How you can live on this cruise ship for $30k a year

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Registrations are open for Life at Sea Cruises’ three-year world cruise, pitching itself as the “first reasonably priced” cruise of its kind.

Wanting to take remote work to the next level? A new cruise offering from Miray Cruises, Life at Sea, might be for you.

Registrations have opened for Miray’s Life at Sea, a 3-year world cruise aboard the MV Gemini priced at $29,999 a year.

Beginning in Istanbul on November 1, the trip will cover 130,000 miles and hit all 7 continents and 135 countries. It’s pitched itself as not only a way to see the world, but also an unforgettable work-from-anywhere opportunity.

The company says its developed an on-board business centre with two meetings rooms, 14 offices, a business library, lounge and café. There’ll be screens, conference equipment, printers and wifi provided by Elon Musk’s Starlink. It even encourages prospective guests to speak to their tax accountants about the advantages of being an international resident aboard a ship.

The boat will travel to 375 destinations and over 100 tropical islands, with six Equator crossings along the way.

It’s an all-inclusive package, meaning there’s free access to all dining venues, a gym, housekeeping, soft drinks, juice, tea and coffee, alcohol and even medical consultations. If that’s not enough, you can add additional services, like salon and spa services or shore excursions.

There are 400 cabins to accommodate up to 1,074 guests. Cabin prices vary depending on what you opt for. The ‘Virtual Inside’ cabins are 13- square feet and cost $29,999 per person per year, or you can opt for a Balcony Suite which is double the size and can cost $109,999 per person per year.

Guests must sign up for all three years at once. However, the company is reportedly launching a matchmaking scheme where passengers can share a cabin with someone else (for example, they could split the purchase with a friend or partner, and divide the travel time between them).

The company’s sustainability page claims passengers will get the chance to take part in research and education programs, volunteer to clean up oceans and assist with the conservation of Chimpanzees in Africa.

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