Sleeping in Airports

Copa Club

copa club lounges
Screenshot from the Copa Club web site (May 2018)

Travelling in Latin America or the Caribbean? United Airline’s partnership with Copa Airlines makes lounge access easy and comfortable for all MileagePlus members. In Bogota (Colombia), Panama City (Panama), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Guatemala City (Guatemala), San Jose (Costa Rica) and Medellín (Colombia), a day or annual pass bought through United Airlines will get you access to complimentary beverages, Wi-Fi and a handful of work stations in the Copa lounges. While day rates stay at a set price of $59 for all tiers of MileagePlus members, discounts on annual passes are offered to the more elite statuses – and free access is available for Priority Pass members.

Copa Club Benefits

The six Copa lounges offer guests the following amenities:

  • Complimentary liquors, wines and beers
  • WiFi
  • Work stations with internet access, telephones and photocopy/fax machines
  • Rest areas with international television stations
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Showers (Panama City only)
  • Children’s playroom (Panama City only)

Types of Membership

General members of MileagePlus members can purchase day passes, annual passes and annual with spouse passes are available through United Club.

  • Business Class passenger and/or ConnectMiles PreferMember Gold, Platinum and Presidential Members traveling with Copa Airlines
  • Star Alliance Gold status passengers on international Star Alliance flights
  • Passengers travelling in Business Class or in First Class on International flights with Star Alliance member airlines
  • United Club members (plus one guest)
  • Priority Pass members
  • Aeromexico Premier passengers (Panama and Santo Domingo only)
  • KLM and Air France passengers traveling in Business Class or Flying Blue members with Flying Blue Platinum and Gold Elite Plus (Panama only)
  • Iberia Plus Elite or Infinata passengers (Panama and Medellin only)

Membership Cost

If you are a general member with United Airlines MileagePlus, you can purchase passes at the following rates.

  • Day Pass: $59/7000 miles
  • Annual Membership: $550/70 000 miles + $50/7000 miles one-time new member initiation fee

Discounts are available when you purchase an annual membership with spouse.

Discounts are provided to Premier Silver, Premier Gold, Premier Platinum and Premier 1K members.

Passes can be purchased using the United app or at the club lounges in Panama City, Santo Domingo, Guatemala City, San Jose or Medellín.

Note that prices are subject to change. Discounts are available should you purchase with a partner or purchase multiple years at once.

Copa Club Locations