Wondering what to pack for a gap year, or exactly what you need to do before you travel? Here you can find information on all the gap year essentials you need to ensure your trip runs smoothly.
At the Gap Year Hub our travel experts have been supporting gap year travellers for more than 30 years. We’ve perfected the art of packing a rucksack for a round-the-world trip, we’re pros when it comes to sorting gap year insurance and know exactly what makes the perfect gap year kit.
Add these to your gap year checklist to ensure you have a fun, safe and well-planned trip:
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