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Bespoke Travel by Private Jet – Presidential Aviation

Take to the skies in a private jet and discover what our beautiful world has to offer with a private jet vacation to some of the world’s most revered and trending destinations. Choosing bespoke travel at its best with Presidential Aviation private jet vacations means that you can fast track your way to a world class sojourn and leave the stress of commercial charter flights behind.

From the moment you book your blissful private jet vacation you can enjoy the finer things in life without the wait. Imagine gliding across the world in the privacy and plush comfort of your own cabin. Take a hot towel, sip chilled champagne and let our on board chef attendant create some tantalizing dishes to delight your senses before you touch down.

Flying has never been so fabulous and with the very best personal attention from start to finish, you can relish the opportunity to travel in style and to see the world in a private jet. Take a sneak preview at some of the startling, VIP travel destinations that Presidential Aviation private jet vacations is waiting to whisk you away to.

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Australia and New Zealand
Discover a different plain of life down under with this private jet vacation to Australia and New Zealand. From the blood ​soaked mysteries of Ayers Rock to the majesty of the Great Barrier Reef, the chic city delights of Sydney and the natural bliss of the beautiful Blanket Bay, you can explore this global tapestry of landscapes from beach to mountain to sprawling outback that seems to melt together.

Take a helicopter tour to dizzying heights for unrivaled views of the Milford Sound Fjords, watch sea lions play on the surf broken shores of Kangaroo Island and trek through the silken canopies of the Daintree Rainforest in this sparkling gem of a tour.

Argentina
Live life in the fast lane with a private jet vacation to the tango soaked rhythms of Argentina. Immerse yourself in a world of ice and fire at the Glaciers National Park, sample world famous tender pink steak in the bright and bustling city of Buenos Aires and ride wild horses in the long swaying grasses of the Pampas.

This trip of a lifetime will take you from the cosmopolitan capital to the falling ice of the Perito Moreno and everywhere in-between. Stay in luxury rustic retreats, see the sprawl of natural wonders Argentina has to offer and soak up the colors of local life.

Spain
Find art, fine food and rich culture on the Spanish shores with this superior private jet vacation. Taste the world’s most exciting Pintxos creations on the dazzling shores of San Sebastian, visit the best art museums and private collections in Europe and indulge in fresh olives and rare caviar in gorgeous Granada.

This is Spain like you have never seen it before, littered with Michelin star delights, original Gaudi experiences and the sun ​soaked glory of the Costa Brava.

Morocco
Head to the rare delights and exotic mysteries of the gateway to Africa with a private jet vacation to mesmerizing Morocco. Those who have nomadic blood running through their veins will fall in love with the delicate souks, the carved and climbing Atlas Mountains and the spiced scent of fresh tagine spilling out of ornate doorways.

Discover the secrets of Marrakesh as the sun goes down, enjoy a refreshing retreat in a traditional Berber village and climb aboard a camel and disappear into the oasis of the dunes in this once in a lifetime exotic experience.

To experience a bespoke private jet vacation, please contact The Life of Luxury and we can help plan your luxury travel itinerary. Come back soon to read about other luxury travel ideas b following is popular luxury blog.

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“Passport to the World” – See the World by Private Jet

For travel lovers, the ultimate goal of many is to fly around the world. Well now you can do it in luxury style!

Flexjet is the leader in exceptional travel experiences. Abercrombie & Kent is the award-winning, luxury travel experts. The two luxury brands have partnered up to bring to you the “Passport to the World.” This amazing travel package is the first and only completely private jet experience circumnavigating the globe.

Experience the best life has to offer. From the Forbidden City to the Taj Majal, “Passport to the World” travelers will have exclusive access to hidden wonders for a once-in-a-lifetime journey of global discovery.

Circle the globe in a private jet from Flexjet and see some of the most memorable sights. From an exclusive Japanese Tea Ceremony in Kyoto to a private opening of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia that’s closed to the public to personally selecting world-renown art to view privately at the Louvre Museum.

