LoungeBuddy Cathay Pacific Sweepstakes & $200 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

LoungeBuddy reached out to us last week informing us that they have launched an Android version of their app (there is already an iOS version). LoungeBuddy, as you probably can figure out, is an app that lets you know which airport lounge you have access to in over 400 airports based on the status you have with the airline, the credit card you own, etc.

Our favorite lounge amenity before or after a long flight is a good shower! After that it’s probably really reliable wifi. This app is really handy for us when we are not flying with Oneworld carriers and need to figure out whether or not credit cards we have or the airline we are flying grants access. For example, the free Priority Pass that comes with American Express Platinum Card allows access to a lot of lounges internationally and it can easily point you to a lounge. But, did you know that if you flew Bangkok Air, irrespective of class of service, you have access to their lounges?

With the launch of the Android app, LoungeBuddy has partnered with Cathay Pacific for an awesome sweepstake!


LoungeBuddy Cathay Pacific Sweepstakes

LoungeBuddy and Cathay Pacific is having a pretty incredible sweepstake to promote LoungeBuddy for Android (don’t worry iOS users, you can enter too). The prize:

  • Two (2) round-trip tickets in Premium Economy from any of their North American gateways (New York, Newark, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver) to Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific is our favorite airline to Asia and Hong Kong is our favorite city in Asia! If you don’t live in one of their gateways, you do have to get there yourself, but positioning flights to one of those gateways is reasonable.
  • Cathay Pacific Marco Polo Silver Status. The winner will receive one year of complimentary Cathay Pacific Marco Polo Silver Status! That entitles you to access any Cathay Pacific business class lounge when flying with them. Silver status also grants you Oneworld Ruby status so when you are flying with American in the States, while it doesn’t grant you lounge access, it would allow you to check in on the business class counter, priority boarding and all the benefits associated with Ruby status.

To enter this LoungeBuddy Cathay Pacific Sweepstakes, download the app and enter by May 31st using the LoungeBuddy Cathay Pacific Sweepstakes link. You have up to 4 entries – 1 by submitting your email address and 3 more if you share on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn so do it by May 31st, 2014! You can also enter if you already have the app.

Screenshots on how to enter the LoungeBuddy Cathay Pacific Sweepstakes:



iPhone / iPad:



This contest is only available to legal residents of fifty (50) United States (and the District of Columbia) and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.


$200 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

As part of helping LoungeBuddy get the message out about their new Android app and partnership with Cathay Pacific, LoungeBuddy has given us one (1) $200 Visa gift card to give away to our readers. That’s basically $200 in cold hard CASH! Please read the rules carefully. To enter the giveaway, it’s easy:

  • Download the LoungeBuddy Android or iOS app using the LoungeBuddy Cathay Pacific Sweepstakes link and enter the contest above (yes, you can enter if you already have the app installed).
  • Leave a comment on this post with a valid email address in the email address field (entries via Facebook, Twitter, and email are not considered valid) about which feature you like most about LoungeBuddy or what LoungeBuddy could improve upon.
    • Entries without mention of what LoungeBuddy feature you like best or which aspect could be improved upon will considered not valid
    • If you are a first time commenter, your comment will go into moderation. We will approve it over the course of the contest, no need to resubmit your comment.
  • One entry per person — we will delete any duplicates
  • All entries must be submitted by Monday, May 26th at 11:59PM Eastern
  • We select one (1) winner using random.org by Tuesday May 27th at 3:00PM Eastern
  • Fulfillment of the $200 Visa gift card will be handled by LoungeBuddy — we will be sending the winner’s email address to them so that they can send the gift card

*Disclosure: The Flight Deal is not being compensated for this post beyond the $200 Visa Gift Card, which we are giving away to our readers and we do not have a financial relationship with LoungeBuddy.


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