Cape Town - While many of us were holding thumbs for return tickets to Cape Town or cool new GoPros from Santa this year, some were being spoilt beyond measure.
The uber-rich kids of Instagram showed off their money-dripping, wanderlust-inducing Christmas holidays - from private yachts sailing on blue seas to showering their loved ones in thousands of bank notes carried in Louis Vuitton bags...
To wipe away your painful memories of your economy class holiday travel - take a look at the world's richest young adventurers and their festive experiences....
"I Guess Money Can Buy Happiness! Merry Christmas Everybody!"
"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas"
"Leaving for Christmas holidays finally with the familia #Rome #nextstop?"
"Perfect view for my birthday weekend #cove #Bahamas"
"Everyone is posting their family Christmas photos and here I am sailing around Fort San Felipe Del Morro. Merry Christmas! #sanjuan #puertorico"
"Naughty is the new nice"
"Kinda miss getting groped and fondled by airport security"
"I may not be Jewish, but I definitely celebrate all eight days of Chanukah... #mazeltov"
"Amazing role models. ?? #abc #goodmorningamerica #abcnews"
"The #Hermès feel is strong in home"
"Good morning texts"