Jet Card and Jet membership companies often have special offers to persuade new members to sign up. The latest offer from JetSmarter is for a limited-edition timepiece from luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot, which is available when purchasing a JetSmarter 3-year Sophisticated Membership.
According to the press release, the Classic Fusion Carbon Fiber "JetSmarter" watch will exhibit a sophisticated aesthetic with a sleek 45mm case in polished black ceramic. The dial will feature the JetSmarter logo integrated into the subdial at 3 o'clock.
“This piece of fine jewelry is rare and symbolic of the connection across our community of leaders and savvy travelers," said Sergey Petrossov, Founder and CEO of JetSmarter.
“This timepiece is so special because it reflects what Hublot is all about: style, progression and innovation," said Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot. "Members can wear the watch with pride knowing that they possess a timepiece of considerable rarity and beauty in a sea of simply expensive watches."
According to the website timetojetsmarter.com the watch retails for $17,700 and the limited edition run includes just 25 pieces worldwide. At the time of writing this website showed just 14 pieces still available.
The regular annual fee for JetSmarter Sophisticated membership is $50,000 according to sophisticated.jetsmarter.com. This membership provides a variety of features including guaranteed lowest pricing on whole aircraft charter, 4 JetShuttle tokens, priority booking visibility for JetShuttles and JetDeals, and lower-priced companion seats on these flights as well as other benefits. Our understanding is that three year Sophisticated membership is available for $95,000.
As with any such offers, our advice is to make sure that fundamentally the product you buy is the product you need. Some Jet card companies may offer an extra hour, so 26 hours for the price of 25. Or you may be offered complimentary enhanced catering or a catering credit for each flight. But there are so many bigger features that can vary, such as which planes will you fly on, how old are they, who maintains them, which independent bodies rate or assess them, how much notice do you need to give to reserve one and many more questions to ask. (Editorial update: CNBC carried out an investigative report on Jetsmarter in January 2019)
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