The qualifiers for entrée to high society are changing. Country clubs are out; what’s in are exclusive memberships to services that buy you time, access and safety—priceless assets, indeed. From the concierge’s concierge to an on-call rescue team, here are five indispensable cards for today’s jet-set adventurer to use when the Black Card loses its luster.
VIP valet from $550, autoconcierge.co
Don’t you dare park that Bentley on the street. AutoConcierge stores your vehicle in a secure, climate-controlled facility. Miss your ride? Check on it with the AutoConcierge app.
Forget First Class from $100,000, flyempyrean.com
Borders are mere lines on a map when you have access to 50,000 private jets in your wallet. Fly whenever and wherever you want with the Lindbergh Card, founded by the pilot’s grandson.
Face danger from $119, globalrescue.com
Meet your personal CIA operative. Global Rescue promises to extract you when your situation goes Argo, no matter where you are on the planet.
Get access from $2,400, quintessentially.com
Tickets to the Oscars, last-minute giraffe rentals and insider reservations are no sweat for the Quintessentially concierge team. Don’t let the butler take it personally.
Stay Safe from $99, medjetassist.com
What’s scarier, breaking a leg on Everest or navigating insurance carriers from the summit? MedjetAssist gets you and what’s left of your limb home from anywhere.