Travelling round the world via the Pacific Islands is a relatively new trend which has taken the travelling world by storm. Flights via the Pacific Islands has risen in popularity due to their pristine beaches, friendly locals and easy to add on stopovers. Taken as a beach break when visiting Australia and New Zealand back in the day, the Pacific Islands have now become a destination in itself.
The Pacific Islands are made up of three groups. Melanesia includes the islands of New Guinea (the combination of Papua New Guinea, Maluka, Papua and West Papua), New Caledonia, Torres Strait Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands and are the most popular of the Pacific Islands for gap year travellers.
Micronesia includes the Northern Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated State of Micronesia with some only accessible via private charter.
Polynesia includes New Zealand, the Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, the Cook Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Tokelau, Niue, French Polynesia and Easter Island. Polynesia has the best links to North and South America.
If you want to go round the world via the Pacific Islands then why not check out the great ways to include them on your round the world ticket.
Head overland from Nairobi to Jo’burg, Cairns to Sydney and Los Angeles to New York. We’ve basically put together all the greatest roadtrips around and stuck them together in this bargain!
Africa, Australia, South East Asia and even Fiji. There’s pretty much everything you could possibly want from a gap year here included in this flight deal!
This deal has it all. America, a Pacific Island chain, the country with officially the world’s most beautiful sight and the chance to see some of the most incredible cities on Earth.
The quickest and best way to get to New Zealand just happens to be via the Cook Islands. Why not snap up this flight bargain and enjoy a bit of time in a tropical paradise as well?
Fly from island to island Hong Kong to Fiji and then explore the amazing Australian East Coast with this flight deal. Throw in a little jaunt in South East Asia and what more could you want?
This time, it’s Pacific. If you’re looking to get really off the beaten path and chill out on your gap year, this is the one for you. Pacific Islands galore and a cheeky US road trip too.