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Classic Round the World

Up to 12 months from £6,779

Worldwide wanderlust

Travel to 3 continents
See 5 countries
Make new friends

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the bustle of Bangkok, spend time at an elephant project, trek through the jungle, and party on paradise islands in Thailand
  • Learn to surf on Balinese beaches, visit emerald rice terraces and tour Gili T and Lombok in Bali, Indonesia
  • Try out different types of work and earn money to fund your travels around Australia for up to 12 months
  • Spend time snorkelling, paddleboarding and relaxing on the sun-drenched beaches of beautiful Fiji
  • Discover the magic of both North Island and South Island with a flexible travel pass in New Zealand
  • Experience the best of the west with a classic route from LA to San Francisco in the USA
  • Meet likeminded travellers and make some awesome new friends to enjoy the adventure with

Trip Summary

Thailand – Bali - Australia – New Zealand – Fiji - USA

Want to travel the world? Go to Thailand, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and the USA on this global gallivant. Journey through three continents and meet new groups of likeminded travel buddies to share the experience 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, beaches in Bali, party in Oz, travel the length and breadth of North and South Island in New Zealand, laze on Fiji beaches, trail-blaze through the USA, and get to see and do so much on the way. This trip takes worldwide wanderlust to a whole new level.

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Below, you’ll find a suggested itinerary for your epic Round the World adventure, but because we want you to be able to travel with as much freedom and flexibility as possible, you can tailor-make this package to suit your individual travel dreams! Contact us for more details and ideas on how to customise your own itinerary. Flights are not included in the package, but we have a fantastic flights on board to find you the perfect route at a brilliant price – give us a call for a quote.

Thai Experience (25 days)

Day 1: Arrive in Bangkok.

Meet one of our team at the airport and head to your city-centre hostel where you’ll meet your new travel buddies and enjoy a night out on Khao San Road!

Day 2: Bangkok to Chiang Mai.

Discover the highlights of Bangkok on a long-tail boat tour with stops at the most famous temples and an optional stop at the Grand Palace. Travel to Chiang Mai.

Day 3: Chiang Mai.

Explore the leafy city this morning before sizzling up a storm at a traditional Thai cooking class. Then get haggling at the famous Chiang Mai Night Market.

Day 4: Chiang Mai to the Elephant Project.

Travel to the ethical elephant camp. Make vitamin cakes for the elephants, feed them and bathe them in the river before sleeping in a hut by the herd.

Day 5: Hill Trek.

Get off the beaten track with a 2 day jungle hike. Take in spectacular views over rice fields, waterfalls and misty mountains before spending the night in a rustic retreat.

Day 6: Hill Trek & Chiang Mai.

Trek for a couple of hours this morning then drift down the river on a bamboo raft. Enjoy a delicious lunch and head back to Chiang Mai.

Day 7: Chiang Mai to Koh Phi Phi.

Morning flight to the south followed by a ferry to Phi Phi. Check into your hostel and head down to the white sand beach for a cocktail as the sun goes down.

Day 8: Koh Phi Phi.

Today is yours to spend as you please. Mellow out in a hammock, strap on a snorkel or get a relaxing massage on the sands.

Day 9: Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Trek to the top of one of the highest points on the island for commanding views. Later, enjoy the island’s cracking nightlife with your friends. 

Day 10: Phi Phi Boat Trip.

Board our boat for a snorkelling trip through the turquoise seas. Includes a stop at Monkey Island where you can make some furry friends!

Day 11: Phi Phi to Ao Nang.

Hop on the long-tail to Ao Nang. Treat your tum with a guided street-food crawl tonight – yum!

Day 12: Ao Nang & Bor Thor Mangrove Forests.

Paddle through the magical mangrove forests of Bor Thor today by kayak, with a stop in an ancient cave to see 3,000 year old paintings!

Day 13: Hong & Poda Island Boat Trip.

Head to the dazzling islands of Hong and Poda. Bronze yourself on deck, snorkel in the azure sea and wander through the island shallows.

