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You’ve planned your multi-stop trip, formulated your budget, purchased your tickets and packed your bags and now you’re just about ready to set off on a big adventure. Congratulations and bon voyage!
Need some final travel tips for the road? Read on for our best advice on managing your flights, making changes to your itinerary, accessing money from different destinations, and more.
A few tips on how to deal with airline agents, on the phone or in person to make a change to your itinerary and why going directly to the carrier is your best bet.
One of the biggest hazards of booking a multi-stop complex itinerary for air travel on your own is breaking the minimum connection time. Here’s an explanation of what MCT is, and how AirTreks can help you follow the rules so you won’t miss your flight.
An introduction to passports and visas, documents you’ll need for your RTW trip, and how and when to apply.
If you have more than a few hours between connecting flights, here are our top 7 suggestions for putting that long layover to good use.
E-tickets vs. paper tickets – a quick and easy guide to what they are and how they’re used
Reconfirming flights isn’t required by airlines anymore, but it’s still a good idea. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how and why to reconfirm your upcoming flight.
Details on restrictions, excess baggage, size limits, fees and what to do when your bags are lost or delayed.
How to exchange money abroad without getting burned. Tips on ATMs, currency exchange, and more.
Tips on how to easily access your money on the road and pay for your travel expenses with cash, credit, debit, and even traveler’s checks in a pinch.
The what, why and how much to haggle. A few tips on making the most of time spent bartering, and why you should do it at all.
Shopping on an around-the-world or multi-stop trip is a great way to pick up necessities on the road and souvenirs for after you return home. Here are a few tips on what to buy (and what to avoid).
Tips on how to stay healthy on your around-the-world trip, and what to do if you get sick on the road.
Jenn Miller explains how Brexit is changing things when it comes to travel in Europe (slowly, democratically) and why some changes may even be good for your around the world trip (a stop in the UK may fit into your budget after all).