TonyBurr From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 1056 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2658 times:
I have done several round the world trips on Star Alliance starting in the USA. First Class is around US$7,700.00, Business Class is around US$6,600.00. My next round the world will start in Canada on Star Alliance in Business for US$5,000.00. Makes a difference where you start.
On Star Alliance I have taken: UA, LH, BD, SQ, Ansett and they have been good.
If you are in london go to TrailFinders in Kennsington and their RTW fares are really good.
IMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6387 posts, RR: 32
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2597 times:
I Flew TUS-DFW-JFK-FCO-DXB-DEL-SIN-NRT-HNL-LAX-TUS several years ago. The only cost was 73 days on the road and the dope slap to my boss when I got home (actually that was a benefit). I didn't even get a chance to see any sights in that two and a half months except hangars, buses and hotel rooms. I earn somewhere around 1/3 what I did then but I come home every night and know where I am when I wake up.
Forget the quicky RTW trip. Go when you can spend time with the people and sights along the way. You'll have much better memories. Of course if you are a masochist, you could become a maintenance troubleshooter for a large airline.
I am glad I was around to fly before de-regulation.