Why drive for hours when you can fly in minutes? From light to large-cabin jets, these are the best jet cards for flights under 35 minutes
From Westchester County to the Hamptons, Naples to Key West, St. Louis to the Lake of the Ozarks, San Jose to Napa, and more, a private jet can save hours of driving time. The right jet card can turn every weekend into a long weekend. Using our exclusive QUICK COMPARE FLIGHT PRICING, we’ve analyzed hundreds of programs and more than 40,000 data points to show you the best picks for your short flights.
Instead of spending hours in the car, here is how long it will take in the air on a private jet to fly to these popular summer getaways:
NetJets may be ubiquitous with the concept of fractional ownership, and by far the dominant player in the market, but the big question remains, is the unit of Berkshire Hathaway worth a premium?
(Updated April 23, 2022) – There’s no question NetJets is the biggest player in the private aviation sector, three times bigger than Directional Aviation’s Flexjet, the second-largest player. It’s also one of the most purchased programs by the over 3,000 subscribers to Private Jet Card Comparisons. And since I get to talk to you every day, it’s safe to say I have more day-in-day-out contact with private aviation consumers than any other journalist. And if there is one company that comes up more than others, it’s NetJets.
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2017Private Jet Card Comparisons launches with easy-to-use spreadsheets capturing over 40,000 data points across 65 variables, cutting research time from days and weeks to under an hour. The subscription fee is set at $250.
2018 – VIP JET CARD DECIDER provides a personalized service provides a custom analysis for subscribers added at no additional charge.
2019 – BEST CHARTER BROKERS GUIDE added with 85+ vetted brokerages, including third-party customer ratings. The guide is added at no additional charge.
2019 – New QUICK COMPARE FLIGHT PRICING enables subscribers to calculate all-in flight costs for their specific routes, including daily minimums, amortized membership fees, fuel, deicing, peak day, and other surcharges in seconds.
2020 – PJCC 2.0 launches enabling subscribers to compare multiple programs in minutes and filter data for their specific flight requirements.
2021 – JET CARD DECIDER 2.0 enables subscribers to request a customized analysis from their smartphone, tablet, or desktop in minutes