Directory of companies offering Gap Travel
Not all of us are lucky enough to get the chance to go on a gap year. Despite some great value choices, taking time out to volunteer or to work a low paid job where experience is more important than the wage, is not always an affordable option. So if you are are lucky enough to get the opportunity to travel, make sure it is with a company who can give you the best possible experience. The companies below have worked with us over a number of years. We know them well and would not hesitate to recommend their first class travel and work options. To find out about their current courses, please click on any of the links below.
Our overseas placements last anywhere from two weeks to twelve months, making them ideal for people looking to volunteer as part of their gap year, summer holidays, as well as those looking to volunteer as part of a career break. Our projects run year-round and starting dates are flexible, so youProjects Abroad
We don't just offer certification and training, as a youth maritime charity, we can offer that something extra. We really look after our young people. Our careers students benefit from mentoring, access to our careers network, realistic careers advice and help with CVs. We have a fantastic fleet, aUKSA
EA Ski and Snowboard
EA Ski and Snowboard Training offers the most ski and snowboard instructor training courses at world-class resorts across Canada, USA, New Zealand, Japan, and Switzerland; your time with EA Ski and Snowboard Training will be memorable and rewarding. Our team of experienced consultants help studeEA Ski and Snowboard
Lots of activity centres are just about having fun. While this is an important part of learning, we like to make the most of the educational and personal benefits of outdoor pursuits by maximising the experience for every child who stays with us. We invest our profits back into the training of ouManor Adventure
We understand how much is involved with planning your gap year or career break. Our courses were created to include most everything so you can focus on your experience. We also help with all your logistics including visas, gear, flights, insurance and future job placement. Niseko is the ultimate
Nomadic Ski is an independent business founded in Chamonix in 1998. The owners live in Chamonix and are here to provide personal service and local knowledge. Our love of the mountains and all Alpine sports is the reason we live in this incredible town and it shows through in our holidays. By givi
Wanderlust Au Pair China
We love exceeding goals, we love speed, and we strive when changes happen. We are quite un-traditional in style, we are entrepreneurs. Fundamentally, we love what we do: helping students go through an off-the-beat experience that could potentially change their lives.Wanderlust Au Pair China
Delphi Resort is located in the heart of the scenically breath-taking Delphi Valley, near Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway. It has everything the outdoor enthusiast is looking for in a workplace nestled between spectacular mountains to climb and with stunning beaches at your doorstep. Instructors cDelphi Resort
Based in ‘True Lapland’, we pride ourselves on offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences in an unforgettable part of the world – a real winter wonderland. Far from the mass-market ski resorts or Santa ‘theme parks’, we choose to welcome guests from all over the world to remote, wilderness ArDavvi Arctic
We are a friendly outdoor centre who operate for the sole purpose of giving young people an outdoor adventurous experience. We are a charity and therefore our goal is not money but to give young people experiences that last forever. We offer accommodation free of charge and give all our staff accessBlackwell Adventure
College for International Co-Operation and Development
A wise philosopher once said: "To investigate a problem is to solve it". The same goes for the challenges facing us in the decades to come. It is only when we face up to them, investigate, understand and learn how to deal with them that we can take the right action. We do this at CICD. All our progr
The team at Pure Exploration are everyday people, helping people have extraordinary experiences. We think real travel isn’t just about box-ticking guidebook recommendations or Instagram shots, it’s about authentic experiences spent with new friends who inspire you to think about the world and yoPure Exploration
The Biscuiteers Baking Company
From the very beginning we worked with artists, people who understood the design aesthetic we wanted to create and would enjoy the time and care that goes into making beautiful presents. They were the beginnings of the extraordinary team that has helped us grow and develop the business. One of the m
Canvee Life School
Over 20 years experience in emotional intelligence, positive psychology and personal development. Our team is fully committed to offer our clients the best experience ever. We are physically with them and are available 24/7. We also adapt the programme to the needs and wants of every student.
This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about Kenyan culture and share a part of yours. Understand the working environment in a different country, and learn about teamwork and independence, initiative, and timekeeping. The organisations make an impact in our community in various ways and have been
Cheltenham School Muscat
With an already established Gap Student program that is a cut above the rest, we really do offer a unique experience. We offer above average wages and fantastic accommodation. Our Gappies are fantastic; they support us in every part of the schools, including academic areas, finance, HR and marketi
Shanghai Kunta Culture Exchange Ltd - Wanderlust Exchange
We stand out from our competitors because we offer a unique combination of travel, education, volunteering, language learning, childcare, and English tutoring opportunities for young adults. We encourage the exploration of self-awareness and personal development by providing participants with opport
We invest heavily in our team's training and personal development. Feedback from our guests proves that this sets us apart from our competitors. Each one of our instructors has a real passion for the outdoors and they strive to instil this enthusiasm in the groups that come to us. As a Christ
Fit For Sport
A job with Fit For Sport is ideal for anyone looking for active, exciting employment, in an enjoyable and rewarding setting, whether you are wishing to start or further your childcare, sports, or outdoor industry career, or maybe you simply want to work with like-minded people in a supportive enviro
To help grow our reputation as a leading provider of high quality residential activity holidays, at JCA we recognise that our centre staff and instructors are among the most vital parts of our business. As an activity instructor you have daily contact with our guests and it is your dedication and e
Wire & Sky
We bring adventure to the city. The venues we operate from are iconic and the views from our sites are totally unique. Our aerial adventures offer a stand out combination of adrenalin and city sightseeing.
The Bushcraft Company
Our staff work together becoming part of a close-knit team, always working towards a shard goal: to make our school trips unforgettable.
