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Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal
Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal in Frankfurt.

 

On a recent jaunt to Europe, Luxury Travel Advisor dropped in at Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal in Frankfurt and after a whirl around the digs, we say there’s no other place to wait for a flight.

Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal
Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal in Frankfurt.

The terminal stands alone, meaning you enter into a spacious greeting area where a pre-assigned personal assistant is already waiting for you. Going through security will likely be one of the most peaceful parts of your trip, since there’s really just you and your assistant helping you every step of the way. On the other side, a fabulous duty-free and sundry shop awaits and past that, well, that’s where the real fun begins.

With subtle lighting and club-style chairs throughout, the terminal is so spacious you’d be hard-pressed to even bump into anyone, much less be jostled by a crowd. Travelers can snag one of five private offices, complete with a desktop computer, phone and a door. Once work is done, they can sally up to the bar, which serves all sorts of drinks; there’s even a menu of 70 whiskies. Steps away is an elegant dining area and an enclosed cigar lounge.

A concierge can reserve sleeping quarters or a private shower room; we had our eye on the bathroom with the huge bathtub (how awesome would a hot bath be after an achy overnight flight; oh, wait, we’d be flying first class, we forgot!). Note: There’s only one tub room and it’s adorned with a rubber duck, which mysteriously always seems to go missing after every single visit, says management.

Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal
Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal in Frankfurt.

After you’re squeaky clean, amble over to one of three massage chairs in an area so tranquil you may decide to forego your travel and meditate here all day.

When your flight is ready for takeoff, you’ll be whisked to the proper place by a fabulous Porsche or other super new luxury vehicle.

Good to know: Mondays are busiest here and evenings tend to have travelers passing through en route to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bangkok and the U.S.

 

Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal
Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal in Frankfurt.

 

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