Classic Round the World

Up to 12 months

from £3,599

Trip Highlights

  • Tick a whopping 3 continents off the bucket list!
  • See the sights of Thailand, Oz, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA!
  • Immerse yourself in the Bangkok buzz
  • Party, swim and snorkel on Koh Phangan
  • See Sydney Harbour and Bondi Beach
  • Work in Oz with 12 months job support
  • Grab a bus pass and beat the tourist crowd in New Zealand
  • Go on a rainforest trek in Fiji!
  • Swim beneath a waterfall on Robinson Crusoe Island
  • Cruise in style in a limo in Hollywood
  • Be dazzled by the bright lights of Vegas

Trip Summary

Thailand – Australia – New Zealand – Fiji - USA

Want to travel the world? Go to Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA on this global gallivant. 3 continents and a group of mates to share it all with! Perfect for the adventurous traveller, this is a fully flexible route, so you’ll be able to add or remove destinations based on your own travel goals! Cool, customisable and classic – get everything you want from your round the world trip and cross dream destinations off your bucket list! You’ll visit temples in Thailand, party in Oz, laze on a Fiji beach and so much more! Grab a bus pass and beat the tourist pack in New Zealand and fly your star spangled banner high in the USA! Phew! This trip takes worldwide wanderlust to a whole new level...

Interested and want to find out more? Download more trip information and detailed itinerary HERE!

Trip Info

Below, you’ll find a suggested itinerary for your epic Round the World adventure! We want you to be able to travel with freedom and flexibility, so you can tailor make this completely! Contact us for more details and ideas on how to customise your own itinerary. Flights are not included in the package, however we have a fantastic team of flight experts who are on hand and ready to find you the perfect route at a brilliant price!

Thailand Experience - 29 days

Welcome to Thailand! You’ll arrive into Bangkok Airport on the first day of your trip, and check into your accommodation close to the iconic Khao San Road. There’s plenty on the agenda during our time in Thailand:

  • Visit Wat Pho and the Grand Palace
  • Bike through off the beaten track Bangkok
  • Participate in a rewarding conservation volunteer project
  • Head out on a tropical trek!
  • See the majestic waterfalls of Erawan National Park
  • Snorkel off the shores of Koh Tao!
  • Live it up at a Koh Phangan Moon Party
  • Head out on amazing island tour!

Paid Work in Australia - Up to 12 months

Let’s get stuck into your second month of travelling! It’s time for a week of fun and friends in Sydney! Your first week in Australia will be spent in this spectacular city, and we have so much in store for you!

  • Jet boat across Sydney Harbour
  • Take a dip at the legendary Bondi Beach
  • Walk alongside the mystical Blue Mountains
  • Grab a bite at Oz’s highest revolving restaurant!
  • Get sorted with everything you need to begin work in Oz

Over your second week in Oz you’ll have the opportunity to get stuck into paid work! You can work for up to 12 months, but this is fully customisable so you may want to spend less time working and more time travelling! We’ll give you all the support you need to start your job with confidence and you’ll have the Oz Jobs membership for a full 12 months! There are a range of jobs available, including jobs in bars and restaurants, office and admin roles and farm and construction work!

Our team will be on hand to help you with your CV, job applications and interviews, getting around Oz and settling into your new role. If you don’t want to get paid work in Oz at all then you can participate in the fun-filled week in Sydney and then head straight on to your next destination!

Kiwi Experience Bus Pass - Funky Chicken - Minimum journey time 21 days

Time to get moving with your amazing hop on, hop off bus pass! You’re the proud owner of a Funky Chicken Buss Pass – so get out and put it to good use! This leg of your trip is freedom, fun and flexibility personified, and your pass is valid for 12 months so take things at your own pace! You’ll head to local offices to ask any questions you may have about your forthcoming journey, and kick things off with an afternoon at the captivating Cathedral Cove! Get started wherever you like and head off to find the best of New Zealand! You’ll have a suggested itinerary and it’s totally up to you to tailor make your time on the Kiwi Experience – your pass to adventure!

