Come and see us!

We love people visiting us! Come and say hello in person, or book a phone or Skype appointment and get excellent free travel advice from our travel experts.

We offer a free advice session for travellers!

Whether you're a first-time traveller or a more experienced traveller, you can have a one-to-one travel information and advice session with one of our friendly and experienced Gap 360 travel advisors.

If you fancy finding out more about our gap travel options, or want to start planning your perfect trip abroad, come and chat to a travel advisor and get loads of amazing, free travel advice and assistance - parents, friends or partners are welcome too!

Do I have to visit in person to get a free advice session?

No! You can book a Skype or phone call session. Call us on 01892 527392 or send us an email at [email protected] to book an appointment.

What will be covered in the free advice session?

Your travel advisor can cover the following information and travel advice areas in your free session, whichever topics you feel that you need help with

    1) How to choose the trip that works best for you

    This section will cover:

  • Weather and climate considerations
  • What activities you want to do on your gap trip
  • Choosing your dream destinations
  • The length of time you wish to travel for
  • Whether you want to attend any special events
  • Safety questions
  • Working to your ideal budget

2) Preparing for going travelling

This section will cover:

  • Booking flights: You can also book to chat in person to a member of our flights team, Flights 360, to find the best deals
  • Travel insurance advice
  • Visa advice
  • Choosing your gap travel kit
  • Sorting out your finances
  • What to pack

3) Finding work abroad

If you are interested in paid work or internship opportunities abroad, we can give you plenty of advice about working abroad, including:

  • Where you can find work abroad
  • Types of jobs available
  • How to get a job abroad
  • Getting the right working visa
  • Preparing for an interview abroad
  • Internships vs paid jobs

4) Health advice

Our travel advisors will give you top tips for staying healthy abroad, including advice about:

  • Visiting your GP for vaccination advice
  • What to take with you
  • Malaria precautions
  • Putting together a first aid kit
  • What toiletries to take
  • Health considerations for female travellers
  • Useful items to take
  • Eating and drinking abroad

5) Safety advice

You'll be given useful safety tips, including:

  • How not to look like a tourist
  • Being aware of scammers
  • Keeping your stuff safe
  • Keeping you safe
  • Keeping your money safe
  • Copying documents
  • Safety advice for female travellers

6) Keeping in touch with family and friends

This section includes advice about:

  • Keeping your parents worry-free
  • Setting expectations before you go
  • Planning how to keep in touch
  • Ways of keeping in touch (Skype, emails, internet, phone calls, social media etc.)
  • Coping with homesickness

7) Further advice

As well as covering all the key areas above, during your free advice session we will also cover these topics:

  • Making friends abroad
  • How to bag a bargain
  • Hostel etiquette
  • Washing clothes
  • Toilet tricks
  • Showers made simple

Want to visit us or book a free advice session? Call a travel advisor today on 01892 527392 or email us at [email protected]