How Much Does it Really Cost to Travel the World? | Budget RTW Trip Guide

  • Опубликовано: 23 июл 2017
  • How much does it really cost to travel around the world for one year? In this video Alex and Marko the Vagabrothers give you the tools you need to budget for a one year trip around the world.
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Комментарии • 663

  • alexander Wolfe
    alexander Wolfe 9 часов назад

    my parents took a 10-month trip for a little over $9,000 but that was in the 90's

  • Sabrina Scott
    Sabrina Scott 5 дней назад

    I know you guys are traveling single or with adults, but do you have any tips for a single person traveling with a young child. Are there hostels that allow children? Ways to get cheaper tickets when buying for two? Activities in these countries that’s work for mother and daughter, etc??
    Thank you!
    You guys are awesome and inspiring!!

  • Pineapple
    Pineapple 6 дней назад

    I love the comedy in this lol

  • Thomas 27
    Thomas 27 6 дней назад

    Just a tip for London:
    DON'T stay in London, stay OUTSIDE THE CITY, you can get an *Oyster Card* which will give you discounts on train fairs and you can easily get up to London in 20 mins or so, but do a *lil bit of research* .

  • Emma Watson
    Emma Watson 7 дней назад

    Toll free no.+1 844-227-7517!!! flying from USA to worldwide in more then expect discounts hahahaha...!

  • DaMon Mayers
    DaMon Mayers 7 дней назад


  • Haris Shah
    Haris Shah 8 дней назад

    My calculation is very less then that, as i just came back to home from Thailand and my compete one month travel costs me 12,00 US $. Now I am planing for full year travel Complete Asia in 6000 $.

  • Weirdogirl 127
    Weirdogirl 127 9 дней назад

    I live with my parents and I’ve never been outside the US. I’d love to travel, but no one to go with, plus, I don’t have a lot of money. What would you suggest?

  • ViktorKrum93
    ViktorKrum93 9 дней назад


  • Philippa Gunn
    Philippa Gunn 11 дней назад

    I travelled around the world for four years. I used a working holiday visa in the UK --got to live like a local and then used the strong pound to travel from Nepal overland back to Europe. I worked as an aupair in Vienna, got another working visa for New Zealnd --where I picked apples for money and lived in a van. I spent a year In Ecuador as a student living in an indigenous village, and worked on an archaeological dig in Belize. This was in my early 20s I never had more than $5000 in my bank account--but I managed to have great experiences! Now, in my 30s --I travel with more luxury--(airBnBs instead of hostles) but I make more $ than when I was 20-which is also a fun way to travel.

  • Aroldo Privat
    Aroldo Privat 16 дней назад

    Hi there. I have a little question.. With these round the world tickets - can you decide for yourself when you want to fly to the next destination or do we have to follow a strict plan that is made before the trip? Nice video btw.. keep it up guys!

  • Jshaktiha River
    Jshaktiha River 19 дней назад

    My guess was 20,000!
    I was surprised about the plane ticket, good price 3,500. Wow that is is awesome 😎

  • LaoWaiDao
    LaoWaiDao 21 день назад

    Awesome info guys!

  • Classic OG
    Classic OG 22 дня назад

    Great information👌🏾

  • mallouli rami travel the world
    mallouli rami travel the world 28 дней назад

    my chain rami mallouli abonné plz

    WWII BUFF44 Месяц назад

    What's wrong with the audio

  • Foxes on the Go
    Foxes on the Go Месяц назад

    Thank you for the tips. My family and I recently spent three weeks in Europe by using air miles from our credit cards. Not everyone likes credit cards, but we have a business and have to spend the money on it anyway. So we figure why not get the points for travel. :) My family and I love to travel together; explore and try and try new foods. I'm taking notes so we can do more of it. :) - Michelle

  • dssd
    dssd Месяц назад

    I find that around the world tickets are not worth the money (at least not for me)...these were my flights from Sept.17-March18:
    Flights of my Trip
    in € all with 40kg (2 bags) of luggage (because I'm carrying a lot of sports gear) unless stated otherwise...
    searched on google flights, booked directly through the airlines and never more than 2 months ahead of time, usually more between 4 and 2 weeks...(Airports) are stops where I didn't leave the airport
    BSL-(LON)-SIN-(LON)-BSL 425,76
    SIN-MEL 165,1
    SYD-AKL 189,23
    AKL-CHC 65,53
    CHC-SYD 159,89
    SYD-(KUL)-HKT 297,23
    KBV-(SIN)-DPS-(SIN)-KBV 197,46 (carry-on only)
    KBV-SIN 74,06
    SIN-SYD-SIN 232,39 (carry-on only)
    ZRH-(LIS)-(VCP)-FLN 354,62

