Quantcast

Sunday, July 27, 2014         

WEB BUZZ


 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Loungebuddy.com

By McClatchy News Services

POSTED:



This website gives readers the inside scoop on airport lounges.

» Available for: iPhone and iPad

» Cost: Free

» What it does: Details everything there is to know about airport lounges, including day-use costs and amenities, as well as photos and reviews. Includes 600 lounges at the 60 busiest airports in the world.

» What's hot: This user-friendly app goes way beyond a general list of lounges. After LoungeBuddy asks you a few simple questions about your route and current memberships, credit cards and loyalty programs, it provides you with a list of lounges best suited to your trip. You can quickly filter for lounges that are free to you, have Wi-Fi, free cocktails and showers, children's rooms and more. I found the user reviews most helpful, especially those who shared that they found fast Wi-Fi, dirty areas or quiet corners. Create a free profile with your email address to start reviewing lounges yourself.

» What's not: If pushed, I'd say that it would be nice to have a visual clue for lounges that let you invite guests for one fee and a filter that lets you know which lounges are open. Maps of terminals and lounges are coming soon.

» Worth it? It would be silly not to see which free amenities are available to you. Also worth noting: It's designed for iOS7, but I tested it in iOS6 on an iPhone 4S.

--Jen Leo / Los Angeles Times





More From The Star-Advertiser

Shanghai in deal for Disney theme park




 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(0)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
IN OTHER NEWS
Blogs
Political Radar
On policy

Warrior Beat
Apple fallout

Wassup Wit Dat!
Can You Spock ‘Em?

Warrior Beat
Meal plan

Volley Shots
Fey, Enriques on MJNT

Political Radar
Wilhelmina Rise, et al.

Court Sense
Cold War