22 Day Trip RTW in a Private Jet and Accommodations at the Four Seasons.

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    "In our 2013 round-the-world expedition, you can discover some of the planet’s most intriguing cities and, in the middle of the journey, find time to relax and reenergise in an island paradise. This 22-day itinerary takes flight from September 14 to October 5, 2013. Our nine destinations encompass Seattle, Tokyo, Hangzhou, Shanghai, the Maldives, Istanbul, St. Petersburg, Marrakech and New York. You’ll fly on a VIP-configured private jet with a small group of like-minded travellers – along with a professional expedition staff and flight crew, including a dedicated physician, private chef, expert lecturers and a Four Seasons concierge. Our two private jet trips for 2012 sold out at a rapid pace, so we recommend you book soon."

    Pricing:
    Double occupancy: 70,950 USD
    Single Supplement: 8,650 USD

    (If you book this, I hope you use an AMEX PRG for ~210K MR points!)

    More information at:
    http://www.fourseasons.com/aroundtheworld/2013_tour/
     
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    sounds like a nice trip. Abercrombie and Kent also offer similar type trips.
     
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    Wish I could afford the trip...
     
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    unfortunately they do not accept payment in miles.
     
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    Imagine how many miles this trip would cost :eek:
     
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    This trip sounds FANTASTIC!
     
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    I'd guess that's about my travel budget for the next ten years, and will let me see a lot more places and travel a lot longer.
     
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    I just looked at the B757 seats. For the price I'd want full lie flat sleepers with some privacy too. This is old-fashioned, not too comfortable domestic F style seats and with technical stops too. I'd actually like to do this, but not with that equipment.
     
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    And you still have to get from New York to Seattle at the end, or New York to Seattle at the beginning, or to/from wherever you actually live. They couldn't include that for $71,000 I assume though ;). Heck of a way to meet spend on a new credit card at least. $20,000 to get the full BA 100k spend? No problem!
     
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    remember quality trumps quantity
     
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    Looks like a very nice trip indeed.
     
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    Are you saying my trips aren't quality trips? How do you measure it anyway?
     
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    all in the eye of the beholder.
     
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    Indeed, so my assessment of my trips is that they are at least comparable in quality and superior in quantity for $70k in spend per person.
     
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    Yeah I guess it's all relative in the end... some people (myself included) see that price, the locations and the length of the trip and figure that you could do some serious traveling that's equally as nice if not nicer for that same amount. Maybe make sure the equipment is top notch, or tweak the destinations (maybe add Dubai or Frankfurt along the route).

    I guess we can all start a game of "who can top this for $80k a person all in" and see where it goes :)
     
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    I know its a private jet, but RTW in F can be had for $12000 rather easily per person. Budget $1000 a day combined for two people :eek: , and you could go away for a total of 47 days around the world, and stay at $400-500 a night hotels (maybe a little higher if going to Maldives or Bora Bora or the like) and have $200 dinners every night. But remember, you have $71,000 to spend ;).
     
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    Yep... based on the T&C infromation it looks like this is the bird: http://www.tcsandstarquestexpeditions.com/757-78.php
     
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    Me too!
     
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    But NO - the only part of the charge that can be paid by cc is the 2500 deposit. Further payments have to be by check or bank transfer!!!!!!
     
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    22 days in the same plane.. meh
     
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    wow.. Kind of makes the proposed 2013 Star MegaDO RTW on the new PS plane look like a cheapo event ;)
     
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    On the other hand, there are plenty of people who can afford $80k, but not the time to figure out a "better" plan. And these guys just need to find some 80 people for this trip. I won't be one of them, but if someone wants to take this trip, I have no problems with it.
     
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    If who are planning to spend $80K to go on this trip, MP members can help you plan for free. Lucky, Gary and other pros can help you procure first class seats for 1/100 of the price :)
     
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