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Hit the Road - 48 days | 47 nights

This round the world will give you the drives of your life!
Featuring iconic journeys like Route 66, Australia’s Great Ocean Road and South Africa’s Garden Route, you’ll enjoy all the fun, freedom and flexibility that only having your own car can deliver.

What is included:-

Flights

All flights, pre-payable taxes and surcharges.

No credit card fees payable with Trailfinders


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Car Hire

  • South Africa: 18 days Cape Town to Johannesburg*
  • Australia: 5 days Adelaide to Melbourne
  • New Zealand: 14 days Christchurch to Blenheim
  • USA: 14 days Los Angeles to Chicago*
The following one way fees are payable locally:
  • South Africa - 771 South African Rand.
  • USA - 500 US Dollars

Sail Away - Cruise Round the World

Sail away for an around the world holiday you’ll never forget.
Cruising allows you to see the world from a whole different perspective and with a different port every day with the need to just unpack and pack once – there are few more carefree ways to travel. With all of your transport, accommodation, food and entertainment included it’s also great value too.

What is included:-

Flights

All flights, pre-payable taxes and surcharges.

No credit card fees payable with Trailfinders

Cruises

  • Hong Kong to Singapore
    • 14 days aboard Celebrity Millennium including full board
  • Great Barrier Reef (Cairns to Cairns)
    • 7 days aboard Coral Princess including full board
  • Sydney to Auckland
    • 12 days aboard Celebrity Solstice including full board
  • Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via the Panama Canal
    • 15 days aboard Island Princess including full board
  • Caribbean (Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale)
    • 10 Days aboard ms Oosterdam including full board

Round the World by Train

If ever there was a round the world holiday where the saying it’s better to travel than to arrive applied, then this is it. Experience some of the world’s greatest rail journeys, spanning continents and criss-crossing some of the finest scenery on this superlative journey.

What is included:-

Flights

All flights, pre-payable taxes and surcharges.
No credit card fees payable with Trailfinders

Hotels

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Rail Journeys

  • London to Paris - (UK & France)
    • 1 day aboard Eurostar
  • St. Petersburg to Beijing - (Russia, Mongolia & China)
    • 21 Days on the Trans Siberian & Mongolian Railway - view itinerary »
  • Bangkok to Singapore - (Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore)
    • 3 Days on the Eastern & Oriental Express - view itinerary »
  • Darwin to Adelaide - (Australia)
    • 3 Days on the Ghan - view itinerary »
  • Christchurch to Christchurch - (New Zealand)
    • 1 Day on the TranzAlpine - view itinerary »
  • Christchurch to Picton - (New Zealand)
    • 1 Day on the Coastal Pacific - view itinerary »
  • Wellington to Auckland - (New Zealand)
    • 1 Day on the Northern Explorer - view itinerary »
  • Seattle to Glacier National Park - Chicago - (USA)
    • 4 days on the Empire Builder including a 2 night stay in Glacier NP - view itinerary »

Spirit of Adventure

If you love the idea of travelling round the world but are looking for some company too, this round the world will fit the bill. Featuring three of our most popular small group adventure tours, all of your accommodation and transport is included and your experienced leader will ensure you don’t miss a thing.

What is included:-

Flights

All flights, pre-payable taxes and surcharges.

No credit card fees payable with Trailfinders

Small Group Adventure Tour

COAST TO COAST WESTBOUND USA

23 Days New York to San Francisco
  • Hotels/hostels (5 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (17 nts)
  • Experienced tour leader
  • Air-conditioned private touring van, walking
  • 17 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 15 dinners.

your circular tour line will also now need to end in ho chi minh city and your flight line continue on from there to delhi

Small Group Adventure Tour

THAILAND, LAOS AND VIETNAM ADVENTURE

  • 22 days Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City
  • 17 nights Hotels, 1 night village homestay, 2 nights sleeper train, 1 night junk boat
  • Experienced tour leader
  • Various transport including train, local bus, air-con bus, plane, walking, songthaew & boat
  • internal flights
  • 17 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners.
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Small Group Adventure Tour

DELHI TO KATHMANDU ADVENTURE

15 days Delhi to Kathmandu Including
  • 12 nights simple hotels, 1 night sleeper train & 1 night air-con tents
  • Experienced tour leader
  • Various transport including train, metro, local bus, charter bus, private van, auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw, tempo, jeep, & riverboat.
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A nature lovers dream! South Africa promises great white sharks, dolphins, seals, penguins, whales and the Big 5 in its superlative game reserves, whilst Borneo is home to pristine rainforests and a diversity of wildlife that rivals the Amazon. Soaring mountains, glaciers, fjords and yet more marine wildlife await you in New Zealand, whilst California plays host to towering sequoias and the ethereal lunar landscapes of Death Valley and the Desert National Parks.

