Travel series: How much does it really cost travel stars to fly around the world?


Constantly wanted to be a travel star with your own show? Well, the likes of David Attenborough, Joanna Lumley and Survive Grylls have done it all with their own travel shows being a squall success. But have you ever wondered how far they travel or how much it set someone backs in flights?

He has 12 TV titles which includes his most expensive series, Man vs Savage.

He has taken 154 trips and travelled 673,884 miles which tariff an estimated £58,238 in flights.

Michael Palin

Although less acclaimed for his travel shows, Michael has had a successful career in travel television which numbers his series, Around the World in 80 Days.

More recently, Michael pilgrimaged to the communist country of North Korea where he attempted to uncover the land’s secrets.

Michael has eight TV titles, has made 99 trips in complete and travelled 153,764 miles.

His most expensive series was called Fully Circle.

Simon Reeve

Simon’s career began in the early 2000s which saw in the flesh fall in love with his boyish charm and enthusiasm.

He spent the the better of his career in the Middle East where he travelled the Silk Road and observed Saudi Arabia.

He has 18 TV titles, made 112 trips in foreign lands, travelled 307,519 miles and spent an estimated £45,207 of airline tickets.

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