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First Class Airfare: How the Rich Travel

Have you ever wondered what all entails first class airfare, but never knew where to look? First class airfare can cost up to 15 times more than the regular fares for the same trip. So what do travelers living the high life actually get for these super inflated prices? Well, a lot. This article will detail the major carriers, and what they provide their first class airfare clients with. It's a wild ride ? are you ready?

First Class Airfare: Goodie Bags

If you thought the goodie bags you received when you were in elementary school were cool, think again. First class airfare passengers get a whole lot of stuff when traveling on first class airfares; let's take a peek at some of those goodie bags now:

? American: Lip balm, cooling gel, and if requested, shaving cream.

? United: Brand name mouth wash, lip balm and moisturizer that was created for United specifically.

? Delta: Lip balm and moisturizer.

? Continental: Whitening toothpaste, toothbrush and cotton socks.

? Virgin: Eye gel, body gel, pen, paper and mints, all branded with the Virgin name.

? Singapore: Brand name hand lotion, lip balm, and aromatherapy oils.

First Class Airfare: Sleep Aids

Of course, many of the first class airfares cover a large geographical area. Therefore, passengers need to relax and perhaps even sleep during their journey. Since first class airfare comes with all of the great perks, they couldn't forget sleep aids, could they?

? American: A privacy divider and a seat that reclines completely.

? United: Full pillows, a privacy divider, and a seat that reclines completely.

? Delta: An eye shade and ergonomically designed seats.

? Continental: Full pillows, electronic lumbar support, and an adjustable footrest.

? Virgin: Seats that recline completely, eye shades, cotton pj's, and warm socks.

? Singapore: Seats that turn into beds with fresh linens and duvet, and givenchy pj's.

First Class Airfare: Dinner

Ah, food. There is nothing better than a luxurious meal. And on a first class airfare trip, you're sure to get your fill with these amazing meals, complete with dessert:

? American: Filet mignon, paella or lamb in rosemary sauce, with vanilla flan and while chocolate mousse for dessert.

? United: Citrus sesame chicken with rice, and ice cream sundaes with the works for dessert.

? Delta: Five course meal with ice cream sundaes with the works for dessert.

? Continental: Porcini mushroom veal chops and roasted veggies with ice cream sundaes and the works for dessert.

? Virgin: Selection of 23 different menu items, with petit desserts such as cheesecake.

? Singapore: Lobster, steak, lamb or a barramundi fillet, with health sweets for dessert.

First Class Airfare: 'Other' Perks

There are a myriad of other things the first class airfare passengers receive on their trip; here is a mélange of the most interesting:

? American: Free champagne, a personal TV and DVD player, and noise erasing headsets.

? United: Free Dom and scotch, a personal TV, and an inflatable seat that gives back massages.

? Delta: An amazing free wine selection, video games, and a self-service snack bar.

? Virgin: Free vodka or cognac, play Nintendo games, in-flight massages and manicures, and a free limousine service.

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