Are you thinking of taking a gap-year?

Whether you are looking to learn a new language, explore unknown worlds or just have a break, we have all of the gap-year advice, tips, information and reference tools you will need.

Discover the best gap-year companies

Wherever you're hoping to go, or whatever you need for your trip, you will find details of hundreds of companies here who can offer a world of options.

How about taking a career break?

How about taking a career break?

Join an emerging trend and take some time off work to try something new.

Working abroad

Working abroad

The perfect opportunity to both earn some money and travel overseas – and a great boost to your CV.

Volunteering abroad

Volunteering abroad

Voluntary work abroad can be a most rewarding way to spend all or part of your gap year and give you memories you will never lose - and a new perspective on the world.

Learning and studying abroad

Learning and studying abroad

How using your gap to study overseas can boost your CV and help you decide what you want to do with your career.

The Book

Did you know we have a book?

Every year we publish a new edition listing thousands of potential gap-year activities, from working in the UK to volunteering abroad.

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What's new?

What's new?

The latest news, information and case studies from www.gap-year.com

Learning in the UK

Learning in the UK

Cookery, drama, art... you don’t have to spend your gap-year travelling the globe if that doesn’t appeal to you.

Over land and sea

Over land and sea

Travel could just be about getting from A to B – or it could be a central part of your gap-year.

Read some inspiring gap-year stories – and tell us about your adventures

Read some inspiring gap-year stories – and tell us about your adventures

On these pages we will be featuring your accounts of your gap adventures – click here to read the latest case study. You can send your stories to editor@gap-year.com