serious help needed for rtw

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1. Posted by Tamuritza (Budding Member 8 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

i want to travel some point over next summer but i only have about 6-8 weeks to do so. Will have somewhere around £3,000.
Trouble is i have no idea where to go in that time or how long to spend and would love it if someone could come up with an appropriate rtw for me! pleeease help!

2. Posted by Scrotum (Budding Member 23 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Well, a Round the World trip for 4 months you cant expect to see "much".

I would recommend to concentrate your energy on one area. You could do a "South American" tour, visit Argentina, Peru, Brazil. That could be nice and suitable.

Or a Oceania Tour only including Australia and New Zealand. Cold work ?

All United States Tour? New York, San Fransisco, Las Angeles, Miami and so forth? Eh?

European Train Tour? They have some good offers. See all of Europe there is to see... or, alteast some of it :P

3. Posted by Scrotum (Budding Member 23 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Well, a Round the World trip for 4 months you cant expect to see "much".

Should be TWO MONTHS... darn none edit button nowhere.. :)

4. Posted by Twinkle (Respected Member 1112 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

it depends on what part of the world you want to see....basically you have 2 months which you could more or less go anywhere u wanted to but you just need to figure out exactly where so you can focus in on making the most of ideas.....
you could focus on say South East Asia in which case and you could map out to see a lot of countires but just be cautious of how much time you spend in each one, you could do Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam or go the opposite direction and see Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia?????
or you could give your self say 8 weeks and choose say 6 stop offs on your rtw ticket.....agreee to spend a week in more or less each place and then the 2 places you are more interetsed in seeing give yourself 2 weeks and that gives you more opportunity to explore than a bit more!!!
so id say go all out see the world in brief stops or focis in on one place and see it all!!!!let me know what you decided on im interested in hearing all about it!!!!

5. Posted by kirstybeau (Budding Member 3 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

It really depends, i did india, singapore, thailand, vietnam and then stopped in australia, we did this in 2months, we saw heaps. As long as you can barter in the asian countrys you can make your money strech, we only speant 1200 pound on rwt and about 200 pound in india we went from dehli to jaipur to agra to the ghanges and back to dehli in 9 days we saw heaps.
It was about the same in thailand, its really cheap once you get there and they have a lot of tourists shops competeing for your business, so you can ask them to do a better price.
have fun

6. Posted by kirstybeau (Budding Member 3 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

travel do great deals form the uk

7. Posted by T.J. (Full Member 85 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

hey im goin rtw for 2 months
check out sta travel they have some great deals and guides
heres what im doin
from bangkok im on a 17day tour through thailand to singapore visiting beaches bridges etc now that costs 360 but includes acomadation and will be a breathtaking journey.
after goin on that tour im off to sydney - gona spend 5 days doin my own thing then gona get a flight to christchurch in new zealand
in new zealand im on a 6 day southern explorer tour wich will be about 350 quid(acomadation included). it goes through the fox glacier's through all the beauty spots and through lord of the rings land - a day in each place bungy jumping etc gona be amazing.
in fiji im on a 6day tour of all the islands snorkeling etc just a peacfull tour wich costs 226 with food and acomadation sorted
from san fransisco im goin on a 7 day western wonder tour which ends up in LA/ this tour is 400 quid (acoom included) but is amazing it goes through the canyons deserts etc then through las vegas included a limo tour though there and goes through trhe national park and ends up in la which i will probs spend a few days there.
the last part of my tour/ after all that trvalling im gona kick it up in the big apple and spend a week there noodlign around and getting lost sight seign etc gona be amazing but will have to sort out a hostel . after new york itl be a flight back to london and finito.

all in all ill be gone for like 1 month and 25 days or summit
estimatelly all that included with spending money etc i was quated 3 and a HALF GRAND would cover it all (rtw ticket will be around 1,200)
its gona be amazing but i just goto save the money im planing on goin the start of april