No, Chase Sapphire Reserve does not offer an Admirals Club membership. Chase Sapphire Reserve gives cardholders complimentary airport lounge access through Priority Pass Select, which features over 1,300 lounges worldwide once they enroll, none of which are Admirals Clubs. Cardholders and authorized users each get free access to Priority Pass lounges with this membership, and they are allowed up to two accompanying guests per visit, at no extra cost.
You can use your Chase Sapphire Reserve for airport lounge access by first enrolling in Priority Pass Select. There is no additional cost to activate your Priority Pass membership and it is a one-time procedure.
Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass gives you access to 1,300+ airport lounges around the world, including many locations in the United States, Europe and Asia. For example, the 8 largest U.S. airports – including JFK, LAX, DFW, ATL and ORD – all allow Chase Sapphire Reserve airport lounge access. The Chase Sapphire Reserve lounge benefit is provided by a company called Priority Pass and would cost $399 per year without the card. … read full answer
Here’s how to find an airport lounge:
To find a lounge, go to the Priority Pass website and type your destination into the “Find a lounge” bar. You’ll be able to see where a lounge is within an airport, as well as its hours, amenities, guest policies and other rules. You can also check the Priority Pass lounge directory. If the airport you are visiting has a Priority Pass lounge, you will just have to show your card there to gain access.
Technically speaking, there aren’t any airport lounges solely for Chase Sapphire Reserve cardholders. That’s important because there are a few crucial details about Priority Pass membership you should keep in mind.
Key things you should know about Chase Sapphire Reserve airport lounges:
Customers must enroll in Priority Pass Select to access the 1,300+ Chase Sapphire Reserve airport lounges. But you only have to enroll once.
To enroll, go to Chase Ultimate Rewards and click “Earn Points,” then “Card Benefits.” Under the “Airport Lounge Access” tab, click “Activate Now.”
Guests may be allowed to accompany you for free, depending on the lounge. If guests do not get complimentary access, the fee will be $27 per person per visit.
Chase Sapphire Reserve airport lounges offer perks like free Wi-Fi, full bars, snacks, and even showers and spas, depending on the particular lounge. To enjoy them, just activate your complimentary Priority Pass Select membership.
The Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass membership gives cardholders and authorized users free memberships in the airport lounge program Priority Pass Select. Each cardholder and up to two guests get unlimited free access to over 1,300 airport lounges worldwide as a result. Additional guests cost $32 per visit. Priority Pass Select airport lounges offer free Wi-Fi, snacks and beverages. There’s also comfortable seating and other amenities that vary by lounge. The Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass benefit is a $429 annual value. That’s what it would cost to buy a membership with unlimited free visits normally.… read full answer
This special benefit is only available on Chase Sapphire Reserve. You don’t get it on Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card or the discontinued original Chase Sapphire® Card. Keep in mind that the $429 value helps offset Chase Sapphire Reserve’s $550 annual fee.
In order to redeem your free Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass membership and start enjoying the lounge benefits, you need to do a one-time “activation” to have your Priority Pass card sent to you. Don’t worry, this won’t cost you any money and it’s very easy to do.
How to activate Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass:
Click on the tab that says “Chase Ultimate Rewards.”
Click on “Card Benefits.”
Find “Airport Lounge Access” and click “Activate Now” at the bottom.
Follow those steps, and you’ll get membership cards for you and any authorized users on your Chase Sapphire Reserve account within 2-3 weeks by mail. Once you have your Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass membership card, you’ll need to show it and a same-day boarding pass to get into a Priority Pass lounge.
You may also be able to bring guests traveling with you. There’s no limit set by Priority Pass, but individual lounges have the right to make their own rules. Authorized users have their own memberships and aren’t considered guests. Keep in mind that only two of your guests are free – the rest cost $32 each.
Your Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass membership gives you access to a widespread network. There are Priority Pass lounges all over the world, including at the most popular domestic and international airports.
Here are some popular Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass lounges:
Chicago IL O’Hare International Airport: Swissport Lounge Offers refreshments, TV, magazines and Wi-Fi. They may limit guests based on space constraints.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport: The Club at DFWY ou have access to refreshments, alcohol, TV, Wi-Fi, fax and showers. There are no stated guest restrictions.
Beijing Capital International Airport: Air China First & Business Class Lounge Offers refreshments, alcohol, internet access, TV, newspapers and telephones. They may limit guests based on space constraints.
Dubai International Airport: Marhaba Lounge Amenities include refreshments, alcohol, TV, magazines, Wi-Fi and flight information, telephone, fax, and shower. There are no stated guest restrictions.
So, as you can see, the Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass benefit gives you a wide range of comforts all over the world. If you take full advantage of this perk, that’s an extra $429 in value you get out of your card every year.
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