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It's still a good deal, according to Cebu Pacific, considering that shipping a bundle of goodies, commonly called balikbayan boxes, to the Philippines can easily set one back Dh115 to Dh379 and senders have to wait for one month to three months for the shipment to arrive.
Julius Baer said a 750ml bottle of Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2000 would set one back about $3,092.
A 26-foot berth costs Dh33,400 per annum, while a larger 102 feet berth could set one back by Dh185,600 per annum.
On the menu then was chicken curry which would have set one back PS2.