JMB elite and JMB elite plus benefits, Sakura Lounge coupons

Lounge e-coupons can be used to access domestic and international Sakura Lounges. Conditions apply for use.

Available lounges

  • Lounge coupons cannot be used to access the Sakura Lounge at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Manila).

Number of available lounge visits

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Grade Life Status Points Number of available lounge visits
JMB elite 250 - 499 Life Status Points Two visits per year
JMB elite plus 500 Life Status Points or more Six visits per year

Lounge access period

[First qualification] From the day the lounge e-coupons are reflected to your account until March 31 of the following year
[Subsequently] From April until March 31 of the following year

  • Details of issued coupons can be viewed on your account page after JMB login on the JAL website.

The initial coupons issued after the launch of the JAL Life Status Program will be valid for lounge access from February 10, 2024.
These coupons will be issued to members who meet the eligibility requirements and apply for benefits by January 31, 2024.

Timing for posting lounge e-coupons

Lounge e-coupons will be reflected to your lounge coupon account based on the following schedule:
[First qualification] Around the 10th of the month after the requirements are met
[Subsequently] Around the end of March every year

  • No coupons for subsequent qualifications will be issued in March 2024. Coupons will next be issued in March 2025.

About lounge access

  • Lounge access is available only to the member to whom the lounge coupon was issued to. Lounge coupons cannot be used by traveling companions.
  • Lounges cannot be accessed if your JMB membership number was not provided when booking your flight or when traveling on inclusive tour fares (such as tours) for which JMB membership numbers cannot be registered.
  • Lounge access is available only at your departure airport.
  • Please note that lounge access may not be available when lounges are fully occupied.
  • Lounge access is available only when traveling on JAL Group flights.
  • Lounge access is not available when traveling on codeshare flights operated by other airlines with JAL flight numbers or flights operated by JAL with other airlines' flight numbers.
  • If you have lounge coupons issued via promotions in addition to lounge coupons issued via JMB elite or JMB elite plus benefits, as a general rule, the lounge coupons issued via promotions will be deducted from your account first.
  • Lounge coupons cannot be used to access the Sakura Lounge at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Manila).

How to access a lounge

Domestic Sakura Lounges

To enter a lounge, please hold your boarding medium (2D barcode on your boarding pass or e-ticket itinerary/receipt, IC card, etc.) over the barcode reader at the lounge entrance.

International Sakura Lounges

When entering the lounge, please present your boarding medium to the lounge staff and mention that you will be using a lounge e-coupon.