They may not go home with a golden statuette, but losers at this year's Oscars will go home with eye-watering consolation prizes that include a $14,500 luxury rail trip through the Canadian Rockies and a luxurious Italian holiday in Tuscany worth $11,500.
A luxury train trip through the Canadian Rockies is among one of several gifts in this year's Oscars swag bag. ©Natalia Bratslavsky/shutterstock.com
In total, this year’s swag bag goes down as the most expensive ever, reports USA Today, valued at more than $167,500.
On Monday, the day after the Oscars, stars like Michael Keaton, Bradley Cooper, Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike will get door-to-door deliveries of their consolation prize, a swag bag that includes everything from vegan popcorn, Dunkin’ Donut coffee, to vibrators, bikes and luxury travel packages.
The gifts, put together by Distinctive Assets in Los Angeles, are being delivered to host Neil Patrick Harris and the 21 losing nominees in categories such as best actor, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress and director.
Here’s a look at some of the most expensive and interesting items included in the swag bag for the 87th Academy Awards, as listed by Business Insider:
-A $14,584 luxury rail trip through the Canadian Rockies from Rocky Mountaineer
-A $12,500 glamping trip from TerraVelo Tours that includes surfing, horseback riding, hot-air-balloon rides
-A $1,548 tour to a sea-salt preserve in the South of France from La Baleine Natural Mediterranean Sea Salts
-An $11,500 Italian holiday that includes a three-night stay in a suite at Villa Armena in Tuscany, a three-night stay at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo in Lake Como, and a three-night stay at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria
-$280 worth of organic maple syrup and gourmet condiments from Rouge Maple
-$68 six-pack of lollipops speckled in 24K edible gold leaf
-$5,000 medical “O-Shot” procedures created to help women achieve orgasms and enhance sexual pleasure for couples
-A $5,060 home spa system
-$20,000 worth of Audi rentals for a year from Silvercar
-A $28,000 custom-designed furniture from EF + Facto worth