Top travel picks for the super rich

2013-07-03 15:15
For globetrotters with bottomless budgets, Australia, Paris, and a cruise around the world represent ideal luxury getaways.

That's according to the 8 000 readers of luxury travel magazine Virtuoso Life, who identified their favorite destinations and bucket list experiences in the 7th annual Travel Dreams Survey.

It's the third year in a row that the Land Down Under topped the survey's ‘dream destination' category.

Australia is followed by Italy and New Zealand.

Here's how the survey results stacked up:

Top Trips of a Lifetime

1. Taking a world cruise
2. Renting a European villa
3. Photographing the 'Big Five' during an African safari
4. Renting a private island in the Caribbean
5. Calling on all seven continents
6. Galapagos Islands expedition
7. Staying in Europe's top hotel suites
8. Antarctic cruise
9. Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage
10. Chartering a private jet

Top 10 Dream Destinations

1. Australia
2. Italy
3. New Zealand
4. Ireland
5. France
6. South Africa
7. The Caribbean
8. Greece
9. England
10. French Polynesia

Fantasy Islands

1. Greek Islands
2. Hawaiian Islands
3. Fiji
4. The Caribbean
5. Galapagos Islands

Where to make dinner reservations:

1. Paris
2. Rome
3. Florence
4. New York City
5. New Orleans

Cities that excite:

1. Paris
2. Rome
3. London
4. Sydney
5. Barcelona

Best trips for two

1. Mediterranean cruise
2. Paris in April
3. Caribbean resort stay
4. Roman holiday
5. California wine country

Where to set sail

1. European river/canal
2. The Mediterranean
3. Alaska
4. Australia/New Zealand
5. World cruise

Favorite family vacations

1. African safari
2. Alaskan cruise
3. Ireland's castles and countryside
4. Galapagos Islands
5. US national parks

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