The 5 Most Expensive Gifts Last Night's Oscar Losers Got Instead

By on February 26, 2012 in ArticlesEntertainment

Win or lose, actors and directors who are nominated for an Academy Award get to look forward to the impressive "Everyone Wins" Nominee Gift Bags, which are sent to all 25 nominees the week prior to the Oscars.

This year was no different. The total value of the bag of swag reached approximately $100,000. Wondering what type of things were inside? These are the five most expensive items given away in the 2018 Oscars gift basket.

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12-night Tanzania vacation for two

Costing more that $40,000, the most expensive gift was donated by International Expeditions and includes spa services, a private safari guide, wild game drives, and a hot air balloon safari with champagne breakfast.

Week-long stay at the Golden Door spa

This San Diego destination spa donates 100% of net profits to children's advocacy organizations. The seven-day retreat costs $8,850.

10,000-bowl donation from Halo, Purely For Pets

Nominees are able to donate to any animal shelter or rescue of their choice. The estimated value of this item is $8,000.

One-year supply of Healing Saint products

Valued at $2,316, A-listers can take their pick from a family of products, including Healing Saint's luminosity skin serum and a hair follicle stimulant.

Six-night, seven-day stay at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu in Kauai

Yet another getaway, for this vacation nominees get to stay in a two-bedroom, ocean view villa, go on a ziplining adventure, enjoy a helicopter tour, and more.

Articles Written by Caitlin St John
Caitlin St John is a writer and editor who covers everything from fitness and celebs to lifestyle and design. A New Yorker through and through, Caitlin resides in Queens by way of eastern Long Island. Follow her on Instagram.
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