Tour guests will be able to travel to seven landmark destinations on a dedicated Challenger 605 aircraft. Your package grants you exclusive access to hidden wonders that are out of reach to the rest of the world – all in the course of two weeks starting at $1.5 million.

This five-star Passport to the World experience can accommodate up to eight people. The 14-day Abercrombie & Kent journey, provides traveling in world-class comfort and style with one’s own private party aboard a Challenger 605 aircraft.

This incredible journey features travel accommodations at the best landmark hotels that ideally represent the history and heritage of each amazing location. Each stop is carefully paired with incredible dining experiences at some of the world’s best restaurants for a top notch, fine dining experience.

The spacious business jet features larger, higher windows, along with cutting-edge avionics, state-of-the-art studio and video systems, global Wi-Fi and leather seats that transform into beds – allowing more space to comfortably unwind and relax.

The 14 day “Passport to the World” package form Flexjet includes the following destinations:
– Osaka / Kyoto, Japan (two nights)
– Beijing, China (three nights)
– Hong Kong, China (two nights)
– Agra, India (two nights)
– Istanbul, Turkey (two nights)
– Paris, France (two nights)

The prices for this 14-day “Passport to the World” experience starts at $1.5 million. Included is $750,000 for land arrangements from Abercrombie & Kent for up to eight people, and a Flexjet 25 jet card for a Challenger 605 business jet, which starts from $750,000 for this unbelievable itinerary.

To learn more about the 14-day “Passport to the World” experience from FlexJet and Abercrombie & Kent, please contact one of our travel concierge specialists at The Life of Luxury.




Private Jet Service to St. Vincent and The Grenadines by PlaneClear

Grenadines Hotel
Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yacht Club

St. Vincent and The Grenadines is a scenic island country in the Lesser Antilles chain and is one of the most popular destinations in the world for leisure sailors.

One of the biggest frustrations is actually getting there. The new Argyle International Airport is not scheduled to open until late 2013, so direct airlift into St. Vincent and The Grenadines (SVG) remains limited.

Jet charter service PlaneClear and the luxurious Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yacht Club on Canouan Island created an incredible air-inclusive five-night experience.

This new Jetaway To Paradise package comes as consumer demand for jet charter have surged to pre-recession levels, and provides a timesaving, non-stop alternative – private jet charter.

The Jetaway To Paradise offer includes oceanfront suite accommodations at Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yacht Club. This luxury reort is well known for its secluded barefoot luxury atmosphere – as well as daily meals, an island tour and a choice of spa or golf amenities. Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yacht Club is a luxuriant beachfront escape consisting of 40 guest rooms, including eight suites and is nestled within tropical gardens right on the water’s edge.

Pricing for this All-inclusive, tropical getaway package for two people) starts at $64,300. The Jetaway To Paradise package is available now through December 20, 2012 and includes:

· Roundtrip private jet charter via PlaneClear
· Five nights accommodation for two in a Beachfront Suite with private patio or balcony
· Welcome at Canouan Airport and private transfer to and from the hotel
· Welcome cocktail
· Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
· Two rounds of golf OR two massages (non-golfers can substitute green fees with spa treatment)
· Use of non-motorized water sports
· Island Tour
· Bottle of wine in room upon arrival

For trip reservations, please call 1-877-FLY-1101 or email jetaway@flyplaneclear.com and request the Jetaway To Paradise package.




Around the World Private Jet Tour – Smithsonian Journeys

Bali Tanah
Bali – Tanah Lot

Now you can have the experience of a lifetime by circling the globe and discovering nine of our world’s most fascinating cultures!

Smithsonian Journeys is the Smithsonian Institution’s travel program and has offered more than 40 years of dedication to life-enriching experiences worldwide.

Smithsonian Journeys is hosting an exclusive Around the World Private Jet Tour that is like no other.

Smithsonian Journeys just announced its “Extraordinary Cultures: Around the World by Private Jet” tour between March 17-April 7, 2013.

This exciting new program provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience diverse cultures and witness some of the world’s most amazing natural wonders—all in a single journey.

