What It’s Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

Imagine spending $23,000 on a plane ticket. Yes, you read that right, twenty-three thousand dollars for a flight. Seems unreal, right? Well, Derek Low had enough frequent flyer miles stocked up, so he decided to splurge and spend that much for a luxury suite on a Singapore Airlines flight. Lucky for us, he documented the entire experience through pictures. Here is his story:

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

He arrived at Singapore Changi Airport and proceeded to the Singapore Airlines counters for check-in.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

He had almost forgotten that Changi had a luxurious check-in lounge specially for First Class and Suites passengers, set apart from the rest of the check-in areas.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

Thank goodness he remembered, or else he would’ve courteously and professionally assisted by the lady at the regular check-in desk!

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

Soon, he was in possession of The Golden Ticket.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

The Golden Ticket.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

This led him to the luxury section of the airport that he didn’t even know existed.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

There were comfortable lounge chairs.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

And delicious food.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

Amazing, one of a kind food.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

After breakfast, he was finally allowed to board his flight.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

There were only 3 people in the luxury suites, so his room was extra big this time.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

As soon as he sat down, he was asked if he wanted Dom Perignon… Of course.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

And handed a paper from every major city.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

His chief steward was a young man named Zafrullah.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

Who was also the young man on the safety video.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

After having a few drinks, he decided to check out the accommodations.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

Bose headphones for starters.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

And an essentials kit which had a full bottle of cologne too.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

Everything was Givenchy.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

Time to kick back and start lounging.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

But first, more delicious food.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low
What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

These plates look just heavenly.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

After he was done eating, he was able to take a tour of the entire plane. This is the large staircase leading out of the suites.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

When he got back, he was asked if he wanted his bed made.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

The wall between the two suites comes down and a beautiful bed is made.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

And it wasn’t small either.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

Each suite is equipped with a do not disturb button as well.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

And their own private bathroom.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

When he awoke in the morning, he asked for chocolate and received 2 tasty bars.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

And a breakfast of champions.

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight
Derek Low

What It's Like To Fly On A $23,000 Flight

And finally after a mid-air vacation he landed in New York City.

All images courtesy of Derek Low

Wow, would you spend that much on a plane ticket to receive the service and amenities he received? If I had the money I just might.

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