Is V Room Gatwick the Best Airport Lounge?

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V Room Gatwick is an airport lounge in the north terminal of London Gatwick Airport. It’s only open to Virgin Holidays customers. Think of it as a Gatwick VIP lounge – a place to unwind, fuel up and relax into that holiday vibe.

So is it worth visiting? Does it minimise pre-trip stress?

I think so! Here are my seven pearls of wisdom on the perks of Gatwick v-room…

V Room Gatwick in Review

What’s Included in Virgin V Room?

1. Free Food

The food is complimentary, which will be enough said for some of you. For those of you who want to know what’s on offer, well, there’s quite a lot in terms of breakfast. From yoghurts and muesli, to buttery croissants and generous pain au chocolats, you’ll find all your favourites.

If you fancy something warmer, head to the chef for a cooked breakfast. If you want to get your money’s worth have a bit of everything!

Food at V Room Gatwick
My favourite Caramel Shortbread Millionaire in the lounge

2. Free Drinks

The non-alcoholic stuff is included in your standard pass, so that’s juices, teas, coffees and even the fizzy stuff if that’s more your thing.

And if you opt for the standard plus package, you’ll also be entitled to selected beers, wines and spirits

Breakfast at V Room Gatwick
My breakfast

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3. Quiet Space

Gatwick gets rammed at the best of times. Gatwick v-room is a haven from the craziness of it all. It’s quiet and peaceful compared to the busy rush down in the airport lobbies.

4. Free Wi-Fi

Hop on the free Wi-Fi to get some work done, surf the net or simply brag to your friends about your holiday! There’s no annoying sign-up form to fill in and the connection is good enough to upload pics.

Breakfast buffet at V Room Gatwick
Breakfast buffet

5. A Kids Zone

Down in the main airport lobby children excitedly chase each other round the seats, more often than not bumping into cases or people. Up in V Room Gatwick there’s a kids play zone, with games and toys to keep them entertained. It’s tucked away from the adult-only zone (yep, there’s one of those too).

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6. Magazines

There are loads of glossy magazines to flick through while you munch on your third course of breakfast. They’re those fancy, expensive ones that I usually reward myself with as a pay day treat. Here there are loads of them to get your mitts on. Bliss.

Magazines at V Room Gatwick
Breakfast round 2!

7. Savings

Wondering how much it is? Adult passes for Gatwick v-room start from £20, children age 2-11 cost £11 and children under 2 are free.

If you add up the price of a miniscule breakfast elsewhere in the airport, with the cost of a few magazines, snacks, and Wi-Fi you can easily justify it. Plus, at Gatwick you can also speed through security and check-in. You can find out more here.

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V Room Gatwick
V Room Gatwick
V Room Gatwick in Review
V Room Gatwick in Review

Are you a fan of airport lounges? And have you visited Gatwick v-room? I’d love to hear your thoughts. 

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Comments (2)

  • I always use an airport pass when flying, it’s so much more relaxing. The one in Rome was closed on our recent visit as there was a big fire recently, and I really missed the peace and quiet that you get there

    Taylor Hearts Travel 5 years ago Reply

    I could definitely get used to travelling in this way too – anything to eek out more holiday!

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