Day 14: Ao Nang to Khao Sok.

Travel to Khao Sok National Park. Enjoy a long-tail boat tour and take in the sublime views, before making yourself at home in a ‘float-house’ on the lake.  

Day 15: Khao Sok to Koh Samui.

Take a sunrise boat safari before heading to Koh Samui for beach fun and a night out in the pumping Chaweng area.

Day 16: Koh Samui Beach Day.

You’re a free agent today. Relax on the beach or if you’re after something more energetic, book an excursion into the island’s jungled interior.

Day 17: Ang Thong Marine Park.

Explore beautiful Ang Thong by boat. Snorkel, swim and kayak in the warm water, with the most incredible backdrop of limestone islands.

Day 18: Koh Samui to Koh Phangan.

Transfer to Phangan by ferry. Check into your hostel in the lively Ban Taai area and head out to explore.

Day 19: Free time on Koh Phangan.

There’s so much to do with a free day on the island. Take a long-tail to the remotest beaches, join a yoga class, or go paddle-boarding round the bay.

Day 20: Free time on Koh Phangan.

More free time on Phangan. Enjoy the lovely beach further before a night out – it’s your last on the island so make it a good one!

Day 21: Koh Phangan to Koh Tao.

We’re off to dinky little Koh Tao today for more beach action and the opportunity to enjoy some world-class diving or snorkelling.

Day 22: Koh Tao Boat Trip.

Take your last boat trip of the tour, with stops at all the best snorkelling spots and some time on the immaculate island of Koh Nang Yuan.

Day 23: Free Time on Koh Tao.

Enjoy a final day on Tao’s sandy shores. Will you just work on your tan or have you got something more active planned?

Day 24: Koh Tao to Bangkok.

Goodbye Koh Tao! We’re making our way back to the capital today by ferry then bus. Have a final night going bonkers in Bangkok!

Day 25: Trip End. This chapter of your trip has come to a close. Head back to Bangkok airport.

Thailand to Bali

Fly from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) to Denpasar International Airport (DPS) to arrive in time for the first day of your Bali Beaches + Lombok programme.

Bali Beaches + Lombok (13 days)

Day 1: Canggu, Bali

You’ll be collected from the airport and taken to your accommodation in Canggu. Before sitting down to a welcome dinner and relaxing with a few drinks in the evening.

Day 2: Uluwatu Temple

Visit  the beautiful Uluwatu Temple that looks out over the sparkling Indian Ocean. Then we’ll hit the beach and enjoy a chilled-out surfing lesson with some local instructors. In the evening enjoy the famous Kuta nightlife.

Day 3: Tanah Lot Temple & Monkey Forest

Today you’ll visit Tanah Lot Temple, one of the most photographed temples in Bali. We’ll then visit the Monkey Forest and have lunch before exploring the colourful local markets of Ubud.

Day 4: Ubud Community and Tegenungan Waterfalls

This morning, you’ll visiting a local primary school, where you’ll spend time in class talking to some of the children and finding out about Balinese life Afterwards, visit the stunning natural Tegenungan Waterfall for a quick dip beneath the cascading water.

Day 5: Ubud Coffee Plantations and Rice Terraces

Take a trip to a nearby coffee plantation today to find out how the world’s most expensive coffee is made before rounding off the day with a walk through Ubud’s striking emerald rice terraces.

Day 6: Gili Trawangan

Head to the gorgeous Gili islands and get settled into our beachside hotel before exploring on a bicycle tour. In the evening, we’ll watch the sun setting over the sea and get geared up for tonight’s beach party.

Day 7: Island Hopping

Spend today island-hopping and visiting some of the best snorkelling sites in Indonesia and spot incredible marine life such as sea turtles.

Day 8: Chill Day

Have bit of chill out time today by the pool before taking part in a traditional Indonesian cooking lesson and get to enjoy the fruits of your labour afterwards when we sit down to our well-earned feast!

