When planning a big trip, it is worth getting the boring stuff – flights, insurance, visas, money, jabs – out of the way early

Round-the-world tickets are usually sold through travel agents such as STA (it’s not necessary to be a student but there are deals for under-31s), Travelnation, Flightcentre or roundtheworldflights.com. They are usually limited to12-month trips, and budget airlines tend not be included. STA has several all-inclusive RTW packages – from £849 to £2,699. The Bula Loop (from £1,139) comprises five flights, taking in south-east Asia, Australia, Fiji and the US, with sections of overland travel. Those who don’t want to be restricted to a fixed route can tailor a multi-stop itinerary through a travel agent. RTW tickets from major airline alliances (Star Alliance, oneworld and SkyTeam are major players) restrict travellers to certain airlinesandtend to require travel in one direction.

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