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Old 19th October 2013, 10:14 AM   #1
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Hi all, I booked a redemption LHR-SIN in April 2014 in F, hopefully SQ319 will still be with the new cabin !
What lounge(s) will I be entitled to in LHR ? In particular what about the supposedly-fantastic Virgin lounge ?
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Old 19th October 2013, 12:22 PM   #2
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Hi all, I booked a redemption LHR-SIN in April 2014 in F, hopefully SQ319 will still be with the new cabin !
What lounge(s) will I be entitled to in LHR ? In particular what about the supposedly-fantastic Virgin lounge ?
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I think that's in a different terminal. You'll get to use SQ's F.
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Old 19th October 2013, 01:31 PM   #3
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I think that's in a different terminal. You'll get to use SQ's F.
Thanks, I found out that the Virgin Clubhouse is also in T3, same as SQ departure gate However not sure SQ F/R pax can still use it (it used to tbe the case several years ago apparently).
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Old 19th October 2013, 06:28 PM   #4
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Not allowed anymore - you can access it as PPS but only when travelling on VS. SQ F/J have not been entitled to access for a few years now.
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Old 20th October 2013, 12:07 PM   #5
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Not allowed anymore - you can access it as PPS but only when travelling on VS. SQ F/J have not been entitled to access for a few years now.
OK, thanks I guess it won't be as good as the VS lounge but I think I read somewhere the P/J SQ lounge was renovated last year.
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Old 20th October 2013, 01:59 PM   #6
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OK, thanks I guess it won't be as good as the VS lounge but I think I read somewhere the P/J SQ lounge was renovated last year.
Frankly speaking, from my observation the renovation made no difference at all! I would say it is more of a touchup than a renovation. To made it worse, the current ETD between SQ319 & 321 is closer, the result is a very busy lounge. They could be holding up investing in a refurbishment with the anticipated move to the new T2 for *A carriers, hopefully.
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Frankly speaking, from my observation the renovation made no difference at all! I would say it is more of a touchup than a renovation. To made it worse, the current ETD between SQ319 & 321 is closer, the result is a very busy lounge. They could be holding up investing in a refurbishment with the anticipated move to the new T2 for *A carriers, hopefully.
If the new T2 lounge is anything like the new *A one at LAX, I would be very happy!
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As stargold says, VS CH access sadly ended a while ago, around the same time SQ were booted out of VS's Zone A at T3. The JCL side of the SKL recently had a lick of paint and a touch up.

SQ have their own brand new SKL in T2 when that opens next years, and we are promised something special. I'll believe it when I see it myself.
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Old 21st October 2013, 01:43 PM   #9
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As stargold says, VS CH access sadly ended a while ago, around the same time SQ were booted out of VS's Zone A at T3. The JCL side of the SKL recently had a lick of paint and a touch up.

SQ have their own brand new SKL in T2 when that opens next years, and we are promised something special. I'll believe it when I see it myself.
Thanks all for your responses. As this will be my 1st ever F flight and in the new cabin, I will be so excited that I could be lounging at McDonalds it would not make a difference I think
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Thanks all for your responses. As this will be my 1st ever F flight and in the new cabin, I will be so excited that I could be lounging at McDonalds it would not make a difference I think
Unfortunately, there isn't a mcdonalds in LHR T3...
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Unfortunately, there isn't a mcdonalds in LHR T3...
This guy's parade keeps getting rained on!

Seriously, it's a pity the OP'll not get to try the VS CH. It absolutely wiped the floor with SQ... and a side note: I believe even back then, entrance was denied to SQ J pax, only those on an F ticket or KFEG (not any old *G) or higher?
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This guy's parade keeps getting rained on!

Seriously, it's a pity the OP'll not get to try the VS CH. It absolutely wiped the floor with SQ... and a side note: I believe even back then, entrance was denied to SQ J pax, only those on an F ticket or KFEG (not any old *G) or higher?
Hm, I had access when flying SQ J back in 2007 as a KF and *A nobody...it was indeed a much better place than the SKL.
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and a side note: I believe even back then, entrance was denied to SQ J pax, only those on an F ticket or KFEG (not any old *G) or higher?
JCL pax were allowed in and QPP/TPP were allowed in regardless of class flown IIRC.

A real shame it ended, the VS CH is still my favourite lounge.
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Old 23rd October 2013, 03:16 PM   #14
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I'm surprised you can't just talk your way through still, matey
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This guy's parade keeps getting rained on!

Seriously, it's a pity the OP'll not get to try the VS CH. It absolutely wiped the floor with SQ... and a side note: I believe even back then, entrance was denied to SQ J pax, only those on an F ticket or KFEG (not any old *G) or higher?
No VS CH, no McDonalds, so what ? BYO, Subway then I guess only the F section of the SQ lounge is left
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