By Andy Sambidge
Private jet firm teams up with Burj Al Arab to offer ultimate pampering package.
An Abu Dhabi luxury private jet company has teamed up with the world's only seven-star hotel to offer the ultimate two-night holiday package, with prices starting at $33,785 and going up to more than $75,000.
Wealthy GCC travellers are being targeted by Royal Jet, the luxury and executive flight services company, and Burj Al Arab, to offer the experience.
Available on a limited basis until April 30, the package includes private jet travel aboard Royal Jet’s Gulfstream 300 Jet, complete with on-board personalised service, arrival at Royal Jet’s exclusive VIP terminal in the UAE capital, transfer to Dubai in one of Burj Al Arab’s chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce Phantoms, and accommodation at the iconic hotel.
With a minimum two-night stay, the package also includes a complimentary spa treatment at Assawan Spa, complimentary breakfast throughout the stay and a 25 percent reduction on food and drinks at any of the hotel’s restaurants and lounges, Royal Jet said in a statement on Tuesday.
Prices for the package vary according to the airport of departure and hotel rates are subject to 10 percent service charge and 10 percent municipality fee.
Prices start from $33,785 for travellers flying from Oman and go up to $75,320 for flights from Jeddah.
"As both Royal Jet and Burj Al Arab are synonymous with luxury, travellers will be pampered with unparalleled comfort, customised service, flexibility and discretion," the statement added.
Royal Jet is jointly owned by Abu Dhabi Aviation and the “Presidential Flight Authority” the royal flight service, and is chaired by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, a Minister in the UAE Federal Cabinet.
Its growing fleet of jets includes five Boeing business jets, two mid-range Gulfstream 300s, a long-range Gulfstream IVSP and a Learjet 60.
complimentary Breakfast. NO WAY, you are been too kind.
What is so special about this? Is this newsworthy?
tsk tsk. should really have been part of the package.
What idiot would go for this deal? I suppose we shall wait and see!
I agree with SR. Just because it comes with a hefty price tag, what makes it so special anyway? People who can afford it are already liviing in luxury 24/7. Where's the wow factor for them?
Hmmmm..... how do you entice a sucker to part with USD 75k for a 1 hour flight and a 2 night stay in a hotel? Oh yes!!!! give him complimentary breakfast and 25% (!!!!) discount on food and beverages. WoW!!!!
Why would anyone who pays such prices care about a 25% discount!!! and why they insist on using this provocative word "complimentry" when the clients are paying so much already!!! and why they are launching such packages in such hard economical times, and why....
These wealthy travellers are requested to donate this kind of money to vicitms of Haiti's earthquake instead of falling prey to gimmick of these marketing managers
Experience WHAT ! Im sure the rich man parting with such an amount must really have not earned it the way an average bread winner does. It takes a lot to give away that amount if its from sweat and not value its needs in the lower hierarchy of hard working people..... atleast these days.
Our generation will probably be known for all the wrong reasons when history judges us one day. Inconspicuous consumption, environmental destructors, egoistic maniacs, every man for himself. Get as much out of this world as you can, as quicly as you can, at any cost. This article shows just one of many examples of the stupidity that is reigning in this consumerist world today. Luckily, it is not sustainable and will come to end.