• Happy Hour Daily 4-7 p.m. Enjoy $6 test flights (three 2-oz. pours) and $12 full flights (three 4-oz. pours). Select a red, white, rose', dessert or sparkling flight. Plus specials on cheese plates and pita/hummus plates.
  • 80+ Great International Boutique Wines Your Second Glass Is ALWAYS Half Price
  • Departure Lounge Featured In Austin American Statesman
  • Austin Wine & Travel Lovers Meetup Join us every Tuesday evening, 6-8 p.m., for a fun group passionate about wine and travel; wine education at 7p
  • Host Your Events At Departure Lounge Our location, design, A/V and bar options offer you the ideal venue for your special events
  • Savor A World Of Tastes Departure Lounge serves boutique wines, fresh-roasted coffees, artisan chocolates, delicious pastries and savory cheeses
  • Travel With Departure Lounge Departure Lounge clients enjoy insider access plus complimentary upgrades and amenities at the best places on earth
  • Great Travel Planning & Reservations Departure Lounge travel advisors use knowledge, technology and personal connections to help you design the ideal vacation
  • Honeymoon Registries Departure Lounge Honeymoon Registries make it easy for friends and family to send you on the honeymoon of your dreams

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Gifts & Registries

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  • Trips



Departure Lounge online registries for honeymoon, anniversary and graduation trips make it easy and fun for your friends and family to help you celebrate with an amazing trip of your choice.


Gift Cards


Departure Lounge gift cards may be purchased in any denomination of ten dollars or more, and you can use them for any travel, wine, coffee or nibbles sold by Departure Lounge. 

Gift Packaged Trips


Departure Lounge makes giving travel as a gift fun, beautiful and full of taste.  Select the trip you wish to give (or a Departure Lounge gift card), and then select from sweet gift packaging options that include custom artisan chocolates, Cosmo Cakes and/or wine -- enclosed with a beautiful card detailing the trip or presenting the gift card with your personal message.

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Our Travel Advisors

Departure Lounge travel advisors will colaborate with you to design the ideal getaway for you and those traveling with you.  You can schedule a time to meet with an advisor in the lounge, speak over the phone or meet on Skype. Select an advisor.


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