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If you have the money to stay at one of the luxurious St Lucia all inclusive resorts (or really anywhere in the Caribbean and beyond), chances are you have the money to fly a private charter jet.
If you haven’t thought of this option yet, you REALLY should.
Private charter flights are not necessarily astronomically priced, and often can be almost as affordable as a commercial airline flight.
This is especially true if you are somewhat flexible in your schedule. On an “empty leg” flight prices are typically comparable to a first class ticket from any major commercial airline.
They will usually offer far more room than your traditional sardines-in-a-can airline flight, quicker turnaround times, and that touch of exclusivity that will make your trip so much more memorable.
Private charters also have access to many more airports than the standard commercial airlines, allowing you to travel to many more destinations more easily.
Pay a little more for a complete custom booking and you can choose when and where you fly (no more red-eye flights with half a dozen stopovers to reach your destination!).
Our list of the top private jet charter companies.
LunaJets claim to fame is their rock bottom pricing. One of the more established aviation brokers (est. 2007), LunaJets is the largest independent private jet broker in Europe.
In 2018 the company had over 5000 flights and in the rare cases that jets were grounded they promptly replaced the aircraft and got their clients back in the air and on their way. They have a large team in place (over 50 flight specialists) which speaks over a dozen different languages.
The CEO and founder is Eymeric Segard who spearheaded the company towards Argus Broker Certification. LunaJets is one of only 4 Argus Certified Charter Broker Members which means the company has regular onsite inspections by an independent third party service. This ensures that LunaJets meets or exceeds the ten strict standards set forth by Argus Broker ratings.
LunaJets has an easily navigable site which allows you to search by destination, plane type, empty leg options etc. They also have a great mobile app which allows you to request flights, submit electronic signatures and more.
With hundreds of excellent testimonials, LunaJets should be at the top of your list when searching for a private flight charter company.
#2-Air Charter Advisors
Not one of the biggest air charter companies, but definitely one of the best! Air charter advisors has a strong focus on safety and on being available 24/7/365. Founded by president and industry expert Adam Steiger in 2012, Air Charter Advisors has a solid reputation in the aviation industry.
Their website is easy to navigate and they have a great FAQ section for first time private charter passengers.
They are readily available via phone or email and have a reputation for going above and beyond for their customers.
#3-Villiers Private Jet Charter
If you are looking for rock bottom prices for your private jet, Villiers is probably not your best option. If you are looking for hassle free, professional, and very helpful staff, Villiers is your best bet.
Established by serial entrepreneurs Kyle Gibson and Edward Reid, Villiers offers world class service in the private flight charter industry. Although relatively new (only established in 2013) the founders have a wealth of industry knowledge and one of the most seamless online charter systems.
Recommended by Spears 500 as one of the top luxury aviation brokers, Villiers has the experience you need to confidently book your next private escape.
Priding itself on utmost safety and comfort for their customers, XO Jet holds multiple industry safety standard awards, including ones from Argus, Wyvern Wingman, and ISBAO Stage III.
They have flown over 25,000 flights and have a near perfect safety record and would be a great option to fly you into one of the top resorts on the island.
Like many great business, Encore Jets was born out of the need for a better airline brokerage. Claims to fame are transparency, organizational excellence, and dedicated account managers.
Encore Jets has some great reviews from customers and aims for complete customer satisfaction.
They also offer Encore Experiences, a service that allows their customers to choose from a variety of luxury adventures, including private jungle excursions, private chef dinners, sleeping in glass igloos and more.
Founded in 2008, Private Fly has a large global network of over 7000 aircraft and hundreds of 5 star reviews online. Like Luna Jets, Private Fly has an Argus Certified Broker rating. This indicates that they are held to very high aviation brokerage standards.
With a strong history of providing first rate service to distinguished clients around the world and a rapidly growing team, PrivateFly is an excellent option when booking your next private jet.
Definitely consider using a private flight charter for your next holiday to St Lucia. There are many charter options to choose from, and we feel the above list has the best possible candidates for you to consider when booking a private charter.
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