What is Priority Pass And How Can You Get A Membership (Updated August 2019)

The Priority Pass program is a network of airport lounges (and, more recently, restaurants, bars, and even day suites) that allow access to members of the program. They can be airline lounges or locations with no airline affiliation.

The priority pass program has been around for about 25 years. We visited a lounge in Japan with our friend Steve, who had a membership, when we visited there in 2005. At the time, lounges didn’t sell day passes, as access to these rooms were seen as an exclusive perk for frequent flyers. Today, the airlines see membership to the lounges and access to them as another way to generate extra revenue.

Here’s a description of Priority Pass from their website:

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Why Do Airports Have Carpeting? And How Much One City Loved Its Airport’s Carpet

In just about any airport in the world, most of the floors almost always have carpeting.

There may be a few swaths here and there with regular hard tile flooring but for the most part, carpet seems to be in the majority.

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Teal carpet with pink tiles around the fountain in MCO’s Terminal B

What’s up with that?

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A Dream Hotel, A Rental Car Nightmare, The Disney Cruise & More

Hi there – I hope you’re enjoying your Sunday! Here are┬ásome travel-related stories I found particularly interesting this week:

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