Articles tagged with: student-and-gap-year-holidays
As school-leavers collect their A Level results, ABTA is expecting a whopping 24,000 students to take a gap year in 2013.
With hundreds of thousands of British teenagers having just opened their A-Level results, many will be looking forward to starting their university lives in the autumn, but thousands of others will be looking forward to the adventure of a lifetime on a gap year.
Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show is back for the 19th year in 2013 and promises to be bigger and better than ever.
The price comparison website Hostelzoo.com has opened its own eco backpacker hostel on the tropical Great Keppel Island in Australia.
The St. Regis Bangkok is offering backpackers and Gap Year guests a last hurrah to mark the end of a travel adventure and cushion the blow of a return to reality.
The smartphone is the number one item that Gap year travellers will pack in their backpacks this year according to new research from Post Office Travel Insurance.
Young travellers should shun traditional gap year destinations if they want to make their money go further this year.
Traditional gap years are being put on hold in favour of a working holiday after university, according to LoveTEFL.
Charley Boorman, and three other celebrity travellers, are on the hunt for the world's most intrepid traveller. If you can prove that it's you – you could win a once in a lifetime Intrepid adventure holiday.
The Government is launching a state-funded gap year scheme, so that students who wouldn't normally be able to afford a gap year have an opportunity to take one, according to the Metro newspaper.
Touristlink.com have announced a new social networking feature on their website, which lets members connect to other travellers on the same trip before they set out.
South Africa has topped the list of the most popular destinations for structured volunteering programmes, according to recent research by i-to-i Volunteering.
Increasing numbers of young people are heading to Australia to work and travel, according to STA Travel.
Three young people are being offered a chance to win three very unusual paid jobs in Australia.
Brazil is the most popular country amongst professional Brits on a volunteering career break, according to Projects Abroad.
Explore has launched a new brand to cater specifically for the 18 to 30 adventure travel market.
There has been a significant increase in the number of young Britons applying for volunteer placements overseas in the past year, partly as a result of the difficulties that many have encountered when trying to find a place at university, according to Project Abroad.
New year, new you? Let 2012 be the year you finally fulfil that lifelong ambition to actually see the world and experience that activity you've always dreamed of doing.
Last night the champagne flowed in the spectacular surroundings of the Africa-themed Shaka Zulu for the announcement of the winners of the Golden Backpack Awards UK.
With many gap year travellers preparing to embark on a trip to Australia following the recent release of GCSE and A level results, Cheapflights.co.uk has released a new online guide to the country.
With approximately 50,000 school leavers set to miss out on a further education place this year, Snoworks has highlighted one of the alternatives on offer to youngsters – gap skiing programmes.
If you're looking to work abroad, Australia could be the perfect destination. Not only can you take in the country's wonderful attractions but getting gap year jobs allows you to fund your travels, meet people and develop new skills.
Win a Rosetta Stone language-learning programme in a language of your choice!
Employers are increasingly recognising the benefits of gap year travel, according to a survey conducted by Real Gap Experience.
The term “gap year” means so many things these days… it doesn’t have to be a “gap” between school and university (people are choosing to take them post-uni or even smack bang in the middle of their careers) and it certainly doesn’t have to last for a whole year.