Richard Quest takes on a challenge: Go around the world in 8 days — using only low-cost carriers. See how he did it.
“(CNN) — “Ten airlines, nine countries, eight days, one journey. Those are the vital statistics that cover the round-the-world trip Richard Quest undertook this month.
Oh, one more twist: He did it all on low-cost carriers. The final airfare tab: $2,345. Click on the interactive above for details about each leg of the flight.
Low-cost carriers — or budget airlines — generally offer cheaper fares and cut business costs by offering fewer amenities than traditional airlines. ’These airlines have democratized flying, and are now the backbone of short-haul travel in Europe, Asia and America,’ says Quest, who was recently appointed CNN Money’s Editor at Large.” ~ CNN Travel
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