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Perhaps you’ve sipped Dom Pérignon in first class on the Thai Airways A380 or sampled varietals at the Amex Centurion Lounge at SFO — heck, maybe you’ve even Uber-helicoptered it out to the Hamptons — but it’s probably safe to say you’ve never done anything that comes close to Tequila Avión’s new offering. Billed as the “word’s most expensive tasting flight,” this $500,000, three-day experience will take up to 10 guests to the brand’s distillery in Jalisco, Mexico via a private Gulfstream.

Tequila Avion

Tequila Avión (yes, that means airplane) will provide a private tour of its distillery and host a tasting with the brand’s founder and master distiller. The package also includes a security detail, a private butler, accommodations at the luxurious Las Alamandas hotel and a professional photographer to document the whole journey.

The “bespoke travel experience” also includes a private dinner curated by Chef Josh Capon of El Toro Blanco in New York and the opportunity to create your own Anejo varietal and choose a barrel for aging. And, fitting with the whole trip’s exclusivity, participants will travel back home with a bottle of never-released tequila (which you could always try, likely unsuccessfully, to sell on eBay to recoup the $500k package price).

The Platinum Card® from American Express

While this premium card has one of the highest annual fees on the market, it has several valuable perks that could make it worthwhile, depending on your travel patterns. These include a $200 annual airline rebate, lounge access, free Hilton Gold status and free Starwood Preferred Guest Gold status.

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