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User currently offlineLuxair From Suriname, joined Jan 2001, 848 posts, RR: 2
Posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1648 times:

Hi,

I'm planning for september this year a round the world trip in BC. Can somebody
gives us some advice on how to get the best fares, best companie ect.,.
Here is the trip what we would like to do: Amsterdam - Hongkong - Papeete - Los Angeles - Amsterdam. Please give me some good suggestions/ideas  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Thanks in advance

Greetings


Marvin Lee Cooper
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User currently offlineTR From UK - England, joined May 2001, 953 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1608 times:

Try Star Alliance and OneWorld. I know that Star Alliance used to have several pre-arranged around the world packages to choose from.

Regards
Thomas


User currently offlineBen88 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1093 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1585 times:

A guy in the trip reports forum wrote a great review of his RTW trip in C class.

User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 24999 posts, RR: 85
Reply 3, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1562 times:
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Last year I got a FIRST Class "Circle Pacific" fare from Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines - LAX/AKL/SYD/SIN/LAX - that was cheaper than the BUSINESS Class fare would have been LAX/AKL/LAX.

Since they (between them) fly to all the places you want to go, I suggest you try them. The only problem might be LAX/AMS - you may have to fly through London and get an add-on fare (pretty cheap) from London to AMS.

I did not find this on the Internet, I got it through a travel agent. But Round The World tickets are often much cheaper than simple round trips.

Hope this helps.

Cheers

mariner



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User currently offlineManni From South Korea, joined Nov 2001, 4221 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1524 times:

SQ advertises on their website with a RTW ticket on SQ and ANZ. Prices are relatively good in C class, around 4000 EURO. Go to the regional website for The Netherlands.


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User currently offlineCeilidh From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1520 times:

When I was in South Africa, three times a year I'd visit clients and suppliers in Europe, the States and Asia. The pairing I used was BA/SQ.

The such trip I took was in 1998, and was routed:

JNB-CPT-LHR-MAN-FRA-LGW-EDI-LHR-JFK-SIN-SUB-SIN-BKK-SIN-MRU-JNB

The LHR-JFK sector was on Concorde; the rest was in First (or if F not available, C).

Cost, including the Concorde add-on, was US$5,000.


User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1510 times:

http://www.singaporeair.com/saa/app/saa?hidHeaderAction=onHeaderMenuClick&hidTopicArea=UKRoundtheWorld

found this on Singapore Airlines, for the UK. I assume it DOES NOT include accomadation? If it does, i'm sold!

Regards

Dan


User currently offlineCeilidh From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1502 times:

Dan - your assumption is correct. Strictly flights only (though SQ makes very cheap accommodation offers in SIN).

User currently offlineTullamarine From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1511 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1481 times:

I did a J Class Round the World with UA and SQ which was excellent. The fares were (are still are) about AUD6500 compared with a return J Class flight to east coast USA of AUD8800.

Check sites such as travel.com, orbitz, travel.com.au or the equivalent in your country to source the best fare and airline combinations.



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User currently offlineLuxair From Suriname, joined Jan 2001, 848 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1436 times:

Hi,

Thanks to all of you for your help and your replies. I will check out all the links.

Best regards




Marvin Lee Cooper
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