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Membership Types - Compare Benefits Gold Prestige Elite
Reward flights
Upgrades on Aer Lingus flights
Lounge access for Aer Lingus scheduled flights
Dietary meal preference stored for US scheduled flights
Priority baggage for Business Class transatlantic scheduled flights
Personalised luggage tags
Non-airline partner redemptions
4 complimentary upgrades*
Customer service line available during normal business hours
Dedicated Elite Helpline (Elite only)
1 reward* return flight for partner
Guaranteed flight booking*
(Please note that a maximum of two Elite guaranteed seats are allowed on a fully booked flight.
Bookings must be made 24 hours before the departure time).

*Subject to paying all of the applicable . .

To gain (and to keep) Gold Circle Club membership, you’ll need to earn enough points in the previous 12 months from travelling on Aer Lingus and partner scheduled services (excluding bonus points). The current number of points required is 2,400.
When travelling with a partner airline, you’ll be recognised as a Gold Circle tier member, entitling you to even more service benefits.

The benefits are great and include the following:

  • Access to Aer Lingus Gold Circle Club Lounges where available, when travelling on Aer Lingus scheduled flights.
  • Reward flights*.
  • Flight upgrades.
  • Meal preference recorded on transatlantic flights.
  • Priority check-in, boarding and baggage delivery for business class transatlantic flights.
  • Personalised luggage tags.

*Subject to paying all of the applicable . .

Membership of this tier requires you to earn 4,800 Gold Circle points in the previous 12 months.
Becoming a member of this Prestige Tier brings additional benefits and privileges that are prestige through and through. Check out the benefits list, you won’t be disappointed!

Benefits are many, and include the following:

  • Access to the Aer Lingus Gold Circle Club lounges where available, when travelling on Aer Lingus scheduled flights.
  • Access to the British Airways Lounge in London Heathrow when travelling onwards on a through-ticket with British Airways.
  • Reward flights*.
  • Flight upgrades.
  • Meal preference recorded on transatlantic flights.
  • Priority check-in, boarding and baggage delivery for business class transatlantic flights.
  • Deals with selected partners.
  • Personalised luggage tags.

*Subject to paying all of the applicable .

Welcome to the top tier! Membership of Gold Circle Elite is based on earning 8,400 points in the previous 12 months.
To reach this level, you’ve shown us incredible loyalty. We’re beyond appreciative of this and in return wish to offer you many exclusive benefits. These include dedicated customer service phone lines, membership of the Gold Circle Club for a nominated partner, plus one complimentary ticket on our services for your spouse or partner when travelling with you.

Benefits are many, and include the following:

  • Access to the Aer Lingus Gold Circle Club lounges where available, when travelling on Aer Lingus scheduled flights.
  • Access to the British Airways Lounge in London Heathrow when travelling onwards on a through-ticket with British Airways.
  • Reward flights*.
  • Flight upgrades.
  • Meal preference recorded on transatlantic flights.
  • Priority check-in, boarding and baggage delivery for business class transatlantic flights.
  • Deals with selected partners.
  • Personalised luggage tags.

*Subject to paying all of the applicable .

Other benefits include the following:

  • Access to Gold Circle Club lounges where available, when travelling on Aer Lingus scheduled flights.
  • Access to the British Airways Lounge in London Heathrow when travelling onwards on a through-ticket with British Airways.
  • Reward flights*.
  • Flight upgrades.
  • Dedicated reservations phone line, you’ll find this number on the back of your Elite card.
  • Dietary meal preference for transatlantic flights.
  • Priority check-in, boarding and baggage delivery for business class transatlantic flights.
  • Your checked baggage allowance increases to 22kg.
  • A priority customer service number during normal business hours, you’ll find this number on the back of your Elite card.
  • Personalised luggage tags.
  • Four one-way complimentary upgrades*.
  • One reward ticket for spouse or partner when flying with you*.
  • Ability to reserve a seat on a fully booked Aer Lingus flight* (maximum of two Elite members facilitated with 24 hours’ notice).

*Subject to paying all of the applicable .