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Priority Pass in Canada (updated January 24, 2017)

Every now and then, lounge companies update their portfolios. From my last update on the list of Priority Pass lounges, there were only just over 900 lounges worldwide. The inventory increased to over 950 lounges.

List of Credit Cards that Offer Priority Pass Membership / Passes

Thanks to one of my readers giving me an excellent suggestion to add a column listing the lounge fee.

Credit Card

Lounge Access

Lounge Fee

BMO Air Miles World Elite MasterCard Free annual Priority Pass membership (value $99 USD)

2 complimentary lounge passes per year, can be used on a travelling companion

Fee per visit – $27 USD
BMO World Elite MasterCard Free annual Priority Pass membership (value $99 USD)

4 complimentary lounge passes per year, can be used on a travelling companion

Fee per visit – $27 USD
TD First Class Travel Visa Infinite Card Annual Discount on a Priority Pass membership $20 discount for the Standard Membership ($79 instead of $99 USD)

Fee per visit – $27 USD

20% discount for the Prestige Membership ($319 instead of $399 USD)

Unlimited access; $27 for guests

TD Business Travel Visa Annual Discount on a Priority Pass membership $20 discount for the Standard Membership ($79 instead of $99 USD)

Fee per visit – $27 USD

20% discount for the Prestige Membership ($319 instead of $399 USD)

Unlimited access; $27 for guests

TD Platinum Travel Visa Card Annual Discount on a Priority Pass membership 15% discount for Standard Membership ($84 instead of $99 USD)

Fee per visit – $27 USD

15% discount for Standard and Prestige Membership ($339 instead of $399 USD)

Unlimited access; $27 for guests

TD Classic Travel Visa Card Annual Discount on a Priority Pass membership 10% discount for the Standard Membership ($89 instead of $99 USD)

Fee per visit – $27 USD

$40 discount for Prestige Membership ($359 instead of $399 USD)

Unlimited access; $27 for guests

Scotiabank Gold American Express Card Annual discounted Priority Pass Membership 35% discount for the Standard Membership ($65 instead of $99 USD)

Fee per visit – $27 USD

Scotiabank Platinum American Express Card Free annual Priority Pass membership (value $99 USD)

10 complimentary lounge passes per year for primary cardholder

4 complimentary lounge passes per year for supplementary cardholder

Fee per visit – $27 USD
NBC World Elite MasterCard Access to the National Bank World MasterCard lounge at Montreal-Trudeau airport Unlimited access, along with 1 guest and for children aged 2 and under (total 3 people)
NBC World MasterCard Access to the National Bank World MasterCard lounge at Montreal-Trudeau airport Fee per visit – $25 CAD + tax
American Express Platinum Card Free annual Priority Pass Membership (value $399 USD) Unlimited access, along with 1 guest

Additional guest fee – $27 USD

American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card Free annual Priority Pass Membership (value $99 USD) Fee per visit – $27 USD
American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve Card Free annual Priority Pass Membership (value $399 USD) Unlimited access

Additional guest fee – $27 USD

American Express Air Miles Reserve Card Free annual Priority Pass Membership (value $99 USD)

4 complimentary lounge passes per year

Fee per visit – $27 USD
American Express Business Platinum Card Free annual Priority Pass Membership (value $99 USD) Fee per visit – $27 USD

Also note that the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege Card and the CIBC Aerogold Visa Infinite Privilege Card offer a Priority Pass membership through the Global Airport Lounge Access (with Visa Infinite Privilege), where you will receive 6 free lounge passes per calendar year.

Below is a list of lounges located at Canadian airports, listed in alphabetical order. I included some updates in brackets from my previous list.

List of Priority Pass Lounges in Canada

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

A new renovation to the Calgary airport has changed things up from last time.

  • Domestic Terminal: Chinook Lounge
  • International Terminal: (name change)
    • Aspire Lounge International Departures (new)
    • Aspire Lounge Transborder Departures (new)

Edmonton International Airport (YEG)

  • Domestic-International Terminal: Plaza Premium Lounge
  • US Transborder Terminal: Plaza Premium Lounge (USA transborder)

Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

  • Terminal A: (name change)
    • National Bank World Mastercard Lounge
    • Salon Odyssee Desjardins (new)

Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB)

  • Main Terminal: Salon Vip Lounge

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

  • Terminal 1:
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures)
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures)
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (USA transborder)
  • Terminal 3:
    • Air France – KLM Lounge
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures)
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures, next to Gate C32)
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures, across Gate C33)

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

  • Domestic Terminal:
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures, near Gate C29) (new)
    • Plaza Premium Lounge (domestic departures, near Gate B15)
  • International Terminal: Plaza Premium Lounge (international departures)
  • USA Terminal 1: Plaza Premium Lounge (USA departures)

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG)

  • Main Terminal: Plaza Premium Lounge

As you can see, the list is starting to grow. I would love to see a lounge at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW) airports next.

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