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On March 2023, I came to Khon Kaen province for football game. On the way I also visited Aeon lounge at Central Khon kaen, here is my report of experience.
Official site announced this lounge is now temporarily closed as of Dec 2023.
What is Aeon Lounge?
Aeon lounge is the place where certain Aeon credit card holder can use to be relaxed and enjoy snacks, Wifi connection during shopping in the mall. As of January 2022, they have 11 locations in all over Thailand.
Click the location below to see other lounge service experience.
|1. Central World
|2. Future Park Rangsit
|3. Fashion Island
|4. Mega Bangna
|5. Central Plaza Pinklao
|7. Central Plaza Udon Thani
|8. Central Plaza Khon Kaen (this post)
|9. Central Festival Hatyai
|10. Central Phuket Festival
* I noticed that Central Plaza Rayong also not listed as of Sep 2023 on official page.
Applicable credit card to use service
Below is the list of credit card that will allow you to access to the lounge area. You can just show ID card such as Passport, Driver’s license etc to enter the lounge. Actually I was never asked to show credit card itself so maybe ID only is enough to bring.
- AEON Royal Orchid Plus World Mastercard
- AEON Royal Orchid Plus Platinum Card
- Aeon Gold Credit Card
- Aeon Wellness Platinum Credit Card
- AEON J-Premier Platinum Credit Card
- AEON UnionPay Platinum Credit Card
I have Aeon Gold card which is annual fee free for life so I recommend readers get one of them to enjoy various benefit not only access to lounge service but also have discount coupon for McDonald’s, Shoppe, Maxvalue, Major cinema etc. You can refer to below link to know full details of benefit of Aeon card.
Gold Credit card issued in other countries are also can be used for entrance.
Guide for use
- Primary cardholders may use AEON Lounge no more than 4 times/month and no more than 90 minutes per visit.
- Supplementary cardholders may use AEON Lounge no more than 2 times/month and no more than 90 minutes per visit.
- Cardholders may bring up to 1 guest or 2 children under 100cm per visit.
- Children must be attended by card holders not to disturb others.
- Refrain from using mobile or keep voice down.
- Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the lounge. Likewise, complimentary food and drinks in the lounge cannot be brought out of lounge.
***From Sep 2023, you have to have spending via applicable credit card in previous month to use the lounge.
How to go to Central Khon Kaen
Central Khon Kaen is located in the heart of city center in Khon Kaen province.
From airport, you can take taxi or city bus for 15THB. Kindly check my post about airport shuttle ride to Central Khon Kaen.
If you are coming by railway, please walk from train station. It’s just near so you can do cardio.
Lovely Central bear welcomes you anywhere in Thailand!
Location of Aeon Lounge
Aeon lounge is at 2nd floor of Central Khon Kaen mall. Please find banking area at this floor.
Aeon Thana Sinsap including other major banks in shopping mall, starts daily operation at 11 am while mall opens at 10 am normally.
I came back at 11 am, some guests are receiving banking service already.
Aeon lounge is located at the entrance of the bank right hand side. I just showed my passport to staff then they opened the door.
Inside the lounge, there are 3 rounded tables. TV was off at this time since it just started their daily operation at this moment.
iPad is installed at the table for guest use.
Coffee, tea and water is ready for serve. You can have them by yourself.
Japanese tea and earl grey tea.
Charging spot can be found on the floor.
You can also find famous Japanese pottery displayed inside the lounge.
Arita-yaki is one of best pottery in Japan.
Snack box was served by the bank staff as usual. I enjoyed hot black coffee and charged cell phone for a while.