Crazy Cheap Experiences That’ll Make You Feel Like A Millionaire

When you think of a millionaire vacation, what do you picture? I’m thinking of a private jet to a private island where you’ll be staying in a castle with champagne and wine waiting…add a yacht in there too. But who says you can’t have all of that on a budget?

We’ve laid out for you how to experience your next vacation luxuriously for pretty cheap!

Take Your Own Private Jet Wherever, Whenever

JetSuiteX
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Photo Credit: @theexplorerblog / Instagram

Thanks to the private jet company JetSuiteX, you can waive its $4,000 fare (plus a $50,000 membership fee). For as little as $129 one way, you can take this 30 seat jet, with all the features of a private jet such as leather chairs and free wine.

You get from your parking spot to take off in just 15 minutes, skipping all the usual lines with its private terminals

Trade-Up Camping For Glamping For Just $80

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Photo Credit: @bubblesky_glamping / Instagram

When’s the last time you heard of a Kardashian getting down and dirty on a real campsite sans showers? You might find them glamping, however, and you can too at Slipper Island Resort in New Zealand, which offers glamping or private chalets that only cost between $57 to $251/person a night.

Rent Your Own Private Beach In The Bahamas

Sandals Emerald Bay
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Photo Credit: @sandals_uk / Instagram

This resort at Sandals Emerald Bay in the Bahamas is a little piece of paradise where you can rent your own private beach. It extends about a mile with grand pools and a golf course.

All this is just $269/night!

Rent An Entire Yacht With A Split Price Of Only $225 With All Your Guests

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Photo Credit: Marcin Ciszewski / Unsplash

Usually, prices for big yachts or ships can go as high as $3,999 (per person per week, including meals and entertainment). But with Windstar Cruises, you can sail out on a yacht for just $1,199 per week per person.

It can take up to 310 passengers, who for that price can enjoy all meals, an ocean-view cabin, a champagne welcome reception, and access to watersports equipment from a private platform.

Experience A Safari Camp In South Africa For A Fraction Of The Usual Price

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Photo Credit: redcharlie / Unsplash

The average private safari camp in Africa can cost $1,000 a night, but that doesn’t mean that those on a budget can’t share the experience as many celebs have.

All you need to do is add Kruger, Sabi Sand, and Madikwe in South Africa to your bucket list and wait for an apt time to make the bookings, for costs as low as $150 a night.

Pretend You’re Royalty When You Stay In A Castle In France For just $77

Chateau de La Chambre
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Photo Credit: @kizukina / Instagram

There are some hidden hospitality gems that give the royal treatment on a budget. In fact, you can rent this three-bedroom castle with a pool in France for just $77/night and have all the tea parties you’ve dreamed of as a kid. It’s actually an Airbnb listing named Chateau de La Chambre.

Experience Fine Dining In New York

Eleven Madison Park
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Photo Credit: @businessssg / Instagram

Some of NYC’s fancy restaurants can cost $300 or more per meal! Yet you can get the experience by dining at the bar at Eleven Madison Park (the world’s number one restaurant), and your meal will be much cheaper than the dining room cost. Plus, lunch is half the price of dinner.

Dance Your Heart Out In Fiji While Staying In A Luxurious Resort

Fiji
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Photo Credit: @thefijiclub / Instagram

What’s better than combining a private island with stunning clear blue water and white sands? Doing it with music and dancing! For only $1,299, including the flight and a five-night stay, you get to attend a music festival on the beautiful island.

You Can Vacation In Ireland For A Whole 11 Days

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Photo Credit: @wicklowinspired / Instagram

You can get a package that includes accommodations, daily breakfasts, a rental car service, and tours of some of the best locations in Ireland! Think of the added total of all that! Yet the package only costs a total of $1,190 which makes it at 100$ a day.

Experience Paris Like A Local Without Breaking Your Wallet

Paris Perfect
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Photo Credit: @parisperfectrentals / Instagram

Even without taking in the conversion rate of the euro, Paris is known to be a very expensive city. Luckily you can experience it like a local through the Paris Perfect agency.

