. Only one person can enter per eligible card.

Can I use my father Priority Pass? ›

The Priority Pass card is not transferable and is valid up to the date of expiry mentioned on the card or until such time as the ICICI Bank VISA Signature Credit Card, ICICI Bank Platinum Identity Credit Card, ICICI Bank Platinum Credit Card and/or ICICI Bank Singapore Airlines Credit Card is valid.

Can you enter Priority Pass lounge without card? ›

Can I get into a Priority Pass lounge without a card? No. You will need to present your physical membership card or your digital membership card through your Priority Pass app. While most Priority Pass lounges accept the digital membership card upon entry, some may not accept entrance without a physical card.

What is the Amex 2 90 rule? ›

The Amex "2 in 90" rule limits cardholders to two card approvals every 90 days. This rule builds on top of the one card every five days rule. The rule prevents consumers from being issued too much credit, along with limiting the number of welcome offers consumers can earn.

Which Amex card gets you into lounges? ›

As part of The American Express Global Lounge Collection, Platinum Card Members can enjoy unlimited, complimentary access to Plaza Premium lounges around the world. Plaza Premium is a network of airport lounges around the world that are open to Platinum Card Members, regardless of airline or ticket class.

Is everything free in Priority Pass lounges? ›

The member will receive complimentary access to participating lounges for the first four visits, as well as four individual guest visits. After the free visits are used, the $27 entry fee will apply to cardholders and guests. There's a $400 annual fee for this card.

What do we get in complimentary lounge access? ›

Lounges are often filled with complimentary amenities such as premium food and snacks, fully stocked bars, modern shower facilities, fast WiFi, plentiful power outlets and secure business centers.

How many times can you use the Priority Pass? ›

Unlike all the credit cards mentioned above, the Priority Pass Select membership offered on these two American Express cards includes 10 free visits which can be used for the cardmember or guests. After 10 visits, the cardmember is charged $32 to access the lounges. Enrollment required.

Can you go through security twice for same flight? ›

Once you have collected your bag, you will then need to recheck the bag for your connecting flight and go through airport security again. Even if you have not checked in a bag and are only flying with a carry on, you still need to go through airport security again when traveling on different tickets.

How many times can I access lounge access? ›

Further, a limit of two (2) free Participating Airport Lounges access per calendar quarter per Eligible Card.

How many can enter with Priority Pass? ›

At any visit to a Priority Pass lounge, you may bring in one guest at no charge. You will be charged the prevailing retail rate for any additional guests.

Can I use my husband's Priority Pass without him? ›

Can my membership card be used by someone else? The Priority Pass membership card is non-transferable. When you access a lounge, the staff will need to check that the name printed on your membership card matches your boarding pass.

Can 2 people use Priority Pass? ›

You can invite friends and family to join you in a lounge. You need to be aware of these things: Most lounges will allow any number of guests, but some lounges may apply guest limits. It is advisable to check Lounge Information on our app or website before you travel.

Why do I always get stopped at airport security? ›

If you find yourself getting stopped with “SSSS” on your pass very frequently, it may be because your namesake is on a watchlist. A watchlist is a list of people of interest to the government, through agencies such as the TSA, CIA, NSA, FBI, or DHS.

How much does TSA PreCheck cost 2022? ›

It costs $78 and is payable via credit card, money order, company check, or certified/cashier's check. Once you complete the application, you need to schedule an in-person appointment with TSA personnel. The meeting will include a background check and fingerprinting at an enrollment center.

Do I need to go through the security check again when I have a connection flight? ›

For connecting domestic flights, you almost never have to exit and reenter security, though there are some exceptions at airports where the terminals aren't all connected. For domestic-to-international connection, it's still pretty rare that you have to exit and reenter security, even if you're changing terminals.

Are you supposed to tip at airport lounges? ›

While tipping is never expected in airport lounges in the United States: It certainly is appreciated for some kinds of services. People working in airport lounges are at least paid minimum wage (unlike restaurant servers), but of course minimum wage and a livable wage aren't the same thing.

Can two people get lounge access on one card? ›

Some credit cards that offer lounge access limit you to two free guests. In other cases, you'll be limited to two guests — and you'll have to pay for each one. Certain cards may not limit the guests you can bring to Priority Pass Select lounges for free.

Can I use my boyfriends Priority Pass? ›

Unfortunately, Priority Pass Select memberships are only meant to be used by the account holder. The Priority Pass website specifies that memberships are valid for the person whose name appears on the card, and can't be used by someone else to gain access.

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