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Knowing that we had a great ride home on United’s new Polaris business class was icing on the cake to this incredible trip around South America, and flying business class meant we would have access to the Star Alliance lounge at Sao Paolo. However…why eat in a lounge when you can have fantastic restaurant food for the price of…on the house. Priority Pass is an incredible perk of so many premium cards and putting it use to with their new restaurant program is about as good as it gets. We used the Priority Pass app to see if there were any restaurants participating at GRU and voila…we found Bleriot Bar and Lounge just past immigration in Terminal 3.
Most of the cards listed below offer the priority pass membership with 2 guests.
- Citi Prestige
- Chase Sapphire Reserve
- American Express Platinum
- American Express Business Platinum
- American Express Hilton Honors Aspire
- American Express Hilton Honors Ascend ( 10 visits no guests )
- American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Luxury Card
- US Bank Altitude Reserve
- When: November 2018
- Where: Sao Paolo International Airport GRU Terminal 3
Priority Pass rules
- International flights only.
- Please note that the bar may exceed their seating limit at certain times of the day & access to the bar is at their sole discretion.
- $27 for cardholder and each guest their membership permits. e.g. 2 total people would get $54 off bill.
There is a wide variety of bar style food and delicious cocktails.
We ended up each having a pasta, shared some onion rings, and both had Cachacas. Delicious.
Remember to tip
We left $10 on the table which was close to 25% of our total bill of roughly $45. I highly recommend sussing out the restaurant situation with Priority Pass before committing to almost any lounge.
South America 2018: Buenos Aires, Uruguayan Wine Country, Iguazu Falls, and Rio
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