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Travel essentials for planning big or small trips

We're the original Round the World travel experts, so we know a thing or two about planning the perfect trip. This is your go-to for all your travel planning and research: from visas to travel insurance, transport options to the many different ways you can travel (big up, voluntouring!) - we've got it all here. Consider us your own personal wise and worldly travel planner (there's no better job, let's face it).

Our top list of travel essentials

Essentials are the stuff you probably aren’t thinking about when dreaming of that perfect piazza or magical mountain view on your upcoming trip! Our travel essentials will help to make your trip run more smoothly, from our comprehensive travel insurance and discount cards to our travel app.

Travel Insurance

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Discount cards

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What to do on your big trip

Book an adventure tour, get a working holiday visa, choose a volunteering project or beach hop in the Thai islands, it's really up to you! Whatever you decide to do, we'll be able to help you book it.

volunteer abroad
Why not give something back on your next trip? Work with animals in Thailand, help local communities in the Philippines, work in conservation in South Africa, or help children in Cape Town - there are so many opportunities out there! It's never been easier (or cheaper) to have a truly unique experience.
study abroad
Study and learn abroad
Feel like getting more out of your next trip? We've pulled together some awesome learn-as-you-travel options for you! Always fancied learning a language, teaching English, or studying a course abroad? Get the most out of your travelling experience with us.
work abroad
Work Overseas
Spend more time getting to know a country, by working and living there! We offer loads of help and guidance on getting you started with your applications, and getting integrated with local life - head to Blighty to work in London, live the American dream at a summer camp, or head to a ski resort in Canada. 
gap year travel
Gap year
Take a whole year out and travel the world! Whether it's volunteering, working, or just going on a massive travel spree, we can help you sort out your gap year. From Round the World flights to adventure tours.