If you are an economy class traveller, you can wait for your flight in the comfort of the Bidvest Premier Lounge at Johannesburg Airport in the International Departures area. Below you will find helpful information such as: lounge location, hours, services, and lounge access for economy class travellers.
Johannesburg Airport, Airside, Upper Mezzanine Level, International Departures
Important: Accessible to passengers on International departure flights only.
- From Terminal A : After the security checkpoint, turn right and then take the escalator up one level. The lounge is located on the right hand corner.
- From Terminal B : After the security checkpoint, turn left and then take the escalator up one level
Services & Facilities
- Air Conditioning
- Beverages (alcohol)
- Beverages (non-alcoholic)
- Disabled Access
- Flight Information Monitor
- Food – Light meals and snacks
- Internet / WiFi
- Shower Facilities with soap and towels
- Smoking Room
This lounge does not have any sleep facilities.
The lounge is open 5:00AM – 1:00AM.
Lounge Access & Rates
Pay at the door
When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door. At the time of this December 2021 update, the rates published on the Bidvest web site were R413 per person for two hours.
Lounge passes can be purchased by any traveller regardless of airline or class of service.
» Benefits: Guarantees a seat in the lounge for your desired time period • Changes & Refunds up until 24 hours prior to arrival.
» Disadvantages: Non-refundable within 24 hours of arrival.
The online rate is GBP 23.00 (3 hour stay) per person. » Buy a lounge pass
Passes are handled through our third party partners. Be sure to read the terms and conditions before purchasing your pass. For changes and cancellations, contact the email on your pass confirmation at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival.
More Ways to Enter
- Cardholders: Bidvest Bank, Standard Bank, Stanbic Bank, blue sky, Lounge Buddy, Bank Windhoek, Diners Club International, UCount Rewards, Lounge Key, Lounge Club, Investec, Hertz, Mercantile Bank, Lounge Me, Dragonpass, First Car & Van Rental, Momentum Multiply, Sanlam Reality, absa Gold, absa Premium Banking, absa Private Banking, absa Wealth Banking, Hotelstay, Hotel Express, First National Park, RMB Private Bank, American Express, Nedbank Platinum, Nedbank Professional Banking, Nedbank Private Wealth, Dream Folks, Lift Premium. Consult your card terms and conditions for details about lounge access.
More lounge locations at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport
- Aspire Lounge
- Shongololo Lounge
- Mashonzha Lounge
- Bidvest Sky Lounge
- Bidvest Premier Lounge (Domestic)
- Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. We are not representatives of the lounge featured on this page. Fees for some lounge services and facilities may apply. All information, including amenities, hours and access information, are subject to change at any time without notice. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, click here.