Day 9: Kuta Lombok

Journey on to Kuta Lombok, where we’ll meet a local Sasak tribe and learn about their traditional ways of life. Then we’ll head to our accommodation and enjoy some sunbathing on the perfect white sands of Kuta beach before an evening yoga class.

Day 10: Sun, Sea & Surf

Cruise from Mawun beach in the morning to Selong Belanak beach in time for lunch. In the afternoon we’ll take to the waves with our second surf lesson before heading to a lookout point to witness incredible views over Lombok by sunset.

Day 11: Lovina

Leaving Lombok today, we’ll board the boat back to Bali – heading to the north of the island this time. We’ll arrive at our accommodation in Lovina in time for a bit of rest and relaxation before heading out for dinner and drinks in the evening.

Day 12: Marine Life on Lovina

This morning sail alongside dolphins as they dive through the waves and have a closer look at the colourful marine life with a snorkelling session. Visit the hot springs in the afternoon before making our way to the impressive Gitgit falls for a dip in the cool waters.

Day 13: Farewell

Make the journey back to Kuta on our final day in Bali before saying our goodbyes.

Bali to Australia

Fly from Denpasar International Airport (DPS) to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) to arrive at any time on your Paid Work in Australia start date.

Paid Work in Australia (Up to 12 months)

Day 1: Arrive in Sydney

Meet the team and get settled in at the hostel.

Day 2: Orientation & jet boating

Go on a city orientation before heading to the harbour for a fun jet boating experience.

Day 3: Sydney Harbour

Get help and advice from our expert jobs team. Enjoy a private cruise around Sydney Harbour this afternoon.

Day 4: Bondi Beach

Visit Bondi Beach and go on a coastal walk to Coogee before tucking into an Aussie beach BBQ!

Day 5: Port Stephens

Head out of Sydney and up to Port Stephens and enjoy a surfing lesson on the way, in the evening enjoy a proper Aussie BBQ and chill out around a bonfire on the beach!

Day 6: Fun in the sun

Feed wild kangaroos, go sand boarding down some huge dunes, and sail beside dolphins.

Day 7: Setting up home

Back in Sydney, decide what you're doing about accommodation and get lots of help and advice from our team who will help you make your arrangements.

Day 8: Seminar

Enjoy an informative seminar on working in Oz, sign up to the jobs board, get all the information and advice you need and go for a farewell group meal at a Sydney’s highest revolving restaurant.

Day 9: Onwards and upwards

Head off on your travels, move on to your house share or other accommodation with a bunch of new friends.

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. You’ll receive 12 months of job support and assistance from our local team along with 12 month Oz Jobs membership; so you will be fully equipped with all the help and support you need to work and travel in Australia! If you're not looking to take on paid work in Oz, then you can participate in the fun-filled week in Sydney and then head straight on to your next destination.

Australia to New Zealand

Fly from Australia to Auckland Airport (AKL) to arrive the day before the first day of your itinerary.

New Zealand Travel Pass (up to 12 months)

If you don't have a year to spend in New Zealand, you can use your pass as a one-time journey, which can be done in 30 days, although if you have any flexibility, we'd recommend giving yourself at least 38 days. The following itinerary can be completed in 30 days.  The pass is valid for 12 months though.

The following itinerary can be completed in 30 days-

Auckland to Paihia

Travel to beautiful Paihia, stopping off at the ancient Parry Kauri Forest Park on the way.

Paihia to Cape Reinga

Make the journey to Cape Reinga and go sand surfing on the biggest sand dunes in New Zealand!

Paihai to Auckland

Enjoy some free time to explore Paihai or just to chill out. Head to Auckland this afternoon.

Auckland to Hahei

Take a trip to Hot Water Beach in beautiful Hahei and enjoy a classic Kiwi barbecue later on.


Free time in Hahei: Hire a mountain bike or kayak and explore your beautiful surroundings.

Hahei to Rotorua

Journey through rural Waitomo to Rotorua, famous for its geothermic activity and pungent sulphuric smells! 


A free day to explore Rotorua. Opt to relax in one of the city's many spas or visit the nearby Hobbiton Movie Set.

