If you are an Absa Gold Credit Card holder then we make sure whenever you use domestic and international airports within South Africa you have access to style and luxury at Bidvest Airport Lounges at preferential rates. This means that any Absa Gold Credit Card holder can pay for lounge visits by simply swiping his/her Gold Credit Card and will pay less than the current walk-in rate for the lounge visit.

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How to get it & what you can expect

Benefits
  • Pay for access to the domestic lounge at a reduced rate*
  • You are entitled to a stay of 1.5 hours for domestic flights and 3 hours for international flights. Extended time will be charged at Bidvest rates*
  • Secondary Gold Credit Card holders can also benefit from the preferential rates
  • Refreshments, newspapers, periodicals, food and beverages are available
  • Lounges are open 7 days a week (this may change without prior notice)
  • International and Domestic Departure Lounges are situated in all major South African Airports of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, Bloemfontein, East London and Lanseria
Our preferential rates
  Absa Gold Credit Card rate
(customer to pay)
Public Walk-in rate
(customer to pay)
  International Lounge Domestic Lounge International Lounge Domestic Lounge
Cardholder R300 R185 R365 R219
Guest/Child R300 R185 R365 R219

*Terms and Conditions apply

Qualifying criteria
  • You need a Gold Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard)
  • Your Gold Credit Card must be in good standing
  • The offer is available to both primary and secondary cardholders
How it works
  • Present your boarding pass and Gold Credit Card at the Bidvest Lounge reception – both must be in your name
  • Your Gold Credit Card will be swiped and you will be charged the preferential rates as follows:
  • Domestic airports with Bidvest Lounges:
    • O.R. Tambo International, including Sky Lounge: Johannesburg
    • Cape Town International: Cape Town
    • King Shaka International: Durban
    • East London Airport: East London
    • George Airport: George
    • Port Elizabeth International: Port Elizabeth
    • Bram Fischer Airport: Bloemfontein
    • Lanseria International: Johannesburg

  • International airports with Bidvest lounges:
    • O.R. Tambo International: Johannesburg
    • Cape Town International: Cape Town
    • Lanseria International: Johannesburg
Contact Gold Credit Card

To apply call:
0861 114 411

For 24-hour support call:
0861 462 273

For lost and stolen cards call:
0800 111 155

Email us:
contactcard@absa.co.za

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants help you get the best account for your needs.

For 24-hour support call us on:

0861 462 273

To apply call us on:

0861 114 411

E-mail us at:

contactcard@absa.co.za

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