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How To Book a Jet Charter

Published at 03/12/2012 16:33:21


Many companies will book a private jet charter for their executives and those in high up positions. There are several reasons one may book a private jet charter. Some of the reasons, include: it's safer, it's reliable, it's very convenient and lastly, it minimizes travel time and maximizes work time.

Step 1

The first step to booking a private jet charter is to decide which jet charter company you want to use. First and foremost, you'll need to do your research about which jet is suitable for you and your personal needs. After you've decided on a jet charter, you can either book with them online through their online reservation page or give them a ring and book through their toll free booking number.

Step 2

If you've decided not to book a jet charter through a jet charter company, you also do have the option of booking a jet charter through a private jet owner. However, this will require much more research on your part and may cost you a bit more as there is a very limited number of jet charters available in most areas.

Step 3

Consider the budget you have. When renting or purchasing anything, you'll need to consider how much you have to spend. Some jet charters companies will cost you a lot more than others. Therefore, it's always a good idea to do some comparisons.

Step 4

Decide on the departure date and time. The official website of the jet charters you're interested in should have all the information you'll need for a timely and efficient flight. Look into the departure times, the departure dates, the origin city, the destination and any other pertinent information.

Step 5

Compare the jet charter companies once more. Once you've decided on a good two or three jet charter companies, do your final and last comparison. Which one will give you the best service for your money? Which one has better ratings and recommendations? Which one offers a discounted rate?

What to Ask For

Renting a private jet charter is a serious task. You will need to ask for some documentation from the private jet charter company. Some of the things you'll need to ask for are:

  • Federal Aviation Administration paper work
  • Insurance documents
  • Third party audits
  • On Site visits
  • Paper work documenting the pilot's hours and experience


There are several different types of jet charters. There are Turbo Prop jets, Light Jets,Medium Jets, Super Medium Jets and Heavy Jets. These all will run you a different price. When booking a charter jet, you're paying for both tangible and intangible amenities. One of the main things that you're paying for is the convenience of not having to check in baggage, no security check points, the ability to fly to and from any place you choose and the convenience of being able to use computers, phones or any other type of business related electronics without restriction. Booking a private jet charter is quite expensive, you'll more than likely be paying by the hour, instead of one lump sum. Most private jet charters will not supply a flight attendant service unless requested.