Economy to elite: The best value airport lounges in the UK

There is a common misconception that airport lounges are for the exclusive use of the rich and famous or business elite, but that just isn’t true. Airports often have a plethora of lounges that grant access to economy passengers, many of which offer complimentary snacks and alcoholic beverages, as well as free WiFi and TVs to keep you entertained before your flight.

We’ve analysed airport lounges up and down the country to find the best facilities.

The best value lounge in the UK

When it comes to calculating which airport lounge is the best value for money, it will come as no surprise that London Heathrow offers the faciest facilities.

At just £40 per person, No1 Lounges in Terminal 3 offers everything you could possibly need. From complimentary beer, wine and spirits to snacks and entertainment in the form of TVs, newspapers, magazines and internet terminals, there are plenty of things to help you start your holiday the right way.

For additional fees, you also have access to showers, premium food, private relaxation rooms and a spa.

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Whether you’re travelling with family, for business or jetting off on a solo adventure, airport lounges are well worth considering. Filter the departure board below to find out what’s on offer at your local airport.

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You may not be able to send your employees business class on every work trip but giving them access to executive airport lounges is a great way to make the journey more enjoyable.

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