Being rich looks fabulous.

I know, money isn't everything.

I've seen the super rich literally throw money away, because they could.

They never see it as waste.

I want to be able to waste.

I wouldn't, but I'd like the option.

Redditoralexduvalowanted to know what rich love to throw money at in bundles.They asked:

"What do insanely rich people buy that poor people have no idea about?"

I would spend on clothes. And I already have a lot. I can't help it. Gimme...

Vroom

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"On staff mechanics. People see the Floyd Mayweathers and Tom Cruises of the world buying tons of cars and motorcycles, but when you have a fleet like that, you basically need on staff mechanics who at the very least keep your cars clean, but also handle all maintenance."

earic23

"on retainer"

"An acquaintance of mine is one of six pilots 'on retainer' for a wealthy family."

BeastOfEden420

"I have a buddy pulling in nearly 200k as a chief pilot for a crew of 4 pilots for a billionaire family. They fly far less than your average commercial pilot and he’s in his mid 30s. We live in the south, where you can live like a king on 200k."

arparris

Far Reach

"Access. Need to call a governor? He's on speed dial and will phone the senators too. Need to talk to the CEO of Coca Cola... he's waiting for you and immediately assigns someone to fix your problem. Do you want to yacht around the horn of Africa? The closest naval fleet will tell you the safest route and provide 'support' so pirates don't mess with you."

"I own a company and by nature interact with a lot of billionaires and CEO's. I'm by no means rich but hang in the circle enough that I've e-mailed CEO's of fortune 500's and they've hooked me up with huge 'free' things as a small perk or thank you."

"I've been PAID to fly places just to have a 1 hour meeting and then get a free VIP week long vacation with the mayor or consulate showing me around. It's trippy and I've never really felt at home, but I've been eternally grateful for these travel opportunities."

metarinka

Destinations

"Support ships for your mega-yacht. The biggest yachts don't travel alone, they generally have small cargo ships that do everything from house additional staff, to transport your cars so you always have them when you make port, to holding all of your toys (helicopters, submarines, day-boats, etc.). They'll often travel a day or two ahead of the yacht to a destination so that your staff can unload your things (cars, clothing, etc.) at the next villa you're summering in."

climb-it-ographer

Get back...

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"Isolation from poor people. Rich people spend a lot of money to make sure that poor people can't get anywhere near them."

Bizarre_Protuberance

Rich people are funny. And clearly a bit rude...

Doubles...

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"Cloning pets, one of our investors spent ~$100K cloning his dog."

Jiltedjohn

Initiation

"There are membership-based vacation clubs. Similar to high-end country clubs, but for travel. You may pay a one-time initiation fee that can be upwards of $100k - $250k to get 5-10 years of access to purchase incredibly exclusive vacation/resort/rental property experiences. I work in the travel industry and I know of multiple companies like this."

El_mochilero

The Expensive Skies

"I work in the film industry and one time I booked a trip for someone to fly from London to California for a weekend and it cost more than my yearly salary. This was 2010, and it was $35,000 for first class airfare, private car, & hotel, because they realized Friday morning that based on his contract that he needed to be present while the film was being finished that weekend, and his contract specified he accommodations needed to be first class/5-star hotel, etc.I accidentally had an extra "0" it was $35k, which is $10k more than what the studio was paying executive assistants at the time..."

-CoreyJ-

Insured

"Kidnap insurance."

i-need-blinker-fluid

"It's called kidnap and ransom insurance. K&R and it includes training so that you know what to do in a hostage situation. It also includes a trained response team. The statistics on this stuff was/is nasty. Your chance of survival with insurance is about 60%. Without it you're closer to 0%."

gretverd

And popcorn?

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"There is a streaming service that's pretty much Netflix for rich people, allowing you to stream current cinematic movies for about 3,000 bucks a pop."

VloekenenVentileren

Oh to be rich and fabulous. Gimme the coins.

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