All posts tagged: Heathrow spa

Spa before you fly

Before any long haul flight I recommend a little pre-flight pampering. You might not be a member of an exclusive executive club with an airline, but No.1 Traveller now gives you the chance to travel in style (and escape the crowds in the terminal). Pre-flight to Phuket which was a travel time of almost 20 hours (including transfer at Bangkok) I popped into the No.1 Traveller lounge and spa in Heathrow’s Terminal 3. A bite to eat, a cup of coffee and a treatment – Pre-flight relief for Head – which is a head and neck massage using the wonderful oils of Dermalogica. It was fragrant, uplifting and helped me to chill just enough so that once boarding the flight, I was relaxed and ready to go. No.1 Travel Spa uses Dermalogica, Aromatherapy Associates and OPI products. The treatment I had was just £15 and is money well spent. There are lounges right across the UK and partnership arrangements around the world. I love the free WIFI, views across the runway and the great selection …

Upgrade your Virgin Atlantic experience

Virgin Atlantic is now partnering with the environmentally friendly Dr. Hauschka Skin Care range. The airline has launched Dr. Hauschka treatments at Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses at Heathrow, Gatwick, JFK – New York and Revivals at Heathrow. OK, you need to be flying Upper Class to enjoy this, but there could be worse things to splash your cash on. Dr Hauschka is a German range that uses 100% natural ingredients and pure botanical essential oils – all great for the traveller as the oils are uplifiting and hydrating. According to the press release, Virgin Atlantic introduced the world’s first business class spa 22 years ago for its Upper Class passengers, well ahead os its time. Therapists in the spa will be offering passengers a holistic range of treatments, including the signature Radiant You facial or a hot stone back treatment. A range of Dr. Hauschka products will also be available, including travel essentials to help you on your journey.  www.virgin-atlantic.com

Spa on the go: No.1 Traveller, Travel Spa

No.1 Traveller, Travel Spa Whether you’re travelling for work and need unlimited Wi-Fi, or you want to kick-start your holiday with a spa treatment, the No.1 Traveller Travel Spa at Heathrow airport Terminal 3 provides the perfect airport escape. The team has devised a concise treatment menu with a range of relaxing spa treatments all expertly designed with the traveller in mind. Combining executive lounge and a spa, this savvy company operates a number of independent airport lounges – super stylish ‘pay-as-you-go’ retreats for passengers. You don’t have to be a frequent flyer to gain access and the mini-spa is a highly recommended add-on for a long haul flight. THE BRANDS Aromatherapy Associates, Truefitt & Hill, Artistic Nail Design and Rodial THE SPA TREATMENT The Shoulder Relief Massage is a succinct pre-flight treatment performed through your clothes, making it ideal for the time-pressed traveller. It soothes a few aches and pains and at 15 minutes (£15) it’s just enough to ease a bit of tension from your shoulders. What it really helped with was to take the …