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Best Travel Value Destinations for 2016

Build a trip with all the best travel value location here. By all financial indicators, 2016 is framing up to be a great year for international travel, especially for those with American Dollars in their wallets. However, there are some fantastic deals out there for Australian & Canadian Dollar travelers, as well as those with […]

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FAQ–Around the World Ticket Flexibility

I spend a lot of my time answering travelers’ questions, so I thought that I would post some of the more frequently asked questions on our blog.  The number one question that we get asked has to do with ticket flexibility and open tickets for Around the World travel. Here are a few of the questions we […]

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Five Ways to Travel for a Year and Not Break the Bank

This is a guest post by Katherine Sazdanoff. Traveling for an entire year on an around-the-world trip certainly isn’t cheap. But, it also doesn’t need to be prohibitively expensive. I know this well. In July of 2012, I departed on a year-long trip through Asia and Europe ultimately visiting twenty-five countries. Along the way, I […]

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How To Fly Longhaul With A Baby

This is a guest post by Nicola from Jetlag and Mayhem travel blog. As soon as a baby toting parent steps on board the plane, there’s a collective groan from passengers followed by an audible sigh of relief as you pass by their row of seats. Part of the stress of flying with a baby […]

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What to Do in Limerick, Ireland

This is a guest post by Sabrina Mable. Travelers know that there are so many different reasons to visit Ireland. Since there are a lot of cities and towns worth seeing in the Emerald Isle, it doesn’t hurt to know what to expect and what to see before the trip itself. How can someone make […]

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Difficult Travel: Going to Places with Political and Civil Unrest

This is a guest post by Chris Oquist. [Ed. note: While AirTreks does encourage adventurous travel, we will always stress the importance of taking State Department warnings into consideration when considering travel in politically volatile countries or regions. We believe personal safety should always be of greater importance than having “unique adventures”.] For some reason, […]

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5 Amazing Multi-Stop and Around-the-World Trips For Under $2000

Stop dreaming about seeing the world and start planning. It’s less expensive and less complicated than you might think. To show you how reasonable around the world airfare can be, we’ve compiled a list of 5 amazing RTW routes starting at less than $2,000. A lot of people are under the impression that big multi-stop […]

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6 Emerging Travel Destinations to Add to Your Around the World Itinerary

There are destinations in the world that are mainstays on many a traveler’s bucket list, places like Paris, Sydney and Bangkok, places we at AirTreks put on a great deal of trips. But perhaps as a seasoned traveler you’re looking for something new, those just on the tourist scene and fresh in the consciousnesses of […]

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Experience Hanoi in a Day

This is a guest post by Sheryl from Off She Went. Traveling in Asia is a must for many backpackers around the world. The allure of experiencing other cultures, exploring the unknown and meeting new people along the way adds on to the excitement of the trip. Throw in the low cost of living there […]

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Emirates Takes Home Best Airline Prize (again)

The World Airline Awards is the most prestigious of all the airline ranking awards today, and also possibly the most reliable since it tallies actual traveler opinions to calculate winners, as opposed to a bunch of curmudgeonly old critics who make their living out of finding the worst in things. This year the top World […]

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Vegetarian Hostels Around the World

This is a guest post by Lela Lake. Traveling around the world for the first time and worrying you’ll have to compromise your meat-free ethics when you visit exotic locales? Never fear, there’s a simple solution — just try accommodations at vegetarian-friendly hostels like these that embrace a gentle approach to living. Find out more […]

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An Easy 3-step Process to Book an Around the World Ticket

If you’re in the process of buying plane tickets for a custom around the world or multi-stop trip you may have discovered how complicated it can be. You might have to deal with multiple retailers, often overseas, navigate confusing airline rules and restrictions, not to mention having to worry about whether or not you’re getting […]