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Old 01-12-2012, 01:30 PM   #166
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There is an article in today's ST talking about banks, JetQuay and lounges access and complain is the lounges are getting more crowded these days.
The general quality of the lounge offerings in SIN is quite poor to start off with, even without the crowd. (The only possible exceptions would be some of SQ's own lounges limited to only business/first class pax).

I also find that airline lounges are usually of a much higher quality than third party lounges (e.g. those accessed by PP in SIN).
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:12 PM   #167
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The general quality of the lounge offerings in SIN is quite poor to start off with, even without the crowd. (The only possible exceptions would be some of SQ's own lounges limited to only business/first class pax).

I also find that airline lounges are usually of a much higher quality than third party lounges (e.g. those accessed by PP in SIN).

Agreed, all of PP Lounges in SIN are ordinary at best.

In other airports, PP also uses airlines lounges, most notably KAL Lounge and United Club. And in JFK T4, PP uses Oasis which SQ uses for their C Class pax. The lounge is quite nice IMO.
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:04 PM   #168
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The general quality of the lounge offerings in SIN is quite poor to start off with, even without the crowd. (The only possible exceptions would be some of SQ's own lounges limited to only business/first class pax).

I also find that airline lounges are usually of a much higher quality than third party lounges (e.g. those accessed by PP in SIN).
Actually, I quite like the SATS lounges in Changi, which is used by airlines without their own lounges for their business/first class passengers. Certainly a step above the PP lounges and even the *G lounges (except for T1, where you can use TG's lounge, which is not bad).

This is also the lounge which you can get access using the ANZ Travel Visa card. Either charge $1,500 in the 30 days before, or use one of the two complimentary vouchers in the welcome pack.
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Old 02-12-2012, 07:46 PM   #169
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Have never used such PP passes. Would like to give it a try. Which card should I apply in order to get such privileges? Any catch? Thanks in advance
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Old 02-12-2012, 11:47 PM   #170
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Have never used such PP passes. Would like to give it a try. Which card should I apply in order to get such privileges? Any catch? Thanks in advance
ANZ Travel Visa, Citibank Premiermiles and DBS Altitude Visa (or Amex) all offer PP for cardmembers. The card is good for two entries per year.

Some of the top end Visa Infinite cards like HSBC VI, or SCB Priority VI also offer an unlimited PP, can use as many times as you want.
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:42 AM   #171
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ANZ Travel Visa, Citibank Premiermiles and DBS Altitude Visa (or Amex) all offer PP for cardmembers. The card is good for two entries per year.

Some of the top end Visa Infinite cards like HSBC VI, or SCB Priority VI also offer an unlimited PP, can use as many times as you want.
Thanks! Will be applying DBS Altitude Visa to try out the lounge.
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:21 PM   #172
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Agreed, all of PP Lounges in SIN are ordinary at best.

In other airports, PP also uses airlines lounges, most notably KAL Lounge and United Club. And in JFK T4, PP uses Oasis which SQ uses for their C Class pax. The lounge is quite nice IMO.
For free I don't mind as long as the lounge is clean as we only go there for a rest or a quick bite.
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:22 PM   #173
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Actually, I quite like the SATS lounges in Changi, which is used by airlines without their own lounges for their business/first class passengers. Certainly a step above the PP lounges and even the *G lounges (except for T1, where you can use TG's lounge, which is not bad).

This is also the lounge which you can get access using the ANZ Travel Visa card. Either charge $1,500 in the 30 days before, or use one of the two complimentary vouchers in the welcome pack.
Been to SATS lounge must say it is just like others.
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:57 PM   #174
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Been to SATS lounge must say it is just like others.
Really? At least I find that it is not cramped (like the KF Gold lounge in T2) & overcrowded (like both the KF lounges).

The decor is still alright (unlike the lounges for PP in all 3 terminals, where some of the furniture look like they have been there since Changi Airport first opened).

Most important of all, it has a toilet (unlike the KF Gold lounges in both terminals).
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Old 03-12-2012, 04:30 PM   #175
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Really? At least I find that it is not cramped (like the KF Gold lounge in T2) & overcrowded (like both the KF lounges).

The decor is still alright (unlike the lounges for PP in all 3 terminals, where some of the furniture look like they have been there since Changi Airport first opened).

Most important of all, it has a toilet (unlike the KF Gold lounges in both terminals).
I used the ANZ Card to access the SATS lounge, yes, it was empty and not crowded at all but maybe because of my flight timing.
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Old 14-12-2012, 10:16 AM   #176
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Back from a trip to Taiwan and used below lounges:

Skyview - crowded, not much food left (after mid-night), cannot sign-in and let a guest access for free

Green Market - empty (after mid-night), can order one set dinner, cannot take away, can sign-in and let a guest eat free

More (Taipei) - food and drink were okay, not crowded, can sign-in and let a guest access for free
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Old 14-12-2012, 01:21 PM   #177
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Hi All, want to confirm if I bring 1 guest using ANZ or DBS Altitude Priority pass, would I be charged a fee for the guest?

For citibank is not a problem, because they counted the guest as 1 visit.
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Old 14-12-2012, 01:55 PM   #178
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Hi All, want to confirm if I bring 1 guest using ANZ or DBS Altitude Priority pass, would I be charged a fee for the guest?

For citibank is not a problem, because they counted the guest as 1 visit.
I think so, the best is to ask the lounge to confirm, if they don't know call your bank.
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Old 14-12-2012, 07:59 PM   #179
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Hi All, want to confirm if I bring 1 guest using ANZ or DBS Altitude Priority pass, would I be charged a fee for the guest?

For citibank is not a problem, because they counted the guest as 1 visit.
As you said, PP from Citi allows it.

PP from both DBS and ANZ explicitly states that guests access is always chargeable. You could just try and if you're lucky they might not charge you. :-)
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Old 14-12-2012, 08:03 PM   #180
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Back from a trip to Taiwan and used below lounges:

Skyview - crowded, not much food left (after mid-night), cannot sign-in and let a guest access for free

Green Market - empty (after mid-night), can order one set dinner, cannot take away, can sign-in and let a guest eat free
Yes, recently more often that PP holders are "directed" to other lounges because Skyview is too crowded.

How is the food in green market? Good? Acceptable?
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