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Australian RTW ticket cheaper?

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1. Posted by murphyre (Budding Member 2 posts) 8y

I have heard that it is cheaper to buy a RTW ticket in Australia. I'll be traveling to Australia overland and by sea, so won't need a plane ticket until I leave Australia. Is it true that RTW tickets are cheaper to buy in Australia. I also heard that you must have an onward plane ticket for customs officials before they allow you into the country; so maybe I'll get a friend in Oz to buy it for me if it is cheaper. I'd appreciate any advice.

2. Posted by chemgal (Respected Member 149 posts) 8y

Cheaper than where??
If you are entering Australia as a visitor, you are are required to have a return ticket. Most other countries have this requirement too.

3. Posted by icybabe (Budding Member 4 posts) 8y

im buying the RTW ticket in Sydney,

it depends ....

26000miles from$2400 ~$2700 (in AUD)
29000miles from$2900~ $3200
34000miles from $3400~3700
39000miles from 4000~4400

tax from $600, $800, $1000,$1200

so u decide cheap or not...;)