  • Check out the underwater caves of Waitomo
  • Visit Tongariro National Park
  • See Mount Eden in Auckland
  • Meet adventurous backpackers in Taupo
  • Marvel at Milford Sound in Queenstown

Fiji Beaches - 10 days

Welcome to fabulous Fiji! We’ll check into our accommodation where you can grab some rest before the adventures begin! There’s plenty in store for you, including some free time to so you can head out and find out what you love about the island!

  • Explore Robinson Crusoe Island
  • Enjoy a rainforest trek on Viti Levu
  • Visit Suva to tour the Snake Cave and go bilibili rafting!
  • Find paradise on Beachcomber Island
  • The chance to swim with manta rays on Mantaray island!

USA Western Wonder - 7 days

Time to get star spangled! We’re heading to the unrivalled USA, where we’ll be embarking on some quintessentially American adventures and checking out what makes America so dynamic...

  • Explore dazzling Hollywood
  • Check out the Walk of Fame
  • See the impressive, incredible Grand Canyon
  • Opt to hit the casinos in Vegas!
  • Enjoy the natural wonder of Yosemite National Park
  • Walk San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

After our time in the USA we’ll wrap this epic round the world trip up – unless you want to add more destinations, of course! We’ll be on hand to help you make onward travel or return arrangements.

Accommodation & Meals

Accommodation for the duration of your itinerary is included as part of this trip. You’ll be staying in hotels, hostels or camping accommodation on a multi share basis. Your accommodation will be on a single sex basis, and please let us know if you are travelling with a friend or partner. Some meals are included as part of this trip, and where meals are not provided you’ll be able to try out some delicious local cuisine!

Eligibility & FAQ's

The minimum age for this trip is 18. Due to Working Holiday Visa regulations in Australia, the maximum age is 30. 

Do I Have To Follow This Itinerary Or Can Add Some Other Trips?

Absolutely! This is just an example itinerary, we can tailor make the perfect trip for you!

What Visas Will I Need For This Trip?

For Thailand, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA, you'll just need a standard tourist visa or equivalent. However for your time in Australia on Oz Intro Paid Work, you'll need an Australian Working Holiday Visa, we can assist you with this and add it to your booking for an additional cost, contact us for further details. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you have the relevant visas for your time away.

Are Flights Included?

No, we don't include flights in any of our packages. However we have a great in-house flights team who will be able to provide you with a quote for your travels. Click here for further details.

What's Included In The Classic Round The World?

This itinerary includes our Thailand Experience, Oz Intro Paid Work, Kiwi Experience - All of NZ - Funky Chicken Bus Pass, Fiji Beaches and the USA Western Wonder (LA to San Francisco) trips.

What Happens After The First Into Week On The Oz Intro Paid Work?

The local team in the Sydney office will give you loads of advice to help you find a job, information on how to rent a flat/house and will be there to assist you. Don't forget that ncluded in your package you'll receive 12 months Oz Jobs membership.

How Long Does The Classic Round The World Last?

Most people spend up to a maximum of 1 year on this trip as flight tickets are valid for up to 12 months. If you don't wish to spend a full year away, that's fine too!

When Can I Go?

We have start dates throughout the year, so you can choose the best time that suits you! Once you know when you would like to head off we can put together an itinerary plan for you using the trip start dates that fit your plans.

 

 

 

Whats Included

Thailand Experience

  • Airport pick up and transfer from BKK
  • Accommodation
  • All in country transfers
  • Bangkok boat tour
  • Bangkok bike tour
  • Guided Sangkhlaburi tour
  • Volunteer project equipment
  • Guided trek
  • Sangkhlaburi river rafting
  • Erawan National Park visit
  • Kanchanaburi temples visit
  • Thai cooking lesson
  • Koh Tao snorkelling trip
  • Island tour trip
  • Thai tour guide

Paid Work in Australia

  • Sydney airport transfer
  • Australian bank account set up, Tax File Number
  • Medicare Card and SIM card
  • 12 months ‘Oz Jobs’ Membership
  • Support and advice from local team
  • Surfing lesson
  • Sydney orientation
  • Sydney jet boating
  • Sydney Aquarium visit
  • Bondi Beach visit
  • Coogee Coastal walk
  • Blue Mountain walk
  • Pub & club crawl
  • Farewell dinner at revolving restaurant

