Finally, the end of this series! I’ve been travelling a lot lately so thanks for waiting!
So now convinced to go around the world and knowing where I want to go, how do I now book my flights?
My experience has provided me many options. There’s a story behind each one, which if you don’t mind I’d like to share to see if this option is for you. This is Part 4.
You can find Part 1 here, which focuses on buying a Round the World ticket via SkyTeam in the Philippines (spoiler alert: not recommended) Part 2 here, which is buying a Round the World ticket via Star Alliance (spoiler alert: great, but expensive) .
Airtreks in Part 3 was quite a good option and I almost ended there. Great service, easy to use site, and cost is pretty good. So what was missing?
Well, I wanted more control in my itinerary. Although Airtrek was good in picking the cities, to pick the actual flights you had to get the Airtreks guy on the phone (they’ll call you from the US) in order to work it out.
Can’t I do that by myself?
Wouldn’t you want to have control on choosing your actual departure and arrival times, to know what you airline options are, to know the cost impact of changing flights times and/or airlines? I’d love that, and Airtreks wasn’t able to supply that.
ATTEMPT #4 – Indie by BootsNAll
Enter BootsNAll.com (read as “boots and all”). Bootsnall was a great resource for my round the world travel. Lots of great tips… and imagine my delight when I saw they had the BEST tool that had everything I wanted in creating your itinerary!!
The tool is here: http://indie.bootsnall.com