By Codelia Mantsebo
For those elite travelers seeking a luxury travel experience, elegance and style have no boundaries. The five-star service at luxury hotels extends to providing the most decadent ways of arriving at in style, whether by private jet or a customized Rolls Royce.
From bypassing the security line to having passports checked in at a wait-free private lounge, these speedy airport concierge services help dodge hassles and delays, perfect even for the most demanding travelers.
Elite Traveler lists the best hotel airport transfers and services just as extravagant as their lavish suites.
Paragliding over Zighy Bay
Six Senses Zighy Bay takes luxury travel to new heights, offering the ultimate arrival experience where guests arrive at Six Senses Zighy Bay by paragliding into the isolated Omani resort.
Guests travel as a companion passenger with the Six Senses’ professional paraglider, who will take them around the edge of the mountain range in Zighy Bay. Travelers can explore the Bay from 960 ft (293 m) upwards and enjoy the breathtaking views before making a soft landing on the resort’s sandy beach.
Private Jet arrivals in Ibiza
Located on a secluded bay near Santa Eulalia on the East coast of the island, ME Ibiza provides the perfect balance between serene and vibrant, with guests arriving in style by boat, zodiac, luxurious ME Range Rovers or the private Jet ME.
Perfect for the high net worth set, guests can opt to be flown to Ibiza by the ME by Melia-branded Falcon 900 jet with ME Ibiza’s Private Jet Package. The plane comes with a personal crew with the full first-class treatment. A VIP arrival at Ibiza airport continues with bespoke airport transfers to the hotel.
Hermès-inspired Rolls Royce Phantom
Guests at the Four Seasons Hotel George V can book airport transfers in the world’s only Hermès-inspired Rolls Royce Phantom.
It features bespoke upholstery and accessories, with its most distinctive feature, the canopy of 800 fairy lights in the car’s roof liner.
Available for airport pick up, day trips or business in Paris, the automobile can be booked through the Concierge Desk or Reservations Office, exclusively for Hotel guests.
The rate for an airport pick up is €750 (approximately $969 depending upon exchange rate).
Luxury Seaplane at Cheval Blanc Randheli
Skipping the long and tiring wait for scheduled seaplane services to reach Cheval Blanc Randheli, guests are whisked away in a sleek Twin Otter De Havilland seaplane specially designed for Cheval Blanc Randheli.
Aboard the plane, leather interiors and high technology equipment welcome passengers for a 40-minute panoramic voyage.
The flight is equipped with Cheval Blanc Randheli towels, amenities and bottles of ‘Island Chic’ scented water.