Become An International Person of Mystery and Luxury, James Bond-style
Chic jetsetters can now follow fictional British agent James Bond's global travels with an Agent 007 map from CityLab. Pinpointing the secret agent's film locations over 50-plus years, the online map takes voyagers to 41 captivating cities. Luckily, with savings on discounted business class tickets and cheap first class flights, you can reenact the international man of mystery's life of intrigue and opulence without straining your wallet. After all, even Moneypenny probably sought cheap business class flights and first class airfare deals when booking Bond's travels.
London: Agent 007's Hub
Cheap first class and business class to London transports you to James Bond's hometown and base. There, you can view the exterior of the Vauxhall Cross SIS Building, also known as the MI6 Building, ride a rocket boat along the Thames or go atop the O2 Building like Bond did in "The World is Not Enough." For those who prefer to channel Mary Goodnight, Honey Ryder or Vesper Lynd, you can even learn to rappel, shoot, dress and mix drinks like a Bond Girl at Cumbria's Augill Castle.
Venice: Intrigue Along the Canals
A frequent haunt of Bond's, Venice is the ultimate is sumptuous pleasure. You'll want to enjoy all of the city's provocative delights, and you can partake in them all when you save hundreds of dollars on cheap first class tickets and business class specials. You may not be able to find a gondola like Bond's that can also drive on land, but a romantic, picturesque gondola ride through the Venetian canals can be just as satisfying. Once in Venice, you can also visit the Palazzo Pisano, the Torre dell’Orologio and Hotel Cipriani, as Bond did in "Casino Royale."
Hong Kong: You Only Live Twice?
Bond jetted to Hong Kong in three films. Pampering first class deals and business class to Hong Kong can deliver you there in style too. Cruise Bond's path along Victoria Harbour or walk in his footsteps at the Central Macau Ferry Pier, The Peninsula hotel, the Dragon Garden and the Hong Kong Yacht Club.
Tokyo: Mysteries of the East
Bond may have been busily searching for missing spacecraft when he traveled to Japan in "You Only Live Twice," but you can just sit back and enjoy the first class specials and cheap business class to Asia while traveling to your Tokyo destination. You can further enjoy the luxury of Hotel New Otani, the film's location for Osato Chemicals and Engineering Company, and see where Bond trained as a ninja at Himeji Castle.
Europe: Continental Excursions
Over the Bond movie franchise's five decades, Bond has traipsed to dozens of magnificent European cities. You can settle into posh comfort while enjoying incredible first class and business class to Europe to visit some of Bond's Continental highlights. From Geneva and Amsterdam to Corfu and Monte Carlo, there's no greater luxury than experiencing Bond's European adventures.
Travelers today don't actually have to be in Her Majesty's secret service, own a tux or like their martinis shaken to be able to experience incredible voyages to thrilling global destinations. With an abundance of cheap business class flights and first class deals available, it's never been easier to travel like the suave, stylish globetrotter that you are.