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How To Budget Your Travel Spending

This is a guest post by Adriano Comegna. If you would like to guest post on the AirTreks Travel Blog please read our submission guidelines. When you’re jetting off on a big trip, the last activity on your must-do list will be sitting around worrying about money. Travel is meant to be an escape from […]

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How Traveling the World is Just as Easy as Traveling to Disneyland

In my experience, finding the wherewithal to buy plane tickets rests squarely in your ability to put the obstacles in perspective to see how easy it actually is. There are the online travel communities and supportive road veterans, website pages with voices from the cloud always guiding your finger toward the purchase button, regaling you […]

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How to book a RTW ticket with AirTreks – the 6-step process

If you’ve never booked a big trip with a company such as AirTreks there may be quite a few things you want to know about the process. While it may seem impenetrably complicated at first glance, it actually breaks down to a simple six steps. Here they are in order: 1. Choose it This is […]

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6 Things Smart Cats Do Before a RTW Trip

If you feel like your round the world ticket planning has become a furry beast running amok in your living room, you’re not alone. The best thing to remember is to approach it with little steps – take care of things piece by piece and you’ll put a collar on that monster before it bears […]

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Why Long Term Travel Makes Money Sense

One of the major obstacles people face when trying to decide whether to fit a big trip into their life plan is a single certain anxiety-rich word — money. And because a lot of people think taking time off to travel doesn’t coincide with being financially responsible, they’re quick to throw their travel dreams into the […]

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Travel Event Coming to a City Near You – Meet Plan Go!

You want to do it, you know it’s healthy and it’s certainly not a stretch to think a big trip will change your life for the better. The challenge is how to make the leap – to convince yourself that taking a career break to travel isn’t impossible if you make the right choices. Which […]

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Buy a Better Trip – 6 Ways to Enhance Your Travel Experience

For many, the purchase of an extended multi-stop or round-the-world ticket is the moment of a lifetime. So much is wrapped up in the preparation and execution of the thing it nearly brings one to tears to think about it. Which is why it’s important to get as much out of is as possible. Today, […]

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An All Unesco Heritage Round-the-World Trip

I love Unesco. Not only are they integral in recognizing and protecting historic and natural marvels around the world, they give people a good reason to venture to unknown locations along their international journeys. Plus the word just sounds good on your tongue. Unesco. It’s like what dark Brazilian chocolate or a Pisco Sour would […]

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5 More Sensible Round-the-World Itineraries

Deciding where you go on your big adventure is probably the most difficult part of the planning process. It’s like washing your clothes – if you want clean clothes you have to do a little labor. Last year I wrote a post giving AirTrekkers 5 very sensible options for a trip around the world bearing […]

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The Middle East and Your Round-the-World Itinerary

If you’ve been paying any attention to any world news recently you’ve probably seen a list of Middle East and North African countries appearing next to words like violence, tear-gas and “security forces intervened”. There’s a political moment of truth going on and while it’s exciting to see in our time, it may be throwing […]

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The Lonely Planet Effect – Guidebook Love, Guidebook Hate

Updated November 8, 2016 I should start by staying I love Lonely Planet. I really do. And I’m not alone. Their famous blue volumes are probably the most trusted, well-written and exhaustively-researched travel guidebooks around, giving excellent advice for nearly every destination in this great wide world . There’s more than a few reasons they’re […]

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Waiting for your Departure Date – 5 Things to Pass the Time

Your trip is planned. Your tickets are purchased and your gear is sitting patiently in a pile waiting to be packed up tight. You couldn’t do more research if you wanted to. But there’s still two weeks before the big day. What do you do? Waiting for your departure can be one of the most […]