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The most expensive cruise in the world

A 124-day luxury cruise trip has been unveiled by Six Star Cruises which includes a flight in a private jet, caviar and Dom Perignon.
The luxurious cruise departs in Los Angeles, US, and visits 28 countries including New Zealand, Malaysia and the Maldives.


Guests will be picked up from their home by helicopter and transferred to a luxury Boeing business jet where they can feast on Beluga Caviar at $5800 per kilogram and sip on the rare Da Hong Pao tea which costs over $3000 per kilogram.

The Boeing jet features mahogany panelling and gold-plated fixtures, a spacious lounge and bedroom. It even has a dining room, which is serviced by a top Michelin starred chef who will create a 10-course tasting menu.


Once at sea the pair will stay in Silver Whisper’s Royal Suite, which has two bedrooms, two marbled bathrooms, dining area and two balconies.


The cruise package also includes four night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles and four nights in a suite on Sunset Island, Miami.


The trip leaves the US in January 2013. It will set travellers back a whopping $1.5 million per couple ($12,000 per day).

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