Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Transport options to get you travelling
There are a number of transport options you can choose to help you travel. You can fly or sail or use land based options. Your options can include (but are not limited to):
* aeroplanes – if you want to get from A to B as quickly as possible then flying is a great option. There are many airlines servicing a lot of routes. Check out websites such as Skyscanner or Booking.com which allow you to search for the best airfare to suit you.
* sea vessels – there are many sizes of seafaring vessels you can can take including yachts, ocean liners, local ferries, feluccas, etc. (you may even get work on one of these, such as with a cruise line like P&O, Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Lines, etc.)
* cars – great to get around in. You could buy or hire a car, van, caravan or camper van.
* buses (also called coaches) – all countries have bus services with single and return fares as well as passes.
* trains – most countries have train services with single and return fares as well as passes (Eurail, JapanRail, etc). Some countries are known for their train journeys such as the Rocky Mountaineer in Canada, The Ghan in Australia or The Glacier Express in Switzerland or the Eurostar from London to Paris or The Siberian Railway from Asia through Russia to name a few.
* group tours – if you don’t want to travel on your own then a group tour might suit. Most countries have tour companies that include the transport, accommodation, most (if not all) meals and entrance to sights. There are a number of tour companies, Contiki, Trafalgar Holidays, Intrepid Travel, Top Deck Travel, Cosmos to name a few.
* walking – one of the best ways to see things. Don’t forget your walking shoes!
* local transport – there is plenty of local transport available. Tuc tucs, trams, etc. getting around on local transport is often one of the cheapest forms of transport.
Don’t limit yourself to just one form of transport though. Even though you could choose just one, you can combine a number of them. Whatever you choose, happy travelling!
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