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Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits From Airlines Around The World



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Aug 21 2014
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Have you ever flown business or first class? If you’re a frequent traveller but have never receive VIP treatment as those in the business or first class, you must be wondering what’s behind the curtain. The thought of free-flowing drinks, fine dining, comfy seats or luxury beds were simply mouth-watering. There’re also perks such as “airline amenity kits” for the lucky ones who could afford it.

 

Do you know that even in the business or first class, the amenity kits tells a lot about the luxury of certain airlines? For example, only five airlines achieved 6-Stars status – out of 27 world’s leading airlines and 48 amenity kits reviewed. These airlines are Emirates, Etihad, Japan Airlines, Qatar and United Airlines. And we’re talking about LoeweTumiChopardBulgari, DiorFerragamoL’Occitane luxury gifts.

 

{ 1 }  Emirates – 6 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Emirates - 6 Stars

What do you get?

  • Bulgari au Thé Rouge body lotion, after-shave cream and perfume
  • Gillette shaving foam
  • Razor
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Axe deodorant
  • Tissues

 

What’s the best kit? Obviously everything – the soft leather bag and the Bulgari products.

 

 

{ 2 }  Etihad – 6 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Etihad - 6 Stars

What do you get? (There’re 2 types of First Class from Etihad Airline)

The Diamond First Class kits: The Pearl Business Class kits:
  • Socks
  • Eye mask
  • Roll-on pulse point oil
  • Pillow mist for a “good night’s sleep”
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Cotton buds
  • Make-up Pads
  • Emery board
  • Products by Le Labo, the luxury New York brand (lip balm, hand balm and facial moisturizer)
  • Shaving kit of Schick razor
  • Tube of shaving cream

 

  • Socks
  • Eye mask
  • Ear plugs
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Cotton buds
  • Pads
  • Emery board
  • Skincare products by Korres, the Athens-based brand – mint tea hand cream and olive lip balm.

 

 

What’s the best kit? The bags – they’re elegant and beautiful, not to mention the limited-edition kits featuring patterns of Sadou, an ancient, Abu Dhabi weaving craft, which evokes the romance of Bedouin tents. The airline worked with Sougha, a social enterprise initiative that’s preserving the Emirati heritage and promoting local artisans.

 

 

{ 3 }  Japan Airlines – 6 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Japan Airlines - 6 Stars

Japan Airlines recently unveiled their new travel kits. Apparently, there are two types of First-Class flyers. One for flights out of Japan – a beige canvas one for spring and summer and a brown one for autumn and winter flights. And the other returning to Japan – luxe corduroy in camel for spring and summer, and moss green for autumn and winter.

 

What do you get?

Outbound Flight: Inbound Flight:
  • Foldable comb / brush
  • Tissues
  • Ear plugs
  • Eye mask
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Unisex Loewe goodies (lip balm, moisture mask and hand towel. Agua de Loewe fragranced).

 

  • Eye mask
  • Ear plugs
  • Tissues
  • Foldable brush / comb
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Institut Karite lip balm
  • Loewe moisture mask
  • Japan Airlines moisture mask (think surgical mask)

 

 

What’s the best kit? Since this is the Japanese carrier’s first collaboration with Loewe, the Spanish luxury brand that has been in business since 1846, the bags are irresistible.

 

 

{ 4 }  Qatar – 6 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Qatar - 6 Stars

Qatar Airways has grown from being a small, regional carrier to a globe-girdling airline, a regular in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. The airline’s young fleet of aircraft has won Airline of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and winner of Best Business Class this year, 2014.

 

What do you get?

  • For men – Dior-branded black bag, Dior Fahrenheit Eau De Toilette, serum and moisturiser, toothbrush and toothpaste, shavers
  • For women – Dior-branded black bag , Dior J’adore Eau de Parfum products, toothbrush and toothpaste
  • For junior – Spongebob backpacks, colouring books and a soft toy that can be used as a pillow

What’s the best kit? Needless to say, it’s the Dior and Ferragamo products. Yes, for business travellers, you’ll receive Salvatore Ferragamo Attimo products: Hand cream, lip balm and perfume. But then, when the junior flyers are pampered, you can expect nothing but pure luxuries.

