How Anyone Can Save on a Luxury Vacation

Millennials are spending less on things and paying more for experiences. Luxury travel has roared back as a status symbol in a world awash with things, because it shows that one has both the money and time to indulge in it. However, you don’t have to spend a fortune to take a luxury trip. Let’s learn how anyone can save on a luxury vacation. Find Destinations Closer to Home to Save on Travel Look for destinations that are similar to what you are dreaming of but don’t require international airfare….

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Travel diaries: The cities where you can find luxury, for less

Istanbul, Bangkok, and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam have been identified as some of the international destinations where travellers can sleep like a king, on a pauper’s budget. After crunching the numbers from 2016, online booking site Hotels.com has come up with a list of the destinations where travelers can find luxury for less. That is, stay in five-star hotels for $150 (approx Rs 10,000) or less. Charles Bridge (Karluv Most) and Old Town Tower, the most beautiful bridge in Prague, Czech Republic. (Shutterstock) A scan of the top…

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Tesla’s superfast P100D offers tech-heavy luxury for the rich

When you drive the $134,000 Tesla Model S P100D, you want to tell the world that it goes from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds. You’re like a child excited about a new toy, stopping strangers on the streets to regale them with your tales of wonder. But to many, that staggeringly quick acceleration has little to no meaning. They have no personal barometer to judge it against. They really have to experience it. They have to sit in the car and feel their internal organs and eyes warp as…

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First look at Virgin billionaire’s luxury holiday home

IF YOU’VE ever wanted to holiday like a billionaire, here’s your chance. This is the first look at Sir Richard Branson’s stunning Son Bunyola Estate in Spain, the latest addition to the Virgin founder’s private collection of award-winning retreats. The estate is more than 700 acres, with buildings dating back to the 1800s. It’s located on Mallorca, a mountainous island in the Mediterranean Sea, with established grape vines, olive groves, and orchards. There are two brand-new luxury villas to choose from. So how much will it set you back? With…

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On board Ryanair’s first luxury jet: did it make me feel like a VIP?

As corporate jet services go, this was more prosecco class than champagne but it might take off with groups of sport fans Hen parties are among the target market for the £4,000 an hour service. Photograph: Fintan Clarke/Ryanair There is no scrum at the boarding gate and enough legroom to tap dance in. This is Ryanair, but not as we know it. With the tap of plastic champagne flutes, the Irish airline’s new corporate jet service embarked on its maiden voyage on Tuesday, with a short hop from London Gatwick…

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