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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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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 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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3 Travel Planning Websites That Will Make Your Life Easier

It may be hard to accept that with the recent proliferation of travel planning websites it’s actually become more difficult to find a good one, but it stands to reason the more choices one has, the harder it is to choose between them. When it comes to RTW travel planning, yes, there are hundreds of […]

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Five Incredible Around the World Itineraries for Less than $4000 (Including Tax)

Round-the-world travel isn’t as expensive or complicated as you might imagine. You’d be surprised how far you can go, and how much of the world you can see with an airfare budget of $4000. We want to show you how far your travel dollars can take you, so we’ve assembled 5 sample trips with a […]

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Traveling with a Baby Is Not as Scary as it Sounds

The latest in our Take Your Kids Traveling series is an article written by new parents Nicole and Cameron Wears and appears in its entirety on their great travel blog, The Traveling Canucks. For more about them read their “about” page. Thanks Nicole and Cam for your help showing our readers how not scary it […]

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Take your Kids Traveling – Surviving the Destination

Over the past couple weeks I’ve been featuring advice from popular family travel bloggers, providing quotes for parents and parents-to-be that their ostensible anxiety about combining little ones and travel isn’t as much to worry about as they might have thought. Today’s post is no different, but this time we focus on what to do […]

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Take Your Kids Traveling – Tips from “Have Baby, Will Travel”

Have Baby Will Travel brings a highly recommended source for encouragement for parents looking to travel. Their The 5 Ts to Happy Travel with Your Tots article shows that much can be navigated along the roads of family travel if you’re prepared. Corinne, the engine behind this great family travel blog, gives you what you […]

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Planning a Trip to the Salar de Uyuni – The Bolivian Salt Flats

There are highlights galore when planning a trip to South America. Machu Picchu, the Amazon River and jungle, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia, the Galapagos, all are great places to add to a big multi-stop trip. The Salar de Uyuni (also known as the Bolivian Salt Flats) should also be added here. A Salt Flats tour is […]

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5 Great Around-the-World Itineraries

Classes have just started, fall is in the air and before you know it, a new year will be upon us. As the year draws to close, every year AirTreks sees a bump of fresh interest in trips that travel around the world. A new era, new resolutions, all that rot. So, to help adventure seekers […]

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Travel gear recommendations

From the Travel Gear section of the Indie Travel Podcast. While there are thousands of new product releases each year, there’s only so much stuff you can fit into a carry-on sized bag, so everything we carry is carefully considered in terms of both utility and weight. Download episode 215 for free in iTunes, or hit play […]

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AirTreks Announces Travelbase – A Place to Ask & Answer Travel Questions

Here at AirTreks we’re always working to improve our community’s ability to get the best trip they possibly can. Earlier this year we launched Ready Set Go, three sections on our home page where we placed our best tips for planning and taking a great international trip. We’ve now added a new resource to further […]