Enrich Your Gap Year with a Contiki Tour

Enrich Your Gap Year with a Contiki Tour
Photo courtesy of Contiki.

Planning a gap year after finishing school, graduating from uni or quitting your job? Want to travel, but not sure where to start?

For many young Aussies, a gap year is a rite of passage. And what better way to start or end your gap year than by taking a Contiki tour!

Many Australians who get a European working holiday visa either start or end their time abroad with a Contiki tour. But even if you’re not planning to live abroad for a whole year, you can see, do and learn a lot on one of these epic trips. They’re not just a great way to see more of the world, but also to meet new friends.

Contiki’s tours are exclusively for 18-35s, so these aren’t your boring, overpriced tours where you’re surrounded by retirees. They’re fun, action-packed experiences. You’ll travel at a fast pace and have lots of opportunities to leave your comfort zone.

You’ll never be alone as you’ll be joined be an awesome group of like-minded travellers and an experienced tour leader whose job is to make sure you’re both safe and having a great time. Of course, you’ll also get to visit some iconic destinations along the way.

Contiki tour group in Paris, France
Photo courtesy of Contiki.

Plus, Working Holidays for Aussies readers can get 5% off eligible tours! Read on to find out how.

See Europe with Contiki

If it’s your first time travelling to Europe – or even if it’s not, but you’re up for a great time – a Contiki tour is a fab way to explore the continent!

Contiki offers a vast range of European tours covering different destinations, trip lengths, travel styles and budgets. You can also combine multiple back-to-back tours to keep the fun going for longer.

For example, a few popular European options include:

  • The 12-day European Discovery tour that takes you from London to Rome and back, visiting 12 places in total
  • The Croatia Island Sail tour where you spend 8 days on a sailing boat from Split to Dubrovnik, island hopping along the way
  • The epic 45-day Ultimate European tour that visits 16 countries, topped off with a visit to the pyramids of Egypt
Croatia Island Sailing Tour offered by Contiki
Contiki offers a Croatia Island Sailing tour. Photo courtesy of Contiki.

Other Contiki tour destinations

Although many Aussies will have heard stories about Contiki’s famous European tours, the company offers immersive experiences all over the world.

Contiki tour group at the Taj Mahal in India
Contiki offers tours all over the world. Photo courtesy of Contiki.

Closer to home, Contiki runs trips through Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia and India. Or for something that will really make your friends at home jealous, The Adventurer tour covers Brazil, Argentina and Peru where you’ll get to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru. Photo by Matt Graham.

Get 5% off your Contiki experience

We’ve teamed up with Contiki to offer Working Holidays for Aussies readers an exclusive 5% discount off eligible Contiki tour bookings! This discount can even be used on trips that are already on sale, so you can save even more.

To take advantage of this discount, simply book any eligible tour on the Contiki website and enter the promo code WHFA5OFF at the checkout.

Insert the Working Holidays for Aussies discount code on the Contiki website to get 5% off
Enter the discount code WHFA5OFF at the checkout to get 5% off!

The 5% discount is available on new bookings, for trips of at least 7 days, when you book directly with Contiki. You can combine this discount with ongoing promotions and the past pax discount (FTD), but not other promo codes. You must enter the promo code at the time of booking.

Happy travels!

Contiki is an affiliate partner of Working Holidays for Aussies.

Matt Graham

Matt is the founder of Working Holidays for Aussies. Passionate about travel and always looking for great deals, he believes that gap years & working holidays are the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in another culture and gain invaluable life experience. Originally from Australia, Matt has travelled to over 80 countries and has lived in New Zealand, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

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