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EF Educational Tours Discover the world with EF
EF Educational Tours Why take an educational tour? Experience new cultures and explore famous sights firsthand Bring classroom lessons to life Improve your grades and enhance college applications and resumes Gain independence and confidence Have fun with your friends and make new ones
EF Educational Tours Best value: EF guarantees the lowest prices on every tour without sacrificing safety, quality or comfort Best support: EF has over 40 years of experience and supports you with our helpful Customer Service Department Cutting-edge innovations: EF keeps you connected to your destinations and other travelers with EF TourCasts through Apples iTunes Accreditation: EF offers the opportunity to earn school credit Why travel with EF?
EF Educational Tours Safety is EFs top priority Hundreds of EF offices in more than 50 countries 24-hour emergency on-call service Bilingual professionally trained EF Tour Director accompanies your group 24 hours a day EF TourLink allows family and friends to follow along online with daily updates and photos EFs Peace of Mind program allows you to change your tour and/or departure date should your school board not allow you to travel for safety reasons EFs North American Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts
EF Educational Tours How does group travel work? What is group travel? »Groups with similar tour preferences and departure dates are combined to share a motorcoach Why does EF combine groups? »Makes tours equally affordable for groups of 6 or 40 »Low prices means more students can see the world »Allows students to meet other travelers from around the country How does EF combine groups? »Flexible date range (date range) »Similar tour options (tour choice)
EF Educational Tours Where are we going? Itinerary Day 1 Fly overnight to Spain Day 2 Barcelona Day 3 Barcelona Day 4 Barcelona Day 5 Zaragoza Madrid Day 6 Madrid Day 7 Madrid Day 8 Depart for home
EF Educational Tours How much does it cost? Group Leader: Joanne Russum Tour Number:: Tour name: Barcelona and Madrid Departure Date: Saturday, Mar 19, 2011 Return Date: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 Number of Days: 8 Departure Gateway: Denver Price quote Enrollment Fee $95 Program Fee * $1,440 Current Departure Fees** $421 Weekend Supplement $70 Peace of Mind Program Free Toledo $70 Monthly Total For Students $350 $2,096 Adult Supplement text $305 For Adults $401 $2,401 Tour items not included All-Inclusive Insurance Plan $135 * Program fee valid for all who enroll through Tuesday, August 31, All other fees subject to change.
EF Educational Tours Monthly Payment Plan Monthly payments from your checking account or charge card or debit card No late fees, No hassle Flexibility to choose one of four monthly charge date – 7 th, 14 th, 21th, 26 th ) 24-hour access to account and payment information online Tour balance deadline up to 25 days prior to departure Manageable payments – the sooner you enroll, the smaller your payments!
EF Educational Tours What does the Program Fee Include? Round-trip airfare Superior tourist-class hotel accommodations All motorcoach and flight transfers Breakfast and dinner daily Full-time bilingual EF Tour Director Sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides Entrance fees to included special attractions
EF Educational Tours What does the Program Fee NOT include? Lunches and beverages Optional excursions Tour Director Optionals Customary gratuities for your tour director, local guides and bus driver »$6 each person/day- Tour Director »$4 each person/day-Bus driver »$2 each person/day-Local Guides Personal spending money All Inclusive Insurance Passport/visa fees
EF Educational Tours Passport and Visas Valid passports are required for all travelers Check with the State Department for current processing time, visit the website: Non-U.S. citizens may require special visas or other travel documents Passport name changes must be submitted to EF no later than 110 days prior to departure
EF Educational Tours All-Inclusive Insurance $135 All-Inclusive Insurance Plan includes: »Medical and Accident »Baggage and Property »Tour Cancellation and Interruption »24-hour access to an English speaking representative »NEW! Flight Delay Insurance For more information, call EFs Customer Service Department at
EF Educational Tours eftours.com/student Visit our student website to: »Learn more about your destination »Watch Life on Tour, EFs reality travel series »Download free EF TourCasts through Apples iTunes Log into My Tours to »Take note of important dates and information about your tour »Make online payments or sign up for Autopay »Personalize your tour with optional excursions, insurance and phone cards
EF Educational Tours Travel Tips Get ready for takeoff! Visit forwww.eftours.com/tips information about: Money abroad Packing list Phone Cards Flights Accommodations Rooming Meals Passports and Visas Safety tips And much more!
EF Educational Tours How do I enroll? Online: eftours.com/student Phone: Fax: Mail: EF Educational Tours One Education Street Cambridge, MA Tour number: Enrollment deadline:10/15/2011
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