The world’s most luxurious smartphone apps
Sharpen up your smartphone with these wonderfully ridiculous luxury apps.
Stratajet – Stratajet.com
A private jet booking platform unlike any other. Stratajet customers don’t have to wait for quotes – the platform’s technology instantly calculates the final price, with no hidden fees, no estimates and no surprises. Flights are shown with live availability, allowing you to pay and complete a booking instantly, without subscription fees, upfront costs or membership charges.
The luxury cousin of Airbnb, onefinestay offers users the keys to some of the finest houses around the world. Vetting each and every home on its impressive roster, the app promises ‘exacting hospitality standards’ in top cities. It boasts a range of stunning properties that include mansions in Venice, trendy lofts in New York, apartments overlooking the Eiffel Tower and homes in London that come with their own Buckingham Palace-trained butler.
‘Rent a boat from your pocket!’ GetMyBoat is the world’s largest boat rental marketplace allowing you to choose one of 75,000 boats for charter in over 170 locations. Whether it’s a powerboat, a sailboat or even a houseboat, the app lets you search for and secure a boat through a secure, easy-to-use booking system, letting you reserve on the go. The ‘Airbnb for yachts’.
London Luxury Chauffeuring
London Luxury Chauffeuring gives its clients access to luxurious cars and highly professional chauffeurs. Whether taking your business on the road, treating yourself to a fashionable VIP entrance or celebrating a special event in style, this app lets you choose from an elegant fleet of luxury Mercedes, BMWs or even a classic Rolls Royce Ghost and the prestige that comes with it.
Offering its members a ‘life without limits’, Velocity Black is the concierge service for the digital age. For an annual membership fee of £2,000 the app can secure you access to exclusive events, bookings in Michelin-starred restaurants or ‘Signature Experiences’ which include swimming with orca whales and flying to the edge of space. The app also offers dedicated travel services, which facilitate a range of trips from business to African safaris, with customers offered upgrades at hotels and local expertise from various partners around the world.