Sat, 17 Mar 2018

Gap Year IDEAS

To have a look at some great ideas for what to do with your gap year, see IDEAS

FIND a Placement!

Placement Type

Time of Life

Gap Year SHOP

Search for gap year suppliers of flights, insurance, accommodation and much more...

Gap Year TALKS

For an impartial gap year talk at a school, college or an exhibition, see TALKS

Gap year advice & ideas for all

Independent gap year travel advice, information, help and ideas on projects and placements.  Essential to plan and organise a gap year for:

Young people: before, during and after Uni
Career breakers & families: a fresh direction
In retirement: 'golden gappers', a new time of life
Others: eg the media, exhibitions, schools

Media mentions include  'The BBC recommends: An extremely useful and reliable resource: Gap Advice offers crucial Gap Year insight for any prospective gapper.' 
The Observer - 'excellent' 
The Times  'perhaps one of the best jumping off points is' 
The Independent  'for independent assessment and an advice service to help you find your way through the gap year maze'
The Guardian  'pick of the best.'

Gap year latest

After 12 years closes on 1 Apr 18.  If you would like to take it over contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Key questions & facts to help

How do I choose a gap year organisation?
What can I do?
Where can I go?
For information, help, ideas to plan see Key Gap Year Questions.

Finance, a UK estimate:
Cost for young people: £3,000-£4,000
Cost for career breakers: £6,000-£7,000
Cost for in retirement: £5,000
Numbers, a UK estimate:
Young people: 230,000 a year
Career breakers: 90,000 a year
In retirement: 200,000 a year

Gap supports and/or is in association with

Year Out Group Inter Health Beta Outbound Travel Futurewise Fair