This post may contain affiliate links; please read our advertiser disclosure for more information.Delta has updated access rules for its Sky Club lounges, adding a time limit of three hours before the scheduled departure for your flight, among other negative changes.Beginning June 1, 2022, guests will be able to access Clubs anytime within 3 hours of their scheduled departure time, Delta says. So if you plan to arrive early at the airport, you’ll no longer be able to relax at a Sky Club lounge more than three hours ahead.Flight delays or interruptions will affect your Club access, as long as customers enter the Club within three hours of their originally scheduled departure time.This new rule doesn’t apply to connecting customers who can continue to access Clubs at any time prior to departure, even if that departure is after more than three hours.There’s also a change for arriving passengers. With the exception of arriving Delta One customers, Club access will be unavailable for arriving customers without a connection. Note that a same-day round-trip does not qualify as a connection. Customers will only be able to access Clubs within 3 hours of their scheduled departure flight and within 3 hours of their return flight.These changes also apply to the two one-time Guest Passes Delta SkyMiles Reserve and Reserve Business American Express Cards Members receive each year upon renewal of their Card.The company says its “priority is to balance the popularity of the Delta Sky Club experience with the premium atmosphere and service we wish to provide for our guests.” This is a permanent change to the Delta Sky Club policy, the company notes in the announcement.Disclosure: Miles to Memories has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Miles to Memories and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities.Featured: Chase Sapphire Preferred – Increased 80K Welcome Offer! Chase Sapphire Preferred has an increased offer right now. This is one of the most popular travel cards available. For a limited time you can earn 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points after $4K spend in the first 3 months of having the card while enjoying bonus categories like travel & dining. Points are worth $1K when use towards travel or transfer to partners like Hyatt, United or Southwest! $95 annual fee is not waived.