Your auntie’s next door neighbour’s son spent £2000; your best mate’s older sister spent £5000; and the guy in the coffee shop said you’d only need £3000. So how much money do you need to travel Australia and New Zealand, for three months?
There’s never going to be a firm answer. Some people will eat more, drink less, give hitch-hiking a go, refuse to share a dorm, hire a campervan. Everyone will have their own — and very different — expectations of what they want from a trip to Australia and New Zealand, but we believe it’s possible to calculate a rough budget guide.
I’ve broken down the three months into eight weeks in Australia, including two weeks in a campervan, and four weeks in New Zealand. Remember, this is just a rough guide, and prices can (and do) fluctuate. If you have some information on the cost of travel in this region, add to the conversation via the comment thread below this post.
It’s that Ask the Experts time of the week again and there’s a pretty juicy question for Amy to get her teeth stuck into…
Gemma wants some advice on a big tip through the Americas, which will be a pretty epic experience in anyone’s book. If you like what you hear, and want to challenge our Experts to answer one of your own burning travel questions, send us an email and we’ll put it to them right here on the blog.
Let’s see hear Gemma’s question before we put it to our trusty Experts…
I’m 28 and am looking for a multistop ticket that will take me on a few stops through North and South America, can I book a multistop flights with STA Travel if I’m not a student or under 26? If so, can you suggest any routes that you think would be good and not too expensive? Gemma.
Sounds like you’ve got some pretty exciting times ahead of you Gemma! Ok, Experts it’s over to you!
It’s that time of the week again! Yep, it’s Ask the Experts Friday. A panel of our finest Travel Experts are here each week, ready and waiting to answer your travel questions. Got a question for them? Don’t be shy, share the (travel) love: email us, and the Experts will tackle your question like a footballer on heat (or something).
This week’s question comes from Ben in Chichester. HI BEN! Ben’s got a craving for a Southeast Asia adventure, and he wants our Experts to help him plan it. Let’s hear Ben’s question…
Hi Experts! I’m going to be travelling up from Singapore through Malaysia into Thailand before flying out of Bangkok this summer. Can you suggest a good itinerary? I have 5 weeks, and I’m not really keen on doing a tour. Any places you’d recommend seeing along the way? Ben, Chichester
Luckily for Ben, Amy from our Leeds Vicar Lane store has stepped up to the challenge! Take it away, Amy:
This week, our Travel Experts face a question from Adam in Milton Keynes his highly anticipated summer holiday.
But before we test them with this week’s question, remember, if you want to ask the Experts a question of your own, we’ve made it super simple — just fire them an email and you could find your question taking centre stage, right here on the STA Travel Blog!
But before that, lets get back to Adam and his question for this week, take it away Adam…
Hi, I’m thinking of taking a trip through Europe on the interrail this summer in my break from uni, could you suggest a route that you think would be good? I will have about 4 weeks in total. Adam, Milton Keynes.
Fantastic question, so what do our Experts think? Let’s find out…
This week, we have a curious and very valid question on the best way to spend two months travelling around glorious Asia…
My boyfriend and I have booked flights to Hong Kong, where we plan on being based whilst we travel around Asia for two months. We have a budget of about £6000 pounds between the two of us – where can you recommend going, and how exactly should we to do it? Jennifer
We get asked a LOT of questions like this, so we know the Expert advice on offer will fall on many keen ears…