Presentation on theme: "[Subject Name] Tour to Northern France [Enter tour dates here]"— Presentation transcript:
1 [Subject Name] Tour to Northern France [Enter tour dates here]
2 Today’s presentation will cover: NST - Our educational travel companyTour objectives & overviewWhat will we see & do?Our accommodation & meal arrangementsWhat’s included in the price?Travel tipsNext stepsAbout NSTSafety & financial securityQuestions
3 NST - Our educational travel company We have booked this tour through leading educational travel company, NST.We’ll benefit from their knowledge and experience in arranging school tours, as well as the 24 hour assistance they offer should we need their support whilst we are away.
4 Tour objectivesOn our tour, students will:[Insert objective here]
5 Tour overviewWe will depart from [location] by [transport type] on [date].We will stay at NST’s Château d’Ebblinghem on the Opal Coast for [number] nights, and will return home on [date] by [transport type].
6 Tour overview Morning Afternoon Evening Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 [Enter itinerary details here]
7 What will we see & do? [Click here to add visit title] [Click here to add visit details]
8 What will we see & do? [Click here to add visit title] [Click here to add visit details]
9 What will we see & do? [Click here to add visit title] [Click here to add visit details]
10 NST’s Château d’Ebblinghem We’ll be staying at NST’s Château d’Ebblinghem……a 19th century French county house set in a rural location in the north west of France.It has been specifically renovated to provide unrivalled facilities for school groups.
11 Château d’Ebblinghem - Location It’s ideally located for travel and for visits……being just 45 minutes from Calais, 55 minutes from the Eurotunnel terminal, 10 minutes from St Omer, 45 minutes from Ypres, 60 minutes from Boulogne and 90 minutes from Le Touquet.
12 Château d’Ebblinghem - Accommodation There are 3 accommodation blocks and we’ll have sole occupancy of our own building……including our own dining room, meeting room and games room, so we won't have to share facilities with anyone else.
13 Château d’Ebblinghem - Bedrooms All bedrooms are bright, modern and clean, and feature a private shower, toilet and washbasin.
14 Château d’Ebblinghem - Meals Breakfast and evening meals are provided on-site and packed lunches are supplied daily for a nutritious, balanced diet.Please let me know if you have any special dietary requirements so that these can be catered for.
15 Château d’Ebblinghem - Our ‘Groupie’ During our stay, we’ll have our own personal Group Co-ordinator - known as a ‘Groupie' - to provide full-time assistance throughout our tour.Our Groupie will be based at the château, travel with usto our visits, organise our on-site activitiesand always be on-hand to help.
16 Château d’Ebblinghem – Recreational facilities We’ll have our own dedicated room for recreational activities, as well as access to the communal games room.Facilities include four hectares of private grounds, two footballpitches (one floodlit), a volleyball area, outdoor activities(during summer months) and a shop.
17 Château d’Ebblinghem - Evening activities We’ll plan a programme of evening activities so even when we’re not out and about, there will never be a dull moment!Popular options include a talent show, disco, quiz night, team challenge, initiative exercises, French crêpe making,and even traditional French food tasting! Duringsummer months, outdoor activities canalso be included.
18 Château d’Ebblinghem – Mini-movie This short film will give you a good idea of the type of experience we’ll have on our tour to France.Click here to link to NST’s Chateau d’Ebblinghem Mini-Movie
19 What’s included in the price? Our tour cost of £[???] per person includes:Return transportation by [transport type][Number] night’s [full-board/half-board/room only accommodation]Travel insurance[Visits and entrance fees][Guide][Collective passport]
20 Travel tips - Passports All students travelling must hold a full passport with [enter number] months of validity remaining on it after the date of our return. If a new passport is needed, it is recommended that you apply at least 10 weeks before we depart, especially if a visa is required.[Alternatively, if you will have a Collective Passport for your group, please say so here.]
21 Travel tips - Visas[In this space, please enter any visa requirements for the country your group is visiting, including any countries en-route. If you have any doubts, please contact the relevant embassy to check visa requirements, especially for non-British nationals. You will need to apply in good time (at least two months prior to departure) as non-issue of visas is not covered under the cancellation section of your insurance, and you may not be allowed to travel as a result]
22 Travel tips - Money The currency in France is the Euro. We recommend that students take [€XXX] with them on the visit in [cash/travellers cheques].
23 Travel tips - Packing What to take on the tour: [Click here to add information]
24 Travel tips – European Health Insurance Cards UK residents are entitled to medical treatment, at reduced cost or sometimes free, when temporarily visiting a European Union (EU) country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. Only treatment provided under the state scheme is covered. However, to obtain treatment we will each need to take a European Health Insurance Card with us. Please note: Not all UK residents are covered in certain destinations.For full details and to apply for a free EHIC card online,visit
25 Next stepsFirst deposit - If you wish to join this visit, can you please let me know by [date]. I will require an initial [£XXX] deposit to secure your booking at this stage.Second deposit - I will require your second deposit of [£XXX] by [date].Final payment - The balance of the visit will need to be paid in full by [date] with a final payment of [£XXX].
26 About NST Established in 1967 Europe’s leading educational travel companyOffices in Blackpool & DublinTailored educational tours for schools, colleges & universities in the UK, Europe & WorldwideEnviable reputation for quality, professionalism & value
27 Safety & financial security Safety Management SystemNST has already assessed the safety features on parts of our tour including accommodation, transport, excursions and visits. This assessment process is independently verified annually for further peace of mind.
28 Safety & financial security School Travel Forum (STF)NST are founder members and assured members of the STF, an organisation that promotes good practice and safety in school travel. This initiative is welcomed by many industry bodies involved in teaching and outdoor education.OEAP
29 Safety & financial security Quality BadgeNST was one of the first UK educational travel companies to have been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Council’s Quality Badge.The badge provides a nationally recognised benchmark that identifies organisations which provide good quality, safe learning outside the classroom experiences for young people.
30 Safety & financial security Association of British Travel Agents & Air Travel Organisers’ LicensingWe are booking our tour through educational travel company, NST. They are fully bonded through ABTA (for non-air travel) and ATOL (for air travel) which means we’ll have complete financial protection as soon as we pay our deposits.
31 We hope you will join us on our NST educational tour! For further information about NST, please visit