    TOTAL 2161,27 € and all the freedom of movement (Europe to AUS, to NZ, to AUS, to Thailand, to Bali, to Thailand, to AUS, to Singapore, to Europe and to Brasil)

    • dssd
      dssd Месяц назад

      Also my daily budget is usually between 5-15€...incl. a lot of camping and staying at peoples places, so I'm mainly spending money on food and local transportation

  • Kathryn Hoke
    Kathryn Hoke Месяц назад

    Is it possible to work while studying abroad?

  • Paloma Arnold
    Paloma Arnold Месяц назад

    I will be travelling around Europe for a year with my boyfriend in a van for £15000!!! So exited!
    We won't have to pay for accommodation and we will be cooking in our van kitchen! So we should have enough money to do lots of fun stuff! :)

  • jackgoldman1
    jackgoldman1 Месяц назад

    1995, trip around the world. Excellent hotels, cities, restaurants, 60 days, $15,000, or about $200 per day, first class. Could have been cheaper hotels, cheaper food. $100 for travel, plane, trains, ground, taxis, saved and budgeted as going along, $100 per day for hotel and food, covers everything. Australia, Bali, Java, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal, India, Egypt, Greece, Italy, home. Best 60 days of my life, exceeded my wildest dreams. Cancer death wish trip, 90% death rate cancer, smooth muscle tissue of the lower bowel. Climbed the pyramids (strictly forbidden) and did all the great stuff. Still alive 23 years later. Go to have my prayer answered to see my two children graduate from college. Got my three wishes, motorcycle, world trip, wilderness nature retreat in Northern Minnesota. I was lucky. I outlived Steve Jobs with his cancer. I consider long life better than $6 billion. Follow your bliss. When you do the life you think you ought to be living becomes the life you are living. Good luck to us all.

  • Daniel Chiu
    Daniel Chiu Месяц назад

    Awesome video! Would for sure like to see that video about working as you travel.

  • Devbrat Sharma Vlogs
    Devbrat Sharma Vlogs Месяц назад +5

    one of the most useful video thank you for this i am from india and planning to travel the world

  • Mac McIntosh
    Mac McIntosh Месяц назад

    Well I got baby 3 and 4 on the way so I’ll dream on

  • ermis coier
    ermis coier Месяц назад

    something is wrong with the sound!!!!!!
    great video anyway

  • Jacob Broughton
    Jacob Broughton Месяц назад

    Awesome video Vagabrothers! You guys have a ton of great tips for everyone. I have a possible tip for you guys and anyone else interested. Airstayz is a comprehensive solution that incentivizes travelers, hotels and local businesses to connect on a single platform. Worth looking into if you travel a lot! A lot of hotels already utilize this!

  • blackmagic woman
    blackmagic woman Месяц назад

    Can you please do a video on tips on safety while backpacking alone. For a woman, safe is the first concern

  • Yaron Carmel
    Yaron Carmel Месяц назад

    How do you get a 365 day flight ticket?

  • Ben Korpaczewski
    Ben Korpaczewski Месяц назад

    just realised I would need £250k for my 25 years trip until I could retire, need to buy a lottery ticket then lol

  • Sahil Gambhir
    Sahil Gambhir Месяц назад

    I think $40-50k for a year

  • steve happ
    steve happ Месяц назад

    2 years and i may spend about $30,000. but your eztimate is spot on. except the rtw ticket. they suck.

  • Brandon Lyon
    Brandon Lyon Месяц назад

    I'd rather travel the world with luxury than buy the m3

  • Samski
    Samski Месяц назад

    Thanks for sharing! You're so talented. I love to travel also:)I not long ago revealed my first ever video - My travel diary in Queenstown. Eep!Would certainly adore your pointers on my video/editing so that I can develop like you!

  • Amar Kumar
    Amar Kumar Месяц назад

    $15 Grand is around ₹10 lack Indian Rupee
    And thats a whole lot of money
    Who cares , imma travel anyway :)

  • azure e
    azure e Месяц назад

    $10.000! That's the exact number I came up with haha.

