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Save up to 25%* on 2022-23 trips
But is your student budget making you feel you don’t have the coins for that dream trip? Well with Contiki, that’s not the case. Summer break on a student budget? We got that. Unforgettable gap year on the other side of the planet? We do that. Transport, accommodation and unforgettable experiences are all sorted by travel experts (that’s us!).
The best bit? You can book now and pay later, interest free. With our no-risk R1000* deposit, fully flexible bookings and payment plans to suit your needs. Contiki makes student travel a no-brainer.
Plus we have also slapped on an extra 5% off for students across our worldwide trips (Psst, use code: PPSTUDENTS5D).
There are countless benefits with gap year and student travel before, after or during university, including:
Increase your confidence and independence
Improve your mental well-being
Become more open-minded and adaptable
Meet new friends worldwide and build your network
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What is a gap year?
Gap years can be a great way of enhancing your CV, learn new skills and travel. Typically it’s a year long break before or after university or college, traditionally spent abroad. It’s the perfect time to take advantage of being able to travel freely before the next chapter of either education or a career begins.
Where can you go on a gap year?
As the world is opening up to travel again, more and more exciting destinations will be available for you to travel on your gap year. Some people decide that they would like to work whilst they are abroad in order to pay for their travels. There are a lot of places that offer working holiday visa programs for under 30’s, such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Japan. Others may tend to work before they travel and some may want to do a round the world gap year trip taking in as many countries and cultures as possible within their budget.
How do I plan a gap year travel?
The best way to plan a gap year is to consider the places you want to travel to and decide whether you’re going to raise the money in advance or work whilst abroad. It’s always useful to talk to a specialist who can help connect the dots between countries and flight routes. We have dedicated reservation experts who are able to book your tours whilst you are travelling.
Should I take a gap year to travel?
You should absolutely take a gap year to travel. Taking a year off to explore the world is a great way to learn new things, grow as an individual and make new friends. In fact, it will even make you more attractive to potential employers, as they will see you as more adaptable, confident and a person that's innovative and independent.
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*Promo code PPSTUDENTS5D
Students save 5%. Simply enter the 'PPSTUDENTS5D' student promo code at checkout stage to redeem your discount. Discount applies to the land portion of your trip price only (excludes taxes, included flight costs, extra accommodation & optional activities). Your trip price does not include the costs of international flights that start or end your trip. Combinable with any/all Ongoing Deals. Not combinable with any other promo codes, promotions, other Special Deals or Last Minute Deals. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any point without notice.
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