Guests will fly in luxury aboard a VIP-configured private jet accompanied by the most experienced expedition staff in the world. This 22-day private jet adventure will include stops in Kyoto and Nara, Japan; Bali, Indonesia; Ha Long Bay and Hanoi, Vietnam; Kathmandu, Nepal; Paro, Bhutan; Jodhpur, India; Kigali, Rwanda; Dakar and Gorée Island, Senegal; and Lisbon, Portugal.

Detailed information about this amazing world tour plus videos and photographs can be found at: http://www.SmithsonianJourneys.org/cultures-jet.

Smithsonian has arranged a number of exclusive “insider” experiences along the way. Trip takers will enjoy the hospitality of local dignitaries in Japan, Bhutan and Senegal, search for mountain gorillas in Rwanda and enjoy legendary Fado music in Portugal.

In Bali, Mickey Hart, legendary drummer for the Grateful Dead, will jam with local musicians and invite guests to take part. World-renowned sceneographer Rajeev Sethi will bring Rajasthani dancers, singers and other artists to perform for travelers at the luxurious Umaid Bhawan Palace Hotel in Jodphur.

Throughout the journey, guests will be accompanied by experienced expedition staff who attend to every logistical detail, create customized excursions tailored to personal interests and ensure a luxury journey.

“Extraordinary Cultures: Around the World by Private Jet” is priced at $66,950 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip air from Seattle and return to Washington, D.C., luxury accommodations, all meals, ground transportation, excursions and activities, lectures by experts, on-board physician, baggage handling, gratuities and emergency evacuation insurance.

More additional information on this special private jet expedition can be found at http://www.SmithsonianJourneys.org/cultures-jet  or by calling toll-free 1 (866) 903-7650.




New Elite Attaché Program from Elite Aviation

Elite Aviation jet
Elite Aviation

Elite Aviation is regarded as the premier global private jet company in thew world. The aviation company just announced a new Elite Attaché program.

This luxury service is catered to discerning guests that simply want the world at their fingertips. The new program allows Elite Aviation’s clients to experience almost anything they can imagine.

Elite Aviation is known for its industry-defining door-to-door client experience. Elite Attaché is a unique service and program offered only to Elite Aviation clients who seek the amazing.

Elite Aviation, LLC is a woman-owned global premier private jet company “experience” with a diverse fleet of jets that can handle either short and long-range flights worldwide.

Through Elite Attaché, clients are invited to join a world without compromise, where astonishing encounters are the norm and exceptional service is not only expected, but meticulously cultivated and executed. Whether clients desire understated elegance or over-the-top extravagance, Elite Aviation fulfills their every desire.

The new Elite Attaché service clearly redefines the search for the extraordinary. Elite Aviation President and CEO Chris Holifield was quoted, “our Attaché personnel are the client’s confidential connection to the world’s most prestigious goods, services and events.”

Elite Aviation CEO Chris Holifield
Elite Aviation CEO Chris Holifield

The Elite Aviation program was carefully developed utilizing one-on-one relationships and hand-selected the best-of-the-best in hotels, restaurants, travel, shopping and services, and paired their renowned service – with 24 hour, unparalleled personal attention – to create unique, ultra-personalized opportunities.

Unforgettable Elite Attaché experiences can include:

Entertainment: Be whisked away to the GRAMMYs®, Emmys®, the Oscars® or an exclusive movie premiere. Visit the set of your favorite TV show or upcoming movie. Party like a rock star with VIP access and/or table at the hottest night clubs.

Dining: Let Elite Attaché arrange a hard to get reservation at award-winning restaurants at the last minute. From world-renowned epicurean delicacies or the best casual late night dining, to the most decadent desserts dusted with gold, rare treats, wine parings or even molecular gastronomy, Elite Attaché satisfies every taste bud.

Adrenaline Rush and Relax: Take part in the incredible thrill and excitement of flying a Marchetti S260 in air-to-air combat or race an Indy-style car at 180 mph. Cap it off by unwinding in a tranquil oasis where you can pamper, unwind and decompress in the finest spas in the world. Want the best of both worlds in one day? Take a helicopter to an estate vineyard for tasting award-winning wines and then land on an opulent yacht in San Diego for a freshly caught meal.

