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What is a Destination Club

What is a Destination Club

Learn More about this unique and growing luxury vacation alternative

Learn More about this unique and growing luxury vacation alternative

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Second Home Ownership

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Discover the Most Popular Luxury Destinations

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A Day in the Life of an Equity Estates Concierge

As a Luxury Residence Fund, Equity Estates is different from some other destination clubs. Members of the club are actual investor-owners in the properties that they visit, so the concierges are responsible for both the travelers and the homes. As a result, the concierges hold a dual title of Personal Travel Concierge and Destination Manager. Regular responsibilities include budget management, handling repairs, maintenance, and improvements, as well as coordinating the specific needs of each traveler.

Read more: A Day in the Life of an Equity Estates Concierge

Grand Casia Rubia - a New Fractional Property in Mexico

One of the newest fractional properties available is the Grand Casia Rubia, located in Puerto Escondido on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. Boasting 6 bedrooms, 4 that are oceanfront, and 7 bathrooms along with professional staff, this oceanfront residence will have a total of just 13 owners.

Read more: Grand Casia Rubia - a New Fractional Property in Mexico

Sentient Offers Limited Edition Private Jet Card for Holidays

Sentient Jet is offering a limited quantity, special edition 25-Hour Jet Card beginning November 24, 2014 through December 31, 2014. Card buyers receive an exclusive holiday package valued at over $9,000.

Read more: Sentient Offers Limited Edition Private Jet Card for Holidays

Guide to Destination Clubs Has Been Updated

Our downloadable guide, "Destination Clubs: A Guide for Prospective Members" is now in it's eighth annual edition. This free, in-depth report explains the features and benefits of destination clubs, reviews the industry's leading destination club companies, and is a valuable tool designed to help prospective members make an educated assessment about joining a club. With the evolution of these companies, including several new destination clubs, as well as new programs and services, the newly updated guide is a must-have for all luxury travelers.

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Ordinary and Extraordinary Requests for M Private Concierges

Of all of the benefits of destination club membership, one of the most intangible is the services provided by the club concierges. Available to assist with just about any request that members have, these concierges have fulfilled many ordinary and extraordinary requests throughout the years. M Private Residences, a Canadian equity destination club, offers private concierges they call Mbassadors. These Mbassadors have extensive knowledge of the local area and are available to help with virtually any and all members' requests. 

Read more: Ordinary and Extraordinary Requests for M Private Concierges

NetJets Starts Operations in China

The company recently announced that it has obtained its CCAR-135 operation certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. This allows NetJets to begin offering private aircraft charter services in China. NetJets is the first global private aviation brand to begin operating in China.

Read more: NetJets Starts Operations in China

Flexjet Orders $1bn of Gulfstream Long Range Jets

Fractional and jet card operator Flexjet recently announced a relationship with Gulfstream for up to 50 aircraft. These include the new Gulfstream G500, for which Flexjet will be the North American launch customer and sole and exclusive fractional provider offering access to the aircraft.

Read more: Flexjet Orders $1bn of Gulfstream Long Range Jets

The Cheapest Way to Fly Privately

"What is the cheapest way to fly in a private plane?" We've heard and been asked this question many times over the years. So to be very clear, flying privately is not cheap. As a general rule, commercial air travel is a more economical option for travelers. However, there are some controllable factors that do affect pricing.

Read more: The Cheapest Way to Fly Privately

Exclusive Resorts Offers Airstream Road Trips to Members

Recognizing the trend toward "glamping" (glamorous camping), Exclusive Resorts has announced a strategic partnership with Airstream 2 Go, offering fully-outfitted Airstream trailer rentals including GMC Yukon Denali tow vehicles.

Read more: Exclusive Resorts Offers Airstream Road Trips to Members

Inspirato Obtains $20 Million in New Funding

Inspirato, which has just reached under 8,000 members, recently announced that they have secured an additional $20 million in growth financing. The funding, which was raised from new investor W Capital Partners and existing investors Institutional Venture Partners and Millennium Technology Value Partners brings the total funding raised by Inspirato to $70 million.

Read more: Inspirato Obtains $20 Million in New Funding

Overview of Fractional Shares in Light Jets

There are several providers of fractional light jet programs and between them these providers offer a variety of aircraft. Here's an overview and comparison of some of the key aspects of the programs.

Read more: Overview of Fractional Shares in Light Jets

Guide to Private Aviation Updated With Latest Information

If you are looking to assess the various private jet options, SherpaReport's fully updated "Guide to Private Aviation" is now available. The updates include the latest trends, prices, and products offered in private aviation. Now in its fourth year, the "Guide to Private Aviation" is a free downloadable guide that provides valuable information for anyone considering and assessing fractional ownership, jet cards or aircraft charter.

Read more: Guide to Private Aviation Updated With Latest Information

The Costs of Buying and Operating a Challenger 605

Introduced in 2006 as an upgrade to the Challenger 604, the Bombardier Challenger 605 business jet is produced by Bombardier Aerospace. The 605 offers several upgrades to the 604, including upgraded instrumentation to the Collins Proline 21 Avionics, a rounder tailcone, and larger cabin windows. This article walks through the various costs of ownership for the 605.

Read more: The Costs of Buying and Operating a Challenger 605

CitationAir to Cease Flight Operations

CitationAir is planning to end all its flight operations on Oct. 31. The company stopped selling fractional shares two years ago and has been providing charter and management services since then.

Read more: CitationAir to Cease Flight Operations

An Overview of Fleet Miami

With a goal of simplifying the yacht experience and making leisure time carefree, Superyacht owner Michael Saylor founded Fleet Miami in 2014. According to Saylor, "After owning and chartering my own boats, I saw a way to advance the cause of yachting. Fleet Miami is a manifestation of my desire to not see empty boats. Unused boats are not cost effective, and there is something very sad about them. I feel I have come up with a practical, equitable solution for a certain type of yacht owner and yacht enthusiast that will enhance the joy of yachting.”

Read more: An Overview of Fleet Miami

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  • Relaxing at the pool in Portugal Relaxing at the pool in Portugal
    What a splendid two weeks we have all just had at Quinta das Oliveiras. It is superbly located with tremendous views and is a lovely comfortable villa. We had good weather and the pool was in almost constant...
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  • Andalucia Home is Just Great Andalucia Home is Just Great
    Great house, Great location, Great food (Thank you Lenka), Great TV selection (I'm used to Freeview at home, so it's nice to have more than 40 Channels), Great Pool, Great View, Great ensuite, Great Games...
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  • Badminton in Marrakech, Morocco Badminton in Marrakech, Morocco
    The new investment M Private Residences made in Rocksure completely opened our membership's doors to new destinations. A few months ago, I had...
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  • 13 Go Mad in Breck 13 Go Mad in Breck
    It was a case of 13 go mad in Breck and Annie and Amy, the housekeeping staff, did a fantastic job coping with it. The house coped with the numbers very well, with all the children using the lower half...
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  • Enjoying a Lazy Time on Phuket Enjoying a Lazy Time on Phuket
    We had the most fantastic holiday at Villa Arawan. We were very lucky with the weather and had lots of sunshine with the occasional downpour as to be expected in the rainy season. Jeaw and Joy (the...
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