Time is money, maximizing it and saving it. Having a private memberships to clubs, gyms, hospitality ventures or travel organizations are no longer just the bastion of the rich upper class elite but have evolved to offer exclusive services or welcome breaks from the outside world for a whole host of people and industries. Whether you are looking for more luxury working spaces, social drinking spots or smoother travel there are exclusive memberships available to cater to you. 5 Must Have Memberships You NEED!
1) Soho House
Soho House is one of the most well known and sought after memberships for people in the creative industries, with member’s clubs all across Europe and North America, as well as restaurants, cinemas, workspaces, spas and bedrooms. The original London houses offer beautifully restored traditional spaces across London where members can spend the day working, networking, relaxing and meeting friends. From gorgeous bar areas, restaurants and terraces you will be sure to find your place and while away the hours with London’s creatives and as the summer creeps in we cannot wait to spend time at Soho Farmhouse - set in 100 acres of Oxfordshire countryside with 40 cabins, a four-bedroom cottage and a seven-bedroom farm house, the ultimate retreat!
2) Jet Smarter
As much as we all love going abroad and experiencing new and beautiful places across the world the however, travelling can be stressful and an all round inconvenient ordeal - waiting in long lines, being processed through crowded security, and sitting on cramped planes, not to mention the initial task of actually finding and booking the holiday itself. Jet Smarter offers a seamless membership programme that completely transforms your travel experience.
Through their innovative shared flight services, proprietary algorithms and advanced mobile technology they offer exclusive private jet travel for their members to make your experience more accessible, convenient, and infinitely more efficient!
An addition benefit is the opportunity to meet with other Jet Smarter member and network during the flight. Many members report that they have seen a return on investment for their memberships due to business that has arisen from conversations during flights that would otherwise have not happened.
3) Equinox Gym
Equinox Fitness is an American luxury fitness company which operates several separate fitness brands: Equinox, PURE Yoga, Blink Fitness, and SoulCycle. The gyms are visually stunning and offer a huge host of classes, equipment and personal training options, all with highly trained experts. The managing director, Gentry Long said ‘we wanted a space that would combine the ultimate in fitness technology with the sort of high-end aesthetic and attention to detail that our members expect in every other area of their lives’ and this is certainly what you get. There is also a spa offering cryotherapy and compression therapy while the changing rooms feature acres of slate, gallons of Kiehl’s toiletries, huge showers and a complimentary laundry service. You give them your sweaty gear after you’ve changed, and it’s washed, ironed and handed back to you next time you come!.
The Soho House of online dating, Raya is the 'exclusive' app which allows creative people to connect both romantically and, since January 2017, on a work basis. Applicants are filtered by the app's creators and also have to link their Instagram accounts as social media plays a part in the vetting process. They also need to be referred by a current member of the Raya community. Similar to Tinder, in order for a match to be made both parties must tap each other’s hearts. If a user's profile is screenshotted for whatever reason, an alert is immediately sent out threatening to kick the individual off the app if the photo appears online anywhere. Raya does everything in its power to maintain a high level of exclusivity and professionalism, allowing users to date in secrecy.
5) Priority Pass
Priority Pass membership with Amex turns your airport experience from an endurance into an indulgence.. Regardless of the airline you fly or the ticket you hold, Priority Pass membership will help you find an airport lounge to relax and enjoy your time anytime, anywhere. For both business and leisure travellers, Priority Pass helps you unwind in the airport, providing access to quiet, connected spaces where you can work, relax and enjoy a range of complimentary pre-flight refreshments. Members are able to search and access over 1000+ airport lounges worldwide and a choice of three membership plans to suit your particular traveling needs. The beauty of this membership is that an inconvenience such as a delay, can be turned into a conversation topic at the bar- a great networking opportunity. If you want to try it out first simply sign up for Amex Platinum to start earning points free for the first year!
Whatever you do and lifestyle you lead it’s clear that any one of these memberships will benefit you greatly and make your day to day and business life that much more luxurious. Often with several different types and tiers of membership they can also be matched to suit you to a tee! Let us know if you have any of these or if you’re thinking of taking the plunge!
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