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VIP Lounge use

Fremont, CA
posts: 9
VIP Lounge use

I will arrive London Heathrow using a United Business Class ticket. I have a long layover waiting for a flight where I will be using a coach ticket. Can I use the United VIP Lounge during my layover? Thanks

Seattle, Washington
posts: 7,500
reviews: 84
1. Re: VIP Lounge use

Not enough information to answer. What is UA VIP lounge? Routing? Are you on two separate tickets? What's your next airline?

Liverpool, UK
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reviews: 24
2. Re: VIP Lounge use

There is no UA lounge at LHR and would need to be able to access a Star Alliance lounge but I think you need to be departing in Business to do so.

staralliance.com/en/…

Fremont, CA
posts: 9
3. Re: VIP Lounge use

Thanks for the quick response. I guessed that was the case, but thought I'd ask.

Atlanta, Georgia
Destination Expert
for Negril
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4. Re: VIP Lounge use

If its a long layover you could always try buying a day pass to a lounge.

Park City, Utah
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5. Re: VIP Lounge use

Yes as long as you are a departing in international business class.

Seattle, Washington
posts: 7,500
reviews: 84
6. Re: VIP Lounge use

OP is departing with a coach ticket. No free access.

New York City, New...
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7. Re: VIP Lounge use

If they're flying Star Alliance onwards it's quite possible they'll have access if it's a same day connection from business class. I'm fairly certain all the alliances now permit this to stay competitive with one another. The Star Alliance lounge is pretty central to Terminal 1 so it's worth an ask, provide the onward BP and inbound BP stub and see.

8. Re: VIP Lounge use

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