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Ahh this one brings a tear to the eye of the old timers at TF. Many of us cut our teeth on Round the World itineraries like this and it’s as good today as it ever was. After relaxing on the beach in Dubai, the whole of South East Asia is your oyster, a region famous for beautiful beaches, ancient culture and fabulous food. Then it's on to Australia's legendary Pacific Coast before finishing with a bang in the USA.

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The wide open road, world class surf, outback, wildlife - is there anything this round the world fare doesn't do? With incredible cities, trans continental journeys and the wide open spaces of three continents to discover - this journey will leave you changed forever.

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Kick things off in Hong Kong, a city offering an intoxicating mix of East and West. From dragons to kiwis, your next stop is New Zealand, home to fjords, mountains and Maoris. Finish things off in style in Los Angeles, with the chance to explore Hollywood or just relax along the beautiful Californian coastline.

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A route for the born adventurer. This around the world trip has huge potential for exploration and improvisation. With forests, mountains, glaciers, beaches and iconic cities to choose from, the world really is your oyster!

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Plunge in at the deep end! The first part of this epic journey takes you through the sensory assault of the Indian subcontinent as well as the many marvels of South East Asia. Head from here to more serene surroundings in New Zealand, unwind on some of the world’s best beaches in the Cook Islands, before finishing up on the Californian coastline.

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Now this is travelling! Some truly historic and unique cultures await you on this trip from the palaces of princely India, to the Inca ruins of Peru. In between you can beach hop your way down through Thailand and Malaysia, go walkabout in Australia & New Zealand and wind your way across the whole of South America.

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This unforgettable Around the World has something for everyone; ancient kingdoms, spectacular natural beauty, quirky wildlife and thrilling cities.

With stops in some of the most iconic and glamorous cities in the world, as well as the chance for an unforgettable trans continental adventure in the USA, this is a trip you will never forget.

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Route: London - Beijing overland Shanghai - Sydney - Los Angeles - New York - London

Economy: from £1736Business: Please contact us for details.

Explore each destination on this route by clicking them on the map below ------ = Flight Route   ..... = Overland Route

What else can I do with this round the world ticket?*

If a drive up the California Coast appeals more than a grand transcontinental journey you could fly out of San Francisco rather than Chicago on this ticket or New York, Boston or Washington are all possible.

You can choose from a number of departure points from New Zealand and take your pick from Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney for your entry and departure points in Australia.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

Changing the route and stopovers from the example above will affect the price of your ticket and the taxes payable. Your Trailfinders travel consultant will advise you of the exact fare when you call.

If Africa doesn't grab you, you could fly into India before hopping around South East Asia instead.

There are numerous gateways in Australia and New Zealand and a range of Pacific gems on offer including Fiji, Tonga and French Polynesia.

Finish your journey in North America. You could start in California or even Canada and finish up in one of many exciting cities on the East coast.

This is a complex round the world ticket with the fare dependent on the number of flights and mileage flown so your best bet is to give us a call and we’ll talk you through the options.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

You've quite a choice of start points in Asia including Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines or Vietnam and a similarly wide choice of jumping off points to get you down to Australia. Some overland trails are reasonably well trodden with easy border crossings - some far harder. Talk to our Round the World team for some ideas and guidance.

You can add plus tax and there are also some great value domestic flights in Australia, from plus tax, to help you see more of this vast country. You'll only get these rates if you book them as part of your round the world ticket though so be sure to talk to us about them when we are putting the route together.

Once you are in the USA you can fly home from 25 different cities in USA and Canada so the only thing limiting you is your imagination. Exploring couldn't be easier either with our help - talk to us about car hire, motorhome holidays, rail journeys and small group adventures crossing the continent.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

There's a choice of over 25 gateway cities in the USA so you could start your journey pretty much anywhere in America. Exploring couldn't be easier either with our help - talk to us about car hire, motorhome holidays, rail journeys and small group adventures crossing the continent

You can add plus tax and there are also some great value domestic flights in Australia, from plus tax, to help you see more of this vast country. You'll only get these rates if you book them as part of your round the world ticket though so be sure to talk to us about them when we are putting the route together.

