An important factor in any trip is the price. When you’re looking to book a private jet charter, the price will play a major role in which company you ultimately use to book your charter flight. However, the least expensive option isn’t always the best option.
Why Is a Lower Price Not Always Better?
In many ways, you get what you pay for with a private jet charter. Companies that charge lower prices than others may not be able to offer as many options. They also may not be able to fly to as many airports. On top of that, in many cases, the overall cost of the private jet charter may end up being the same because the additional travel time to or from the airport adds up, ultimately wiping out any cost savings on the flight itself. Time is money, after all.
Additionally, many private jet charter companies that offer cheaper prices have to cut costs in order to do so. This means that they may not offer the same services as companies that charge a little bit more. For example, one area in which a cheaper company may cut costs is in concierge services. This type of service can help to ensure that all of your questions about your private jet charter are answered thoroughly and promptly as well as that your charter is customized to meet your needs.
What Impacts the Price of a Private Jet Charter?
The price of a private jet charter varies depending on many different factors. Because of this, it can be difficult to determine an exact price without contacting a company with your exact charter specifications and asking for a quote. The price may also differ depending on the company. The factors that can impact the cost of a private jet charter include:
- Type of aircraft
- Category of aircraft
- Age of aircraft
- Flight time
- Flight distance
- Number of passengers
- Fuel surcharge
- Cleaning fees
- Landing fees
- Crew overnight fees
- Aircraft positioning fees
- Hangar fees
- Handling costs
- Short distance fees
- De-icing fees
- And more
For those looking to save money on private jet charter costs, empty legs flights can be cost-effective. Some private jet charter companies offer specific deals for certain locations, planes, and dates. Private jet charter membership cards can also help reduce costs because you can lock in lower prices even if they later rise. Costs can also be mitigated by
How Much Does a Private Jet Charter Cost?
On top of price varying depending on your flight and itinerary details, private jet charter costs can vary from company to company. Because the price depends on the destination, plane, and more, it can be difficult to estimate a general price for a private jet charter. On average, a private jet charter tends to cost between $8 and $23 per mile that is flown on the trip.
West Palm Jet Charter
For a quote with West Palm Jet Charter, submit a quote request on our website or call us at 1-888-507-8582. We want to gather all of the details about your flight in order to offer both personalized service and a personalized quote. Because the price of a private jet charter can vary based on so many different factors, we want to provide as accurate a quote as possible from the beginning. Instead of offering an automated price estimator as many other private jet charter companies do, we want to ensure that you get the best and most accurate quote. Our personalized services can also help you to decide the best aircraft and other options for your trip.
XO Jet and FlySmarter have merged to become Fly XO, which advertises its private jet charter deals on its website. These deals are set flights, some of which are shared charters rather than private charters, so the passengers sign up for a specific itinerary rather than booking a customized trip. For example, a deal for a shared charter from Boston to Kelowna is advertised at $4,395, while a deal for booking the entire jet for a flight from Paris to Grenoble is $5,805.
JetSuite, or JSX, has a quote tool with which you can select your destination and the dates on which you want to fly. There are limited airports from which to choose, however. For example, if your starting location is Miami, then your options for arrival destination are Westchester, NY, and Dallas, Texas. Their prices depend on the dates on which you choose to fly. For example, a flight from Miami to Dallas may start at $499. Additional costs may be added on later.
Stratos offers a price estimator on their website where you can input your destination and the date on which you want to fly. The tool will then estimate the cost of several auto-recommended planes. A flight from West Palm Beach to New York, for example, is estimated to cost between $11,541 and $13,464 on a light jet. The price changed for larger and smaller planes.
Paramount states on their website that a private jet charter costs between $2,000 and $10,000 per hour, depending on the size and type of aircraft in question. They also offer a quote estimator so that you can see more detailed pricing information depending on your starting location, destination, and plane choices.
Disclaimer: All Aircraft And Air Carriers Selected By West Palm Jets are fully Certified by The Federal Aviation Administration and The U.S. Department of Transportation under part 135 regulations. Carriers are Solely Responsible for The Air Transportation Arranged on Behalf Of West Palm Jets’ Clients. West Palm Jets Does not OWN or Operate Any Aircraft. West Palm Jets is not a direct or indirect Air carrier. All flights chartered through West Palm Jets are Operated by Part 135 Air Carriers.