Shopping list: big spending options

 

Some of the things a euromillions winner might consider buying.

Cars

Mercedes Maybach €550,000 (estimate)

Rolls-Royce Phantom €550,000 (estimate)

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren €640,000 (estimate)

Holidays

38-day South American cruise on the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship, with grand duplex (double occupancy). Departing on January 15th, 2006. Price: €91,500.

14 nights in a double room at the six-star Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai this month: €11,144.

Houses

€58 million (estimate) for Walford, a Tudor-style detached house on 1.8 acres on Dublin's Shrewsbury Road, in need of extensive renovation.Three-bedroom showhouse at Wingfield Orchard, Newcastle West, Co Limerick: €235,000.

Aircraft

Second-hand LearJet 45, used by the Irish Government since 2003, €8 million.