  • Sean
    Sean 2 месяца назад

    RIP my ears 😭
    Awesome video though! Amazing quality as always!

  • Maddie P
    Maddie P 2 месяца назад

    What's up with the sound? Awesome video, but still..

  • bluewolfe96
    bluewolfe96 2 месяца назад

    I did it on £17k UK. That's about $23000 US.
    I spent 5 months in NZ and had a car the whole time, so fuel was a big part of my budget.
    SE ASIA can be done really cheaply if you hostel it.
    Japan was as expensive as uk.
    When I hit America on eay home I lived in hotels in LA, San Fran and Vegas.
    It could be done much cheaper but I'm older and lived it up a bit....

  • kasun mini
    kasun mini 2 месяца назад

    Kothmale dam

  • abdir hazan
    abdir hazan 2 месяца назад

    *I want to save around **#30K** then Travel THE WHOLE WORLD and put my feet every piece of land woooooooooo*

  • Nhân Nguyễn
    Nhân Nguyễn 2 месяца назад

    Love your travel channel most on youtube. Why ? Because it has eng-sub :v

  • maybe not
    maybe not 2 месяца назад

    Could i ask How much you spend for your six month travel?

  • Erin Hawkins
    Erin Hawkins 2 месяца назад

    I love you guys! So helpful!

  • Brocklod
    Brocklod 2 месяца назад

    Even in the same region, prices may vary from country to country. For example Sweden is slightly cheaper than Norway and Eastern European countries are super cheap, also Costa Rica is more expensive than Nicaragua, but you'll have a better attention in Costa Rica since it's a more developed country when it comes to tourism.
    So I guess the amount of money you'll need will depend of the destinations you choose, for how long you wanna travel and if wanna do it as a backpacker or a more fancy traveler.
    I think that if you know how to budget 10k a year is good cash.

  • Dave H
    Dave H 2 месяца назад

    Good video, but are you forgetting bills at home that still need paying while away? such as, rent, subscriptions, utilities and in the UK, council tax. If you still live with parents, no problem but not everyone has a free ride at home.

    • Brocklod
      Brocklod 2 месяца назад

      Dave H Oh I see thanks for the explanation man.

    • Dave H
      Dave H 2 месяца назад +1

      +Brocklod Hi, It's a local tax we have to pay yearly based on type of property you live in. All homes are put into bands (categories) and what you pay is assessed by the band. The tax is meant to pay for amenities.

    • Brocklod
      Brocklod 2 месяца назад

      Dave H what's council tax? I'm just curious because I've seen some English mentioning it.

  • Keith Delaney
    Keith Delaney 3 месяца назад

    Pick a destination and send us wherever you like

  • Martin Hallmann
    Martin Hallmann 3 месяца назад

    way too sensitive mic.

  • Kat Debo
    Kat Debo 3 месяца назад

    Will definitely try to use the websites you guys suggested, thank you! planning to travel for a couple of months, I’m super excited at the same time concerned about the budget. But oh well, as you’ve said in your other video we need to hit that bucket list whilst we can and not wait until we retire, life is too short 😊

  • Ashish lakra Calisthenics
    Ashish lakra Calisthenics 3 месяца назад +1

    Didn't get the answer .

  • Tunemytour dot com
    Tunemytour dot com 3 месяца назад

    post your travel experiences

  • charleen hopkins
    charleen hopkins 3 месяца назад

    nar cant to that, but can work and go the islands

  • charleen hopkins
    charleen hopkins 3 месяца назад

    you can have some stop off in your flight to save cash

  • Tom O'Reilly
    Tom O'Reilly 3 месяца назад


  • Eljas Hyyrynen
    Eljas Hyyrynen 3 месяца назад

    Travel when you're young. Short trips cost more than long ones. There are ways to make money while travelling. Try couchsurfing or switching apartments. Leave your attitude, fears and prejudgements home and learn to live in the moment.

  • David Poepping
    David Poepping 3 месяца назад

    Thank you! We are about to start our and this will come in handy.

  • S A
    S A 3 месяца назад +1

    Thank you so much for this video. So useful! My dream is to travel around the world but I don’t have money :)

  • Richard Robin
    Richard Robin 3 месяца назад

    The Hidden Airline Loophole
    That Lets You Book $1,000
    Flights for $20 or Less
    ~ It Works on 63 of the World's Largest Airlines ~

  • Yana Bell
    Yana Bell 3 месяца назад +1

    I love your videos!! I am just about ready to travel but money is the only thing that I worry about! I’m saving up right now!!

