Does the EVA lounge at TPE have showers? I usually fly SQ out of TPE and their lounge
does have showers. However, this time I’m not paying for my own ticket and I had no
choice but to fly EVA. (6 hours between connections) Called my local EVA office but the
rep wasn’t sure… ’
If they don’t, is there somewhere in TPE that I can shower? I have not status in Star Alliance,
so I doubt SQ will let me use their lounge. (but I do have OneWorld emerald status, if that
makes any difference…)
Up until a couple of years ago, Taipei only had the one terminal and the lounges were small to say the least. The smoke in there was enough to keep the heaviest of smokers topped up in nicotine for at least 12 hours. When Terminal 2 opened, EVA moved its operation in there and the new lounge was opened. There are two classes based upon level of membership and the facilities are pretty good. The staff are very friendly and will answer any questions you might have. They also are very obliging with any particular needs you might have. The showers are good and usual items that you need are supplied. Snacks are served with a mixture of hot and cold and the choice of drinks is extensive. Generally the lounge is relaxed and calm. Next door to the lounge is the transit hotel. For only $10.00 you can use the gym, sauna and steam room. They also have a nice relax room to unwind. I find this particularly useful as most of my return flights leave at late evening, so if you have had a busy / hot day, you can relax and change into clean clothes for the journey ahead.
I know there is a busibness lounge in the airport that does have showers. When I first landed 5 years ago i stumbled across it… paid a small fee and was able to shower and eat and use the internet. can’t for the life of me remember the name but i know it wasn’t affiliated with any airline. when you land, ask around.
Called Plus I think. I used to go in for free with a Visa Platinum card then they changed it. It was quite good.
LL, I used to go to the crappy lounge Eva provided. Was that the frequent flyer lounge. Are you going to a business class lounge or is this a total upgrade?[/quote]
Dunno, never been in the EVA lounge. This must be their new terminal 2 lounge. Only lounges I’ve been in here recently are Thai’s excuse for a lounge and China Scarelines.
Tell me folks, is there usually food in the Cathay lounge around lunchtime? And what’s the meal likely to be in business on the 1:30 flight to HK? For reasons beyond my control I will have to rely on the beggars to feed me. Last time I was in the Cathay lounge was 1992 and there was no food (but plenty to drink ).
The EVA lounge in TPE is a palace compared to the EVA lounge in LA… [ /quote]
I have also wondered about that… LAX is EVA’s biggest destination, other than TPE or HKG,
yet LAX has a real awful lounge… (my last visit to the EVA Air LAX lounge was 5 months ago,
so if they have changed, please correct me)