New Zealand Experience - Funky Chicken Bus Pass

  • Hop-on Hop-off bus pass valid for 12 months
  • Extensive tour information provided by bus staff

Fiji Beaches

  • Local guides and drivers
  • Modern tour bus transport
  • Fiji Museum visit
  • Snake Cave tour
  • Suva city drive
  • Local school visit
  • Fijan village visit
  • Rainforest trek
  • Bilibili rafting opportunity
  • Sabeto Hot Springs visit

USA Western Wonder

  • Services of tour leader
  • Private minibus transportation
  • Camping fees
  • Entrance to National Parks
  • Las Vegas limo cruise
  • Sightseeing in Hollywood
  • Golden Gate Bridge walk
  • Grand Canyon experience
  • Take a dip in the Colorado River
  • See Route 66
  • 24 hour emergency support

What's Not Included

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Vaccinations
  • DBS
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal Expenses

Flights

Flights

This Round the World route will take you from Bangkok – Sydney – Auckland – Nadi – Los Angeles – San Francisco. Flights are not included as part of this trip, but we have a brilliant flights team on hand, dedicated to getting you the best deal of the day. Our team can help you to provide the perfect route, and if you’d like to customise your route they’ll be on hand to assist you. Please contact our flights team on 01892 277037 to begin planning our journey and get the best deal of the day!

Insurance                         

Please note that you must have adequate cover in place before your trip begins. Whether you’re travelling for two weeks or two years, insurance is an essential part of your adventure and will help you enjoy your travels, secure in the knowledge that you have the protection you need. Of course you are free to buy insurance from any provider, however at Real Gap Experience; we have travel insurance that has been specifically designed to meet the needs of global travel that’s far from run-of-the-mill. If you think you’re already covered by an existing policy, such as those provided by credit card providers, check the policy very carefully to ensure it covers you for your Real Gap Experience, specifically: For the duration you require and for the activities you’re planning on doing. If you would like some further information about our insurance options please speak to one of our travel advisors.

You must bring a copy of your travel insurance with you on your trip so that your trip leadesr can make a record of your insurance details and send them to our operations team. This will ensure that your policy details can be easily retrieved should you lose them.

Flights

This Round the World route will take you from Bangkok – Sydney – Auckland – Nadi – Los Angeles – San Francisco. Flights are not included as part of this trip, but we have a brilliant flights team on hand, dedicated to getting you the best deal of the day. Our team can help you to provide the perfect route, and if you’d like to customise your route they’ll be on hand to assist you. Please contact our flights team on 01892 277037 to begin planning our journey and get the best deal of the day!

Visas

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the relevant visas for your travels. For most destinations, your passport will need to be valid for at least 6 months following your stay in that country.

Thailand

British passport holders can enter Thailand for 30 days with no visa, if you plan to stay for longer the you will need to obtain a 60 day visa prior to departure. 

Australia

If you are a British passport holider, to work in Australia, you will need to obtain an Australian Working Holiday Visa. We can apply for this for you for an additional cost, please contact us for further information. To be eligible for this visa you must be aged 18-30 and hold a passport from one of the following countries: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Norway, Sweden, Israel, Indonesia, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, USA, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Malta, Taiwan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile.

New Zealand

If you are a citizen of Australia or the UK you can stay in New Zealand for up to six months without a visa. Citizens of the visa waiver agreement are also able to enter New Zealand without a visa. If you are not a citizen of one of these countries, you’ll have to apply for a visitor visa, which can be applied for online.

Fiji

If you are a British Passport holder and visiting Fiji for no more than 4 months, you will not require a visa. You will need to provide proof of return or onward travel and a visa for the country you will be travelling to once you have left Fiji. 

USA

British Passport holders can visit the USA for up to 90 days for tourism purposes under the US Visa Waiver Scheme. You'll need to apply online for travel authorisation, further details will be provided after booking. 

Please note: Please note visa requirements  and regulations are subject to change without prior notice. Please consult your nearest Embassy or High Commission for the destination to which you are travelling for the latest advice regarding entry requirements.

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