Fashion: Let Elite Attaché take you on a couture adventure through the streets of Beverly Hills, New York or Paris. Find impeccable designer styles, stunning one-of-a-kind flawless jewels, meticulous attention to detail and faultless personal service. Gain the utmost in privacy and shop in the luxury of beautifully appointed private salons of the most exclusive designer boutiques in the world.

Elite Attaché is designed to fulfill any dream, worldwide. The Elite Aviation Experience puts the world at clients’ fingertips — whether it’s a power lunch or a one-of-a-kind encounter, Elite Attaché makes it happen.

“Elite Attaché’s goal is to provide the luxurious haven that our clients so richly deserve. We aspire to perfection and look to surpass all expectations in order to provide an unmatched experience as well as ultimate satisfaction for even the most discerning guest,” continued Holifield. “It’s how we do it at Elite Aviation, and Elite Attaché sets a new standard for those with discriminating tastes.”

For additional information on Elite Attaché and Elite Aviation, please visit www.eliteaviation.com.




Don’t Have to Be Rich to Fly in a Private Jet – Just Ask JetSuite


JetSuite

Think you can’t fly private if you make less than $250k a year?  YES, you can!

Many people have the misconception that private jet travel is only for the rich and famous.  Private jet traveler often does become a benchmark for the wealthy, the it’s not always that black and white.

Alex Wilcox is both the Founder and CEO of JetSuite, the nation’s fastest growing private jet company. Mr Wilcox has a goal of clearing up the misconceptions about flying private for those not well-versed in ‘Jetonomics’.

Thanks to the unique pricing model and fleet of fuel-efficient jets, JetSuite affords consumers from all backgrounds and tax brackets the luxury of flying private.

JetSuite offers service on its 4-passenger Phenom 100 jets for as little as $999 one-way, and even as low as $499 for the entire plane through its SuiteDeal of the Day Facebook program.

JetSuite  is the first company to charter Phenom 100s in the western U.S and has often been called the “Southwest Airlines” of private jet charter travel.


JetSuite – Phenom 100 Jet

JetSuite’s fleet of Embraer Phenom 100 jets are the best, most fuel-efficient aircraft in their class with speeds up to 450 miles per hour, an operating altitude of up to 41,000 ft, a glamorous interior cabin designed by BMW and the largest baggage compartment in its category.

Perhaps most importantly, JetSuite’s highest price point is at least 25% LESS than its competitors’ absolute lowest price.

Alex Wilcox states, “At JetSuite, our goal has been and always will be to provide private jet travel at a price that is accessible and affordable to both current and future users of private aviation. We take pride in our unbeatable rates that make sense for people who value their money as much as their time.”

Through its vision of making private jets more accessible, JetSuite has created 70 new jobs in its short 2 year history and is on track to double that number in the next 12 months.

Hundreds if not thousands more jobs rely on the continued manufacture of JetSuite’s jets. Far more than 60% of the value of those is created in the United States. Aviation is one of the remaining industries that the US continues to dominate.




Magellan Jets – Ultra-Luxury Private Jet Travel

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Magellan Jets

Magellan Jets is clearly a leader in private jet travel, offering its clients over 30 years of professional aviation experience.

At the forefront is Magellan Jets’ stellar reputation and offering superb quality of service along with a high level of safety.

Magellan Jets is proud to provide an array of services and amenities that can’t be found anywhere else in the private jet industry.

As a front runner in both domestic and international private jet travel, Magellan Jets has distinguished itself in the private jet travel industry for its commitment to meeting client’s preferences and demands, providing superior safety and security.

For example, the company offers exclusive amenities that include – no fuel surcharges, gourmet catering, and with no time-specific contracts. In addition, Magellan Jets offers a variety of flexible private jet membership programs as well as point-to-point services.

As Magellan Jets continues to provide its customers premium services, they are the first in the industry to be immersed in the virtual world. They recently launched a One Way Leg Search (OWLS) feature, the first ever of its kind for iTunes.

