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

Gapforce Gap Year programs

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

Gapforce

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. If you have some remote staff it is a very good idea to use some monitoring software so that you can see what they are doing. We have used … 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

Gapforce voted Top Rated Gap Year Provider of 2019!

Here at Gapforce, we are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Top Rated Gap Year provider of 2019 at Go Abroad! We pride ourselves on high levels of service and customer satisfaction so we are thrilled to have these efforts recognised by Goabroad.com based on the positive reviews written by our customers. We would like to take … Read More

Expedition leader training

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Expedition Leader Training

Program: Expedition Leader Training Location: UK, Costa Rica, Panama Duration: 16 weeks   The Expedition Leader Training Course has a lot of moving parts and a huge number of important considerations, and the build-up to such an adventurous undertaking can seem daunting and fraught with uncertainty. Here we’ve put together our answers to seven of participants’ most frequently asked questions, … Read More