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2017: A Year in Review
By Kate Voehl, Product Manager at AirTreks AirTreks is a company guided by core values. These values influence everything from our everyday product decisions and hiring, to our strategic direction and long-term planning. Our core values are: Love Learning Make Meaningful Connections Own Your Experience Embrace Change Work and Play With Passion These five core values are […]
These free transit tours will have you wishing for “bad” flight connections
By David Derrick, Director of Air Product at Airtreks Often the best option to fly between cities will be via another city. Most people will just want to make the quickest connections they can. If you’re curious and have some spare time, you can always explore stopping over for a few days. But if you are […]
A Gringa’s Introduction to Chile
By Julie Andersen In 2014, I decided to ditch my life in California and try a new one as an expat. With no significant other, pets, house, or kids to worry about, I figured there’d never be an easier time to make such a big move. I had a burning desire to explore more of […]
Stopover Guide to Iceland
By Kate Voehl, Product Manager at AirTreks In February, my husband Mason received a call that he had been accepted to graduate school. Knowing that school would dominate his time starting in September, we decided to take 2.5 weeks in August to travel to Europe, visit friends, and celebrate our wedding anniversary. Anyone reading this […]
7 Ways to Balance Work with Long-Term Travel
By David Derrick, Director of Air Product at AirTreks I need to first confess that I’ve worked at AirTreks for 20 years, and although I’ve traveled each of those 20 years, I’ve never actually lived in a foreign location with my family. It’s been a dream of mine for all this time. The longer I […]
Top 5 Trips Taken in 2017
At AirTreks, we see a lot of crazy trips: almost everyone who travels with us has a story about the life-changing qualities of travel. And by definition, an RTW trip is going to take people to some wide-ranging places. Here are four trips our travelers are taking in 2017 that we felt inspired to share! […]
9 Wonderfully Obscure Long-Haul Flights
by David Derrick, Director of Air Product New, fuel-efficient aircraft and better route planning technology, along with far-reaching codeshare partnerships means today you can travel more places in less time than ever! Gone are the days where you often had to bounce through 3 or more airports before arriving at your destination. But, I have […]
Helping Large Groups Navigate Travel: Remote Year Case Study
by Sara Tiffany, VP of Product at AirTreks. Sometimes it’s alarming to think about changing flight plans just for a single traveler, several months away. Unknowns aren’t ever pleasant during a trip. So, what about changes in plans for a huge digital nomad group? On July 20 of 2016, I got a phone call from […]
Living the Dream vs. Working the Dream
What’s it like to work at AirTreks? article by Riel Manríquez, AirTreks CEO A few years ago, I thought that working at well-funded startups in Silicon Valley with talented colleagues would give me the lifestyle I wanted. I thought I was “living the dream.” But now after working at AirTreks for a few years, I […]
How Much Does Traveling The World Really Cost Per Day?
[intro title=”Can you really get a beer in Cambodia for 25 cents?” text=”Yes, you can. So many travel guides just give a simple one-size-fits-all answer to how much it costs to travel the world, so I thought I’d break it down into more details.”] From August 13th to September 22nd, I flew around the world […]
Around The World In 40 Days – A RTW40 Retrospective
I spent the last 40 days hopping flights all the way around the world. 18 flights, 19 bus rides, 3 trains, 3 boats, 10 car drives, 8 taxis, and 6 tuk-tuks later, I saw an incredibly wide swathe of the world in an incredibly limited time. In the past 40 days, I’ve seen fjords. Every one […]