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Top jobs for funding a trip to Queensland

Top jobs for funding a trip to Queensland

With one in three (77%) young Brits enticed to follow their dreams abroad, and over two thirds (70%) of 16-24 year olds moving overseas to find adventure and new experiences, Queensland offers a variety of experiences to satisfy every UK backpacker.

Backpacking in Fiji: Dune boarding, river safaris and boutique cruising

Sweating over your final exams dreaming of being somewhere hot and sunny? There are a whole host of amazing places to explore and exciting adventures to be had in Fiji that will make your gap year something to remember.

Taking a gap year?  Make sure you have the right insurance

Taking a gap year? Make sure you have the right insurance

Gap years have never been more popular and with this in mind adventure travel company, True Traveller has developed a specialist Gap Year and Backpacker insurance site, adventuretravelinsurance.co.uk.

Experience the jungle first hand in Australia’s playground

Experience the jungle first hand in Australia’s playground

Got the post-celebrity reality show blues? Wondering what to do now Dougie, Mark, Fatima and the gang have all packed up their backpacks and hitched their way back to the UK? How about exploring it for yourself?

Gap year travel on the rise as university applications hit a low

Gap year travel on the rise as university applications hit a low

With a drop in university applications, as revealed by UCAS this week, gap travel experiences could once again be on the rise.

Gapwork.com launches redesigned and revamped website

Gapwork.com launches redesigned and revamped website

Gapwork.com, the gap year job and volunteering abroad specialist website, now has a brand new easy-to-use, cutting-edge design and navigation system.

Over 55s don’t mind the gap

With students scrambling for university places this year, the ‘gap year' is no longer an option for many post A-level students new research shows.

OZ top trip choice for gap year travellers

With GSCE and A Level results having come out just last week and the economy doing less than favourably, gap year holidays will once again be on the rise among both students and professionals.

12 months, 5 continents, 2 friends = 1 ultimate year out

12 months, 5 continents, 2 friends = 1 ultimate year out

With tough times ahead, Real Gap Experience and i-to-i Volunteering are offering two lucky students the chance to travel the world with guaranteed work placements globally.

Win two free InterRail Passes for Europe with Gap Daemon

Win two free InterRail Passes for Europe with Gap Daemon

Gap Daemon, the new online business dedicated to helping young people make the most of their gap year, is offering two free InterRail Passes for Europe. All you have to do is complete their short survey on travel and enter the prize draw.

Student's Plan B: Travel to Queensland and earn some money

Student's Plan B: Travel to Queensland and earn some money

Over 200,000 university applicants will need a Plan B next week as they lose out on an increasingly small number of academic places.

Not all Gap Years have to be a Gap Yah

Not all Gap Years have to be a Gap Yah

As A-level results are set to come out, employers and Matt Lacey, of Gap Yah comedy fame, outline why time spent abroad is no bad thing, and how a Gap Year experience can develop qualities required in the work place.

Out to Africa

Out to Africa

What is it about Africa that entices travellers to head to this fantastic, enlightening, surprising and intriguing continent?

Plan ahead for a trouble free gap year

With many ‘gappers' starting to plan their trips this summer, Bob Atkinson, travel expert at moneysupermarket.com offers ten top tips to help those travelling to spend their money wisely and keep safe abroad.

Almighty Australia

Australia, one of the top destinations on the Gap Year circuit, provides volunteers with the opportunity to make a real difference in the flood-affected areas of Queensland and North Eastern New South Wales.