JetSmarter offers New York-to-Hamptons helicopter service

JetSmarter helicopter service will offer free helicopter rides to its members traveling between Manhattan and the Hamptons starting on May 6, 2016, the company said.

The service will offer transfers to East Hampton, with Southampton service starting Memorial Day Weekend.

Each transfer will be on a new Bell 407 or a Bell 407-GX and can seat up to 6 passengers. Through JetSmarter´s membership program, which is USD9,675 annually along with a one-time USD3,500 initiation fee, the first seat on the Helicopter transfer is free, allowing members the opportunity to skip the Long Island traffic and head straight to the beach.

Reservations for the Helicopter service can be made through the JetSmarter app, available for iOS and Android devices.

JetSmarter is a mobile marketplace that offers instant pricing and availability for private jets worldwide. The application has decreased the entry price for consumers, and enables more to fly private.