Rotorua to Lake Aniwhenua

Enjoy some free time in Rotorua this morning before boarding the bus to beautiful Lake Aniwhenua.

Lake Aniwhenua to Blue Duck Station

Help give out packed lunches to disadvantaged children before travelling to Blue Duck Station.

Blue Duck Station

Walk to Kaiwhakauka Waterfall and try out some optional activities at this beautiful country estate.

Blue Duck Station to Raetihi

Visit Tongariro National Park, a UNESCO Dual World Heritage Site, on the way to Raetihi.

Raetihi to Wellington

We'll make our way to New Zealand’s capital today via Ohakune, Taihape, and Bulls.

Wellington to Abel Tasman National Park

Sail across the Cook Strait from North Island to South Island, and head to Abel Tasman National Park.

Abel Tasman National Park

Explore the national park by foot or by air today or go on a boat excursion.

Abel Tasman National Park to Franz Josef

Take in the unusual views across Punakaiki's Pancake Rocks and blowholes on the way to Franz Josef.

Franz Josef

Make sure you visit the mighty Franz Josef Glacier today.

Franz Josef to Wanaka

Walk around Lake Matheson before travelling through the mountains to Wanaka.

Wanaka to Queenstown

Try some optional activities before making the journey to Queenstown.


Free time in Queenstown: Go canyoning, bungee jumping, or ziplining. 

Queenstown to Gunn’s Camp

Travel on the lakes through the stunning mountain and glacier scenery of fiordland to Gunn’s Camp.

Gunn’s Camp to Invercargill/Stewart Island

Take a walk through the beech forest to Viewing Gantry before making the journey to Invercargill.

Invercargill/Stewart Island to Queenstown

Go on an excursion to Waipapa Point, Curio Bay, and Porpoise Bay to see the local wildlife.

Queenstown to Aoraki/Mt Cook

Go on a 4WD Argo tour at Mt Cook and visit the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre.

Mt Cook to Rangitata

Visit the serene setting of Lake Tekapo and see the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd. 

Rangitata to Christchurch

Opt to go white water rafting and then discover exciting Christchurch.

Christchurch to Kaikoura

Discover beautiful Kaikoura in your own time today. Go whale watching or walk around the peninsula.

Kaikoura to Wellington

Board the ferry at Picton to cross the Cook Strait back to Wellington.

Wellington to Auckland

Leaving Wellington early this morning,we’ll make the trip back to Auckland and enjoy a night out.

Please note: this bus pass is open-dated. We will issue you with the pass, but you'll need to select your start date and book each sector of your travel around New Zealand. Dates may vary as bus timetables change at certain times of the year. Once your booking is confirmed you will be given full instructions on how to book your seats on the buses.

New Zealand to Fiji

Fly from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Nadi International Airport (NAN) to arrive in time for the first day of your itinerary.

Fiji Island Escape (8 days)

Day 1: Nadi

Chill out by the pool before meeting the rest of the crew at tonight's welcome dinner.

Day 2: Vatulele & Yanuca Islands

Explore nearby islands, Vatulele and Yanuca, enjoy a beach barbecue, and take part in a sunset yoga session.

Day 3: SUPing & Navola Falls

Do some stand up paddle boarding this morning before trekking through the jungle to Navola Falls.

Day 4: Yasawa Islands

Sail to the remote volcanic islands of Yasawa and enjoy some beach activities this afternoon.

Day 5: Limestone Caves & Local Village

Visit incredible natural limestone caves before visiting a local village to learn about the local culture.

Day 6: Waya Island

Experience some sunset tubing. Afterwards, lounge and watch some local crab racing.

Day 7: Weaving and Snorkelling

Test your weaving skills with some locals and then go for some snorkelling, before watching a traditional Meke show tonight.

Day 8: Farewell

It's time to part company and make your way over to the USA. You'll need to catch a boat back to Nadi, which the team will help you with.

Fiji to the USA

Fly from Nadi International Airport (NAN) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to arrive the day before the first day of your next trip.

