(CNN) — If you were a pre-pandemic frequent traveler who’s spent the last 18 months daydreaming about settling into a comfy seat on a long-haul flight, Aussie airline Qantas has you covered.
Travel to and from Australia might be curtailed right now — and Qantas’ fleet of A380s might be grounded in the California desert — but one winning bidder will be able to install these aircraft seats in their living room and recreate the inflight experience at home.
Other items in the auction include a private charter flight and a 787 simulator experience.
A different item will launch daily from August 2 to 6, with the A380 seats set to go live at 8 a.m. AEST on August 5.
Qantas also clarifies that the seats’ built-in TV screens won’t work outside of the aircraft, but suggests they’d be perfect for watching a movie or TV series in your own home.
The seats can be plugged into a home electronic output via a converter, and will recline, allowing the winner to fully embrace the inflight vibes.
Qantas will accept starting bids of 350,000 Qantas points for the seats.
Straight from the superjumbo
A Business Class seat pictured onboard the Qantas A380 flagship, back when Qantas launched its superjumbos in 2008.
Photo by Sergio Dionisio/Getty Images
The A380 can carry up to 853 travelers and its incredible size — plus its spacious interior and quieter inflight experience — has rendered the aircraft popular with pilots and travelers alike.
Qantas has said the A380s may remain out of action for another two years.
Pre-pandemic, Qantas had also started refurbishing its A380s, meaning original Skybed seats — like the ones on auction — are gradually being replaced with newer iterations.
“Whilst travel remains the number one thing frequent fliers want to use their Qantas Points on once borders open up, we know that many are keen to use some points on unique, big-ticket items,” says Qantas loyalty CEO Olivia Wirth in a statement.
“Points Auction gives members the chance to bid on special experiences and we expect these items to create a points bidding frenzy.”