Priority pass "guests" via amex plat

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  1. alohastephen

    alohastephen Gold Member

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    I'm using the priority pass app and noticed that the lounge I am planning to use allows 2 guests.
    Does that mean I can bring in two people for free?
    Or does that mean I have the privilege to pay for up to 2 more people?
     
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  2. gleff
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    Priority Pass Select includes entrance for the member only. Guests are charged at $27 apiece IIRC.
     
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    dmel Gold Member

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    I got burned by this in mid-2011. I went to JFK T4 for my Global Entry interview. I wasn't flying that day, and my dad came with me for the ride. After the interview, we went to The Lounge to look around. I gave my PP card, and signed for one guest. We walked in, looked around, had a soda, grabbed an orange and a banana and left. We were there for all of 5 min, probably.

    I was pretty surprised when I saw the $27 charge. Live and learn, I suppose. When I whined about it to my dad, he (nicely/graciously) gave me $27 cash :D
     
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  4. Mike_K

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    I find this benefit to be useless. I fly most often out of terminal 3 in ORD (no lounge) and Terminal 3 in LAX (Only a Virgin Australia lounge). Ok, so bad luck on my part but it seems no matter what I book, there's either no lounge there. The only place I've booked so far that has a lounge I get access to is HNL and it's the only place I don't want to waste time in a lounge!
     
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  5. Wandering Aramean
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    I've used the benefit many times so I don't consider it useless at all. But it is definitely $27 for the guests. The charge will show up on your AmEx account.
     
  6. marcwint55

    marcwint55 Gold Member

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    some lounges allow access with the Platinum Amex card also, so one person could use the platinum and one person could use the Priority Pass if the Platinum Amex is accepted.
     
  7. Wandering Aramean
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    Wandering Aramean Gold Member

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    Technically each card is only permitted to be used by the named cardholder.
     
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  8. marcwint55

    marcwint55 Gold Member

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    that of course is only technically
     
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