New App Lets You Fly Private All Year Round For $1,000

Flying private has never been more affordable.

A private plane on a tarmac in the sunshine with the boarding stairs down.
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Flying isn’t exactly comfortable. How could it be, with the cramped seating and the crowds of people and the tight spaces? Flying private, however, is an entirely different experience altogether — and now it’s more accessible than ever.

Yep, flying private is no longer reserved for celebs and CEOs, as a new service is flipping access to this luxury form of travel on its head. Usually, flying private can cost anywhere from $2,000 to $14,000 an hour. With the recently launched app Vaunt, the cost is suddenly negligible: Vaunt just requires an annual membership fee of $1,000. In return, travelers can select private jet rides on the app for no extra cost.

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Becca van Sambeck
Contributing Writer

Becca van Sambeck is a writer and editor with experience in many fields, including travel, entertainment, business, education, and lifestyle. Her work has appeared in outlets like NBC, Oxygen, Bravo, the University of Southern California, Elite Daily, CafeMom, Travel For Teens, and more. She currently resides in New York City.