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Best Bets Daily: Wednesday

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Posted July 26, 2006
As much as I love to fly, I’ve come to dread airports. While I find them interesting on an anthropological level, I’ve had too many delayed or canceled flights lately that left me stranded without Internet access or, in some countries, a place to get a drink while I wait. But I was recently turned on to Priority Pass, a service that gives you access to more than 500 airport lounges in 245 cities worldwide. And it’s not just the expected destinations—your little black card will get you into lounges in Guam, Slovenia, even Kyrgyzstan. Don't expect the amenities of Virgin à la Heathrow, but respite from the angry masses is a beautiful thing, in any language.

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