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1. Posted by nufcscott (Budding Member 7 posts) 10y

Hi all

I'm planning to travel round the world in January, though the route that I want to take is causing my real problems! A summary of the route I was hoping to take is:

Uk to South America - NZ - Australia - SE Asia - India - West Africa - South Africa.

Apparently this doesn't fit in with most of the RTW tickets. This is the only opportunity that I will ever get to do anything like this, and these are the places that I really want to visit.

Someone out there must have done this route at some point. I would be really grateful to hear from anyone who has with advice on which ticket they used and who they booked with.

Thanks!

2. Posted by wookieneal (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y

Hey - that is almost my exact itinerary - but in reverse.

Unfortunately, I am just buying my tix now and trying to figure out the best way to do it for price and locations....

i've got an estimate for almost $5K - which seems high to me, but I think I have some additiona things:

us to s. america to s. africa, easten africa, europe, asia, india, se asia, aust, back to the states

let me know if you find anything and i'll do the same..

3. Posted by nufcscott (Budding Member 7 posts) 10y

Yes, a very similar route - just you're doing East Africa and I'm doing West.

I've been in touch with some more travel agents over the last few days and I haven't managed to get much further. The general advice I'm getting is that there are no RTW that include West Africa and that it's difficult to combine a stop in India with one in South Africa.

I'm planning on spending most of this Saturday in Trailfinders and STA though, so hope to sort finally sort something then. I will keep you posted!

4. Posted by deputydog (Budding Member 12 posts) 10y

Hey folks

I have purchased a "One World" ticket which seems flexible and serves afew continents... ,maybe worth a look.

http://www.oneworldalliance.com/