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Established in 1962, BUNAC is today recognised as a specialist in overseas work, travel and volunteer programme with opportunities available in every continent. BUNAC has enabled over a quarter of a million people to explore the world and gain valuable life skills. BUNAC is ATOL protected, a partner of the FCO’s Know Before You Go campaign and is a founding member of the Year Out Group, as well as a member of WYSE Work Abroad Association.


Participants can take part in a BUNAC programme during during a gap year, summer holidays, after graduation or as a career break.

  • Flexible work and travel program in Canada, USA, Australia, and New Zealand will help young people to gain independence, more confidence and international work experience.
  • BUNAC's wide range of volunteering and teaching placements in Africa, South and North America and Asia offer the chance to make a difference.


BUNAC participants can experience everyday working life in a new country and explore some of the world's most incredible places during their stay. Volunteering or working abroad offers an unforgettable experience and enhances employability for the future. Past members often describe how their BUNAC experience has been a key discussion point at job interviews.

Travel insurance

We want everyone’s trip to be a safe one. Recognising the importance of preparing for the unforeseen, we only work with the most reputable insurance companies to guarantee participants have comprehensive travel, medical and baggage cover for their trip.


We offer a full support package for our members, providing them with all the resources they need to plan their adventure, including help with finding jobs and accommodation. With an office or partner organisation in every destination, BUNAC makes sure that members get the most out of their experience.


BUNAC offers group flight packages for all programmes, offering competitively priced return flights, transfers and arrival accommodation. Being able to travel with other BUNAC members gives people the chance to make friends before they've even arrived at their destination.


BUNAC provides 24/7 emergency support for all members. We also ensure participants are fully prepared for their trips with a comprehensive handbook, pre-departure advice and orientations.

Contact us

If you have any queries or you want some help with your travel plans, please do not hesitate to get in touch on 033 3999 7516.

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