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Frequently Asked Questions

Event Details

WHAT IS THE SUITCASE PARTY
It is HFF’s premier fundraiser where one lucky raffle winner and their guest will be whisked away that night by private jet for a 2-night trip.  Combine that with entertainment, auctions, and great food/drink and it’s one heck of a party.  Some would even say it’s “the” party of the year. 

HOW DO I BUY TICKETS TO THE SUITCASE PARTY?
Your options include:

  • Limited # of Early Bird Tickets before August 1.  Only 200 Early Bird tickets: 100 First Class for $125 and 100 Jetsetter for $75 available.
  • Tickets First Class tickets for $150 or Jetsetter ticket for $100.
  • Purchase online HERE (online ticket sales close at midnight on Thursday, September 27, 2018)
  • Mail-in: Download, print and include this Registration form HERE
  • Purchase Day of tickets:  First Class $175 and Jetsetter $125.

CAN I BUY TICKETS AT THE DOOR?
Yes.  Price increase to First Class $175 and Jetsetter $125.

HOW DO I BUY RAFFLE TICKETS? (must be present with a packed bag to win)

  • Raffle tickets will be available at the event.
  • Purchase online HERE 
  • Mail-in: Download, print and include this Registration form HERE

WHAT IS THE RAFFLE PRIZE?
The NetJets Experience will be  first-class, exciting weekend get away for the winner and their guest.  RAFFLE DETAILS

WHAT’S THE DRESS CODE FOR THE HOPE TAKES FLIGHT SUITCASE PARTY?
Cocktail attire.  Remember, you might be getting on a private jet at 9:00 PM, so dress the part!

SHOULD I PACK A SUITCASE FOR THIS EVENT?
Someone is leaving on a private jet – will it be you?  Think positive and pack your bag like you know you’ll be spending the weekend out of town! 

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT TO PACK?
Details for the 2018 NetJets Experience will be available soon and this information will help you decide what to pack.

SHOULD I BRING MY SUITCASE INTO THE PARTY?
Due to space constraints and concerns about party-goers losing their bags, we ask that all guests leave their suitcases in their cars. The lucky winner will be escorted back to their car to retrieve their bags prior to departure.

WHERE CAN I PARK?
Complimentary valet will be provided at Signature Flight Support.  

WHERE EXACTLY IS THE SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT HANGER AT JOHN GLENN COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT?
The main entrance to Signature Flight Support is located at 4130 E 5th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219.  MAP

HOPE TAKES FLIGHT IS A CHARITY EVENT – IS MY TICKET COST TAX-DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes, but  not 100%. Hope Takes Flight is a charity event, your donation will be partially tax-deductible – you must reduce your tax deduction by the amount of the goods/services you receive. We recommend that you consult a tax professional to discuss these matters in detail.

I PURCHASED TICKETS BUT CAN’T ATTEND THE EVENT – CAN I GET A REFUND?
Our standard policy is that we DO NOT issue refunds or rain checks – all sales are final. 

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