Johannesburg can be your jumping off point for some incredible adventures and this ticket gives you access to some great value discounted flights within Southern Africa; Victoria Falls, Namibia, Mozambique and even Mauritius are all possible.

If you've still got the energy you could also travel overland through Southern Africa and home from Nairobi.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

You could fly into LA and out of San Francisco or Vancouver with this ticket if you prefer and perhaps explore the beautiful coast on one of our fly drives.

You could add in the Cook Islands for a little bit more and Tahiti, Fiji and Hawaii are also possible too but they do crank the price up quite a bit.

If Hong Kong doesn’t appeal, a stopover in Japan is also possible for a wee bit more. You can also fly around the world in the other direction starting out in the USA if you prefer.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

If you've really got your exploring boots on you could fly to the east coast of the USA and make your own way over to Los Angeles; New York, Boston, Washington and Chicago are all possible.

You might want to hire a car and follow one of our incredible trans continental fly drives from coast to coast or hop on the train for an unforgettable rail journey.

You can choose from a number of departure points from New Zealand and take your pick from Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney for your entry and departure points in Australia.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

With a number of gateway cities in the Indian Subcontinent and South East Asia to pick from, you can tailor the route to suit your interests. For example, you could fly into Mumbai and out from Kolkata, then on to Thailand, Burma or Bali.

There are numerous gateways in Australia and New Zealand and a range of Pacific gems on offer including Fiji, Tonga and French Polynesia.

Finish your journey in North America. You could start in California or even Canada and finish up in one of many exciting cities on the East coast.

This is a complex round the world ticket with the fare dependent on the number of flights and mileage flown so your best bet is to give us a call and we’ll talk you through the options.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

If you fancy seeing some more of India you could fly into Delhi and out of Mumbai.

You can fly from a host of Australian cities into New Zealand and there are also some great value domestic flights in Australia from each to help you see more of this vast country. You'll only get these rates if you book them as part of your round the world ticket though so be sure to talk to us about them when we are putting the route together.

This incredible fare also gives you the option of flying home via the USA or the Caribbean if you prefer. This is a complex round the world with the fare based on the mileage flown and stopovers taken so your best bet is to give us a call and we’ll talk you through the options.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions. Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

If you are feeling really adventurous don't feel you have to fly to Australia from China. The journey down into Vietnam is incredible and from there its a hop skip and a jump to Thailand, Singapore or Malaysia for your onward flight!

You can add a return flight to New Zealand for just £50 plus tax** and there are also some great value domestic flights in Australia from each to help you see more of this vast country. You can only get these prices if you book them as part of our round the world ticket though so be sure to get them booked before you go.

Once you are in the USA you can fly home from 25 different cities in USA and Canada. You also have a huge choice of domestic flights within the USA & Canada, so you might want to travel part of it overland and stretch your legs in this amazing continent.

*Please note that the terms and conditions for Business Class tickets differ to the Economy versions as does the route

click to view Business Class Route on the map (Business Class route: - Bangkok - Hong Kong -Beijing overland to Shanghai - Sydney - Los Angeles - New York - ).
Please call our First & Business Class team to discuss your options in Business Class.

**Available for Economy Class ticket only.

Fiji is a great jumping off point for lesser explored corners of the Pacific. We can help you with some great value Business Class flights to the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga and Samoa. Just ask your Trailfinders travel consultant for details.

Depending on your time frame and preference, this ticket enables you to enter Australia in Brisbane, Sydney or even Melbourne for a shade more. If you fancy a trip to New Zealand, that's an option too. As you head back for home, you could make a stop in Bali or Singapore, and if Delhi doesn't pique your interest why not fly in and out of Mumbai, the perfect gateway for the beaches and backwaters of Southern India?

Trailfinders Around the World Team

Our dedicated team of travel consultants can guide your through all of the round the world tickets and find you the best value way to fulfil your around the world dreams.

For expert friendly advice on routings and how to make the most of your time while you are away – talk to Trailfinders, the travel experts.

Talk to our specialist Round the World Flights team

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