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Review: National Bank Lounge at YUL, Montreal-Trudeau International Airport

Airport YUL Montreal-Trudeau International Airport
Lounge National Bank Lounge
Lounge Access Method National Bank World Elite® card.
Terminal International
Country Canada
Card used
To the point The National Bank Lounge at YUL, Montreal-Trudeau International Airport: location, photos and access conditions.

More than 2 years ago, we visited the National Bank lounge at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport. Here are some recent photos of the lounge.

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The National Bank Lounge at YUL

As the name suggests, this lounge is primarily open to National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard® holders. But holders of a Priority Pass card, a Mastercard with LoungeKey or an American Express Platinum card also have access. Explanations.

Who can access the National Bank Lounge at YUL?

National Bank World Elite Members

All National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard® cardholders have complimentary access to the lounge with one guest and two children 12 and under.

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American Express Platinum Cardholders

Through the American Express Canadian Airport Lounge Program, all American ExpressCarte de PlatineMD or American Express Corporate Platinum Card holders can access the National Bank lounge free of charge, accompanied by their spouse and 2 children under 21.

Holders of a Priority Pass membership card

You can access the National Bank lounge with a Priority Pass card. In this article, we have explained the various Priority Pass membership options which, let’s face it, are expensive for the casual traveler.

Fortunately, many credit cards offer access to Priority Pass lounges. The best known are :

Mastercard cardholders with DragonPass

Finally, Mastercard holders with aDragonPass subscription can access the National Bank Lounge by simply presenting their Mastercard credit card.

When entering the lounge, you will need to show your Priority Pass card (or digital version) and not your credit card, except in the case of a National Bank card, American Express Platinum card or Mastercard with LoungeKey. So remember to apply for your Priority Pass card before you travel!

Where is the National Bank Lounge located at YUL?

The lounge is located near gate 53 and is reserved for passengers making an international journey. It is generally open from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

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Feedback from the National Bank Lounge at YUL

Once inside, the atmosphere of the lounge is calm and hushed. But it can fill up very quickly during busy periods.

The advantage of this lounge is that it has a small room reserved for children with games and small seats. It’s much appreciated!

There are large windows to watch the planes, which is very convenient for aviation enthusiasts.

On the buffet side, there are some warm fries and chicken croquettes. There are few drinks.

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My overall impression of the National Bank YUL Lounge

My visit to this National Bank lounge at YUL allowed me to enjoy it and rest before my flight. The food offer would benefit from being increased in view of its frequentation.

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