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Gap Year Travel

The ‘gap’ between finishing school and heading off to college or university is a perfect opportunity to take some time out to travel. You’re young, free, and the world is your oyster. By traveling you’ll learn about new places, new cultures and, ultimately, a great deal about yourself.

But the gap year is no longer just a rite of passage for students straight out of school. More and more people are taking gap years later on in life, as a career break from the daily grind, or to get some life experience before entering the world of work.

Whatever you're reasons for taking a year out, there's no doubt it will be an unforgettable experience. But before you start fantasizing about backpacking in Buenos Aires, there's a whole load of sensible stuff to sort out first, from Visas and rail passes to hostels around the world. But don't panic just yet! Use our handy guides for gap year travel, and you'll be off to a flying start...

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