For some travelers, nothing less than uber rich settings, super splurge services and world’s most extravagant experience will do. This class of traveling personifies luxury and tests its limit, taking it to the peak of richness. Turns out, money can buy you a perfect vacation and bespoken itineraries that’ll leave a lasting impression.
Right from – flying first class airlines, sailing private yacht, renting private islands for a romantic escaped to exquisite dining experience, luxury traveling is grander than you thought. Services are lined up accordingly, and make up for every bit of money you spent. But at the core, travel industry tries to create value, so travelers enjoy and get value for their hard earned time in today’s busy life.
So if we have to suggest irrationally exuberant ideas for vacations, they will include the following. It’s a three part series which covers three basic parts for travel – Conveyance, stopovers and experience. It’s just that this time we bring some high-end ideas for these.
Conveyance: It is all about creating over-the-top experience by the modes of transport you choose, in-between the destinations.
1. Airlines: Air charter, business class or first class flights all are synonyms to luxury travel. Here are top 5 first class airlines to experience.
-Qatar Airways – Australian wool blanket, caviar services and Bulgari toiletry kits. 79 inch long seats which offers 25 inches LCD and meal table for two.
-Singapore Airlines –Board Airbus A380 and have access to separate chaise longue, closable doors, separate mattress when you are ready to sleep and 3 feet wide armchair. And the new 1-2-1 configuration allows couples to cuddle together in a double bed.
-Malaysia Airlines: On ground – first class lounge with high-end restaurant. Onboard-fliers get individual pod that is convertible into 180-degree flat beds, rich pillows and blankets, delectable Malaysian cuisines and outstanding services.
-Jet Airways – Board Boeing 777-300ER, an Indian carrier with sliding doors, 23-inch flat-screen TV, private wardrobe closet, 500 on-demand programs and personal champagne cooler.
-Emirates – By using sliding doors, first class can become a mini suite. Once onboard fliers get 600 on-demand channels, 7 course meals, pajamas, slippers, chauffeur service, wi-fi enables lounge, Italian marble decked dining buffet.
2. Luxury trains: Where luxury is superfluous and services see no bounds. Listed below are top 5 first class rail journeys.
-Rovos Rail’s from Africa – It carry 72 passengers in 36 suits. Journey can range ideally between 24 hours to a fortnight with highest standards of luxury possible.
-Maharajas’ Express – A joint venture under Royale Indian Rail Tours Ltd by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and Cox and Kings India. It is decked for a royal experience in the heartland of India with temperature controlled cabins, high-speed Internet, LCD televisions and exotic dinning experience.
-Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – Promises to be an extraordinary journey, one that is filled with adventure, exotic dining and service that scale the best. The experience of luxury against the European milieus –it’s totally breathtaking.
-The Royal Scotland – Embark on a journey that’ll take you amidst the Scottish highland. This train offers exclusive private cabins for 36 guests with open-deck observation, five star dining and hospitality par excellence.
-Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express – The longest railway line in the world that connects Moscow to Vladivostok and 2 other continent – Europe and Asia. It carries a total of 140 passengers through a remarkable experience.
3. Cruises: They offer wide range of comforts and leisure facilities in terms of accommodation, services, dining and entertainment that classify them as luxuary cruises. You can shop, swim, watch a movie, play casino games and gulp finest cuisines from across the globe. It is one plush adventure on sea, here are top 5 luxury cruises:-
-Silversea Cruises’ Silver Wind or Silver Cloud
-SeaDream Yacht Club’s SeaDream I and SeaDream II
-Radisson Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Voyager
-Windstar’s Wind Spirit, Wind Star or Wind Surf
-Seabourn’s Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn Legend