Financial Security

Financial Security

Your money is safe with us

We know that the last thing you want to worry about when you’re planning your trip of a lifetime is whether your money is in safe hands. As a leading gap year provider it’s our job to make sure your finances are secure, so when you book with us you can be confident that we do just that.


Your funds are secure


Real Gap Experience is part of Gap 360 Ltd, one of the biggest providers of gap years in the UK. We provide financial protection for your booking. We have provided a bond which ensures that in the event of our financial failure, you would either receive your money back, or continue with your trip (or be repatriated) if you have already departed the UK.


Beware: Don't book with an organisation that has no financial protection for their clients. Not only are they breaking the law, you could lose all your money or be stranded overseas.


Gap360 is a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Ltd (ABTOT) which means we provide financial protection for your trip. Under the Package Travel Regulations 1992. You are covered as follows:


  1. Non flight packages commencing and returning to the UK.
  2. Non flight packages commencing and returning to a country other than the UK.
  3. Flight inclusive packages that commence outside the UK which are sold to customers outside the UK.


1, 2 and 3 provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled. 1 and 3 provide for repatriation. Bookings made outside the UK are only covered if booked directly with Real Gap Experience.


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