Bushcraft & Survival Challenge May 2021 – It’s good to be back!

Gapforce’s new Bushcraft & Survival Challenge ran for the first time on May 31 – June 4, 2021. A member of the instructor team reports on the successful launch of the exciting wilderness skills course and the joys of getting out into the field after a year of stalled travel. It’s good to be back. It was a feeling shared … Read More

Gapforce set to welcome customers back for the first time in over a year!

There is no hiding the fact that the past 14 months has been devastating for the travel industry. The continued uncertainty surrounding the reopening of international travel has wreaked havoc on businesses, large and small, all over the world. As a small tour operator specialising in Gap Year and Educational travel, we at Gapforce have been unable to restart any … Read More

Gapforce voted Top Rated Gap Year Provider for second year running!

Thanks to our wonderful customers and staff, we are delighted to announce that Gapforce has been awarded the Top Rated Gap Year provider of 2020 at Go Abroad for the second year in succession! It seems a long time since we were last able to welcome customers onto our Gap Year programs but the end of the pandemic is now … Read More

Alfie: Leader Interview

Alfie: Expedition Leader Interview

Charismatic, professional, and experienced leaders are crucial for any overseas group adventure. We are proud of our leadership team here at Gapforce, with many of our leaders having worked for us for many years and in all four corners of the globe! We are therefore excited to release a recent interview with one of our most experienced leaders: Alfie. Born and … Read More

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Covid-19: FAQs

As restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of  Covid-19 are gradually imposed again in the UK, many countries around the world are still dealing with the worst of the pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on all our lives, and for us and our customers this has been most clearly felt in the inability to travel … Read More


Covid-19 Update

As the lockdown in the UK remains, and the Foreign Office continues to advise against all non-essential travel, the Gapforce office remains closed, with a core team continuing to work from home. Many doctors have started to use Covid medical vehicles to be able to visit their patients in their homes and provide them with the necessary help that they will … Read More

Can you Travel and Reduce your Carbon Footprint?

Here at Gapforce we are constantly seeking ways to lessen our impact on the environment, reduce our carbon footprint and become more Eco-friendly. We are also equally determined that participants on our programs, whether they be trekking to Everest Base Camp or volunteering on a private game reserve in South Africa, contribute to a more Eco-friendly environment and make steps … Read More

Safety Abroad – Gapforce passes BS 8848 compliance

Safety and customer satisfaction are our guiding principals at Gapforce and we are delighted to share the news that we have recently passed an external assessment of our operating standards, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to both safety and good practice. Understanding Risk In order to mitigate risk, it is first of all important to understand it. Ventures that include adventurous … Read More

Gapforce wins Top Tour Provider of 2019!

Hot on the heels of our recent award as Top rated Gap Year Provider 2019 by Goabroad.com, I am delighted to share some more exciting news that we have won a second award for our work in 2019. This time the Community Choice Award for the Top Tour Provider of 2019 in the orgnisation category from Go Overseas: “Winners of … Read More