It’s a vacation rental agency that provides accommodation options at some of the most magical apartments with rates beginning at under $150 a night.

Put On Your Best Posh British Accent As You Affordably Stay At This English Castle

Augill Castle
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Photo Credit: @rosesandheartscarlisle / Instagram

The Augill Castle in Northern England is straight out of the movies. It was built in 1841 and comes complete with turrets, secret doors, and 15 acres to explore.

Thanks to Airbnb, you can pretend this is your home for just $205 a night.

Chose Six Of Your Friend to Float With In The Philippines

Aquascape
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Photo Credit: @ali_onthewave / Instagram

Take the meaning of getaway to a whole new level by escaping for a few days in the middle of a scenic lake two hours from Manila. You can forget about all your cares on a motorized floating cabin suspended out on the water.

This Aquascape can house a group of six people for just $200/night.

Get The VIP Treatment In Mexico That Gets Cheaper The Longer You Stay

Hotel Las Brisas
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Photo Credit: @las_brisas_hotel / Instagram

You can stay at an oceanside suite at Hotel Las Brisas in Acapulco, Mexico, for $200 a night. Although that is a typical resort cost, what you get here is the real VIP treatment.

With the cost of the spa package, not only do you get the usual daily breakfast and a private balcony, but you get your own private swimming pool, a relaxing massage for two, and if you stay longer, the nightly rate also lowers by up to 30%.

Travel Off-Season To Tulum For Just $100/Night

Ahau Tulum
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Photo Credit: @jessica.lage / Instagram

Instead of the all-inclusive, get a little more adventurous by opting for a hut in the jungle or on the beachside. In Ahau Tulum, you get a whole hut for less $100/night during the winter season.

You’ll get to also indulge in daily yoga and water sports to still get that resort feeling.

Enjoy What Thailand Has To Offer In Luxury For Just $60

Bans Diving Resort
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Photo Credit: @som.travellifestyle / Instagram

The Bans Diving Resort is your way to experience paradise on the island of Koh Tao at a little above $60.

This place is known for its stunning beach and is operated by a local Thai family. This gives it the perfect mix of cozy and exciting.

Go On A Helicopter Ride Over The Grand Canyon

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Photo Credit: Joseph Bradshaw / Unsplash

This experience is a little more pricey, but it’s a must-do at least once in your life! For about $350 a person, you can fly from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon. The views alone will make this experience so worth it and a nice change from the typical beach getaways.

Bask In Volcanoes And Hot Springs

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Photo Credit: @davisu / Instagram

Thanks to WOW Airlines, you can get round-trip flights from $350. And through FlipKey vacation rentals, you can stay the night for as little $60 to $100. You’ll be busy during the day anyway exploring volcanoes and hot springs around Reykjavik, Iceland.

Dine In A Sea Of Fancy Lobster For Just $20 In Belize

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Photo Credit: Louis Hansel / Unsplash

If you go to the Central American haven between June and February, they have such an abundance of fresh and warm lobster from the Caribbean that you can get it a kilo in restaurants for about $20. Talk about eating like a king.

Trade Wine Tasting In Napa For South Africa For $5

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Photo Credit: Kym Ellis / Unsplash

Wine tasting at a vineyard is a wonderful experience that always attracts millions to Napa. But what if, instead, you went to a South African vineyard, somewhere like La Motte or Glenwood Vineyards in Franschhoek. You’ll be able to get entire bottles for as little as $5.

Rent A Whole Island For You And Six Of Your Closest Friends

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Photo Credit: @bird_island_bungalows / Instagram

Get together with six of your favorite people at this self-catered island named Bird Island, located off the southern coast of Belize. You’ll be able to choose from a number of activities, like swimming and snorkeling, with equipment that can be rented before arriving on the island.

Rates start from $142 per person per night if you get all six people—and don’t worry, the island has Wi-Fi.