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I had seen this on a list a couple of months ago, that the Turkish Airlines lounge was supposed to be accessible with a Priority Pass card, but it hadn’t shown up on the Priority Pass website.
Of course, Star Alliance Gold members at Washington Dulles can use the Lufthansa lounge (United Golds and above). And United Club members could use the Turkish lounge as well (but no guests).
However Priority Pass’ reach at Washington Dulles was somewhat limited — the British Airways lounge is only available to cardmembers until 2pm, and reports are that people would often get turned away ‘due to space constraints’. The Air France KLM lounge is also in the network, though not available all hours.
The Turkish Airlines lounge is a great addition to the more than 40 lounges in the U.S. you can access via Priority Pass (and about 1000 around the world).
I have Priority Pass Select cards from several different credit cards, I actually write on the back of the card which credit card it came with because each offers different privileges.
- American Express offers a Priority Pass with the Hilton Surpass card, but this doesn’t get you any free visits.
- Platinum Card by American Express gets you unlimited free visits, but no free guests.
- Citi Prestige gets you unlimited free visits, and two free guests.
- The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve Card come with unlimited free visits and free guests.
The Turkish Airlines lounge at Dulles is near gate B43, and open throughout the day.
Credit: Priority Pass
It features soups, hot pastries, and baked bread as well as cold items and a gorgeous bar. There’s a shower room and fast internet.
Your premium co-brand credit card lounge access just got a bit more useful in the DC area.
(HT: Mark R.)