Plan Your Trip
Planning Your Gap Year
The easy part is deciding you want to go travelling, the hard part is planning your trip. The biggest problem is information overload; there's just too much rubbish out there. But relax. You've come to the right place. We cut out the non-essentials to give you the best travel advice and ideas to make planning for your gap year easy.
Whether you fancy an adventure tour around Australia, camping through Canada, hiking in the Himalayas, volunteering in Vietnam or working abroad, we've got it covered. The only thing that's limiting you is your ambition, your imagination and your budget. So start planning your gap year now; it'll be a trip you'll never forget...
Round the World Trip Planner Tool...
A Round the World ticket is the ideal way to see a large number of destinations on your gap year and we've designed this trip planner to make it a breeze!
Use our handy trip planner tool to pick your dates and destinations and let us help make the trip you've been dreaming about a reality.
Gap Year Trip Planning Articles and Advice
A gap year is taking time out between life stages; it can be anywhere, for any length of time, doing anything you want…
The easy part is deciding you want to go travelling. The hard part is planning your round the world trip…
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Round the World Guru
He has travelled to Canada and New Zealand, as well as Australia, North America, Ecuador, South East Asia, and Europe. Sam will shortly be doing a Kilimanjaro climb and visiting Kenya for his first taste of Africa.
To test his knowledge, gain some free advice or just to compare passport stamps get in touch with Sam by sending him a private message.
Most Popular Round the World Route
The City Escapade is one of our most popular round the world routes. Start your adventure in the bustling city of Bangkok before making your way overland to sumptuous Singapore, a city where East meets West. From there you’ll fly onto Perth, the Wild West of Australia, before trekking over to Sydney, one of the most iconic cities in the world. And of course, no round the world trip would be complete without seeing two of North America’s greatest cities, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Key Countries: Thailand, Singapore, Australia, USA
Gapyear Travel Team
Travel expert Kavon Bagheri manages our dedicated team of gap year travel experts.
The guys are some of the most passionate travellers you are ever likely to meet. Travel is their calling and they are always on hand to help you organise that perfect trip...
Idea of the Month
Gap Year Ideas
So, you've decided you want to take a gap year but you're unsure what you want to do. That's cool. Everyone's like that at first. That's why we've put together some gap year ideas to inspire you.
There are hundreds of gap year ideas out there and there's something for everyone.
Gap Year Mates
Whether you're planning your trip, hitting your first destination or already on the road, find a travel mate on gapyear.com...
Gap Year Destinations
Where do you want to go on your gap year? Struggling for ideas? That's why we’ve come up with 10 gap year destinations that you just have to see on your travels.