Smells Like a Million Bucks is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 26.


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Route Markers

The order of departure from Hotel Pullman are as follows:

  1. Aly & Steve (9:00 am)
  2. Matt & Ashley (9:57 am)
  3. Jeff & Jackie (10:38 am)
  4. Jelani & Jenny (10:41 am)
  5. Hayley & Blair (10:47 am)
  6. Laura & Tyler (10:58 am)
  7. Mike & Rochelle (1:03 pm)

Prior to departure, teams were moved from Lake Spitzingsee to Hotel Pullman.

Teams must fly to Nice, France. Upon arrival teams must travel by taxi to Hotel Westminster, where they will be fitted into either a suit or evening gown to wear for the remainder of the leg. The next day, teams will take a helicopter to the Monaco Heliport in Fontvieille, Monaco, where they will find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to travel by foot and order a bouquet of roses at St Martin Gardens and a box of chocolates at Chocolaterie de Monaco. Then they'll deliver them to their partner waiting on a marked yacht at Port Hercules for their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel on foot to Casino de Monte Carlo to find their next clue.

Teams must spin a roulette wheel to determined which side of the Detour they will perform. If they land on red, teams must perform Don't Slack Off. If they land on black, they must perform Win By a Nose. After spinning the roulette wheel, they will then take a Ford Fiesta to the location of their Detour.

Choice A: Don't Slack Off
Teams must drive to Èze, France, where they will zip-line 2,000 ft above the city to La Turbie, then walk a tightrope back in order to receive their next clue.

Jeff & Jackie, Jelani & Jenny, and Matt & Ashley chose this task.

Choice B: Win By a Nose
Teams must drive themselves to Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption d'Èze in Èze, France, where teams will make a bottle of perfume and cologne from Parfumerie Fragonard using 12 essences to match the original scents and bring them to a judge. Once the judge is satisfied with their work, they will receive their next clue.

Aly & Steve, Hayley & Blair, Laura & Tyler, and Mike & Rochelle chose this task.

Teams must drive themselves to Plage de Passable in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat to check in.

For coming in first place, Hayley & Blair won a trip for two to Cape Town, South Africa, provided by Travelocity.

For winning the Date Night ticket, Laura & Tyler won a romantic evening at a hotel on the French Riviera during the Pit Stop.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forwardϵ Used the Express Pass User of the first Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • User of the second Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot
S26 HayleyBlair
 1st place 
Hayley & Blair
Blind Dating
S26 AlySteve
 2nd place 
Aly & Steve
Dating Olympians
S26 MikeRochelle
 3rd place 
Mike & Rochelle
S26 MattAshley
 4th place 
Matt & Ashley
S26 JelaniJenny
 5th place 
Jelani & Jenny
Blind Dating
S26 LauraTyler
 6th place 
Laura & Tyler
Blind Dating
S26 JeffJackie
 7th place 
Jeff & Jackie
Blind Dating


  • This marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Monaco.
  • With a land size of 2 km²[2] and a population of 37,831 (2013),[3] Monaco is the smallest country the race has visited, surpassing the Unfinished Business' visit to Liechtenstein.
  • The episode title is said by Tyler after completing the Win by a Nose Detour.


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