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And the Best Around the World Ticket Cost Tool on the Web Is…

Trying to hash out a big around the world trip is serious business. One Google search reveals pages upon pages with which to research, plan and pull your hair out. If you’re looking to simply nail down a travel budget, to just get a get price for your around the world ticket, right now, there […]

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The Taxi Alternative – Cities Where You Can (and should) Skip the Airport Taxi

An airport taxi ride in a new city could be one of the most exciting parts of your arrival – you’re almost guaranteed a hair-whitening, eye-opening, heart-stopping gallop – but taxis can be as expensive and potentially dangerous as they are thrilling, depending on where you are. They can also be an unexpected budget-killer if […]

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Overland Travel: Gateway To Your RTW Experience

It’s easy to equate traveling around the world with following a series of connect-the-dots points on a map, and not necessarily with overland travel. This assumption is obvious since it’s the cities that, after all, have the airports. But the problem is that by flying from city to city you miss out on some of […]

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Around the World in Movie Locations

People love movies. People love to travel around the world. I thought, why not combine the two? Today’s post takes you on a round-the-world trip to movie locations! Not unlike but way better than a regular RTW trip or a simple list of movie titles, this trip is specific to movies and uses their filming […]

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Around the World Solo… But Not Alone

This is a guest post by Janice Waugh. From India to Chile to Spain… I have met many RTW travelers on the road and, interestingly, almost half were solo traveling. Here are a few reasons why someone would choose to travel solo: friends hadn’t the same desire for such travel partners hadn’t been able to […]

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Top 5 Languages in the World for RTW Travel

Updated September 9, 2016. If you want to travel and experience new cultures, it’s important to be able to communicate with the locals. The best way to ensure this is by learning their language, or at least learning the basics of that language. Learning a language is of particular benefit to long-term travelers who may […]

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Top 10 Questions to Ask When Buying an Around-The-World Ticket

The process of purchasing a complex international or round-the-world plane ticket can be confusing. That’s why you have questions. But by knowing the right questions you’ll put yourself in a position to get a better ticket, and by extension a better trip overall. In order to help our customers, we’ve prepared a list of some […]

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Indie or AirTreks: Pros and Cons of Both Around the World Booking Services Revealed

Updated September 7, 2016. There’s little doubt the around-the-world ticket industry is small. We’ve been involved in it for almost 30 years and we know just about all the players. Recently, we’ve heard a lot of buzz about BootsnAll and their new pricing and booking engine called “Indie.” But with such a high a signal to […]

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6 Destinations To Fit Into a Honeymoon RTW Trip

This is a guest post by Faith Rikard Hawaii, Paris, Venice – they are all beautiful. But if settling for a typical honeymoon travel destination isn’t your style, you have other options. Start your married life off with an adventure that matches your unique personalities – with an around the world honeymoon trip! To help […]

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Two New Airlines Nonstop to Athens – SkyGreece and Rouge Airlines

Sure Greece hasn’t had and easy time managing their finances of late, but that doesn’t make it any less beautiful of a place to go on a round the world ticket, nor does it mean the airline industry has written it off. On the contrary. Over the course of the last month two brand spanking […]

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How AirTreks Helped Make a Dream Come True

This is a guest post by Laura Lippstone. Round-trip plane ticket? Easy. So straightforward, your cat can do it, and may have when your back was turned. But booking a multi-city ticket becomes a little more complicated. Not to mention a lot more expensive. Take Philadelphia to Charlotte, for example. A sample fare can start at […]

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Should you choose an RTW ticket or buy tickets as you travel?

Modern technology has made it easier for people to be their own travel agent, begging the question of whether you should purchase around-the-world plane tickets before you depart or after. If you like to read indie travel blogs, you’ll know that these intrepid souls are out there doing it for themselves, but should you trust […]