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1. Posted by simo1981 (Budding Member 22 posts) 11y

Hi,

Im currently in the process of booking my RTW ticket.
I have found that most places in the UK are charging approx £1200 - £1260 inc all taxes. Some allow free date changes others charge £50

I have found one however at £1055 inc all taxes which I think is very good.

Is this a good price & what did you pay (if you dont mind me asking)

Thanks in advance
Paul

2. Posted by ollyrules (Inactive 13 posts) 11y

Hi there,

I payed £1024 from Trailfinders. I am doing:
London-Perth
Cairns-Auckland
Auckland-Fiji
Fiji-LA
LA-London

I think I could have got it about £100 cheaper in Sta, but I wanted to do the the australia part with a friend, and sta couldn't put us in the same flight to perth!!!!

Holly

3. Posted by rbisset (Budding Member 26 posts) 11y

I went with Travel Nation.

London-Tokyo
Tokyo-Hong Kong
Overland to Bangkok
Bangkok-Sydney
Sydney-Auckland
Auckland-LA
Overland to NY
NY-London

£1068 exc tax. (£1263 inc tax)

4. Posted by sarusan (Full Member 61 posts) 11y

Great Escapade via Travel Nation. I bought extra miles, so my trip reads

London-Tokyo-overland to Osaka-Bangkok-Singapore-Brunei-Perth-overland to Sydney-Tonga-Samoa-Auckland-Fiji-Los Angeles-London

For just over £1300 all inclusive.

I recommend this because it's based on amount of miles, rather than amount of destinations. If you phone them up, you can talk it over with a rep there who will add up the miles as you go along and help you tweak it for maximum efficiency.

5. Posted by rbisset (Budding Member 26 posts) 11y

or drop into their office like I did. Very friendly and I would recommend them to anyone. Oh and mine is a Great Escapade ticket as well.

Only real issue with the escapade ticket is all asia flights route through singapore as it is with Singapore airlines. This means I fly from Tokyo to Hong Kong (Via Singapore) lol

6. Posted by sarusan (Full Member 61 posts) 11y

I could go direct from Osaka to Bangkok, but yes, Singapore is the hub for most Asian destinations. I also wanted to go to HK or China, but that little quirk prevented it because of the mileage.

7. Posted by hidi6514 (Budding Member 34 posts) 11y

I also bought a Virgin Atlantic great escapade ticket straight from virgin atlantic. I think the basic price was £900 inc tax but I bought extra miles because I wanted to do South Africa Aswell.

My itinery is London - Capetown, Johannesburg - Bangkok, Singapore - Perth, Sydney - Christchurch, Auckland - Fiji, Fiji - LA, New York - London.

This came to £1270 with an open ticket so that I can change any flight free of charge.

8. Posted by snuppa (Budding Member 26 posts) 11y

Me and my boyfriend booked our tickets with Round the World Flights, and they have different prices depending on when you leave.. We're doing:
Londaon-Shanghai overland Beijing-Kuala Lumpur-Melbourne- Christchurch overland Auckland-Fiji-Raratonga-Los Angeles-London
Total for the both of us £2330, £1165 each, and we're travelling after 31st of Oct.

9. Posted by simo1981 (Budding Member 22 posts) 11y

Finally ive booked!

Gone with the usual BA Quantas choice 29000 miles etc.

My route is

Manchester - London Heathrow - New York JFK - Los Angeles - Fiji - Sydney - Hong Kong - Bangkok - London Heathrow - Manchester

Ive also booked a seperate flight from LA - Las Vegas return

In total with all taxes i paid £1114 & i get to change the dates for free.

5 weeks today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10. Posted by Smiley (Budding Member 27 posts) 11y

Hi all,

With trailfinder i paid £870 (inc tax)- leaving 12 October 05.

London to Bangkok
Singapore to Cairns
Melbourne to Auckland
Christchurch to Sydney
Syndey to Hong Kong
Hong Kong to London

A. :)