What is Round the World (RTW)

Round the world ticket

A Round the World Ticket is exactly what it sounds like it is, a single ticket that enables you to travel all around the globe. It’s quite convenient as you can book your entire trip in one go and then simply enjoy the experience without constantly looking at airfares and destinations. However, it is considered a complex airfare and takes time to plan as it involves multiple destinations, datesairfares and, even time zones.

Essentially, around the world trip comprises multiple airfares to different destinations that are compiled into a single unified ticket. If you’re looking to cover as much of the globe as possible, this can also prove to be a more economical option.

As round the world ticket facilitates for stopovers at multiple destinations for any desired time period, it enables one to travel and explore based on individual whims and fancies. It is definitely very liberating and is surely a once in a lifetime experience. However, Round the World(RTW) tickets do come with certain conditions. Not to dissuade or disappoint you, but here’s what you should know:

  • The place of origin and end of the trip must be in the same country
  • The itinerary involves crossing of the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean

While an RTW trip lasts for around 6 months – 12 months, it is possible to customize it to last anywhere from 4 to 24 months. And, the number of stopovers can range from 5 to 25. Our agents will also be able to give you more insight, should you be interested in planning your own round the world trip.