Jet card pricing and costs

Jet Card Pricing and Cost

Pricing for jet cards varies by provider, however, just looking at hourly rates to compare total cost can cost you lots of money

Price, as in, “What is the hourly rate?” is often the first question buyers ask. Too often it’s the only one they ask when it comes to what they will actually end up spending. Don’t make the mistake of forgetting to specifically look at how much your actual flights will cost with each provider.

Because flying with jet cards is easy, assuming buying one is easy and something you can do without taking the time to compare the details can be expensive as you will see.

Pricing the cost of a jet card

Paramount Business Jets

When comparing the cost of jet cards, make sure you take a look at the fine print

Getting a fixed hourly price and guaranteed availability are two key advantages of buying a jet card over on-demand charter. However, what you see on jet card seller websites doesn’t always match what you are charged when you get your first invoice. Whether you subscribe to Private Jet Card Comparisons or not – for $250 it will save you hours of time and potentially thousands of dollars – I wanted to share some tips for what to look for.

Fixed Rate, Guaranteed Availability Jet Card options are growing

Air Charter Services, Jetlogic and JetSuite are the most recent additions to the over three dozen providers that sell jet cards with both fixed rates and guaranteed availability

 

Private Jet Card Comparisons has identified over 65 variables between the over 40 jet card providers and 250 programs we track, and while some points are not important to everyone, each variable can impact the programs that best fit your needs. That said, some variables are universally important, two of the biggest ones being guaranteed availability and a fixed one-way hourly rate. 

Magellan Jets partners with St. Barth Properties

The jet card and on-demand charter broker is hoping to get the word out that the popular Caribbean island has recovered from the hurricanes

 

Magellan Jets has signed an agreement with St. Barth Properties as its preferred private jet provider in advance of the peak winter travel season. The companies said the partnership is an effort to spotlight that the popular Caribbean destination is back and ready after last year’s hurricanes. 

Questions to ask when buying a jet card

The HondaJet cabin measures 222 cubic feet

The number of jet card programs has more than doubled in the past decade means more choices for you. Before you buy, here are some of the questions to ask

 

With jet card programs that staring at just five hours as well as cards for 100 hours of flight time, an area that used to be reserved for fractional ownership, there is more choice than ever. Some programs don’t even require you to buy hours in advance, although they may have a nonrefundable membership fee. We’ve identified 65 variables that can influence which program is best for you. 

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