USA Western Coast Experience (11 days)

Day 1: Los Angeles

Check out the celebrity cribs, Walk of Fame, Sunset Boulevard and Cali coast!

Day 2: San Diego

Make the journey to San Diego on the Surfliner train and settle in with a downtown tour of the Gaslamp Quarter, Balbao Park and Old Town.

Day 3: Phoenix

Head inland from San Diego to Phoeniz, Arizona. Have a delicious BBQ dinner before heading to the Tempe District.

Day 4-5: Grand Canyon (via Sedona)

Head to the Grand Canyon via Sedona on day 4. Check out the majesty of the Grand Canyon on day 5 and watch the sunset over the rim.

Day 6: Route 66 to Vegas

Get your kicks on Route 66 as we head to Vegas. Arrive in Sin City and take a tour of the Strip before partying all night long!

Day 7: Las Vegas

Explore as much of Vegas as possible today. Why not ride a gondola, cash in your casino chips or hang with Elvis? Get ready for the party bus tonight

Day 8: Bass Lake (via San Joaquin Valley)

Stop in Barstow for a famous In N Out Burger before arriving at tranquil Bass Lake. Chill on the chalet deck and dip in the jacuzzi.

Day 9: Yosemite National Park

Walk the trails and see El Capitan, Half Dome and Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park today. Head back to Bass Lake for the night.

Day 10: San Francisco

Back to city life as we head to hip San Francisco. Explore the steep streets, trams and Golden Gate Bridge.

Day 11: San Francisco

Trip ends this morning. Depart at any time.

Please note activities and itineraries are subject to change. 

The above itinerary is a suggested route for your epic Round the World adventure, but because we want you to be able to travel with as much freedom and flexibility as possible, you can tailor-make this package to suit your individual travel dreams! Simply pick and choose your favourite trips and destinations and we'll put them together to create your perfect itinerary! Contact us for more details and ideas on how to customise your own itinerary. Flights are not included in the package, but we have a fantastic flights team on board to find you the perfect route at a brilliant price – give us a call for a quote.


Thai Experience

  • 24 night’s accommodation
  • Some meals
  • WhatsApp buddy list before you travel
  • Airport transfer on arrival
  • Bangkok city boat tour
  • In-country transport (inc. internal flight)
  • Cookery class in Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Mai night market tour
  • Ethical elephant experience
  • Trekking in the northern foothills
  • Bamboo rafting
  • Koh Phi Phi viewpoint visit
  • Phi Phi boat trip with snorkelling and kayaking
  • Ao Nang street food crawl
  • Bor Thor mangrove forests kayak trip
  • Krabi boat trip including Hong and Poda islands
  • Drinking water on Krabi boat trip
  • Khao Sok long-tail boat trip
  • Ang Thong National Marine Park visit
  • Koh Tao Snorkel Boat Trip
  • 24-hour emergency support

Bali Beaches + Lombok

  • Airport transfer on arrival
  • Tour leader
  • 12 nights sccommodation
  • Visit to Tanah Lot temple
  • Visit to Uluwatu temple
  • Tegenungan Waterfall visit
  • Trip to Monkey Forest
  • Trip to local markets
  • Local primary school visit
  • Coffee plantation trip
  • Volcano visit
  • Trip to rice terraces
  • Gili Islands boat trip
  • Bike ride
  • Beach party
  • Snorkelling
  • Sasak tribe visit
  • Yoga class
  • Surf lesson
  • Dolphin watching
  • Banjar hot springs
  • Cooking class
  • Gitgit Waterfall visit

