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82 The List 25 February 10 March I994
Round the world (RTW) tickets are getting cheaper as the airlines compete in a cut—throat battle for passengers. Rather than ﬂying with empty seats, they fill them with budget
travellers, even if a few of
them could do with a shower. They represent amazing value; often an RTW ticket will cost little more than a return to a single destination on the route. We give examples
' of typical prices and _ destinations provided by . some specialists on this
type of travel. All routes start from and return to
I London. Prices may vary
at different times of the year
I Bridge the World I -3 l~'erdinand Street. London. 07I ‘)ll 0900. Basic RTW ticket starts at £698 whiclt goes Bangkok Bali-- Australia-New 7.ealand»-l.os Angeles-—-
' V PASSPORT PROFILE
flame Stan Ferguson
Length of trip A year
‘I bought a single flight to Airstralia and I had a ticket on to south east Asia but I cashed those in as soon as I got to Sydney because I had decided to travel
overland. I took about £l500 with me i but I worked in a bakery in Sydney for
five months to save more money.
It‘s easy to lind accommodation because of all the backpackers‘ hostels. and you meet a lot of people there too. I bumped into some university friends and ended up sharing a flat with them. liventually I got fed tip with Australia because it's like being in Britain except that it‘s sunny < full of English people on the piss!
I travelled through Indonesia which was the best part of the trip. because I was staying in tiny villages which were
; overland to New York. A special I combined flight and overland deal which
5 includes the Trans-Siberian Express costs
£12.99 and goes St Petersburg--Moscow—
f overland to Beijing—overland to Kitti-
7 ming—Bangkok—overland to Singapore—
! .I(lkill‘III-BZIIi-S}'(Illcy-r\llckIilIId—I'Iil- Tahiti—Los Angeles—overland to New
I Campus Travel I 1 George Square.
‘ Glasgow and The Hub at Glasgow
University. Hillhead Street. 041 221 8808
(both offices): 53 Forrest Road.
; Edinburgh. ()31 668 3303. RTW tickets
start from £784 which goes Toronto- San Francisco—lIonoltIIu-'l‘okyo--Bangkok—Vi enna. From £940 you can go Singapore— Jakarta—Sydney—Auck|and I’apetee--l.os
Contemplating South-east Asia/courtesy of STA Travel
is organising a student travel fair in
a London on Friday 4 March. Details on 071 730 3402.)
Angeles~overland to New York. ((‘ampus
a bit off the well-worn path. But even then you nearly always see a white
face. It‘s quieter than Thailand but it‘s
becoming more like it with massive all- night parties and people getting wasted on the beaches.
I did go to Thailand -— Bangkok is the mad place you expect — but I also went trekking in the north. Then I flew to Ilong Kong before heading to Beijing because I wanted to travel back to Europe on the Trans-Siberian Express which was a good laugh.
Hame Donna Malone
. Age 26
Length OI Ifip Two years
f ‘I bought a round the world ticket but
stayed away much longer than I
' expected so I cashed in the last part
i when I reached Australia. I left Britain with only £300 and went to New York
? where I worked as a waitress. When I'd
: I STA Travel Strathclyde University
Students Association. ()0 John Street. Glasgow. 041 552 8808. Prices currently start from £750 for Los Angeles-Tahiti— Cook Islands—Australia— Bangkok—Delhi- Katlmiandu or for around £1000 you can include South America by going Delhi— Bangkok—Sydney— Auckland-Buenos Aires.
I Trailfinders 256 Sauchiehall Street. 041 353 2224. A basic RTW tickets starts at 1.7 15 for New York--I.os Angeles~ Sydney—Singapore. Another current deal. which unusually includes Africa. costs £977; it goes Johannesburg .»\ustralia- .>\uckland—I‘i_ji—-l.os Angeles.
saved enough I went travelling round
the States, but I got a lot of my money
stolen in Mexico so I had to get another V job in San Francisco.
I set out with a friend but we split up
: after four months when we started
i arguing about what to do next. I
3 preferred travelling on my own but I
‘ was never lonely and I didn't have any
problems as a single woman. I went to Hawaii. which was disappointing. and then on to Sydney. where I worked for
‘ several months.
v PASSPORT morn:
i on some out-of-the-way places that 3 were worth visiting from other travellers. Sumatra was the most
I travelled on the well-wont route through south east Asia but picked up
‘ memorable country I visited because
there were hardly any tourists. My advice to other travellers is not to plan your trip in great detail because when you get there you'll ﬁnd there are so many other things you want to do.‘