Celebrate New Year's Twice As PrivateFly Sets Special Private Jet Trip

By Doug Gollan, November 13, 2017

You can celebrate New Year’s twice, first in Australia, then in Hawaii, with a special charter PrivateFly is offering at $290,000 for the entire Gulfstream G650


U.K. based on-demand broker and jet card seller PrivateFly is offering a bespoke 24-hour private jet itinerary that will enable you to celebrate the end of 2017 and start of 2018 twice. 

On the trip, you can enjoy a full evening of celebrations and the stroke of midnight in Sydney.  From there, you will jump onboard your private jet and fly to Hawaii to do the same all over again.

According to a press release, experiencing New Year’s Eve twice is only possible by moving eastwards across the International Date Line. With the world rotating at 1,038 miles per hour, the time in Honolulu is 21 hours behind Sydney so you can visit both on the same evening.

Carol Cork, marketing director of PrivateFly, comments: This is the ultimate way to see in 2018, in two of the world’s most glamorous locations. The flight time from Sydney to Honolulu in a Gulfstream G650ER is nine hours and 40 minutes, so with the 21-hour time difference, you get to replay over 11 hours of party time, by flying eastwards. No airline schedules to fit the itinerary.”
The Gulfstream G650ER is the world’s fastest and furthest private jet, with a nonstop flight range of 7,500 nautical miles and a top speed of Mach 0.9, just under the speed of sound, according to Cork.

Here’s how it works:

20:00, 31st December 2017, Sydney: Get the (first) party started
Start your evening in Sydney, one of the world’s most iconic party cities with a view of the spectacular harbor fireworks and bridge and opera house as your background.

12.00, 1st January 2018, Sydney: Celebrate New Year for the first time
There’s plenty of time to celebrate the start of 2018, before making the
short nine-mile drive to Sydney Kingsford Smith airport (open 24-hours for
private jets).

02:00, 1st January 2018, Sydney: Depart in your Gulfstream G650ER
Your Gulfstream G650ER ultra-long-range jet will be waiting, ready for a
2.00am departure time. There are no queues so you will take off just minutes
after you arrive. The G650ER is the fastest long-range private jet in the
world – the party aircraft of choice, offering a sleek interior configuration which accommodates 13 passengers.

During the flight, dedicated partygoers can continue the celebrations, VIP style, with a high-spec entertainment system, fine wines and spirits, champagne and VVIP catering served by a private flight attendant. The spacious G650ER cabin offers exceptional, luxury comfort, with a master suite bedroom option and further ergonomic, fully-reclining seats; floor-to-ceiling wardrobe and mirrored vanity; the latest bespoke lighting and temperature controls; and low cabin pressure to reduce jet lag.

15:40, 31st December 2017, Honolulu: Ready to party all over again
While others have woken to sore heads back in Sydney, you will land in Hawaii
back in the afternoon on New Year’s Eve ready to start over.

12:00, 1st January 2018, Honololu:  Celebrate New Year for the second time
There’s no shortage of luxury nightspots in Honololu. Or you might choose to
party on the beach.
Flight cost: Whole aircraft charter cost $290,000 Sydney to Honolulu
(one-way) or from $22,300 per person, if a group of 13 passengers travels

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