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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lonely Planet
Publication date September 1, 2003
Pages 432
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781740596664
ISBN-10 1740596668
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $19.99
Other format details travel
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Fancy a year out between school and further studies? Thinking of letting the rat-race wait? You need The Gap Year Book - a definitive, practical guide to planning and taking a year out. Packed with essential advice on pre-trip preparation and planning, the inside track on when and where to go, and numerous ideas on what to do, this book is a one-stop gap year shop. Want to try yacht crewing? Fancy a stab at volunteering? Raring to go on a conservation project? We'll tell you how to organise all this and more, all you need now is your plane ticket! - full-colour world map showing gap year routes - tried and tested itineraries from real gappers - contact details for all the gap year placement companies and organisations - access to dedicated gap year discussion forum on's Thorn Tree - Impressive breadth and depth of information supplied in a readable and entertaining way - information on the best courses to take and how to apply for jobs - quotes and tales from real gappers who've been there and done it - how to stay healthy away from home - 28,195 accepted university applicants deferred entry to take a gap year in 2002 (UCAS) - There are currently over 1,800,000 students following higher education programmes (NUSSL) - Average age of students is 16-25 (nusonline. - Individual student spend is approximately [pound]5,535 pa - Average student spends [pound]524 p.a on travel (NUSSL) - Nearly a quarter do not buy holiday insurance (National Express) - 93 percent of higher education students in the UK have internet access (NOP research 2000)

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9781740596664 | details & prices | 432 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $19.99
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