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Price to Charter a Private Jet: Top 5 Summer Escapes 2017

Price to Charter a Private Jet: Top 5 Summer Escapes 2017


We all aspire to live the jetset lifestyle and with summer in full swing, there’s no better time than now to embrace the moment with a private jet charter to one of these top five luxury summer escapes.

To help you plan your summer break, we have included the price to charter a private jet flying from London City Airport, carrying a group of up to seven. For a light jet, such as the Cessna Citation II, prices start at around £11,000 for a 90-minute journey. We’ve also included the best airport to fly to and the flight time to each of these divine destinations. From Cannes to Palma de Mallorca, discover why these are Europe’s most stylish summer escapes and why you will want to arrive in style.

1. Nice

You don’t have to endure laborious long-haul flights to experience luxury. Just a stone’s throw away, Nice has a flight time of only 90 minutes and is a hotspot for the rich and famous. Take just a quick glimpse at Nice and it’s not hard to see why. This beautiful city in the heart of the French Riviera offers impressive architecture, exclusive shopping and beautiful beaches. The enchanting old town is known for its top-notch restaurants that are sure to satisfy a taste for the finer things in life. If you fancy cooking up some fine French cuisine yourself, the Cours Saleya area of the city is the place to head to for fruit and flower markets.

Estimated charter cost: £10,600 – £17,300
Nearest airport:Nice Cote D’Azur airport
Flight time: Around 90 minutes


Summer vacation view of harbour in Nice in the French Riviera overlooking the sea and mountains
Summer vacation view of harbour in Nice in the French Riviera overlooking the sea and mountains

2. Ibiza

A summer vacation scene of Ibiza harbour with sea and boats
A summer vacation scene of Ibiza harbour with sea and boats


The summer escape of Ibiza is world-renowned for its nightclubs, top DJ’s and mesmerizing stage shows. But world-class nightlife and a healthy dose of hedonism are not all this beautiful island has to offer. From the cobbled streets of Ibiza old town and the stunning Port Ibiza Town to the natural beauty of the rugged coastline, this island has a wealth of attractions to explore. Santa Eulalia on the west coast is a picturesque spot with a charming marina, perfect for families and those who want to avoid the revellers. For some bohemian bliss, the nearby island of Formentera is a must-see. A destination for luxury yoga retreats, this tranquil island is the perfect place to recharge your batteries after the nightlife of Ibiza.

Estimated charter cost: £12,300 – £20,000
Nearest airport:Ibiza airport
Flight time: Around 130 minutes

3. Palma de Mallorca

The vibrant city of Palma on the sunny island of Mallorca is a summer vacation hotspot that seamlessly combines beach life and culture. Places to visit include Santa Maria cathedral, Bellver Castle, the Arab baths and the old town. For art lovers, Carrer de Sant Feliu has an eclectic mix of galleries worth visiting and don’t forget about the shops. Paseo del Borne plays host to all the major designers and the impressive Rialto Living, a luxury lifestyle store found only in Palma. Palma de Mallorca has its own beach, but for quieter beaches head outside the city to Cala Major and Illetas on the south west coast. Five-star hotels including Sant Francesc Hotel Singular provide the perfect setting for exclusive spa treatments and decadent dining. A former city palace, the Sant Francesc Hotel Singular is a haven to retreat to, featuring beautiful gardens and the Patio Mallorquín, a stunning courtyard.

Estimated charter cost: £12,300 – £19,500
Nearest airport:Palma de Mallorca airport
Flight time: Around 120 minutes


Palma de Mallorca beach with mountains in the background
Palma de Mallorca beach with mountains in the background

4. Cannes

Luxury summer escape yacht in Cannes port French Riviera
Luxury summer escape yacht in Cannes port French Riviera


Home to the renowned film festival, Cannes is the pearl of the French Riviera, oozing glamour and opulence year round. Expect designer boutiques, five-star hotels, Michelin cuisine and maybe even an A-lister or two. All of the major five-star hotels around La Croisette have their own private serviced beaches, where you can enjoy all the perks of ordering refreshments to your sun lounger. The Grand Hôtel Cannes and InterContinental Carlton Hotel are two of the most popular choices. Cannes offers guests the ultimate in luxury and you will definitely want to arrive in style. There’s no better reason to arrange a private jet charter than a trip to Cannes!

Estimated charter cost: £10,700 – £16,900
Nearest airport:Cannes-Mandelieu Airport
Flight time: Around 90 minutes

5. Málaga

Málaga is all about the sun, sea and sand. And what more could you need? Avoid the package holiday hordes on stressful commercial flights and arrive as you mean to go on. To start your vacation in the best way possible, a private jet charter will help you get into relaxation mode before you’ve even arrived. Stay at the five-star Gran Hotel Miramar Málaga, conveniently positioned a short walk from Malagueta Beach, Málaga Cathedral and Museo Picasso Málaga. Built in the 1920s, this chic hotel is the ultimate in elegance with its grand white exterior surrounded by palm trees.

Estimated charter cost: £20,000 – £22,000
Nearest airport:Málaga airport
Flight time: Around 145 minutes


Sunny summer vacation scene in Malaga Spain with blue sky sea and sand
Sunny summer vacation scene in Malaga Spain with blue sky sea and sand

If you’re enticed by the glamour and five-star beaches of Cannes or want to party with the elite in Ibiza’s most exclusive night spots, travelling by private jet charter is the ultimate way to upgrade your vacation. We’ve included the prices for a light jet to carry up to seven passengers to each destination, travelling one-way from London. You can calculate the price of your bespoke journey and choose your aircraft using our easy to use pricing guide tool.

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