Paid Work in Australia

  • Personal meet and greet at Sydney Airport with transfer on arrival
  • 8 nights’ accommodation
  • Welcome meeting
  • The support of a friendly and helpful group leader
  • Full orientation session
  • Help and advice for preparing to live and work in Australia from our personal work and travel experts
  • Assistance from our expert jobs team to perfect your CV and line up interviews for you
  • Australian bank account set up, tax file number, Medicare card, and SIM card
  • 12 months' online Oz Jobs access
  • 12 months' job support and advice from local team
  • Free Wi-fi
  • BBQ on days 3 and 5, and lunch on day 6
  • Full city orientation in Sydney
  • Jet boating in Sydney Harbour
  • Private Sydney Harbour cruise
  • Transfers between all site visits included in the itinerary
  • Bondi Beach to Coogee coastal walk and snorkelling
  • Surfing lesson near Port Stephens
  • Sand boarding at Port Stephens
  • Dolphin boat trip at Port Stephens
  • Farewell dinner at revolving restaurant in Sydney
  • Help with onward travel

New Zealand Travel Pass

  • Modern bus with guide/driver
  • 12-month flexible hop-on-hop-off bus pass
  • On-board Wi-fi
  • Accommodation reservations
  • Bay of Islands visit
  • Parry Kauri Forest visit
  • Hot Water Beach relaxation
  • Dune surfing
  • Visit to Hahei
  • Huka Falls trip
  • Tongariro National Park excursion
  • Country farm experience
  • Abel Tasman National Park visit
  • Punakaiki pancake rocks
  • Franz Josef Glacier stop
  • Viewing Gantry walk in Fiordland

Fiji Island Escape

  • Airport transfer on arrival
  • 7 night's accommodation
  • All excursion transport
  • Private guide and driver
  • Beach BBQ
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Yoga sunset
  • Stand up paddleboarding
  • Bush trekking/waterfall visit
  • Bonfire and kava
  • Cave exploring
  • Local village visit
  • Cultural dance show
  • Beach party

USA West Coast Experience

  • 10 nights’ accommodation
  • 6 breakfasts & 4 dinners
  • Group leader
  • All on-trip transport
  • LA tour
  • Surfliner train
  • San Diego tour
  • BBQ dinner (Phoenix)
  • Grand Canyon hike
  • Vegas night-time tour
  • Yosemite entrance fee
  • Yosemite hike
  • San Fran walking tour


  • 24/7 emergency support

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals
  • Optional activities
  • Additional accommodation in between trips (we can help you arrange this if needed)


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 a combination of single sex and mixed sex. 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!

There may be some independent travel days between each tour in your itinerary. We can assist you in arranging accommodation for those nights at extra cost. Please speak to a travel advisor for more details.

Please note: On the Fiji Island Escape, there is a compulsory daily meal package at the Yasaway and Waya island resorts. This is not included in the trip cost. The meal plan on the Yasaway Islands costs FJD129 per day and on Waya Island the daily meal plan costs FJD129 per day. These local payments cover breakfasts, lunches and dinners at the resorts.


This Round the World route will take you from Bangkok – Denpasar – 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.

To arrange your flights, contact our fantastic flights team on 01892 277037 or email them at [email protected] They will be able to search for the best flight offers to your chosen destinations, so you can plan and organise your trip in one place. Just make sure you give them your full name, as stated in your passport, along with your chosen departure dates, return dates, and any other details you want to include.


The minimum age for this trip is 18 years. To be eligible for an Australian Working Holiday Visa, you must be aged between 18-30 years.


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.


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

Bali, Indonesia

Nationals of the EU don't require a visa to enter Bali, as long as you hold a valid passport (and a valid return ticket), you will be able to stay in Bali as a tourist for a period of up to 30 days. You should also ensure that your passport will still be in date for six months after your return.


All visitors to Australia (except New Zealand residents) will require a visa or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) to enter: these must be obtained before departing. If you're planning on taking paid work whilst in Australia you'll need a Working Holiday Visa. Both types of visa can be applied for online.

New Zealand

British passport holders can currently enter New Zealand staying as a visitor for up to six months. 

Visitors who are transitting through or entering New Zealand as tourists will need to hold an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) before travelling to New Zealand. Tourists will also need to pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) alongside the ETA. People entering New Zealand on a Working Holiday Visa do not require an ETA.


British passport holders can enter Fiji for up tofour months without a visa. You might need to provide proof of return or onward travel.


