Received Taylor Swift tickets? A helicopter firm will fly you to the present for $2,499 – Orange County Register

You’ll be able to drive your automotive or trip the bus or take the prepare to see Taylor Swift throughout her six-night stand at SoFi Stadium that kicks off Thursday, Aug. 3.

Feeling fancy? Wonderful, go forward and lease a limo.

But when cash actually means nothing to you, effectively, you’ll be able to take a Taylor Swift helicopter shuttle, simply $2,499 for – let’s double test this, wow, OK – a one-way journey.

Adverts for IEX Helicopters’ Eras Tour shuttles began popping up on Instagram lately, promising “the swiftest trip” to the exhibits, as a result of nothing – not congressional hearings, not information tales, not commercials – can point out Taylor Swift with out making not less than one (normally) unhealthy Swift-related pun.

Right here, we’ll present you the way anybody can drive a Swift reference into an in any other case odd information story:

The shuttles can be found from any airport in Los Angeles and Orange County. Simply as Taylor sang, “Flew me to locations I’d by no means been,” in her hit “I Knew You Had been Bother,” your helicopter pilot will do the identical, dropping you off at Hawthorne Airport three miles south of SoFi.

Sorry, however you requested. Didn’t you?

You do get to carry six or seven folks on the flight, and the worth features a $250 car-service voucher for the trip from Hawthorne Airport up Crenshaw Boulevard to SoFi.

As for the one-way pricing of the shuttles, Ben Villalobos of IEX Helicopters mentioned that principally permits flexibility in flyers’ plans. Although in case you do need to helicopter residence from the present that’s advantageous too – it’s simply a further $2,499 for the return flight.

“Various company prefer to fly one solution to the venue after which e book an SUV by us for his or her return journey, as they could prefer to spend a while in L.A. after the present at one of many many nice night time venues,” he mentioned in an electronic mail to reply a couple of questions in regards to the shuttles.

IEX Helicopters has been flying passengers from the larger Los Angeles space to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Competition in Indio for a couple of years now, Villalobos mentioned. About 200 folks annually take that 45-minute helicopter trip to the desert for the competition, he mentioned.

Earlier this 12 months, IEX additionally added a shuttle service to Day Journey, the digital dance music competition by the Queen Mary in Lengthy Seaside, Villalobos mentioned.

By Tuesday afternoon, IEX had 9 inquiries from prospects looking for helicopter shuttle rides, Villalobos mentioned. Because the six-night stand of Swift exhibits begins, he says that quantity ought to go up.

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