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1. Posted by Laufin (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Hi Everyone

I am 26 and have recently been made redundant. As there are very few jobs out there, my boyfriend and I have decided to sieze the moment and plan the trip of a lifetime. Neither of us have really travelled before, we've got about £5000.00 each (to include flights) and are hoping to go round the world in 6 months.

We're not sure where to start and would appreciate any help you can offer.

We went to STA at the weekend and they suggested this route:

London - Beijing (make our way to) Hong Kong - then make our own way to Singapore - fly from Singapore to Austrailia, then to New Zealand and then to West Cost USA.

Does this seem doable?

I would be really grateful for any advice on China/ travelling from Hong Kong to Singapore - what the best route is etc.

We're hoping to leave in September but want to book our tickets asap.

Your advice would be greatly appreciated x

2. Posted by Lucy127 (Budding Member 14 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Hi i'm probably not much help as i've not really travelled yet but here is my route:-

London - Dubai - Thailand - Singapour - Australia - New Zeland - Hawaii - La - London

And we paid £1240 for that and me and my two friends are taking 4k spends for the whole year, so you should be fine with your budget, we are going to work in Oz and Nz to fund a bit more so hopefully we will have enough.

Have fun :-)

3. Posted by Palocci (Budding Member 8 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

I m plannig to do a 6-month trip around the world as well. I plan to leave Brazil in may and do Asia for 3 months and then go to Europe for another 3 months...I have an outline of what I wanna do, if you'd like to share some ideas feel free to do it!


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