AMEX to re-open up Centurion Lounges establish an additional New York lounge

Following pulling down the shutters to its network of Centurion Lounges back again in March, American Express will start re-opening its places throughout the United States from October.

New York’s LaGuardia Airport is also established for a new Centurion Lounge – with the current facility planned for long term closure and a new, larger sized lounge opening elsewhere – while the Las Vegas Centurion Lounge will advantage from a considerable growth.

First to re-open will be the Centurion Lounges in Philadelphia and Seattle, welcoming company back again from Oct 5.

On the other hand, the experience will be significantly distinctive than before.

American Express Centurion Lounge knowledge in the course of COVID-19

For individuals equipped to vacation, a Centurion Lounge stop by will start out with contactless admission by using the American Convey mobile application, adopted by seated eating with pre-portioned plates served by lounge personnel.

Bar assistance – together with the lounges’ entire wine lists – will remain readily available, even though AMEX’s signature cocktail menus will be pared back again “to reduce wait around situations and allow for social distancing.”

Spa solutions in suitable lounges will equally be restricted to a variety of ‘non-practitioner treatments’ this sort of as digital meditations shower services will be off-boundaries, and deal with coverings will be obligatory, besides when eating and drinking.

“We believe vacation is main to our Card Members’ lifestyles, and like them we appear ahead to the working day when we can journey the earth once again,” claimed American Express Vice President of Journey Experiences and Added benefits (United states), Alexander Lee.

“We’re thrilled to welcome them back again into our Centurion lounges before long.”

Stricter potential limits will also be in area, in line with nearby polices governing each individual lounge.

Fresh new New York lounge, Las Vegas growth

While re-opening dates for AMEX’s other US Centurion Lounges are nonetheless to be announced, its facility in Las Vegas will have its footprint expanded by 50%, building place for added workspace locations, booths to make private cellular phone phone calls, and more.

Throughout the country in New York, the new Centurion Lounge at LaGuardia will be twice the sizing of AMEX’s recent room, found soon after safety in Terminal B: used by Air Canada, American Airlines, Southwest and United.

American Express’ new-develop lounge at New York JFK Airport also stays on the playing cards, but the timing of these openings and expansions remains up in the air.

With numerous international journey constraints remaining in put, it is not however identified when Hong Kong’s Centurion Lounge will re-open, which includes both the standard lounge for Platinum cardholders, and the independent ‘Premium Lounge’ solely for Centurion Card users.

In Australia, the American Express Lounges in Sydney and Melbourne are, nonetheless, predicted to keep on being closed right up until Australia’s worldwide borders re-open up.

Formerly: American Express closes all Centurion Lounges

Chris Chamberlin

Chris Chamberlin is the Associate Editor of Executive Traveller, and life by the motto that a journey of a thousand miles starts not just with a solitary phase, but also a sturdy latte, a theatre ticket, and later in the day, a fantastic gin and tonic.