    • vagabrothers
      vagabrothers  3 месяца назад

      Have you watched our video “How to Travel the World For Free”?

  • Ty Brown
    Ty Brown 3 месяца назад

    this audio was recorded with a mcdonalds mic

  • Joe smith
    Joe smith 3 месяца назад

    Awesome video!!!

  • lydia Everdeen
    lydia Everdeen 4 месяца назад

    We’re the crunched numbers for two people or one? Is the 15,000 for individual travelers?

  • Paul Smith
    Paul Smith 4 месяца назад

    I've hitchhiked and/or worked for transport on boats, ships and planes around the world. Often solo pilots just want someone to talk to on private planes. You can work yachts as crew. Cruise ships will sometimes take you on if you're willing to work in the galley or help entertain guests, etc. There's plenty of creative ways to reduce or eliminate transport over the oceans if you're not in a hurry and not picky about where you'll end up. It's the difference between being a tourist or traveler. Let serendipity rule and it'll be a lot more fun and interesting.

  • squadrons FC
    squadrons FC 4 месяца назад

    Can a world tour possible with 10k dollars for 2 persons

  • SugarPlum Princess
    SugarPlum Princess 4 месяца назад

    I‘m currently traveling Southeast Asia and spent around 1300€ for 6 weeks. I did spend a lot of time in hostels and eating streetfood, but going to Full Moon Party and scuba diving in Thailand probably bumped up my costs a bit. It’s still cheap all things considered :)

  • n a
    n a 4 месяца назад

    Love from india ( kerala ,✌️gods own country )

  • Mélissa Voyage
    Mélissa Voyage 4 месяца назад

    Great vidéo! I took a gap year in 2017, left from Québec city then when to San Francisco, Singapore, Malaysia, bali, Australia, Vietnam, Cambodia, lao, Thailand and germany bfore going back home after a full year of travels and adventures! I left home with 10000Canadian dollars, sold my car for 2000$ , worked in Australia for 4 months (earned 3000$ ) and I’ve been working at an hostel for free accommodation for that same amount of time to be able to safe up the money i was earning and for a full year living in bedbugs hostels, eating street food and cook by myself with loads of free camps in Australia, of course i counted every penny i was spending for the last 4months of my gap year to be able to make it append, i made it with 16,400$canadian dollars :) hope it’s gonna help someone! Happy travels !!

    • William Olsen
      William Olsen 3 месяца назад

      I'm from Australia! I really wanna visit Norway(my mum's from there) whole of Scandinavia to be fair. Hope we treated you well :)

  • Akash A Appu
    Akash A Appu 4 месяца назад

    If i am travelling all around the world in one year, how can i get visa to reach there(in each countries)...(i am an indian)

  • Elena Maltseva
    Elena Maltseva 4 месяца назад


  • Gracie's Universe
    Gracie's Universe 4 месяца назад

    Once I am 14 I'm going to start doing small jobs and working to save up to travel around the world I want to see where I came from and I know this is the only way to do it. This has been a dream of mine since I was a kid, so no matter what I'm going to see the world and follow my dream. :)

  • Abi Cuff
    Abi Cuff 4 месяца назад

    Is buying an around the world ticket worth it if you are going to be stopping to work?

  • T Jordan
    T Jordan 4 месяца назад

    Spot on estimate of about $15,000!

  • S M
    S M 4 месяца назад

    what about Africa?

  • JAZ Trips - Jamaica America Zion Trips
    JAZ Trips - Jamaica America Zion Trips 4 месяца назад

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  • Shaylah M.
    Shaylah M. 5 месяцев назад +1

    Yes!! 🙌🙌 I was right! I said between $10K to $15K!

  • bluewolfe96
    bluewolfe96 5 месяцев назад

    I did it on £17k GBP

    • Brocklod
      Brocklod 2 месяца назад +1

      bluewolfe96 I think that's quite a good deal, considering the fact that you had to spend in the car's fuel so I guess for someone using only buses or even hitching it will be much less, still don't get why people keep thinking you have to be super rich to travel like that.

    • bluewolfe96
      bluewolfe96 2 месяца назад

      I had a car in NZ for 5 months, so obviously fuel added quite a bit to the budget. When I was in SE ASIA I bussed it and used the trains which are really cheap compared to uk.
      Also stayed 8n hotels for my last 10 days in USA.

