You will enjoy exceptional dining and friendly service, but some aspects are rough around the edges. We put this product to the test flying to Hong Kong.
This lounge is a Business Class level lounge open to all eligible Air New Zealand and Star Alliance guests. It includes some unique traits, such as the ability to easily view the belly’s of aircraft from the lounge as well as the tarmac operations, which can be quite entertaining!
Priority Pass holders can now access the REX lounge in Melbourne, which offers a basic level of food, drink and amenities. The lounge can get crowded however.
China Airlines provides a cost-effective alternative to get to Europe, through its Taipei hub.
This stylish space is the best Business Class lounge I have been to. Qantas Gold members and Cathay Pacific Business Class passengers get access.
This lounge is not the best in Cathay Pacific’s repertoire but is an acceptable place to spend an hour or so.
Qantas Regional lounges are quiet havens that provide many of the required amenities found in larger Qantas Clubs.
This is a good quality user-pay lounge, offering an excellent selection of food, a barista service and business-friendly amenities.
The Cathay Pacific Melbourne lounge is a satellite lounge serving eligible Cathay Pacific and oneworld guests. The lounge provides all the basic services, including hot and cold food, drinks and shower facilities, however is in need of an overdue upgrade.
With à la carte dining, a well stocked bar offering over 90 drinks and an overall full-service experience, this spacious lounge is open to eligible Etihad and Virgin Australia guests.
This is a favourite lounge of mine when travelling from Tullamarine in Qantas or Emirates Business Class.
This is an intimate lounge with awesome views, à la carte dining and personalised service. Make sure to book your complimentary spa treatment or massage!
Other airlines may offer a fancier product, but this is still an excellent use of Qantas Points and absolutely worth flying if you have the points.