Paid Airline Lounge Membership Program Comparison

Paid Airline Lounge Membership Programs

Below is a quick comparison of Airline Club programs available for purchase. The rates listed are for general members - in many cases elite members of specific programs will receive a discount on the cost of purchase. Please note that information may vary and individual lounges may have special access rules.

Many Lounges also participate in various third party access programs sponsored by credit card companies and other 3rd parties. In addition, day passes are available for many lounges. See the non-member access comparison here>>

Elite frequent flyer members and those traveling in Business or First class may have access to other lounges.

Lounge Program

Day Pass Rate

Day Passes w/ US Credit Card

Initiation Fee

Cost (1 Year)

Cost (Multiple Years)

Cost (Lifetime)

Network Lounges

Other Benefits

NA
No
$0
$99-$399
NA
NA
  • Access to over 500 lounges of various airlines (see Priority Pass for details)

NA

13.50+ pounds per visit
No
NA
NA
NA
NA
  • Access to 130+ lounges
NA
NA
No
$0
$375
(CAD)
NA
NA
  • Lufthansa Business Lounges
  • United Red Carpet Club

NA

NA
No
$250
(NZD)
$495
(NZD)
$870
(NZD)
2 year
NA
  • United Red Carpet Club (San Francisco)
  • Singapore Silver Kris and SATS Lounges (Singapore)

NA

$30

$100

$225

$750
3 year

NA

  • Select Northwest Worldclubs, Delta Crown Rooms, US Airways Clubs, American Airlines Admirals Clubs, and Continental Airlines Presidents Clubs

NA

$50
No
$50
$400
NA

NA

  • Qantas Club

NA

NA
$50
$400
$1025
3 year
$5100

$2850 (Senior)

  • Delta Airlines Crown Clubs
  • Northwest Airlines Worldclubs
  • KLM Business Class Lounge (Amsterdam)
  • Amtrak Club Acela (Boston, New York, Washington DC)
  • Alaska Airlines Boardrooms

NA

25 Euro
No
€0
€250
145
Euro
6 month
NA
  • Crystal Lounges Only
NA
$30
No
$50
$400
NA
NA
  • Continental Presidents Club
  • Northwest Worldclubs

NA

NA
No
$0
$150
NA
NA
  • Hawaiian Premier Clubs Only
  • Express Check-In
  • Priority Boarding
$35
No
$50
$250
$600
3 year
NA
  • Milwaukee Only
NA
NA
No
$50
$400
$1120
2 year
$4690
  • KLM Business Lounges (Amsterdam, Dubai, London)
  • Continental Airlines Presidents Clubs
  • Delta Airlines Crown Clubs
  • AeroMexico Salon Premier
  • Alaska Airlines Boardrooms

NA

NA
No
$0
$710
(AUD)
$1000
(AUD)
2 year

$1585
(AUD)
4 year

NA
  • British Airways lounges (Terraces and Executive Clubs)
  • American Airlines Admirals Clubs
  • US Airways Club
  • Business Class / QF Club checkin counters when travelling in economy
  • Special QF upgrades available in lounges
NA
No
$0
$299
(AUD)
NA
NA
  • REX lounges in Sydney, Melbourne, & Adelaide

NA

$50
No
$0
$500
NA
NA
  • US Airways Club
  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge
  • Air New Zealand (International and Koru Club Lounge)
  • Club ANA Lounge
  • Austrian / Laude / Lufthansa Business Lounge & Frequent Traveller Lounge
  • SAS Business Lounge
  • Singapore Airlines Silver Kris Lounge (Raffles)
  • Thai Royal Executive Class Lounge & Royal Orchid Lounge
  • Varig Business Class Lounge

NA

NA
No
$0
$749
NA
NA
  • US Airways Club
  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge
  • Air New Zealand (International and Koru Club Lounge)
  • Club ANA Lounge
  • Austrian / Laude / Lufthansa Business Lounge & Frequent Traveller Lounge
  • SAS Business Lounge
  • Singapore Airlines Silver Kris Lounge (Raffles)
  • Thai Royal Executive Class Lounge & Royal Orchid Lounge
  • Varig Business Class Lounge
  • Access to economy plus seating without the need for elite status.
$40
$0
$390
NA
NA
  • US Airways Clubs Only

NA

NA
No
$0
$515
NA
NA
  • United Red Carpet Clubs

NA

NA
No
$0
$610
NA
NA
  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges
  • Air New Zealand International and Koru Club Lounges
  • Club ANA Lounge
  • Asiana Lounge
  • Austrian / Lufthansa Business Lounge & Frequent Traveler Lounge
  • bmi Business Lounge
  • LOT Executive Lounge
  • SAS Business Lounge
  • Singapore Kris Lounge (Raffles Class)
  • Spanair Sala Lounge
  • Thai Royal Executive Class Lounge & Royal Orchid Lounge
  • United Red Carpet Club
  • Varig Business Class Lounge

NA

$30
No
$199 (AUD)
$349
(AUD)
NA
NA
  • 'The Lounge' locations only

NA