Costco offering private jet membership through Wheels Up

Costco offering private jet membership through Wheels Up

Welcome aboard to Costco, where you can now also buy a membership to a Big Apple-based private jet service – for a not-too-budget friendly price of $17,499.99.

The wholesale club’s 12-month subscription includes a $3,500 Costco Shop Card, a $4,000 flight credit and “guaranteed nationwide aircraft availability up to 365 days a year,” according to the company’s website.

That means you can book a Wheels Up flight with as little as 24 hours’ notice — but the hefty price doesn’t actually include the costs of the flights, just the right to book them.

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Members can either “pay as they fly” or purchase an additional “Fund Program” that provides lower rates and lower billable flight times.

And subscribers also will also receive a 12-month membership to Inspirato, which offers luxury vacation rentals.

The Wheels Up aviation company, which seeks to make private flying “more accessible,” has a fleet of more than 300 planes and access to more than 1,250 partner

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