Airport Lounge Access from American Express

Looking for an airport lounge to relax in before you jet off? You can enjoy complimentary access to over 1,300 airport lounges across more than 140 countries with Priority Pass and more — courtesy of American Express.

UK Airport Lounges?
You're spoilt for choice

Escape the noisy crowds and unwind in a haven of calm.

With lounges in more than 25 UK airports, you can start your journey in the most relaxing way,
enjoying the view from comfortable seats with complimentary refreshments and more.

Please note, the Airport Lounge information is gathered from the relative airport website.
Please contact the airport for confirmation before attending.




No1 lounge, Gatwick South Terminal, London Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick


Get access to a choice of six lounges, four in North Terminal and two in South. 


Gatwick North: Clubrooms, The Gateway Lounge, No1 Lounge, Plaza Premium Lounge

Gatwick South: My Lounge, No1 Lounge

Club Aspire, T3, London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow


If you’re flying from – or to - the world’s second largest airport, choose from one of our 6 lounges.


Terminal 2: Plaza Premium Lounge

Terminal 3: Club Aspire, No1 Lounge

Terminal 4: Plaza Premium Lounge

Terminal 5: Club Aspire, Plaza Premium Lounge

Aspire Lounge, Manchester International Airport

Manchester International


Make Make yourself at home in one of four lounges across Manchester International's three terminals.


Terminal 1: Escape Lounge

Terminal 2: 1903 Lounge, Escape Lounge

Terminal 3: Escape Lounge

Escape Lounge at London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport


It might be London's fourth busiest airport,

but you can still get your journey off to the perfect start in a peaceful lounge. 


Main terminal: Escape Lounge

Aspire Lounge Edinburgh  International Airport

Edinburgh International Airport


Escape the hustle and bustle of Scotland’s busiest airport with a choice of three comfy lounges to unwind in.


Main terminal: Aspire Lounge, Plaza Premium Lounge, British Airways Lounge

Aspire Lounge, London Luton Airportrt

London Luton Airport


Smaller than London's other airports, Luton still gets busy, so it's great to have a lounge to enjoy some peace, quiet and refreshments.  


Main terminal: Aspire Lounge

Enjoy over 1,300 airport lounges across more than 140 countries

From champagne bars and award-winning cuisine to indulgent spas and even rooftop pools,
you can escape to the glamour and luxury of beautiful lounges all over the world.

Frequently Asked Questions on Airport Lounge Access

Here are answers to the most asked questions. Keep in mind that you’ll need to check with your lounge directly to find out more information and read the Terms and Conditions as lounges may be subject to availability or wait times. 

Step this way for complimentary lounge access with The Global Lounge Collection

Make your journey a little more special in a spacious and quiet airport lounge, enjoying unique pre-flight experiences wherever you are in the world.
Use your American Express® Card to get access to one-of-a kind lounges and escape from the airport hustle and bustle.
Rest in comfortable seating, dine, read online magazines and newspapers, or even get work done.

platinum card



Get complimentary access to over 1,400 airport lounges plus an impressive range of hotel benefits and travel cover for the whole family.


Representative 470.7% APR variable. 18+, Subject to Status, T&C's Apply.



Get four complimentary lounge passes a year alongside other valuable travel benefits including travel protection and hotel room and car rental upgrades.


Representative : 75.2% APR variable. 18+, Subject to Status, T&C's Apply.


Discover more Gold Credit Card & Platinum Credit Card Travel Benefits

Woman enjoying a snack at an airport lounge

Whether you’re planning a business trip, a weekend getaway or a long holiday, use one of our American Express Travel Rewards and Air Mile Cards to enhance your travel experience and collect rewards that you can redeem in hotel stays and transport.

Sit back and relax, enjoying access to stylish and laidback lounges and enjoy free checked bags and priority boarding. Want more? Your Platinum Card Benefits include a concierge service that can arrange anything you need, from making restaurant reservations and booking tourist attractions to planning itineraries.


Plus, you can enjoy extra protection if your holiday doesn’t go as planned, as our American Travel Rewards Cards offer Travel Accident and Travel Inconvenience insurance (Terms, conditions, exclusions and restrictions apply) – as well as global 24/7 support.

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