www.bbc.co.uk 'The BBC recommends: www.gapadvice.org. An extremely useful and reliable resource: Gap Advice offers crucial Gap Year insight for any prospective gapper.'
The Observer gapadvice.org - 'excellent'
The Times 'perhaps one of the best jumping off points is www.gapadvice.org.'
The Independent 'for independent assessment and an advice service to help you find your way through the gap year maze'
The Guardian 'pick of the best.'
Independent gap year travel advice, information, help and ideas on projects and placements. Essential to plan and organise a gap year for:
Young people: before, during and after Uni
Career breakers & families: a fresh direction
In retirement: 'golden gappers', a new time of life
Others: eg the media, exhibitions, schools
How do I choose a gap year organisation?
What can I do?
Where can I go?
For information, help, ideas to plan see Key Gap Year Questions.
Finance, a UK estimate:
Cost for young people: £3,000-£4,000
Cost for career breakers: £6,000-£7,000
Cost for in retirement: £5,000
Numbers, a UK estimate:
Young people: 230,000 a year
Career breakers: 90,000 a year
In retirement: 200,000 a year