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Review: Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney

Review: Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney

On my way from Canberra to Hobart, I had a bit of time to kill in the Sydney airport and decided to check out the Virgin Australia Lounge before my flight. I had positive impressions of Virgin Australia lounges after visits in Canberra and Brisbane, and I was expecting no less from this location.

After a quick walk up from our arrival gate in Terminal 2, my wife and I followed the well-marked route to the lounge, and spent some time relaxing before our next flight.

Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Access

The Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney is located immediately after the security checkpoint in Terminal 2.

Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Post-security access

If you’re accessing the lounge on a connecting flight, it’s located close to the food court either via an escalator or a well-marked elevator. Signs throughout the airport will direct you to “The Lounge”, which appears to be short-form for the Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney.

Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Signage
Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Escalator access
Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Elevator access

The lounge is open daily from 60 minutes prior to the first departing Virgin Australia flight until the last Virgin Australia departure of the day.

In the check-in area, you have the option of scanning your boarding pass at a contactless entry point or checking in with an agent. 

Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Contactless entry
Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Check-in area
Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney – Check-in desk

The Flying Maiden logo adorns the wall behind the check-in desk, which is accented by a purple glow from below.

When my wife and I arrived, the lounge was quite busy and appeared to be in the midst of a morning rush. There was a short line to enter, which cleared quickly.

We enjoyed access to the Virgin Australia Lounge Sydney on account of our Aeroplan Elite Statuses. Passengers with Aeroplan 50K, 75K, or Super Elite status can access Virgin Australia lounges with one guest when departing on a same-day flight in any class of service, thanks to an agreement between Air Canada and Virgin Australia.

Passengers who are travelling in business class on a Virgin Australia flight also enjoy access to Virgin Australia lounges, but may not bring a guest with them.

Anyone with Virgin Australia Velocity Platinum status can access the lounge, and may also bring up to three adults and three…

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