Round the World Experts

Want to pack more into your next holiday? A round-the-world airfare allows you to visit multiple destinations on one low airfare, making that dream getaway last even longer. Whether you want to explore the beautiful cities of Europe or journey right around the world, our multi-stop airfares are just the ticket.

With a wide range of airfares crossing several time zones and borders, round-the-world flights could literally take you around the globe and back. There’s no shortage of places to explore and these round-the-world airfares make visiting multiple destinations an incredibly affordable option.

What is a round-the-world airfare?

Essentially, a round-the-world (RTW) fare is anything from two to 16 stops on the one itinerary and travelling around the globe in the one direction. There are three different types of round-the-world itineraries, each with their own perks.

Traditional Alliance round-the-world airfare

The first type of RTW itinerary is the traditional alliance RTW airfare. This product is offered by each major airline alliance, such as oneworld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance. Generally these fares are limited by either mileage (Star Alliance, SkyTeam and oneworld) or continents (oneworld) and permit up to 16 flights with the affiliated airlines within the mileage limitation or geographic restriction.
These traditional fares do represent excellent value when used to their fullest, using the maximum number of flights and stopovers. They also provide excellent flexibility for changes and cancellations, with the ability to re-route the journey after it’s commenced with minimal charges. 

Mini round-the-world airfare

These are the most common RTW itineraries and are promoted as 3-, 4-, or 5-stop round-the-world airfares. Originally pioneered by airlines to connect the dots between serviced destinations, these RTW fares have evolved into a variety of products, using different airline alliances and even low-cost carriers.
These airfares are from Australia to Europe and permit you to travel via North or South America in either direction. These complex fares are generally only available via a travel consultant who is able to navigate the complex rules and deliver the best airfare for you. Mini RTW fares are not restricted to mileage or a particular geographic region, and instead use a designated flight routing.

Constructional round-the-world airfare

The third type of RTW airfare is the constructional RTW itinerary made for you by a travel consultant. These itineraries are built using a combination of two or more airfares to ‘construct’ or build your journey. This style of RTW airfare may involve a selection of one-way fares from each city in the itinerary to obtain the total price, or start with a mini RTW itinerary, adding one-way fares to connect the dots between points.

Popular round-the-world routes

Be inspired by our top round-the-world routes to kickstart your multi-stop journey around the globe. Flight Centre has negotiated exclusive special rates with our preferred airline partners to ensure we have the best fare to suit every traveller’s requirements. We can also create a custom RTW itinerary just for you. Call us on 1300 550 416 to chat to a round-the-world expert and get started! 


How Flight Centre Round-the-World Experts can assist you

Be inspired

Where do you want to go? Read our tips to create your ideal round-the-world itinerary with multiple stops. 

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Let us make the complex simple. Our round-the-world experts have the know-how to help with multi-stop itineraries. 

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Let us make the complex simple

Not sure of the ins and outs of multi-stop airfares and where you can and can’t go? Our round-the-world experts have the industry know-how when it comes to crafting the ideal multi-stop itinerary that will tick off your travel wish list and save you time and money. Let our experts sort the sectors and complex routing involved with round-the-world airfares so you can get on with planning your amazing bucket list trip.

Why book your round-the-world airfare with Flight Centre

Our expert tips for round-the-world airfares

  • Plan your itinerary first – look at a world map to plot the specific destinations you would like to visit.
  • Book your tickets well in advance to get the best possible deals. Chat to our round-the-world experts to start planning your dream trip.
  • Being flexible with your dates and destinations can help your travel expert save you even more on your round-the-world airfare by flying in low season or to alternative hubs in Europe or the USA

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Here is a small sample of our available fares. Call and tailor your around-the-world airfare today.

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