Programming for a full remote key needs to be done diagnostically and the process can rake around 25 – 45 minutes for the full process. There is a 10 minute anti theft security countdown which means that you may need an auto locksmith locksmith to come to you, rather than go to your local cobbler or locksmith. However some will have the ability to do this in their shops, you will need to park close and allow up to an hour. Please note: There is a rare proximity version of this remote (no key needed to start the car) which is more expensive.
A lot will depend on whether you travel to the business or the locksmith comes to you.
This key is for the Land Rover Freelander 2 (2007 - 2012) Most Auto locksmiths will be able to make a spare key quite easily. Genuine parts are more expensive so most Auto Locksmiths will offer a cheaper aftermarket alternative. Some cobblers may offer this key as a service. Access to the vehicle is required. If you have lost all keys, this price could increase by around 50%.
Would you bring your own burger and bun into McDonalds and ask them to cook it for you? Many key cutters and locksmiths feel this way about people bringing their own key blanks to them. There are many reasons that key cutters don't like to offer this service. But there are many that will. Its best to contact your local shop to ask them beforehand.
The cost to open a locked car with your keys inside can vary. Some vehicles locks can be bypassed, some need to be picked open. A competent auto locksmith with have a plan in their head ready to go as soon as you provide them the make and model of them vehicle. 99 percent of these entries should be non destructive but if the locks are seized, they may need to be drilled on very rare occasions.