The Olympics games get underway August 5th and Magellan Jets, a Massachusetts-based jet card seller has created a 20-hour membership using a Gulfstream G450 designed to cover the flight time needed to cover the roundtrip US-Brazil journey. Read the full article below.
The Olympics games get underway August 5th and Magellan Jets, a Massachusetts-based jet card seller has created a 20-hour membership using a Gulfstream G450 designed to cover the flight time needed to cover the roundtrip US-Brazil journey.
Priced at $290,000, it works out to an hourly rate of $14,500, and includes waiving international fees. You also get six VIP tickets to be used August 5-10, including opening ceremony in Category A, plus access to three short Category A event tickets or five Category B tickets. Some of the options include swimming, beach volleyball, equestrian water polo, gymnastics, and shooting.
Rio de Janeiro’s mayor Eduardo Paes, center, talks to other officials during an official visit to the construction of the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 11, 2015. Rio will host the Olympic Games in 2016. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
There is one invitation to an Olympic Hospitality Tent for one day, plus there is 24-hour onsite concierge assistance, according to Magellan. A G450 can seat up to 12.
Clearly, if you are going, you will need to bulk up on what’s being offered on the ground, including a place to sleep. However, the offer is a good benchmark to use if you are shopping for private jet solutions as you head south.
Doug Gollan is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of DG Amazing Experiences, an e-newsletter for private jet owners.