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21. Posted by razzaefc (Budding Member 109 posts) 6y

im in thailand from the 13th of november untill the 27th of dec, but im going to try my best to change my flights and leave may be a month earlier,my last place is africa until the end of september 2011

you?if you have already posted were your going,ignore the question, il just re-read the thread

22. Posted by flyingbob (Inactive 842 posts) 6y

Quoting RickB22

how is that relevant flyingbob?

Still missing your point.

23. Posted by RickB22 (Budding Member 31 posts) 6y

Quoting flyingbob

Quoting RickB22

how is that relevant flyingbob?

Still missing your point.

well, the entire thread focuses mainly on peoples' budget while they are away, i.e, how much they aim to take with them 2 spend and 2 cover all costs like accomadation etc. i was just struggling 2 see where your seemingly random post about air asia flights fitted into the thread. i wasnt having a go, maybe i missed something.

24. Posted by flyingbob (Inactive 842 posts) 6y

Well, there is talk of flight costs here - so I just added a bit that I thought might be of assistance.

25. Posted by cejones (Budding Member 22 posts) 6y

Hey guys,
Im off for a year in september, north america-fiji-nz-aus-thailand. STA told me to have about £1000 per month to live comfortably and do things that I wanna do, but I am hoping that I will be able to get buy on a little less than that.
If anyone is following a similar route maybe we could meet up?!
25 female from south wales travelling for the first time!

26. Posted by andrew-lj (First Time Poster 1 posts) 6y

The major factor on how much you're going to need is how long you plan to stay in the various countries and what kind of trip you're after. For example an action packed week on group tours in Aus/NZ will likely cost you more than a month or two travelling slowly in South East Asia. To make your money go as far as possible, I recommend you spend most of your time in Thailand/Malaysia or other parts of SE Asia (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam are amazing value, well on the backpacker trail and amazing culture and experiences to be had). Picking up teach english work in Asia is a good option to top up your budget, while the money is low, the experience can be part of your trip (staying in a rural village, teaching english for an hour a day in return for board and lodge). This may be an overall more fun option than doing a 'proper' job in a bar or whatever in Oz. -snip- It's kind of obvious but Oz/NZ/USA are loads more pricey to travel than SE Asia.

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28. Posted by RickB22 (Budding Member 31 posts) 6y

Hi again,

Does anyone know what would be a reasonable average budget for a month in thailand. This will be our last stop on our rtw trip. Therefore, I might have £1000 left if i'm lucky, and that would be great, but i'll most likely only have about £500. Would that be enough?

We will be staying in cheap accomadation and eating/drinking cheap. however we plan to see a few islands aswell and do a little bit of moving about. Can it be done? As you might have guessed, i have never been to SE asia before.

Cheers for any help.

29. Posted by Clarei (First Time Poster 1 posts) 6y

Hi I am looking at going RTW in Jan 2011 for around 8months with my boyfriend. We plan to take roughly £3500-£4000 each.

We plan to go to UK- Oz, Oz- Singapore, Singapore - Thailand, Thailand- Hong Kong, Bejing - LA, San Fran- UK.

We both plan to work in Oz for around 4months to see if we can add a little extra to the budget. We don't plan to party hard but we do want a good time and know that everything isn't going to be a luxury.

What do people think, do you think that this is enough for the planned route?

Has anyone got any advice on another ways of making money whilst travelling or just general tips on making the money last us?




30. Posted by travbod579 (Budding Member 17 posts) 6y

Hello all,

I hope this round the world trip calculator can help you all find the budget for your trips. It offers daily backpacking costs and tries to assess what kind of traveller you are too.

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