How to get in—and what not to miss—at the world"s best new
airport lounges.
The Sprawling Stunner: VIP Lounge by LATAM
Photo: Latam
Airlines GroupWhere: Santiago"s SCL West Area, fourth and fifth floorsGetting
In: $50 for a day pass; free with a LATAM Premium Economy ticket, Oneworld
Premium Business ticket, or Oneworld Sapphire status.Design: The
23,000-squarefoot lounge is South America"s largest, featuring replicas of
indigenous stone artifacts and a copper-lined grand staircase.Food: The
international buffet includes sushi, cheese, and charcuterie platters, and
bottles of Chilean Carmenère.Perks: Dedicated rooms cover everything from
naps to video games (handheld PlayStation Vita devices included).Related: Love
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Virgin Atlantic ClubhousePhoto: Tom SibleyWhere: Los Angeles"s LAX, T2Getting
In: Free for Virgin Atlantic fliers with an Upper Class ticket or Gold status
with Flying Club or Delta SkyMiles.Design: Midcentury Modern with a bit of
edge—bronze pendant lights, Arne Jacobsen Swan chairs, and a massive
black-and-white mural.Food: Small plates from of-themoment Century City
restaurant Hinoki & the Bird, along with blends from the Juicery (this is
L.A., after all).Perks: Cowshed products in the bathrooms; views of the
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Miami"s MIA, North Terminal, Concourse DGetting In: Free for top-tier American
Express cardholders; $50 with other Amex cards.Design: Bright and airy, with
floor-to-ceiling windows and a wall covered in live succulents.Food: Seasonal
comfort dishes, like fried chicken with watermelon salad, come courtesy of
local star chef Michelle Bernstein; the cocktail menu is by the legendary Jim
Meehan, of Manhattan"s PDT.Perks: The Exhale Spa offers 15-minute manicures; a
soundproof kids" room is a benefit for all travelers.The Design Star: Cathay
Pacific"s Pier First Class LoungePhoto: Carmen ChanWhere: Hong Kong"s HKG,
Northwest Concourse, Gate 63Getting In: Free with Oneworld Emerald status or a
first-class Oneworld ticket.Design: A horseshoe-shaped onyx bar and a library
filled with bronze workstations—all designed by Ilse
Crawford—lend a luxe pied-à-terre vibe.Food: A pantry stocks
grab-and-go snacks, and the dining room serves entrées like char siu bao
(barbecued-pork buns).Perks: Foot and neck massages can be had in eight day
suites; the 14 showers have Aesop bath products.The Service Wiz: SilverKris
Lounge by Singapore AirlinesPhoto: Singapore AirlinesWhere: London"s LHR,
T2Getting In: Free with a first- or business-class ticket, or Star Alliance
Gold status.Design: Interiors firm Ong & Ong is known for using natural
materials—here, they"ve paired batik and blond wood with dramatic
wingback chairs and modular work pods.Food: The menus have both Asian and
Western fare—try the Hainanese chicken rice and a Singapore
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get in—and what not to miss—at the world's best new airport lounges.
The
Sprawling Stunner: VIP Lounge by LATAM Photo: Latam Airlines Group Where:
Santiago's SCL West Area, fourth and fifth floors Getting In: $50 for a day
pass; free with a LATAM Premium Economy ticket, Oneworld Premium Business
ticket, or Oneworld Sapphire status.
Design: The 23,000-squarefoot lounge is
South America's largest, featuring replicas of indigenous stone artifacts
and a copper-lined grand staircase.
Food: The international buffet includes
sushi, cheese, and charcuterie platters, and bottles of Chilean
Carmenère..How to get in—and what not to miss—at the world's best new
airport lounges.
The Sprawling Stunner: VIP Lounge by LATAM Photo: Latam
Airlines Group Where: Santiago's SCL West Area, fourth and fifth floors
Getting In: $50 for a day pass; free with a LATAM Premium Economy ticket,
Oneworld Premium Business ticket, or Oneworld Sapphire status.
Design: The
23,000-squarefoot lounge is South America's largest, featuring replicas of
indigenous stone artifacts and a copper-lined grand staircase.
Food: The
international buffet includes sushi, cheese, and charcuterie platters, and
bottles of Chilean Carmenère.

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