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Shongololo Lounge
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport (International Terminal)

Want to freshen up and relax before a long day of travel? Shongololo Lounge at Johannesburg Airport offers a wide range of amenities that will help you feel rejuvenated and ready to fly. Take a hot shower, unwind with a glass of fine South African wine, or sample a variety of foods from the complimentary open buffet. Regardless of what airline or class of service you are flying, you can access the Shongololo Lounge by purchasing a lounge pass to guarantee a seat, paying at the door when space is available or through a lounge membership program.

Below you will find some useful information to plan your visit including: lounge location, hours, services, and lounge access rates.

Location

Johannesburg Airport, International Terminal A, Airside.

Directions: After passing through Immigration, turn left and walk towards Gates A7-A18. Pass the Air France Lounge and take the escalator up to the lounge.

Important: Accessible to passengers on International departure flights only.

Services & Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beverages (alcohol)
  • Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Disabled Access
  • Flight Information Monitor
  • Newspapers/Magazines
  • Shower Facilities
  • Television
  • WiFi

This lounge does not have any sleep facilities.

Hours

The lounge is open 6:00AM – 10:00PM (Daily).

Lounge Access & Rates

Membership Programs

» Priority Pass – With Priority Pass you have access to over 1200 airport lounges around the world. There are three membership plans to choose from: Standard – US$99 ($27 per lounge visit) • Standard Plus – $ 249 (10 free lounge visits) • Prestige – $399 (unlimited lounge visits) per year. At the time of our last lounge update on 20 February 2018, this lounge was included in the Priority Pass program. You should check the Priority Pass web site for the most up to date access information if you are a member or plan to be a member.
Special Promotion: Save up to 10% off your Priority Pass membership

Pay at the door

If you want to guarantee a seat during your layover or before a flight, you can purchase a one time lounge pass. 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: Online pricing in GBP  • Non-refundable within 24 hours of arrival.
The online rate is GBP 22.00 per person for 3 hours. » Buy a lounge pass

Passes are handled through our third party partners at Lounge Pass. 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.

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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.