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Old 06-29-2007, 07:43 AM   #21
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My suggestion to anybody who has never flown on a private jet would be to not do it.

You will be so saddened every time you have to fly commercial for the rest of your life.
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1st class airfares....
Old 06-29-2007, 08:29 AM   #22
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1st class airfares....

The price for first class tickets to Europe is amazing. Business class is ridiculously expensive too, but you can often find discounts (currently about 50-70% off.

I just scored some 1st class tickets frequent flyer tickets for a honeymoon in the south of France next fall..... When I checked, the published roundtrip airfare was about $12,500 each in first, $8750 in business, and $850 in coach.... Interesting that there was much less spread in the required points: 50k in coach, 80/90k in business, and 100k in first (but first class is very hard to get).
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I have been bumped up to first class twice on transatlantic trips. It was very pleasant and the luxuries made the trip far less stressful. But no way was it worth $12,500. Everybody arrives at the same place at the same time.
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