Australians can now stay inside of a giant jar of Vegemite

A four-metre-high, two-metre-wide Vegemite jar has popped up in the NSW countryside, with a two-person villa inside. Available for two-night stays, the Vegemite Villa is the latest pop-up lodging from Booking.com, giving a lucky few the chance to live inside a giant tub of the country’s signature spread.

Three builders, two sculptors, one scenic artists and a printing team were enlisted to work up this magnificent jar located on the homeland of Vegemite’s parent company, Bega Cheese: Brogo, NSW. The whole thing weighs around 900kg and fits a custom-built, self-contained villa decked out with Vegemite themed furnishings, including a bed which, along with its custom made linens, resembles Vegemite on toast.

There’s also eye masks, slippers, socks, an alarm clock, power points, USB points – basically all the essentials you’d need for a good nights sleep in this picturesque part of the state.

“Inspired by Australia’s love for Vegemite, the Vegemite Villa is a quirky and quintessential Australian experience like no other”, said Luke Wilson, Area Manager at Booking.com Australia. “Vegemite is a taste all Australians know and love, now Booking.com is offering world travellers the opportunity to experience Australia’s favourite spread in the most unique manner with the Vegemite Villa”.

The Vegemite Villa (610 Warrigal Range Rd, Brogo NSW 2550) is available to book exclusively on Booking.com for nightly rate of AUD $89. Note that bookings are only for two nights – on the 6th and on the 7th December 2019 – and will be available from the 4th December at 10am AEST.

Chris Singh

Chris Singh is the Deputy Editor of the AU review and a freelance travel writer. You can reach him on Instagram by following @chrisdsingh.

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