The $100,000 Around-the-World Cruise

Laura Lee
Mar 08, 2020

Luxury travel is getting quite the upgrade in 2020, and by that, we mean unforgettable cruises that actually take place on a private jet. Yes, you read that right. This “cruise” actually takes place in the sky. Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent if offering a once in a lifetime global adventure that involves a chartered Boeing 757 jet. The company said of its new global air cruise journeys, “Experience the very ultimate in high flying adventures. This is your opportunity to embrace the most jet-set lifestyle.” Guests will travel with a group of up to 50 people and stay in luxury hotels, attend exclusive events, and enjoy unforgettable experiences. The chartered jet comes with only first-class, lie-flat back seats. This is one cruise that you’ll never forget!

Atmosphere at Geoffrey Kent's book launch celebrating: "Safari: A Memoir Of A Worldwide Travel Pioneer"

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Are you curious as to what it would be like to experience such as trip? One of the 2020 itineraries is a 25-day Wildlife Safari which includes a stop in Japan to see some of the country’s most famed spots snow monkeys and cherry blossoms. Guests will then travel to China and see giant pandas, then head over to the Philippines to swim with whale sharks. Oh, and it doesn’t end there. Travels will then head over to India, Madagascar, and the Masai Mara to search for the Big Five. This is the type of itinerary travelers might expect when they sign up for this cruise of a lifetime.

The travel company also offers Luxury Small Group Journeys if 50 people are too big. This offering allows guests to travel by chartered private plane with a maximum of 14 passengers. Prices for itineraries range from $140,000 to $160,000. According to Abercrombie & Kent’s website, the experience is a “one-of-a-kind, globe-spanning adventure, designed by Geoffrey Kent….to reveal every destination through the kind of insider-access opportunities only possible with A&K. Dine in a 400-year-old samurai fortress, experiences private neighborhood party hosted by a celebrity chef in Hanoi and learn the practice of Voodoo at a ceremony put on just for you.”