When you’re traveling—whether for business or pleasure. You want to do it in style. You’ve got the hotels and the destinations in mind, but why shouldn’t getting there be an experience in and of itself? This is why we’re clueing you in about the top airport lounges across the globe.
Turkish Air – Istanbul
You’re on a long layover, and you want it to be a comfortable one at one of the top airport lounges. We get it. At Turkish Air in Istanbul, you can take advantage of the dedicated sleeping rooms so you can get some real rest. Moreover, they’ll have you ready to go for your journey, wherever you may be headed. They’ll even press your jacket for you while you indulge in some fresh baked simit, a Turkish specialty bagel. And for some fun while you wait for your flight, they also have a golf simulator.
Qatar’s First Class Lounge
Similarly to Turkish Air, Qatar’s first class Lounge also has dedicated sleeping rooms. Not only that, but the food is spectacular, and all made to order. No sandwich in a plastic box for you this trip. They also offer their own private duty-free, so you can get all the goodies that don’t make it past security. Plus, Qatar’s lounge is one of the most architecturally serene that we’ve visited. The highlight? Fountains that flow from the ceiling. Because travel is stressful, but airports don’t have to be.
Emirates First Class – Dubai
Emirates First Class lounge might just be a destination in and of itself. They have a luxury spa where you can relax and unwind prior to your journey. You can also treat yourself to a first-class meal with all-day a-la-carte and a bevy of cocktails so you’re well and satisfied before you board. Moreover, their cuisine takes influence from all over the world, so you can experience whatever cuisine suits your fancy. Moreover, you can take home some luxury Dilmah tea and Clos Champagne.
Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses
If there’s one thing we know about Richard Branson, it’s that where his name is attached you can expect a thoroughly luxurious travel experience. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that the Virgin Atlantic Lounge in London Heathrow is one of the world’s top airport lounges. It features a barbershop, a library, a music room, a therapeutic beauty area, and an expansive cocktail bar. In other words, it has something for every type of traveler. Moreover, they’ve prioritized design with sunshine in mind so you don’t get too out of touch with your circadian rhythms.
Singapore Air’s SilverKris Lounge T3
As far as the top airport lounges go, this is one of the best for business travel. Thanks to its in-lounge meeting rooms, you can stay up to date on all of the important details of your business trip, even when you’re on the go. With a wide array of hot Pan-Asian cuisine that actually tastes good, you’ll be well-fed before your flight. And don’t think we’ve forgotten about drinks- the self-service bars offer beer, liquor, wine, and non-alcoholic options. Additionally, the space also features a stunning glass-paneled art installation and plenty of natural light.