Charter Private Jet to London for Royal Ascot 2017
This June, the world-famous Royal Ascot returns for five days of elite horse racing and high glamour. Racing kicks off at Ascot Racecourse on the 20th June and runs until the 24th, with 18 flat races featuring the top thoroughbred horses on the planet and a £6.58 million prize pot. As usual, over 300,000 spectators will dress up in their finest attire to join the Royal Family at one of the UK’s most prestigious sporting and social events.
If you love horse racing, why not travel to Ascot, Berkshire, England in style by chartering a private jet to the event? Flying privately means you have access to exclusive amenities like personal in-flight attendants, extra luggage capacity and space for working, sleeping, dining, and relaxing. Chartering a private jet also gives you the convenience of seamless check-in and boarding.
Private Jet Charter London
We have a range of luxurious private jets to suit all parties, from light aircraft suitable for six to eight passengers to heavy jets for groups of 16 or more. For the ultimate VIP experience, charter a jet like the Airbus A319 CJ, which has an office, dining area, and bedroom with shower. We can arrange a charter to one of these London airports which lie within 26 miles of the Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire:
Chartering a private jet to the Royal Ascot can also be a cost-effective solution, especially if you fly with a group. A charter from Bournemouth to Heathrow, for example, can cost from £6,500. Contact us for a private jet quote to London.
Royal Ascot History
In 1711, Queen Anne was riding near Windsor Castle when she spotted an area of open ground that looked perfect for racing. Later that year, she built the Ascot Racecourse on that very spot and held its first race, Her Majesty’s Plate, on the 11th August. The Royal Ascot celebrates this history and the event has become a national institution featuring some of the world’s best flat horse races. The Queen Anne Stakes, named after Ascot’s founder, begins the five-day race meeting each year.
Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Royal Ascot each year in a horse-drawn procession alongside Prince Phillip and other royals like the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William. The event is also popular with socialites and celebrities like Liz Hurley and there’s a strict dress code, particularly in the exclusive Royal Enclosure, where men must wear full morning dress and hats are compulsory. Ladies Day on Thursday is when guests show off their most fashionable outfits and extravagant hats.
2017 Royal Ascot Schedule
Gates open each day at ten thirty with a royal procession at two o’clock and six races until five thirty. In the evenings, expect live music, entertainment, and dining until gates close at nine. The most famous Royal Ascot races include the two and a half mile Gold Cup, the £750,000 Prince of Wales’ Stakes, and the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, which is one of the world’s top sprint races. You can find the full 2017 Royal Ascot schedule here, but these are the details of the eight Group One fixtures:
Tuesday 20th June
2.30 p.m. – The Queen Anne Stakes.
3.40 p.m. – The King’s Stand Stakes.
4.20 p.m. – The St James’s Palace Stakes.
Wednesday 21st June
4.20 p.m. – The Prince of Wales’s Stakes.
Thursday 22nd June
4.20 p.m. – The Gold Cup.
Friday 23rd June
3.40 p.m. – The Commonwealth Cup.
4.20 p.m. – The Coronation Stakes.
Saturday 24th June
4.20 p.m. – The Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
How to get Tickets to the 2017 Royal Ascot
Tickets to the Royal Ascot 2017 are available from the official website. Depending on which enclosure you choose, tickets cost from £37 to £75 on the 20th and 21st, or £46 to £88 on the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th June. You can also book a private box at the Royal Ascot, which includes superb balcony views of the racecourse, a private bar, waiting staff, and either a buffet or sit-down meal. A box for 10 to 14 guests ranges from £5,700 to £10,800 in price, depending on the race day.
So, once you’ve bought tickets to the 2017 Royal Ascot, why not book a private flight to the races? We can arrange the perfect luxury private jet charter to whisk you straight to one of the closest London airports.