Costco now selling 1-year private jet membership for $17,500 through Wheels Up

ByAndrew Morris KGO logo
Monday, November 16, 2020
Costco now selling your own private jet membership for $17,500
Costco is adding a 12-month subscription to Wheels Up Core Private Aviation under the retailer's large umbrella of wholesale products. The membership costs $17,500 but comes with a $3,500 Costco Shop Card.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- You can really buy anything and everything at Costco.

The wholesaler announced it is now offering one-year subscriptions to the private jet service "Wheels Up."

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If you're interested, the membership costs $17,499.99.

Costco made sure the price gives buyers value with their purchase - The subscription comes with access to a nationwide fleet of private jets that are available for every day of the year.

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The catch?

The price doesn't include the costs of the flights. You still need to book those yourself, which can be pretty pricey if flying in and out of airports with a private aircraft.

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But to help sweeten the deal, Costco threw in a $4,000 dollar flight credit and a $3,500 Costco cash card.

Subscribers also get a one-year membership to Inspirato, a luxury vacation rental service with "guaranteed nationwide aircraft availability up to 365 days a year."

That means a buyer could book a flight and plan their high-class, private getaway with as little as 24 hours notice.