Travel Tips & Trip Ideas Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Travel Tips & Trip Ideas activity »
  1. 1 7-10 day trip ideas with kid/teen
  2. 2 suggestions about noise cancelling earphone
  3. 3 Trip Report Carryon travel to Rome- One gal's packing list in the Spring
  4. 4 Early trip planning
  5. 5 Something different for family of 6
  6. 6 10 Days in Greece @ End of June
  7. 7 Amtrak's AutoTrain - yes or no?
  8. 8 Best site for last minute travel packages?
  9. 9 What is the most important stuff when you are travelling?
  10. 10 Europe or Asia??? Best Honeymoon destination in February
  11. 11 Help for my wife's 40th with her best friends
  12. 12 Where oh where are we going to go?
  13. 13 Late December, early January travel
  14. 14 Why Do People Bother With Tripadvisor?
  15. 15 Is it necessary to learn native language of the country, where travelling?
  16. 16 Nice, France
  17. 17 Finding deals based on departure location
  18. 18 Travel Tips in the Philippines
  19. 19 St croix or Cancun HELP!
  20. 20 Turkey - Best Route and Mode of Travel
  21. 21 First time travel to Italy
  22. 22 Why Do A Cycling Tour?: A review of various tour companies and general tips
  23. 23 Around the World - 28 Days!
  24. 24 THe case for linen
  25. 25 Wildlife photography courses
View next 25 » Back to the top

RTW Trip with family

Jump to last reply

Hello travel experts, I am looking for some advice please. I will be taking my wife and two children (age 10 and 12 at the time), on a RTW trip starting in late January 2015. I have a rough itinerary so far but I am looking for advice on special locations I might have missed and methods of travel and/or places we should stay. I have no idea yet about how to travel across the Europe.....rail pass, car, tickets as needed??? Here is our current plan running from Late January until the end of July. Detroit to Costa Rica (2 weeks) to Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, Bali, Philippeans, Japan, Korean, (Thailand and Vietnam??), Sri Lanka, Turkey, (then across the Mediterranean to Portugal), then inland through western Europe to Austria, North to Denmark and then finishing in the UK.
Like all families doing this we are on a budget - I am most worried about Europe for cost. Should I try and rent a home in a smaller town and take trains to cities for day trips or stay in city hotels. Also how to I travel across the Mediterranean? Do I take ferries using a Europass or is there a better way? Our main purpose for the trip but we also as Canadians we want our children to see how many people in the rest of the world live. We are planning on doing some missions/building/teaching in Costa Rica and somewhere in South-East Asia. Less than two years left to plan so.....ideas?

3 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.