Working across several UK woodland activity camps, from Yorkshire to Kent, our outdoor jobs are all about a love of adventure, education, fun and of course the g
Xplore The World
For more than 30 years Xplore has offered activity camps across the UK for children and young adults. Our centres are all in stunning countryside locations across the UK and the working environment is friendly and professional with accommodation on site.
We believe in creating memories that last a lifetime.
Our staff are dedicated to providing a high quality, friendly and personable service.
Our skilled team of activity instructors play a large role in the success of the centre, supporting and encouraging individuals to realise their potentia
No registration fees and higher salaries (allowing applicants have some decent spending money for after camp, rather than an age based pocket money scheme you'll find elsewhere) make Wild Packs stand out from the crowd!
Most importantly Wild Packs allow you to have choice and input into what type
In 2 Action
The standard of training and activity provision delivered by In2action is held in very high regard within the travel and leisure industry. Many of the leading companies such as Center Parcs, Hoseasons and First Choice work with In2action to improve their delivery and create brochure highlights.
Established in 1969, we’re the biggest international summer camp staff provider recruiting thousands of young people each year to work on hundreds of amazing summer camps all across the USA.
Our programme fee of £599 includes return flights to the USA, medical insurance, nine weeks food and ac
Camp Leaders provides flexible pricing and higher placement opportunities, securing you a job at one of the best camps in America with cost-effective payment options tailored to suit you. Not only that, we work hard to go above and beyond in everything we do.
CLUB CORREZE offers a warm and reassuringly safe environment for the development of each child's social skills. Fellowship and teamship are developed and encouraged between the children and their group and activity leaders.
* Travelling to a new destination
* Exposure to a different culture
Rockley has always put people first, be that any of our thousands of customers or any of our team. What sets Rockley apart is always the fantastic team who go the extra mile for our customers, which is why our customers return year after year and so do our staff.
Stubbers Adventure Centre
Stubbers has the widest range of activities in the South East including High ropes towers, Archery combat, Banana boating, Stand Up Paddle boarding and All Terrain Boarding. We are renowned for providing excellent customer service through a friendly, engaging and professional team who challenge the
Mark Warner Summer
With over 40 years’ experience we have grown into one of the most highly regarded independent travel companies in the UK. We have received numerous accolades and are very proud to have recently been voted ‘Best Family Tour Operator, Best Activity & Adventure Operator, Best All Inclusive Operator
At Robinwood we are very proud of our staff, we listen to them and value their ideas, and they have made a huge difference to both the children we work with and the growth of the company.
We are proud to have been listed in the 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work for' for the last six ye
Galileo Maritime Academy
Galileo is recognised internationally for supplying first class superyacht crew.
We recruit, train, certify and place you on the finest superyachts around the world.
Our speciality is entry level crew who wish to join this highly paid career working as crew on the yachts of the rich and famo
Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning
Lambourne End deliver tailored, bespoke programmes. We deliver programmes that support young people's personal development from a wide range of adventurous, farm and environmental activities.
We are flexible in our approach to ensure we meet group and individual needs. This is built on our eth
Donegal Adventure Centre
We offer a tailored experience to our customers and have a return rate of over 70% every year.
Rosneath Castle Caravan Park
We truly believe that we stand out from our competitors in terms of our location, the calibre of our employees, and the atmosphere we generate for guests and employees alike.
Set in a stunning location on the West coast of Scotland, we can't imagine a more idyllic place to showcase your skills as
What separates us from our competitors from a camper's perspective is that we stay positive. Making mistakes in English is a part of the learning process and errors are never pointed out in a negative way. Our counselors are nice, encouraging and funny!
What separates us from our competitors from
Carlingford Adventure Centre
We strive to create a warm family atmosphere for both our clients and our team, this is what keeps everyone coming back! We do what we do because we are passionate about the transformational effects being outdoors can have on people and we love creating opportunities for all ages, backgrounds and a
Viamonde's dynamic and experienced team of English-speaking staff are committed to offering a safe, friendly and fun environment for children of all ages. The international schools we work with demand the very highest standards of supervision and care for their students and we recruit only those wit
Share Discovery Village
Share Discovery Village offers a range of over 30 activities onsite meaning that every day is very different. SHARE works with a range of groups of many different of ages and physical abilities again adding to the variation of the job.
Our staff are fun and energetic wanting guests to have the
Fellowship Afloat Charitable Trust
Our setting, itself, is unique. Big open skies, views across the marshes and estuary encourage relaxation, a break away from everyday life and an opportunity to try something new. That's without mentioning the unique experience of staying on a lightship!
Everything is included in a stay with FAC
Beyond Adventure is a people focused business that cares for both its staff and customers. We feel that part of our responsibility as an industry leader is to help nurture and support others on their pathway to becoming full time outdoor professionals and to this aim we will regularly employ aspira
The Bear Grylls Adventure
The Bear Grylls Adventure is a brand new attraction due to open in Autumn 2018 and is a world first attraction of its kind.
Nick Varney, CEO Merlin Entertainments, said: “The Bear Grylls Adventure is a one of a kind attraction – bringing together Bear, one of the most celebrated and recognise
Raleigh Expedition isn’t like other volunteer programmes. We run life-changing Expeditions to some of the most remote places on the planet. Volunteers live in a homestay with a local family, work on sustainable projects in remote communities or national parks with an international team, and trek t
Walesby Forest Adventure Activity Centre is a not-for-profit organisation and our aim is to ensure young people have the opportunity to develop in a safe secure environment to help them achieve their full potential.we also provide a wide range of educational and adventure activity programmes for sch
So what makes us unique to any other options
Warriors academy is accredited by the international gap year Association, which means that we have passed the rigorous, safety, and professional standards giving you the peace of mind that you are dealing with a credible and professional organisatio
We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the