If you want to do the end of the world in luxury, there’s no place like New Zealand – a distant archipelago of peace set against a world going down in flames.
Silicon Valley billionaires have already been preparing for worst-case global scenarios and many booked flights to their New Zealand hideaway as soon as the COVID-19 crisis began to escalate. But even before the pandemic, another event caused a great uptick in billionaire bunker sales: the election of Donald Trump. In the immediate aftermath of Trump’s election, American plutocrats started preparing for the apocalypse like never before.
But if you think you need millions to get into a bunker in New Zealand, think again. There are bunkers for those who didn’t strike gold in Silicon Valley. Turn the page for more.