Tristar1979. The comp silver card is indeed only given to those who accrue 4500 points but as things stand this would not get a family of 4 into the first lounge as it is not available to silver card holders. As a result the gold card guests the si
Ver but not the rest of the family.
Of course they can all get on up stairs in club.
As a gold card holder with a silver card carrying wife and 2 silver card carrying kids I can can confirm that this still will not get us all into the first lounge, unless flying first.
Given that I cannot do this despite the level of spend required to achieve these cards I see no reason why the rules should be relaxed. I fear I must agree with vi on this