We are all guilty of fantasising how it would be like to be insanely rich. How it would be like to, for example, visit your favourite casino, try out the new and modern bitcoin video poker and play a few hands, get extremely lucky, and end up winning billions of dollars. Yes, billions, because who dreams of a measly million, right?
If you happen to enjoy daydreaming, or if you already have a few billion to spare, here are some of the things you could get with your hard-earned money.
Your Very Own Mansion
Owning a house is like owning a personal black hole which has one goal on its mind — to devour all your savings. Renovate this, renovate that, install a new heating system, fix the plumbing, repair the roof, you get the gist.
If you’re a homeowner, there is always something to invest in. However, what if you could leave all that behind and simply move in a new mansion? Some of the most expensive ones out there cost millions of dollars, while there are several that, believe it or not, cost more than one billion dollars. But would that really be a problem, though, if you were a multibillionaire?
A Place for Your Mansion
While buying a mansion is fantastic, it is still somewhat restricting since you can buy a new place to live in, but it is at a location that has already been decided for you. Instead, you can buy a piece of land and build your mansion there.
But why stop just there? Why should you buy a piece of land when you can buy a whole island? Prices vary depending on the location and the size of the island, of course, but you can own one for as ‘little’ as $100,000, while the more luxurious ones can have a hefty price of a few million dollars. Some islands even have houses built on them already, which means that you can move in right away!
Your Dream Car
You can’t really have a What Would You Buy if You Were a Billionaire list without mentioning the car you have always wanted — or two, three, or even a dozen of them. After all, you will need a few cars so that the parking lot in your newly built mansion doesn’t look empty.
If you have enough money, you won’t have to pick between muscle, sports, or vintage cars. Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero would set you back some $8 million, while you would have to pay $4.8 million for Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita. If you wish to become a proud owner of Lamborghini Veneno, you’d have to pay $4.5 million, while the Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio is valued at $3 million.
Soar Through the Skies
You became a king or queen of an island, and you’ve conquered the land in your new car. All that’s left to do now is make the skies yours as well; and is there a better way to do that than by investing in a personal jet? Except for setting you apart from mere mortals, your jet lets you be anywhere in the world in a matter of hours.
You know how they say that the sky’s the limit? That doesn’t have to be entirely true. Did you know that you could purchase a ride to space and back? It’s not really what Savage Garden promised us, but it’s still a pretty good deal.
You had to see this one coming. All jokes aside, a yacht sounds fantastic. Sail out in a luxurious yacht with a pool, a basketball or a tennis court, a recording studio, a bar, a helipad, etc. You can fit pretty much anything on a yacht that’s big enough.
What’s more, you can take your friends or family members with you, as yachts generally fit 30 to 50 people. In case you were wondering how much it would cost to own one of the most luxurious yachts in the world, the answer to that question would be somewhere between $200 million up to $1 billion dollars. The most expensive yacht in the world is valued at around $4,5 billion.
As you can see, some of these purchases can be quite expensive. However, they won’t even make a dent in your wallet if you are a multibillionaire. We all have personal preferences, which is why many other interesting things didn’t make our list. However, these are some of the most common ‘what if’ things to buy. Hopefully, one day, all of this won’t be just wishful thinking!