You Can Now Redeem Your Delta SkyMiles to Fly by Private Jet

Do you have a couple million spare Delta SkyMiles? Well, if you do, you could have a new redemption option from the Atlanta-based carrier — flying with its private jet division. As of today, SkyMiles members can transfer a minimum of 2.5 million miles for a $25,000 Delta Private Jet Card. Jet cards like Delta’s are…

New Promotion Gives FoundersCard Members Access to JetSmarter’s Private Jet Deals

Note: We have been having customer service issues with Jetsmarter so we can’t recommend their services at this time. FoundersCard is one of the most popular membership-based cards out there, offering perks ranging from elite status and free hotel stays to discounts at clothing stores. Thanks to a recent promotion with JetSmarter, all FoundersCard members (existing and new) will receive three months of complimentary…

Crystal’s New 777 Is a Cruise Ship You Can Fly

The latest aircraft pick from Crystal AirCruises isn’t your average Boeing 777-200LR. Rather, it’s a modern luxury cruise liner for the sky — emphasis on luxury. In fall 2017, Crystal, which is known for its super-luxe cruises, will launch its exclusive AirCruise for passengers to use as their mode of transportation between remote destinations. The 77L will hold just…

You Can Now Fly Private with JetSmarter Between New York and London

Note: We have been having customer service issues with Jetsmarter so we can’t recommend their services at this time. Update 9/29/16: Effective today, it’s no longer possible to receive flight credits using code “THEPOINTSGUY.” For any frequent flyer or avgeek, flying private is a different and unique experience, often with a level of service that you’re unlikely to…

Review: JetSuiteX Embraer 135 Economy — Burbank to Las Vegas

TPG Contributor J. Keith van Straaten recently flew one-way on JetSuiteX’s Embraer 135 during a Memorial Day Monday afternoon commute from Burbank (BUR) to Las Vegas (LAS) — for $77. Read on for his impressions of the experience. While private jets are not uncommon between Southern California and Las Vegas, booking a seat for $77 on one of them is. Thanks to…

5 Ways BLADEone Is Bringing Back the Golden Age of Travel

Earn a $100 discount on your first flight when you enter THEPOINTSGUY promo code in the Blade app.  Private jet service has been becoming increasingly more accessible, thanks to Uber-like jet-sharing services that dramatically reduce the cost of flying on a private jet versus chartering your own. The newest is BLADEone, which is the first jet…

Etihad Now Lets You Pair a Private Jet with Your Residence or Apartment Booking

In May 2014, Etihad announced the launch of its new, ultra luxurious Residence and Apartment suites on board its A380 aircraft. And in November, TPG himself bought a $32,000 one-way ticket and flew the inaugural Residence route from New York-JFK to Abu Dhabi – a total over-the-top experience, even though the airline forgot to load his bag. And back in…

New Super First Class Cabins on Etihad and Emirates and How to Use Points to Book Them

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN This past weekend, Etihad Airways announced the December 2014 launch of their new A380 Residence Class suite – which appears to be absolutely stunning – and Emirates has just followed up with (remarkably non-specific)…

Ultimate Wish List: Flying Around the World On The Four Seasons Private Jet

Thanks to a mention on HotelChatter, I heard about a travel experience that’s so amazing, it might just convince me to reconsider my policy about not accepting industry comps (wink wink): Four Seasons Hotels now has its own 757 jet, and they’re taking guests for rides around the world (or to see the artistic highlights of Europe) –…