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Gap Adventures introduces lifetime deposits

Understanding that travel plans change and sometimes need to be delayed, Gap Adventures has once again listened to traveller feedback and established an innovative new level of customer service and flexibility designed to ensure that travellers who need to cancel will be able to find another time to take their next, great life-changing adventure.

Frontier launches new gap year advice website

Frontier launches new gap year advice website

Frontier, one of the UK’s leading volunteer organisations and promoters of responsible tourism, is delighted to announce the launch of a new advice based website for gap year students and career-breakers.

A gap year survival guide

More young people than ever before are booking and planning their, perhaps unexpected, gap year in good time for the February peak in departures. To help the estimated additional 25,000 students who are taking an enforced gap year in 2009/10, worldwide travel insurance specialists World First are starting their “World First Gap Year Survival Guide” using a range of social media outlets including blogging, Facebook and Twitter.

AJ Hackett Bungy scores ‘Golden Backpack’ award

AJ Hackett Bungy scores ‘Golden Backpack’ award

Queenstown’s AJ Hackett Bungy has won a coveted ‘golden backpack’ after being voted Best Tour/Activity in New Zealand. The Golden Backpack Awards, run by leading backpacker publisher TNT Magazine, are Australia and New Zealand’s only dedicated awards for the independent travel sector.

Gap Adventures improves payment options

The Great Adventure People announced simpler payment options for their 1,000 globally-renowned tours this week. Starting 1 October, new Gap Adventures bookings will no longer require travellers to pay a portion of their tour price locally on the first day of a trip. This ‘local payment’ is now being included in the pricing displayed on the Gap Adventures website.

The Gap Year challenge is on

The Gap Year is back! This year the ground breaking reality TV show will follow five lucky Bebo users on an unforgettable journey to the adventure capital of the world - New Zealand.