Delta Offers Discounted Lounge Membership

Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 300,000-plus Facebook fans by offering a 20 percent discount on a 30-day Sky Club airport lounge membership. And you don t have to "like" them on Facebook to qualify for the discount.

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The promotion runs through April 30, and is available directly on Delta's website. Using promotion code "FB30D" brings the normal $90 cost of a 30-day membership down to $72.

And there's more. That $72 fee can count toward a 1-year or 3-year membership. But you have to sign up within 60 days of last day of your 30-day membership.

Rates for an annual membership vary between $300 — $450 depending on your elite status with Delta . Three-year prices start at $720 for Diamond Medallions and top out at $1,215 for travelers without elite status. An additional $50 fee applies for new Sky Club members on 1-year or 3-year plans who haven't previously joined, or whose old membership has been inactive for six months or longer.

I'm a big fan of airport lounges as they often — but not always — provide a quieter environment than the terminal and feature amenities perfect for a road warrior. Delta's Sky Clubs offer the following:

  • Comfortable seating areas with ample power outlets.
  • Complimentary soft drinks, beer and wine, as well as complete bar service.
  • Complimentary snacks served throughout the day.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Satellite television programming.
  • Personalized flight assistance.
  • An assortment of magazines and newspapers.
  • Some locations offer shower rooms.