The next big thing in luxury travel is this company that will build you a custom temporary hotel wherever you want

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Blink tents on the Uyuni salt flats of Bolivia.
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Your options for picking a vacation destination are typically limited to the places where hotels and other accommodations have already been built. But the London-based luxury travel agency Black Tomato is changing that with a new offering: a service that allows you to make your next vacation spot anywhere in the world.

Called Blink, the highly personalized service provides temporary accommodations and a staff to set it all up and take it all down later. Prices range depending on the location and the length of your stay, but they can go anywhere from $10,964 a person for a three-night vacation in Morocco to $29,600 per person for a four-night trip to Bolivia.

Blink can bring five-star accommodations wherever you want to go, as long as you don’t mind sleeping in a luxury tent. Here’s how it works.


Black Tomato said in a press release that it can set up its temporary accommodations “anywhere in the world where we can transport the tents and materials.”

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The Andes
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The travel agency’s suggested destinations include the sand bank of the Mekong river in Cambodia, the Chegaga sand dunes of Morocco, and the Uyuni salt flats of Bolivia.

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Ain River, France
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Travelers can choose how they’d like their accommodations to look. There are a few tent options: canvas, dome, bubble, bell, tropical villa, yurt, and lodge.

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Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia
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Travelers are offered packages that include transportation to and from the camps, a food and beverage staff, and a selection of activities to enjoy during the trip.

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The Andes
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Guests can request any service to accompany them on the trip. Nothing is off limits, whether you’re looking for a personal butler, wait staff, spa therapist, astronomer, adventure guide, or yoga instructor.

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Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia
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Blink works with local communities near the site to help set up the accommodations, and it gets the proper permissions from local authorities to set up the structures if it’s in a National Park or otherwise protected area.

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You need to plan your trip at least three months ahead of time if you’re going to a destination that Blink has already been, or five months in advance for totally new locations.

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Because each Blink experience is unique and bespoke, prices can range drastically.

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When traveling with six people, prices can range from $10,964 a person for a three-night experience in Morocco to $29,600 for a four-night stay in Bolivia.

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Once you’re done with your trip, Black Tomato will once again take care of everything related to the tent and the surrounding camp.

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They promise to “remove all trace of it ever being there.”

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