British Nationals visiting the USA will be able to travel (for tourism purposes) under the US Visa Waiver Programme for up to 90 days. If you intend to stay for longer than this, plan to work, have ever been arrested or hold any criminal convictions, you will need to apply for a visa. American immigration procedures can be a little confusing, so for full and further details please either call us, or contact the US Embassy.

All visa, passport and entry requirements are subject to change. Please ensure you check the most up to date requirements with the embassies before your trip.

What Visas Will I Need For This Trip?

For Thailand, Indonesia, 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.

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!

Do I Have To Do This Trip In The Order Listed?

No, it's completely up to you how you do this trip– you could do it in reverse, mix up the order, add other trips, or take out trips you're not as interested in. Our Round the World trips are fully customisable so can pick and choose your favourite trips and destinations and we’ll put them together to create your dream trip!

Do I Have To Do All Of The Stops And Activities On The Travel Pass Routes?

Not if you don’t want to! These trips are all about flexibility, so if there’s anywhere you don’t really fancy going to or an activity you’d rather skip, that’s fine – just book onto the bits you do want to do.

What's The Average Age Range Of People On These Trips?

It's difficult to put an average age on so many different trips and you're likely to meet travellers of all ages. You might have a mix of people your own age or some much older or younger than you. Generally, you'll find a huge age range of people on bus passes and flexible hop-on hop-off trips, but travellers between the ages of 18-30 on the other trips.

I'm Planning To Travel On My Own, Will I Be Okay?

Of course! Most of our travellers go on our trips alone, so you’ll meet plenty of others in the same situation, and likely be firm friends by the end of your first day. In most instances, you'll have an experienced tour guide with you, and you'll always have our 24-hour emergency support if you need any assistance during your travels.

What Happens After The First Week On The Paid Work In Australia Part Of The Trip?

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 included in your package you'll receive 12 months' Oz Jobs membership.

How Long Will I Be Away For On This Trip?

Most people spend up to a year on this trip as flight tickets are valid for up to 12 months. Although if you don't want to spend a full year away, that's fine – you can do the entire trip in around three to four months.

When Can I Go?

We have start dates throughout the year, so you can choose the 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. Please note that the USA portion of your trip does not run over winter.


Due to Covid-19, many of our partners and suppliers across the globe are putting in place new procedures and policies regarding health and safety in response to the outbreak. These new measures will adapt and change as the state of travel evolves, and the policies and procedures will vary depending on each trip. Some changes that you may experience on our trips are:

Updated safety & hygiene procedures
Health and safety measures will be adapted by our partners and suppliers, dependent on local laws and restrictions.

Different transport & accommodation
You may find yourself on transport or in accommodation that would not typically be used, such as hostels that are more secluded, or on more private transport. This may vary by trip, or even by individual departure dates.

Arrival meetings
Most trips include a meeting on arrival with the guide or local team to discuss the trip, and this is an opportunity for you to ask any questions. You should arrive in time to attend these briefings.

Emergency support 24/7
We have a UK based 24/7 emergency phone line if you have a genuine urgent matter that you need attending.

Knowledgeable & Trained Staff
We can help answer any questions or concerns you may have before you depart. Whilst travelling the guide or local team on our trips are there to help, and to ensure the smooth running of our trips.

Medical care
Should you require medical assistance whilst travelling, the local team or guide will be able to help you get to a point of care. Medical facilities and standards can vary across the glove, so you should ensure you have adequate travel insurance in place.

Varying group sizes
To begin with, many trips will run with amended group sizes, so you may find smaller groups than would be typical. This may vary by trip, or even by individual departure dates.

Whilst there may be changes on our trips, it is vital that you make travelling safer for yourself, your travel companions, the local staff and guides, and the people of the country you are visiting. You should follow all local laws and restrictions, and follow the guidance of the local team. In addition, you can help make travel safer by bringing and using your own face coverings/masks and hand sanitiser, social distance where appropriate, wash your hands frequently, and cover your face when coughing or sneezing.


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