Magellan Jets iTunes app
Magellan Jets – iTunes app

They have frequently partnered with top websites such as Jetsetter.com and UrbanDaddy.com to offer potential clients amazing deals, while increasing their awareness amongst this new era of frequent flyer.

Magellan Jets offers four different types of charter services, including:
– The 25 Hour Getaway Card is the only one of its kind in the industry, giving clients the simplicity and flexibility of fixed price charter flights. This charter flight concept is currently available for a total of ten aircraft and offers travelers the chance to optimize their savings according to the type of charter they typically fly.

– Travelers who fly less frequently or require supplemental jet aircraft or helicopter charter are invited to take advantage of Magellan Jets’ On Demand Air Charter service. Their On Demand air charter team is ready to help clients choose the appropriate size jet for their trip, assist in planning or changing aircraft itineraries, order catering and arrange ground transportation.

– As a Voyager Member Jet Card holder, clients can enjoy the service, flexibility, and safety of private jet travel with top of the line aircrafts.

For additional more information on Magellan Jets, visit www.MagellanJets.com or call (617) 328-JETS or 877-550-JETS.




Hawker Beechcraft Unveils First Hawker 4000 Business Jet

Hawker Beechcraft 4000 Business Jet

Described by the company as “the world’s most advanced business jet,” the $21 Million Hawker 4000 Business Jet is the first plane to offer big-jet safety and technology features at a midsized-jet price.

After a 20-year, $1 billion development process, Hawker Beechcraft has held a delivery ceremony at its Wichita headquarters to hand over the first production version of the Hawker 4000 business jet.

It has a range of 3,280 nautical miles, that’s coast to coast or New York to London nonstop, which is pretty usefull unless you want to refuel in Greenland en route to London.

Hawker Beechcraft is also the first manufacturer to certify a composite-body jet with the FAA. The fuselage is composed of three enormous pieces (vs. more than 10,000 on a traditional competitor).

Tucked into its fine leather this private jet offers limitless leathers, woods, and exotic materials.

“There is already a two and a half year wait list, in part thanks to orders from fractional-jet companies like NetJets and BJETS, so even those who won’t be buying a 4000 may still be able to hop aboard one soon.”   Source: CNN




Private Jet Vacations – Luxury Travel

Imagine not having to deal with the hassle of luggage fees or wondering if you’ll miss your connecting flight because of weather delays.

Those are just a couple of the perks associated with private jet travel. While most of us can only dream of indulging in such a luxury there are some who exclusively fly via private plane.

They are the ones who do careful trip planning and don’t need to look for private jet travel bargains.

However, if you have been saving up to splurge on a once in a lifetime trip you might consider the following private jet package deals.

TCS Expeditions is offering a deal to see some of the world’s most famous sights in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You’ll spend two weeks flying on your own 757 from London to the mysterious sandstone city of Petra in Jordan; India’s famed Taj Mahal and the pink-stone capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur; Morocco’s ancient trading city of Marrakech; the desert metropolis of Dubai; and Egypt’s ancient Luxor and the Valley of the Kings. The trip is priced at $38,950 per person, with deluxe hotel accommodations, meals, tours, and even gratuities included.

If the cost of that adventure is too steep you might consider taking a more affordable private jet jaunt around Europe by British tour operator, Jeffersons. You choose from day trips to six-day journeys; all include roundtrip flights in a private jet (departing from smaller airports around London); complimentary drinks on the outbound flight; limousine transfer to and from the hotel; and accommodation with continental breakfast.

One example being offered right now is a two-day stay in historic Bruges in Belgium, in a luxurious suite at top-rated Hotel de Tuilerieën. The cost is $7775 per person, based on two people traveling, or $4293 if you gather a group of four. Some of the other available destinations include Paris, Venice, Monaco, Capri, and Madeira.

Finally, if money is no object then consider signing up for Abercrombie & Kent’s ultra-luxe travel package. The company’s Nine World Wonders trip departs next March and lasts 26 days.

