Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Topic # 232152 1-Apr-2018 17:31
Send private message

In the next few days, we're travelling into Changi on Air New Zealand and then onto Hanoi using Singapore Airlines .  Just wondering what is the best lounge for our 3 1/2 hour stopover -  travelling business class.  I think we arrive at T3 then fly out from T2.

 

If anyone has any experiences, keen to know etc

 

Many thanks

 

 


Create new topic
5519 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 248

Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1986860 1-Apr-2018 17:31
Send private message

Allow me to introduce you folks to our new travel community: TravelTalk NZ.

 

We hope to see you there!

 





I am the Geekzone Robot and I am here to help. I am from the Internet. I do not interact. Do not expect other replies from me.



26618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6109

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1986874 1-Apr-2018 18:08
Send private message

What status do you have?

 

 


  Reply # 1986877 1-Apr-2018 18:17
Send private message

ELT + ELP

 

thanks


26618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6109

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1986935 1-Apr-2018 18:47
Send private message

I think your only option is probably the KrisFlyer Gold Lounge. You can access the (better) SilverKris Lounge as an Elite but only on NZ or SQ metal between SIN and AKL/CHC.

 

 


33 posts

Geek


  Reply # 1986997 2-Apr-2018 05:10
Send private message

Its all good at Changi Airport wherever you go nice shops/food  easy layout to get to planes the best airport to mooch around in 


127 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 50


  Reply # 1987001 2-Apr-2018 07:02
Send private message

sbiddle:

 

What status do you have?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bit confused here. Does his status have any relevance when he is flying Business Class?

 

Thanks


26618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6109

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1987008 2-Apr-2018 07:10
Send private message

cshwone:

sbiddle:


What status do you have?


 



 


Bit confused here. Does his status have any relevance when he is flying Business Class?


Thanks



Yes it does.. with my example above bring just one relevant reason.

There are a number of other examples I could give where lounge access is determined by status, not the class of travel.

127 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 50


  Reply # 1987009 2-Apr-2018 07:16
Send private message

Thanks. I always thought that when you travelled Business you got Lounge Access as part of the deal


26618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6109

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1987011 2-Apr-2018 07:18
Send private message

cshwone:

Thanks. I always thought that when you travelled Business you got Lounge Access as part of the deal



You do.. but not necessarily the best lounge!

26618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6109

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1987020 2-Apr-2018 08:34
Send private message

Hong Kong is another example as well - because of the NZ/CX alliance NZ Elite and Gold customers get access to the CX lounges at HKG. Koru and BP customers will only get access to the Thai lounge, while NZ (or other) *G customers to get the choice of the TG, UA or SQ lounges.


  Reply # 1987029 2-Apr-2018 09:04
Send private message

Malboo:

 

Its all good at Changi Airport wherever you go nice shops/food  easy layout to get to planes the best airport to mooch around in 

 

 

OK - Presumably though given that we are travelling business class with Singapore Airlines from Changi to Hanoi, we will be able to access the SilverKris lounge?  Or have I got this wrong.

 

thanks


Mad Scientist
18619 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2365

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1987055 2-Apr-2018 09:16
Send private message

cshwone:

 

Thanks. I always thought that when you travelled Business you got Lounge Access as part of the deal

 

 

There are lounges for those "only" travelling business class ... and then there are first class lounges, and super first class lounges. Don't know what's in there ... never been in.


11 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 1988450 4-Apr-2018 22:23
Send private message

Business class = Silverkris lounge regardless of status. 

 

 

 

Krisflyer Gold lounge is for anyone not flying business class that has status. NZ elites flying economy or premium economy get access to the SilverKris lounge to NZ only.

 

 

 

I've flown NZ business class then SQ economy on separate tickets and still had access. NZ were kind enough to check bags the whole way through. Silverkris lounge agents didn't even blink at it. That was just luck as should have been the Krisflyer gold lounge. 


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.