 

 

{ 5 }  United Airlines – 6 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - United Airlines - 6 Stars

What do you get?

United Global First: United Business First:
  • Socks
  • Eye mask
  • Ear plugs
  • Shoe horn
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouth wash
  • Flossing stick
  • Tissues
  • Mints
  • Comb
  • Screen wipe
  • Pen
  • Philosophy products (facial cleaning cloth, hydrating mist, lip balm, moisturizer, hand and cuticle cream)

 

  • Socks
  • Eye mask
  • Comb
  • Pen
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mints
  • Ear plugs
  • Sanitizing wipe
  • Tissues
  • Philosophy goods (hand and cuticle cream, lip balm and one-step facial cleaning cloth)

 

 

What’s the best kit? The amount of kits were simply mind-boggling, especially the dental-hygiene and skin products. You could practically survive on an island alone for months with the products (*grin*).

 

 

{ 6 }  Air New Zealand – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Air New Zealand - 5 Stars

What do you get?

  • Socks in Air NZ cabin crew colours
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Novelty “Beware I Sleep Walk” eye mask
  • Air NZ pen
  • Ear plugs
  • Clarins HydraQuench Cream and Moisture Replenish Lip Balm.

 

What’s the best kit? Both New Zealand’s Premium Economy and Business Class come with unisex kit, and we particularly love the “Beware I Sleep Walk” eye mask – simply brilliant and creative.

 

 

{ 7 }  British Airways – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - British Airways - 5 Stars

What do you get?

  • First-Class Men’s Kit – foldable comb / brush, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, pen, refinery products – shave gel, moisturizer, eye gel, lip balm and deodorant stick.
  • First-Class Women’s Kit – foldable comb with mirror, cotton pads, toothbrush, toothpaste, pen, Aromatherapy Associates products – rose cleanser and moisturizer, eye serum, orange flower hand lotion, a lip balm and deodorant stick.

 

What’s the best kit? Actually there’re different sets of kit for “Club World Women’s Kit” and “Club World Men’s Kit” too who’ll receive toothbrush, toothpaste, pen, socks, and Elemis cosmetic and skincare products. So, the skincare products win the battle here.

 

 

{ 8 }  Delta – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Delta - 5 Stars

What do you get?

  • Eye mask
  • Socks
  • Shoe polish
  • Shoe horn
  • Comb
  • Tissues
  • Pen
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouth wash
  • Floss
  • Malin+Goetz Neroli Hand & Body Lotion, Lip Moisturizer

 

What’s the best kit? Delta has partnered with premium travel accessories brand Tumi and skincare brand Malin+Goetz to fill a woven-effect black purse with generous amount of kits. We like the idea where the eye mask is wrapped in red card saying “sleep” while the hand wipe is labelled “clean” and the ear plugs “quiet”.

 

 

{ 9 }  Garuda Indonesia – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Garuda Indonesia - 5 Stars

What do you get?

First Class: Business Class:
  • Hairbrush
  • Shoe horn
  • Toothbrush
  • Dental flossing sticks
  • Toothpaste
  • Body balm
  • Moisturizing face fluid
  • Eau de toilette
  • Lip balm
  • Black silk eye mask
  • Ear plugs

 

  • Verbena-infused L’Occitane cosmetics (eau de toilette, lip balm and body lotion)
  • Foldable brush/comb
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Pair of socks
  • Eye mask
  • Ear plugs

 

 

What’s the best kit? Just like Japan Airlines, Garuda  partnered with Spanish luxury brand Loewe for First-Class flyers, with French brand L’Occitane en Provence pampering the Business-Class travellers. Needless to say, we like the bags.

 

 

{ 10 }  Malaysia Airlines – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Malaysia Airlines - 5 Stars

What do you get?

First Class: Business Class:
  • Bulgari products (nourishing hand cream, body lotion and lip balm)
  • Eye mask
  • Socks
  • Foldable brush with a pocket mirror
  • Alcohol-free hand sanitizer
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash

 

  • Eye mask
  • Socks
  • Foldable brush with pocket mirror
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Clarins’ moisture replenishing lip balm, hand and nail treatment cream and hydra quench cream.

