Gaining access to an airport lounge can have a huge impact on your travel experience, but the privilege comes at a price. Unless you're a frequent flyer who has earned the status, unlimited access costs $399 per year with a Priority Pass and roughly $500 for a specific airline lounge. Though, there is a way to get around paying the fee.
As Business Insider points out, one popular credit card offers travelers a major perk. With the Platinum Card from American Express, you get access to over 1000 airport lounges around the world. Yes, if you're carrying the card in your wallet, you could be sipping champagne and enjoying plush lounge perks rather than battling low-speed Wi-Fi by your gate.
Contemplating signing up for the credit card? Here are some of the lounges you'd have access to: