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How will the triggering of Article 50 affect your trip?

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The Prime Minister has stated that she will definitely trigger article 50 this March. How is this likely to affect travellers? Article 50 is the instrument that the UK Government will use to officially inform the European Union that the UK will be leaving. Once triggered, the UK has 2 years in which to negotiate […]

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How to Travel Australia on a Budget

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You might think going to Australia will cost you a fortune. But it won’t! It’s super easy to travel Australia without breaking the bank. Take a look at our top Aussie budget tips! Get flexible A flexible travel pass is the ideal way to travel if you’re on a budget. You pay once for a […]

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Why it’s ok to take a gap year “just for fun”

by George Meredith

You’ve been slaving away for years gathering work experience and UCAS points and ‘things that look good on your CV’ and now you want a break! Something just for fun. We don’t blame you! But what’s that niggling guilty feeling in the back of your mind? Wouldn’t my time be better spent at an internship? […]

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Olivia’s Experience at our Volunteer Teaching in Sri Lanka Project

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We hear from past customer Olivia on her month volunteering at our Teaching in Sri Lanka project. From the booking process to advice for future travellers, this is what she had to say… Pre-travel Plans What made you decide to travel with Gap 360? They were a company with offices local to me, which made […]

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8 Tips for Hostel Life

by George Meredith

Hostels are the staple of backpacking lifestyle. Don’t be a hostel novice! Check out our top tips for hostel living and make the most of your dorm experience! 1. Get social Speak to people! Most hostel guests are young backpackers doing exactly the same things as you – travelling! Pluck up your courage, approach people, […]

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What Bag is Right For My Trip?

by George Meredith

Once you’ve planned your trip and sorted out your flights, the most important thing to think about is what bag you’re going to take. There’s nothing worse than regretting your choice of bag once you arrive and realising your stuck with it for the rest of your trip! Never fear though, we’re here to help […]

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Backpack vs Suitcase

by George Meredith

It’s the age old question, handed down from traveller to traveller since the dawn of time: What shall I take on my gap year -a suitcase or a backpack? To answer this question we’ve organised the battle to end all battles: an almighty slugging match between the two titans of baggage. Finally, we’ll know the […]

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How to Travel Whilst at University

by George Meredith

Planning to travel while at uni can be stressful. You’ve got exams coming up, a budget to think about, and someone’s left a frying pan full of…something…soaking in the kitchen sink. PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER! Travelling while at university is easy. Get organised The summer comes around super quickly, so start researching your trip early. Think […]

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My experience working in Australia

by Charlie Burch

I worked in Australia, 3 years ago now. It started by booking on with Gap 360 – and now I work here!!! I chose the Absolute Oz Jobs package as it included so many activities in the first week. I was thinking that as long as I met loads of people then everything else would […]

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Travel photography tips and tricks

by Emily Barnes

You’ve got an amazing trip planned, the countdown clock is the background on your phone and you can’t wait to capture all of your memories, a.k.a make your friends back home insanely jealous. BUT nothing can ruin your plans of becoming insta-famous than a bad photo. Check out our tips below to turn your photos […]

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