Jet cards show their value during Hurricane Dorian

Jet cards show their benefits as the local supply of private jets ran low, and on-demand charter customers faced skyrocketing prices

A jet card with fixed one-way rates and guaranteed availability can protect you from surge pricing when there is limited supply or high-demand

With Hurricane Dorian baring down, the local supply of private jets ran low in Florida. In other words, the many private jets available for charter had already headed out with passengers and as you might expect, there weren’t many people who wanted to come back into the path of a major hurricane.

On-demand charter customers were faced with skyrocketing prices, not from gouging but the cost as aircraft had to be ferried in for their flights.

It shows how jet cards can be an important part of your private aviation solutions portfolio, often proven whenever there are natural disasters, be they fires, floods, winter storms, family emergencies that require short-notice booking, or in the case of Dorian, hurricanes.

Jet Card Buyer’s Tip #3: Do I need guaranteed availability?

Why do I need guaranteed availability with a jet card?

In this article we talk about one of the key components of a jet card that not all programs offer

You might ask, “How can you say guaranteed availability is a key component of a jet card, yet not all programs offer it.” OK, call it a flourless cake. Unlike products such as the sparkling wine that comes from Champagne, France, there are no laws that regulate what’s in your jet card. As the number of providers and programs has exploded in the past decade, it has meant that new twists on cards that omit features traditionalists believe are mandatory.

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