Which is the best – SLOW Lounge vs Bidvest Lounge?


SLOW Lounges create a valuable and enjoyable “moment in time” between checking in and boarding, where the stress of traveling can be forgotten. SLOW allows one to make the most of that moment to work productively, enjoy a snack or simply relax.

Lounge Access

Access to the SLOW Lounges is exclusive to qualifying British Airways, operated by Comair customers, FNB Premium card holders, clients of RMB Private Bank and FNB Private Bank.

The SLOW Lounge welcomes the following guests travelling with any British Airways flight operated by Comair Limited:

British Airways Executive Club Gold and Silver cardholders

oneworld qualifying cardholders

British Airways Credit Card lounge access cardholders

Qantas Club Card

KLM Flying Club Cardholders (on KLM/BA Codeshare flights only)

The above guests may invite one travelling companion to the Lounge, subject to capacity and provided that they are travelling on the same flight:

British Airways Club (Business Class) customers

Gold and Silver cardholders may access the Lounges when travelling to SA destinations not operated by BA Comair

Lounge access cards issued annually to eligible British Airways Credit Cardholders.

Bidvest Premier Lounges

Whatever airline you fly and whatever class of ticket you hold, our Bidvest Lounges are the oasis of comfort, relaxation and pleasure for you at the airport. Kindly note that a valid boading pass is required in order to access our lounges.

Their International and Domestic Departure Lounges are situated in all the major South African Airports of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George and East London. We have long standing relationships with various Airlines and Corporate Clients e.g. Diners Club, Absa Private Bank and Investec Private Bank, Priority Pass which allow the card holder access into our Lounges based on the terms and conditions set by the respective corporate client. Cash visits also welcome. From individuals to groups, we are “Everybody’s Lounge”.

The main purpose of our Bidvest Lounges is to offer an Oasis of comfort in the hustle and bustle of the Airport. Smoking Areas available. Showers and toilets together with facilities for the disabled offered in most Lounges. Free WIFI, Daily complimentary local newspapers.

The Bidvest Lounge offers friendly staff that are focused on hospitality and customer service.

A versatile complimentary snack menu and beverages is offered complimenting the comfort in all Bidvest Lounges.

 Walk-In Rates (payable at the lounge)

Domestic R234.00 (valid for two (2) hours prior to your Scheduled Flight Departure Time)

International R384.00 (valid for four (4) hours prior to your Scheduled Flight Departure Time)

 Online Rates

All vouchers purchased online are valid for three (3) years from date of purchase

Domestic R222.00 (valid for two (2) hours prior to your Scheduled Flight Departure Time)

International R370.00 (valid for four (4) hours prior to your Scheduled Flight Departure Time)

Early Check-in

Domestic R25.00 per 15 minutes

International R25.00 per 15 minutes

 Child Rates

All children below 2 years of age will be granted free access. Children over 2 years of age will be charged at the adult rate.

The above rates were valid from 1st February 2017 to 31st January 2018 and inclusive of VAT.


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