The flight departs Miami and returns to Boston after taking you around the world to see the planet’s most incredible sights, including the dramatic Inca city of Machu Picchu, the mysterious Easter Island and Cambodia’s temple city of Angkor Wat. Sounds exciting, right? Hold on to your wallets if you are taking the flight. The mega-adventure comes with a hefty price tag: $89,800 per person.




Private Luxury Jets – Mansions In The Sky

The airline industry is a mess. Flight delays, poor customer service, soaring ticket prices, skyrocketing fuel costs.

But there’s one segment that’s flourishing like never before – private jets.  We’re not just talking about the sleek small versions, but these are commercial size aircraft that typically hold hundreds of passengers. These jets are now being customized and converted into luxury life-style playgrounds for the rich and famous.

“Money is not a problem,” said Tillman Paul, a designer with Jet Aviation in Switzerland, one of the largest firms for custom aircraft interior design.

Unlike conventional airlines concerned about fuel prices and a weakening economy, the luxury aircraft industry is fashioning aircraft into mansions in the sky.

Flush with cash from the greatest oil boom since the 1970s, Middle East patrons are increasingly spending their wealth on private aircraft. The number of millionaires in the UAE grew by 15 per cent in 2006 to 68,000, while Saudi Arabia topped 90,000, according to a recent study by Merrill Lynch, the investment bank, and Capgemini, a consulting firm.

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Next Gen Private Jets

Private jets are getting faster, more expensive, and offer more luxury features. But what does the future hold for private jets?  Halogen Guides looks at four key trends they feel will reshape the world of private aviation.

1.) Materials

Aviation has been well served by aluminum. It is strong, durable, and easy to repair, but it has its drawbacks. Limitations of the metal itself, its strength, flexibility, and most of all weight, are a major factor in aircraft design. Manufacturers have long looked to composite materials as a way of breaking free from these restrictions, but have been hampered by both the high cost of composites as well as their brittleness. But new developments in the fields of thermoplastics and metal alloys, in particular aluminum-lithium, and a drop in the price of more time tested materials like carbon fiber, mean that private jet designers are at last able to employ these materials in their plans. Grob Aerospace’s forthcoming “spn” light jet is using carbon fiber to create a roomy cabin on a plane whose size generally dictates that customers remain hunched over while standing. Moving forward, we can expect that new materials will allow for higher speeds, greater fuel efficiency, and more maneuverable aircraft.

2. Supersonic

The dream of supersonic civil aircraft has largely been hampered by public outcry over the prospect of sonic booms echoing loudly over the land. But new research suggests that planes may be able to circumvent, or at least dampen, the once seemingly inevitable sonic boom. The advancements involve changes in fuselage shape, which can break up and reshape the waves which cause the boom. The Nevada-based consortium, Supersonic Aerospace International, has already taken orders for its QSST jet. Designed by aerospace pioneer Lockheed Martin, the jet will be able to fly from LA to New York in a little over two hours.

3. Greener Technology

Private aviation is often considered one of the worst culprits for greenhouse gas emissions. With a growing recognition of the dangers of global climate change, not to mention the ever-increasing cost of jet-fuel, manufacturers are pursuing designs for the next generation of jets that emit less and fly further, while burning less gas. The pair of Rolls-Royce BR725engines which will be mounted on Gulfstream’s next generation G650will have four percent better fuel consumption and 21 percent better NOx emissions than previous models.

4. Personal Jet

Very light jets may be getting the most buzz these days, but they may have to make room for an even daintier competitor. Designs for personal jets, single pilot, owner-operated aircraft with room for one to four passengers are springing up all over manufacturer’s whiteboards. Maverick Jets offers its SmartJet, a pint sized plane not unlike the Smart Cars one sees careening through European cities. Meanwhile, Cirrus has been generating the most buzz of late with mockups of its personal jet, called simply “The-Jet.” The Jet’s single engine mounted above the fuselage will power the plane to speeds up to 345 mph, at an altitude of 25,000 feet, and a range of 1,000 miles. And for anyone who might feel uncertain testing their flying skills in a jet, The-Jet comes complete with its own nose-mounted parachute.
Article by: Halogen Guides