    • bluewolfe96
      bluewolfe96 2 месяца назад

      12 months

    • Brocklod
      Brocklod 2 месяца назад

      bluewolfe96 For how long?

  • The Chiang Gang
    The Chiang Gang 5 месяцев назад

    Great video, we are just about to take off as a family in a few weeks to travel the world. Still much planning to do but just perfect timing we ran into your videos!

  • Dejuan Gilmore
    Dejuan Gilmore 5 месяцев назад +1

    Did you guys do the working travel visa video

    • vagabrothers
      vagabrothers  5 месяцев назад

      Still on our list of videos to film - we will get around to it!

  • Ishkhan Gevorgyan
    Ishkhan Gevorgyan 5 месяцев назад

    Find the best and cheapest tickets and book hotel via our apps
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  • Aiyana Zihuatanejo
    Aiyana Zihuatanejo 5 месяцев назад +1

    I’m American, and I started long-term traveling by quitting my retail job to work a seasonal job in Juneau, Alaska for 6 months. It was by far the best time I’ve had in my entire life, thus far. After the Alaskan summer season, I went home for 2 months & earned an au pair visa, and now I’m in Madrid, Spain. Au pairing is definitely a great way to travel bc you earn pocket money and have no bills (you live w/a host family that provides you a private room and all of your meals). The only problem I encountered was a personal one - I missed nature like crazy, and didn’t get along well w/the big city that is Madrid, so I’ll soon volunteer in a hostel that is for rock climbers!

  • Juan Baez
    Juan Baez 5 месяцев назад

    I’ve dream about traveling but I don’t know anyone else with a desire to do travel and it’s so hard for me do this alone I’m an introvert and it’s hard for me to even go out and have lunch alone

  • D Walker
    D Walker 5 месяцев назад

    Going to start researching this adventure thank you for all the tips

  • Thirstytraveler41
    Thirstytraveler41 5 месяцев назад

    Love that video. So informative. I am saving for that 1 year trip around the world. Thanks for sharing.

  • Werner De Kock
    Werner De Kock 5 месяцев назад

    My personal experience for anyone starting from scratch is getting a job on cruise ship. It allows you to earn money and travel,but most importantly you meet a lot of people from around the world. Make friends and boom accommodation and local knowledge is sorted cutting down on some major costs.

  • Fire_ and_Ashes
    Fire_ and_Ashes 5 месяцев назад

    Aussie here, for any aussies who are under 30 or a student, STA Travel, offers these same round the world ticket from $1400 - $2800!

    BIVASH CHANDRA PAHARI 6 месяцев назад

    How can I get the visa for more than one countries at one time?........please reply me

  • PikachuPro81 Yugioh GX
    PikachuPro81 Yugioh GX 6 месяцев назад

    I'm like 12 wanting to go on a journey and travel the world

  • Angel LD
    Angel LD 6 месяцев назад

    Have you guys done a vid about traveling slow and working along the way? I'm a kiwi and i want to perfect my methods. lol

  • Eva Theone
    Eva Theone 6 месяцев назад


  • Eva Theone
    Eva Theone 6 месяцев назад

    Guys I love your videos amazing you

  • abhishek das
    abhishek das 6 месяцев назад

    Video starts at 8:20

  • Menna Brolin
    Menna Brolin 6 месяцев назад

    OMG, I love your videos. I left Australia almost 3 years ago and about to start my 3rd working holiday visa. Its the best was to turn a gap year into 5 years of traveling. :)

  • Christian Hopley
    Christian Hopley 6 месяцев назад

    You guys should go to Barbados. Im from there and its great.

  • brenda thaxton
    brenda thaxton 6 месяцев назад

    My guess was higher!!

  • Lucas Pike
    Lucas Pike 6 месяцев назад

    Does anyone know what the song is at 7:23?

  • Bob Moss
    Bob Moss 6 месяцев назад

    Thanks for your recommendation. You pushed it over the edge. I'm gonna do it one year on the road.

  • Adrian Sandoval
    Adrian Sandoval 6 месяцев назад

  • Bradley Richardson
    Bradley Richardson 6 месяцев назад

    Really enjoyed this! Keep it cominggg! 👏👏

  • Lucian Coman
    Lucian Coman 7 месяцев назад

    You said Bulgaria and Sofia and you showed a picture of Peleș Castle, which is in Sinaia, Romania. Don't mislead people with great travel suggestions from countries you did not mention!