Can we all say one giant **** to the airport terminal? Passengers are the last thought when building an airport terminal and that's why just about everyone hates flying. One group of passengers who never hate flying, or at least not the part on the ground, are those lucky enough to squeeze into the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow, the best business class lounge in the world. If you didn't already know, you can get in just using those frequent flyer miles...

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When You Walk In...

Virgin Clubhouse Seating Entrance #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Upon entering the Clubhouse, you'll be reminded of the good ole' days of air travel with plush jet set era seating options...

The Bar Directly In Front Of You...

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As you may have hoped, everything is free in here, including all the cocktails and champagne found at the bar, though you can always just find somewhere to sit and a waiter will bring it to you. 

Find The Perfect Spot To Hang...

Virgin Clubhouse LHR sitting area #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Since waiters are happy to bring you anything on the menu for free at any moment, it's nice to find a laid back spot to hang out. And yes, you can totally swing from the chair...

Play Some Billiards...

VirginClubhouse LHR Pool table #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

What would a trip to the airport be without some billiards. Go to the desk and ask for some balls (perhaps rephrase that), grab some cocktails and pass time with a great bar game...

A Movie Isn't A Bad Idea Either... In The Movie Theatre!

Virgin Clubhouse Movie Theatre #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Big game, big action movie or just a chick flick, it doesn't matter. You can grab a sofa or super comfy seat and lay back and enjoy the action with waiter service. It's like going to the movies but better...

Enjoy A Seated Meal In The Bistro?

Virgin Clubhouse LHR Dining #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Some people don't like to eat where they "chill". Though a waiter can bring you anything on the menu wherever you sit, if you prefer to take in the full dining experience, you can grab a seat at the bistro. It certainly looks swanky!

There's The Bar, Then There's The Grey Goose Loft Bar...

Virgin Clubhouse Grey Goose Loft Bar #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

With a quick walk up the stairs, you can take a gander at the Grey Goose loft bar, a very living room esque place to unwind with natural light and of course, all the free Grey Goose you can "responsibly" take in...

Or Just Relax By The (Artificial) Fire...

Virgin Clubhouse Fire place #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Relaxing by a fire is as good as it gets, and even though you'll have to settle for a digital flame, it's hard to be anything but relaxed while you take in the surroundings, drinks and food while thinking of Christmas. Yes, the flame is still on even in the summer...

Ok, I want In, How Do I Get In?

Anyone booking an Upper Class ticket, even using miles can access both the Upper Class Wing and the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse. Additionally, top tier Delta and Virgin Atlantic flyers, even those flying economy are granted complimentary access. You can book Virgin Atlantic Upper Class using Delta, Virgin Atlantic or Virgin America miles, giving you three great options.