 

 

What’s the best kit? As much as we’re super cautious with Malaysia Airlines after the company lost two planes within 6-months, their kits are wonderful. First Class travellers receive a black Bulgari cosmetic bag, although we like Loewe’s bag design and colour more.  Business-Class flyers get a Tumi-branded bag with tons of Clarins’ products. We like everything.

 

 

{ 11 }  Qantas – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Qantas - 5 Stars

What do you get?

First Class For Men: First Class For Women:
  • SK-II Moisturizing Cleanser, Age Revitalizing Moisturizer and Facial Treatment Essence
  • Eye mask
  • Ear plugs
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Gillette shave foam
  • Gillette razor
  • Rexona aerosol deodorant
  • Voucher for an SK-II skin consultation and facial treatment mask through Myer and David Jones in Australia

 

  • Pocket mirror
  • SK-II Facial Treatment Gentle Cleanser, Facial Treatment Essence and Stempower Moisturizer
  • Tissues
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Eye mask
  • Ear plugs
  • Rexona aerosol deodorant
  • Voucher for an SK-II skin consultation and facial treatment mask through Myer and David Jones in Australia.

 

 

What’s the best kit? Obviously the Japan’s SK-II products.

 

 

{ 12 }  Royal Brunei – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Royal Brunei - 5 Stars

What do you get?

  • Eye mask
  • Socks
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Ear plugs
  • Slippers

 

What’s the best kit? Royal Brunei’s Business Class amenity kit are super modest branded with “RB”. But we like the slippers (*tongue-in-cheek*).

 

 

{ 13 }  SWISS – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - SWISS - 5 Stars

What do you get?

First Class: Business Class:
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Black cabin socks
  • Eye mask
  • Foldable comb/brush
  • Ear plugs
  • Kleenex tissues
  • Ricola throat lozenges

La Prairie goodies are:

  • Cellular Time Release Moisturizer
  • Cellular Eye Contour Cream
  • Moisturizing Lip Balm
  • Cellular Hand Cream

 

  • Socks
  • Eye mask
  • Toothbrush
  • G.U.M. tooth paste
  • Ear plugs
  • Lip balm

 

 

What’s the best kit? First-Class passengers receive a Bally-designed bag, while Business-Class travellers get a rich brown Qwstion-designed bag. We particularly like La Prairie skincare products.

 

 

{ 14 }  Turkish Airlines – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Turkish Airlines - 5 Stars

What do you get?

  • Non-slip socks
  • Eye mask
  • Stickers – “Please do not disturb” and “Please wake me for meal”
  • Crabtree & Evelyn Jojoba Oil nourishing hand cream and lip balm
  • Foldable brush / comb
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Ear plugs
  • Shoe horn

 

What’s the best kit? Having sponsors two football teams – FC Barcelona and Manchester United – Turkish Airlines knows what they’re doing when come to advertising. So we choose the striking and bright letterbox-red envelope of a bag.

 

 

{ 15 }  Virgin Atlantic – 5 Stars

Top-15 Best & Luxurious First Class Amenity Kits - Virgin Atlantic - 5 Stars

What do you get?

Outbound Flight: Inbound Flight:
  • Socks
  • Pen
  • Toothbrush
  • Eye mask
  • Tissues
  • Toothpaste
  • Ear plugs
  • A paper envelope for Change for Children

 

  • Socks
  • Eye mask
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Tissues
  • Pen
  • Ear plugs
  • Change for Children envelope

 

 

What’s the best kit? Just like Japan Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Upper Class has a separate kit for each – Outbound Kit is tablet sized, charcoal grey with black-cherry stitching and a snazzy, silk lining branded as “Virgin Atlantic Upper Class”. We like the charity envelope for Change for Children.

 

So, there you have it, the top-15 best and luxurious First or Business Class that you should try, if you can afford it. Wait, how about the rest of the airlines? Well, for 4-Stars, the airlines include American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, JetBlue, Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, TAM (Brazilian) and Vietnam Airlines. And 3-Stars candidates are Air Canada, Condor Airlines and Iberia.

 

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