$55,000 Trip to Israel Included in Oscar Swag Bag


mishEntertainmentA 10-day trip to Israel valued at $55,000 is among the gifts that will be offered in the swag bags given to some of this year’s Academy Awards nominees.

Distinctive Assets, the company that assembled the bags, put the value on the first-class trip, the Daily Beast reported last week. In total, the luxurious gifts in each bag are worth $200,000, the report said.

Among other gift items are a lifetime supply of skin creams from Lizora, valued at $31,200; ultherapy, a laser skin-tightening procedure courtesy of 740 Park MD, $5,530; a year’s worth of unlimited Audi car rentals from Silvercar, $45,000; and a 15-day walking tour of Japan, $45,000.

Nominees in the Oscars’ main acting and directing categories receive the bags, according to the Daily Beast.

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