American Express premium cardholders are now able to access a new exclusive lounge at Sydney International Airport operated by Plaza Premium, regardless of airline or class of travel.
Situated next to Gate 24, the new lounge offers complimentary food and beverage, shower suites, Wi-Fi and general business facilities. The move marks the first in the Australian market for Plaza Premium Lounge Management.
“With the opening of the American Express Lounge we’re able to provide this lounge experience to a large number of our Card Members and it doesn’t matter which airline class they fly,” American Express Australia, vice president of brand, rewards and digital commerce, Julie Nestor said.
American Express customers can also gain access to a complimentary trolley at T1 Departures, free Wi-Fi and mobile charging statements as well as rewards for duty free spend.
Details of eligible card members are listed below:
The eligible cards listed below have unlimited complimentary access to The American Express Lounge for each American Express Card account. The card must be current and issued by American Express Australia Limited with the exception of internationally issued American Express® Centurion and American Express® Platinum Cards, which are also eligible to enter the American Express Lounge:
American Express® Centurion Card,
American Express® Platinum Card,
American Express® Business Centurion Card,
American Express® Business Platinum Card,
The eligible cards listed below are entitled to two (2) complimentary entries into The American Express Lounge per calendar year (1st January to 31st December) for each American Express Card account (inclusive of Supplementary Cards associated with the Basic Card Member). The entry allocation may be used by the Basic Card Member, Supplementary Card Member or a guest travelling with a Card Member. Additional Lounge visits are allowed but charges will apply. The card must be current and issued by either American Express Australia Limited or a licensed network bank partner:
American Express® Corporate Platinum Card,
American Express® Qantas Corporate Platinum Card,
American Express® Platinum Reserve Credit Card,
Qantas American Express Ultimate Card,
American Express Velocity Platinum Card.
ANZ Frequent Flyer Black American Express Card,
ANZ Rewards Black American Express Card,
Westpac Altitude Black American Express Card,
Westpac Earth Black American Express Card,
Commonwealth Bank Diamond Awards American Express Card.