(Hong Kong, 25 November 2021) Award-winning independent airport lounge network, Plaza Premium Lounge, is making Christmas wishes come true this festive season through their ‘Lounge, Travel, Celebrate’ campaign that will elevate experiences for those traveling during the holidays and those looking forward to a trip next year. During this peak flying time as families reunite around the world, Plaza Premium Lounge is making airport lounge access more accessible and memorable through new lounge locations, expanded partnerships with credit card providers, special offers for the Plaza Premium Lounge Pass, and in-lounge activations that will bring festive cheer to travellers globally.
The festive travel experience begins at Plaza Premium Lounge
Getting the holiday off to the best start begins at Plaza Premium Lounge all year round, and especially at this joyous time of year. Plaza Premium Lounges and its affiliated lounges in Hong Kong; Brisbane, Sydney (Australia); Helsinki (Finland); Rome (Italy); Istanbul (Turkey); Gatwick, London (UK); São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg (Canada); Dallas Fort Worth (USA), and its affiliated lounges with Avianca Airlines in Bogotá, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga, Cali, Cartagena, Rionegro (Colombia), San Salvador (El Salvador) and Miami (USA); Air France in Montréal (Canada) and Virgin Atlantics Clubhouses in Dulles, New York, San Francisco (USA) and Johannesburg (South Africa) will all be playing Christmas tunes and will be decked out with elegant festive decorations to get visitors in to the spirit as soon as they step inside. Visitors will be invited to ‘Make A Wish Upon A Tree’ by donating to the lounge’s local charity partner*; with each donation, the visitor can write their wishes for the new year on a decoration and hang it upon the tree.
Hours of joy with special canapés
Guests will be able to indulge in special canapés at the Plaza Premium Lounge Happy Hour from 17 to 24 December where festive bites and drinks will be served. Guests can upgrade the experience by purchasing the ‘Toast to Travelling Again’ package which entitles them to either a bottle or glasses of Champagne (offer and prices vary by lounge location). With each purchase of the package, 10 per cent will be donated to the local charity partner.
Festive fun with little ones
To keep children entertained, there will be festive arts and crafts in each lounge, presenting everything little ones need to create their own unique hand-made decorations and cards. On top of that, from 13 December 2021 to 1 January 2022, American Express cardholders can enjoy complimentary admission for their kids at selected lounges within the Plaza Premium Lounge network, including its affiliated partnered lounges with Virgin Atlantic, Air France and Avianca Airlines. (Terms and conditions apply).
Give the gift of the Plaza Premium Lounge Pass powered by Smart Traveller
Around the world people are dreaming of international travel, whether it’s to visit family and friends overseas, relax in an exotic destination, or discover new sights in world famous cities. For those travel lovers, the Plaza Premium Lounge Pass (PPL Pass) is the perfect gift. Loved ones can gift the pass knowing that they’ll be helping the recipient have a relaxing, comfortable, safe and private experience at the airport before their flight. The digital PPL Pass can be purchased online via Plaza Premium Lounge’s official website, and then activated, stored, redeemed and shared via Plaza Premium Group’s Smart Traveller app – the world’s first global loyalty and membership programme built for air travellers and airport users. Valid for 12 months upon activation, the Pass can be purchased for two (USD75), four (USD150), or six (USD198) lounge visits. The Pass can be used at any Plaza Premium Lounge globally and is fully integrated with Smart Traveller providing the best way of earning Arrture points and redeeming rewards.
From 22 November 2021 to 9 January 2022, people who purchase either a 4 visit or 6 visit PPL Pass will receive an additional lounge visit and will earn double Arrture points on the purchase. Smart Traveller members will benefit from a 20 per cent discount for Plaza Premium Lounges via online purchase, and a 10 per cent discount for Plaza Premium First and Aerotel. Helping travellers navigate the new airport experience, people can get a buy one get one free offer on ALLWAYS Meet and Greet services during the promotion period, ensuring a seamless end-to-end airport experience from the moment the traveller arrives until they’ve reached their destination.
Understanding that the Christmas holidays is a key time for student travel as they seek to reunite with their families, Plaza Premium Lounge is also offering a Student Pass promotion, which enables students to save up to 50% on a single lounge entry.
Plaza Premium Lounges are more accessible than ever
During recent months, Plaza Premium Group has expanded its global footprint to over 250 locations across 30 countries and 70 international airports worldwide, by adding more than 47 locations to its network, including 24 lounges, two Aerotel hotels, two dining outlets as well as Meet & Assist passenger services across six airport locations. The growth has strengthened Plaza Premium Group’s presence across key travel hubs in Europe, the Americas, Oceania and China – where there is the strongest recovery in travel demand, both domestically and regionally. There are multiple ways to gain access to award winning Plaza Premium Lounges all year round, from the PPL Pass and simply walking-in, to taking advantage of complimentary access provided through different credit card providers (please see details in table below).
‘Lounge, Travel, Celebrate’ can be enjoyed from anywhere
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This holiday season, join Plaza Premium Group on the ‘Lounge, Travel, Celebrate’ journey. All festive offers and packages are now available for reservation until 9 January 2022, on the Plaza Premium Lounge website and Aerotel website or via partnered distribution channels and corporations.
Plaza Premium Lounge looks forward to hosting travellers and making their journeys as enjoyable and safe as possible. Earlier this year, Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow Airport T2 was crowned “World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge” for the fifth consecutive year at Skytrax’s World Airline Awards, the industry’s most prestigious recognition. Plaza Premium Lounge and American Express’s Centurion Lounge, operated by Plaza Premium Lounge, both located in Hong Kong also placed amongst the Top 10 rankings. Additionally, Plaza Premium Lounges at London Heathrow Airport T2 and Rome Fiumicino Airport T3 were awarded with the highest 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Lounge Safety Rating, also by Skytrax, in recognition of the excellent and consistent measures in place to reduce the risks associated with the spread of COVID-19.