Blog posts tagged: Amex

American Express restricts The Centurion Lounge access for Platinum card holders

We’ve written extensively about American Express Centurion Lounges. Located at eight airports in the US and reserved exclusively for Centurion and Platinum card holders and their guests, the clubs are elegant retreats featuring a complimentary full bar, free hot meals designed by celebrity chefs, luxurious shower suites, and stylish seating and work areas with power […]

The Centurion Lounge returns at DFW with extra space and amenities

The club that helped reshape the airport lounge market in the US is making a comeback. Today, American Express opens a new incarnation of the very first Centurion Lounge in the US at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Terminal D. The new club, located near gate D12, steps away from the former space by gate D17, […]

American Express brings The Centurion Lounge to LAX

American Express is continuing to expand its wildly successful airport lounge network, with no less than three new locations on the books for 2019. On the heels of the arrival of two new clubs at Denver (DEN) and New York Kennedy (JFK), the financial institution will open a new Centurion Lounge at Los Angeles International […]

American Express expands The Centurion Lounge at Miami airport, announces a new lounge at Melbourne airport

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A relatively newcomer to the airport lounge market in the US, American Express has moved in aggressively, building seven locations at key hubs in just a few years. Dubbed The Centurion Lounge, the clubs are stylish havens for American Express card holders offering comfortable seating in elegant surroundings, complimentary hot meals, cocktails, showers, and luxurious […]

The Centurion Lounge at DFW to expand by 3,000 square feet

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American Express’ foray into the airport lounge business in the US back in October 2013 reshaped a dormant market. The unveiling of the first Centurion Lounge at Dallas/Ft. Worth airport (DFW) sent ripples throughout the industry, forcing airlines to improve their offerings and remodel clubs which, in some cases, had seen only minor cosmetic improvements in over […]

Three delayed airport lounges worth the wait

When it comes to airport construction projects, nothing can be said to be certain, except high costs and delays. We take a look at three highly anticipated lounges which were due to open around mid-2017 or earlier, for which we’ll need to wait a little longer—or much longer. The Qantas Lounge at London Heathrow Construction […]

American Express Platinum Card Members Now Receive Complimentary Access To Escape Lounges

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Today, American Express announced a new enhancement to the popular Global Lounge Collection benefit. Effective immediately, worldwide members of The Platinum Card receive complimentary access to Escape Lounges at US airports, with the option to bring two additional guests at no cost. The Escape Lounge In the ever-expanding landscape of pay-per-use airport lounges—a booming market […]

FIRST LOOK: The expanded Centurion Lounge at Seattle airport inspires with expansive views and uplifting drinks

Today American Express celebrates the opening of the long-awaited expansion of The Centurion Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma airport. We joined American Express on a tour ahead of the public opening in order to scope out the new space and amenities. The Centurion Lounge: an overview We’ve written extensively about the burgeoning Centurion Lounge network, American Express’ […]

The Centurion Lounge lands at Philadelphia and Hong Kong

As the independent lounge market continues to expand—revealing customers’ appetite for a comfortable ground experience, perhaps in response to ever-shrinking seats and increasing nickel-and-diming—an unexpected outsider has redefined the domestic US premium lounge experience: American Express. The financial institution unveiled its first Centurion Lounge in the US at Dallas/Ft. Worth airport (DFW) a few years ago, […]

The Centurion Lounge to land at Houston, TX (IAH)

Editor’s note: The Amex Centurion Lounge at Houston Bush intercontinental airport is now open. Check out our in-person review. We’ve written extensively about American Express’ foray into the domestic airport lounge market. Just a few weeks ago, the financial institution opened a Centurion Studio lounge at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), a smaller incarnation of their […]

First Look: The American Express Centurion Studio Seattle

Yesterday, on June 30th, American Express quietly unveiled the latest sibling in The Centurion Lounge lineage, at Seattle-Tacoma Airport (SEA.) It’s a bit smaller than its predecessors — with less of the whizz that makes Centurion Lounges the most hyped airport lounges in the US — and thus affectionately dubbed The Centurion Studio.

American Express Centurion Lounge network expansion underway

The Centurion Lounge - San Francisco, CA (SFO)

American Express has been shaking up the US domestic airport lounge market by opening stunning lounges at major hubs such as Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW), Las Vegas (LAS), New York LaGuardia (LGA), and most recently San Francisco (SFO.) The Centurion Lounges offer a premium experience that is more akin to what one would expect from an […]