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Two More Homes for Equity Residences

This equity destination club has a very strong investment focus, in which it buys distressed vacation properties, and revamps them to add value. The fund has just bought two new homes in Florida and Hawaii.

Read more: Two More Homes for Equity Residences

New Searchable Directory of All US Airports

SherpaReport has just released a brand-new searchable and browsable directory of all the US airports. The online directory includes commercial airports, private airports, and helipads, and is sorted by state. You can use it to find the nearest airport to you or your destination. It is especially useful if you're flying privately and can access the thousands of airports that commercial flights do not serve.

Read more: New Searchable Directory of All US Airports

An Interview with Brent Handler of Inspirato

Destination club Inspirato with American Express has grown very rapidly since its launch in 2011. Its members have exclusive access to a collection of luxury vacation homes and can participate in members-only experiences and VIP events. SherpaReport talked to founder and CEO Brent Handler.

Read more: An Interview with Brent Handler of Inspirato

Guidelines for Flying Internationally on Private Aircraft

Flying internationally always requires more planning than domestic travel, even when flying on private aircraft. Before leaving, be sure to know what all of the specific rules are. Your aircraft operator or broker will help, but here are some general guidelines for flying internationally on private aircraft. 

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Own Apartments in US Cities – Two New Funds

Rocksure is launching two new US funds. The Manhattan fund will buy apartments in New York City and the Liberty fund will buy apartments in 6 US cities. Investors in the funds can use the apartments during the life of the funds.

Read more: Own Apartments in US Cities – Two New Funds

The Pain of Owning a Vacation Home

When deciding whether or not to join a destination club, prospective members often compare investing in a second home, to purchasing a destination club membership. For many years, SherpaReport has been hearing the reasons travelers choose to join these clubs rather than buying a second home. A new study by Exclusive Resorts shows a similar set of results.

Read more: The Pain of Owning a Vacation Home

Flying First Class Compared to Private Jets

If you’re used to flying first class on commercial flights, then you may be wondering about taking the next step to a private jet. Here’s a run down on some of the key differences, including some price comparisons for certain trips.

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PlaneSense Receives 50th Pilatus PC-12 and Orders PC-24 Jets

PlaneSense, a Portsmouth, NH based fractional-ownership company, took delivery of their 50th Pilatus PC-12 on May 17th, 2014. PlaneSense was founded in 1996 and has partnered with Pilatus for almost 20 years.

Read more: PlaneSense Receives 50th Pilatus PC-12 and Orders PC-24 Jets

An Interview With John Beckel of M Private Residences

This Calgary based equity destination club is unique, in that it is the only club owned and managed by its member shareholders. M's board of directors is comprised of M shareholders who over see the strategic, tactical and financial direction of the club. SherpaReport recently caught up with General Manager John Beckel.

Read more: An Interview With John Beckel of M Private Residences

An Interview With Philip Mekelburg of Equity Estates

The luxury residence fund, or equity destination club, Equity Estates launched it's second fund last year. We caught up with founder and CEO Philip Mekelburg to talk through the funds and what it means to be an investor in Equity Estates.

Read more: An Interview With Philip Mekelburg of Equity Estates

Ritz-Carlton Destination Club Partners With 3RD Home

The luxury reciprocal travel club 3RD HOME, has announced an affiliation with the Ritz-Carlton Destination Club. This relationship will allow the members of both of these clubs to expand their luxury travel options and use the properties in the other club.

Read more: Ritz-Carlton Destination Club Partners With 3RD Home

Try a Private Jet Before You Buy

If you are looking to try an aircraft out without buying, or if you need access to a private aircraft for a limited time, Tyrus Wing's "Try Before You Buy" program may be the solution. This short term lease program is an alternative to buying or chartering. Jets can be leased for any duration of your choice - 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, or longer. The service can be useful in a variety of different situations, from those who require all of the benefits of aircraft ownership
 but without the worry of depreciation, to banks and financial institutions who'd like to earn income from under-used or re-possessed assets, and operators wanting to add aircraft to their fleet without having to buy an aircraft.

Read more: Try a Private Jet Before You Buy

Quintess Collection Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Quintess Collection, a leading destination club, is celebrating their 10-year anniversary by announcing additional special partnerships, more luxury residences, and unique adventures.

Read more: Quintess Collection Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Magellan Jets Announces New Build-A-Card Program

For customers looking for a more customized solution for their next jet card, Magellan Jets has just announced a new "Build-A-Card" program. The system allows customers to choose their own preferences to put together the perfect option for their specific traveling needs. Customers are offered a variety of options to choose from for jet category, amount of hours, and two additional add-ons, including no peak surcharge and 1.5 hour minimums.

Read more: Magellan Jets Announces New Build-A-Card Program

North American Shared Property Shows Small Increase in 2013

The annual survey from Ragatz Associates shows an increase of 4% in the total sales for various shared ownership properties in 2013.

Read more: North American Shared Property Shows Small Increase in 2013

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    Excellent - absolutely fantastic in every aspect! This was our first Rocksure Property visit. If they are all as exceptional as El Goute, we will be booking as often as we can. The food preparation...
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    We had an absolute blast. First, the villa was off the charts; it was perfect for us. Also, we did some really cool stuff. We took the kids to swim with dolphins and did a lot of snorkeling. The beaches...
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  • The Prague Holiday List The Prague Holiday List
    We had a fantastic time in the Prague apartment. How about a list of great bits about our stay. In no particular order: The concierge - Karen who could not have been more helpful . She is a real advert...
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  • Relaxing in Snowmass, Colorado Relaxing in Snowmass, Colorado
    In a word, the trip could not have been better. The hiking, rafting, horseback riding, rodeo, jeep tour, gondolas, ice caves, devil's punch bowl, farm tour, concerts, restaurants and shopping were all...
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