Better Living Through Technology


Technology provides us with so many wonderful advantages right at our fingertips, including the ability to make our lives a little bit easier. There are hundreds of smartphone apps out there that will simplify your life, but only a handful truly cater to the luxury consumer. The luxury apps on this list are designed to provide outstanding individualized services, unique experiences, and exclusive VIP privileges.




JetSmarter

The Uber for private planes, JetSmarter lets users skip the hassle of flying commercial by connecting them with a wide selection of private flights throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. This amazing app connects its users to idle private jets and open seats on private planes around the world, allowing you to take a luxury flight to your destination without all the extra phone calls and paperwork. In addition to private flights, the app also offers helicopter transfers and a wonderful concierge service to assist in booking hotels, restaurants, and entertainment at your destination. The app is available on both iPhone and Android.









VIP Black




Earn instant VIP status at venues worldwide with this luxury app, which brings the VIP treatment directly to your fingertips. With VIP Black, you will gain access to tons of amazing high-end experiences, like complimentary upgrades, surprise gifts, exclusive rates, priority access, and welcome packages from a wide array of hand-selected partner venues around the world. Users must prove their net worth before gaining access to the app, ensuring that each VIP Black subscriber is worthy of the premier treatment. Once approved, you’ll be privy to such luxury offerings as on-demand concierge services, butlers, personal stylists, private jets, personal trainers, exclusive hotel and restaurant offers, and exclusive experiences. VIP Black is only available on the iPhone or iPad.




Y.Co


Whether you’re hoping to take a daytrip floating on the ocean or looking to purchase your own luxury yacht, this app is a must-have. Boating enthusiasts will love this app, which connects its users to yachts that are available for charter or purchase around the world. Y.Co also offers yacht owners assistance with boat repair services, yacht and charter management, and sales services. 










Caviar


The best food the city has to offer delivered to your doorstep. That’s the promise of this handy app. Simply browse the menu of the restaurant of your choice, laid out with beautiful pictures of each dish, and place your order. You can even track your order in real time using GPS, so you’ll know exactly when your delicious meal is going to arrive. This luxury app is available in Los Angeles, in addition to several other cities across the country. Download Caviar now for iPhone or Android.






Quintessentially Lifestyle


This award-winning luxury app provides users with a high-end concierge service right at their fingertips. Need a last-minute gift? Quintessentially Lifestyle will provide you with a selection of high-end product options from nearby boutiques. Looking for one-of-a-kind experiences while on vacation? The app will offer advice on the best spas, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants near you. It can even help you get hard-to-get last-minute reservations or event tickets with the tap of a finger. 






We may have been promised jetpacks and didn’t get them, but a even a jetpack can’t order your gourmet dinner, get you that impossible-to-book appointment with a personal trainer, find you a yacht, or offer advice on the best place for beachside dining in Malibu. And with these apps, you already have the means to do all that in the palm of your hand.