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[Your School Name] [Destination And Date] ______ _______ School Trip to __________ __/__/__
What will be covered: About Halsbury Travel – Our chosen educational tour operator Health & safety Trip overview Educational visits and attractions Accommodation How much and who can go? What happens now Travel tips FAQs
About Halsbury Travel – our tour operator The company was established in 1986 and are a group tours specialist arranging over 750 tours per year and carrying over 30,000 passengers. The benefits of using a tour operator: Knowledge and Experience of arranging tours to our chosen destination Effective Safety Management System Financial Protection incl. scheduled airline insurance Fully Accredited ABTA / ATOL / STF Comprehensive Travel and Medical Insurance 24-Hour Emergency Telephone Number whilst away on tour
Trip overview When and where [for example We are planning a 4 days/3 nights trip to Paris by air 10/05/2010 – 14/05/2010]. Aim of the tour [For example The focus on this trip is “Leisure and Tourism” and particularly aimed at the GCSE students. The aim is for the students to learn on-site in a real-life situation. The tour will be followed up by a subsequent classroom based project on sustainable tourism.]
Educational visits and attractions [complete a slide with each of the visits you are planning to do, you can use the text and pictures from your quote and destination guide, for example:] Eiffel Tower The instantly recognisable symbol of Paris, The Eiffel Tower can be seen from almost any point in the city and the view from the top is truly awe-inspiring. It dominates Paris to such an extent that it's hard to believe it's only a little over a century old having been built in 1889 to celebrate the centenary of the French revolution. No trip to Paris would be complete without a visit to the Eiffel Tower.
Educational visits and attractions [complete a slide with each of the visits you are planning to do, you can use the text and pictures from your quote and destination guide, for example:] Louvre Museum Housed in France's former royal palace, the Louvre is now one of the finest and most complete art galleries in the world. It’s collections range from the ancient world to the twentieth century, with the Pyramid and CyberLouvre multimedia gallery bringing the collection right up to date. But most visitors are only here to see one thing – The Mona Lisa's Enigmatic smile.
Accommodation [enter details of your accommodation, you can get the text and pictures from your quote and destination guide] City Hostel One of a new breed of privately-run hostels offering hostel accommodation at near-hotel standards. This hostel is in a lovingly restored turn-of-the-century building. Its friendly staff are full of good ideas, our favourite being the teachers’ lounge, reserved for staff, offering free drinks and Internet access! The hostel has a total of 18 single, twin and multi-bed rooms on three floors. All rooms have shower/WC and TV.
Meals [Enter the details of your meal arrangements here] If any student travelling the trip has any specific dietary requirements then please let me know.
How much and who can go? How much? £[xxx] including everything except spending money. Return transportation [Number] night’s [full-board/half-board/room only accommodation] Travel insurance [Visits and entrance fees] [Collective passport] Itinerary planning service Who can go? [For example everyone in year 10]
Travel tips - currency The currency in [destination] is the [XXX]. We recommend that students take [£XXX] with them on the visit in [cash/travellers cheques].
Travel tips – what to bring [Write a list of things to bring, for example…] A small backpack that your child is able to carry themselves. Basic toiletries – shampoo and soap, toothbrush and toothpaste Towel (Check with your accommodation) Sensible shoes Raincoat coat (depends on your destination) Sun lotion (depends on your destination) Spare T-shirt, sweater, socks, underwear, coat Camera (it is the students own responsibility, please read the insurance documents)
Travel tips – European health insurance card All Halsbury tours are covered by our travel insurance, But we recommend that all student also bring a European Health Insurance Card with them. The E111 is the certificate that entitles you to treatment that becomes necessary during your visit to the EEA or Switzerland. We recommend that all your students obtain a European Health Insurance Card (new name for the old E111) before travelling. If a students needs medical treatment while abroad, they will be treated for free rather than having to pay and claim the money back afterwards. You can apply through the NSH online.
What happens next? Deposit payment If you wish to join this tour, please return the signed slip with the initial deposit payment of £[xxx] by [date] to secure your place. Balance payment The balance of the tour will be £[xxx] and must be paid by [date]. We will work together with Halsbury Travel to produce a tailormade itinerary for the tour including our selected educational visits. Please ensure your passport and visa meets all requirements! If in doubt please contact us as soon as possible.
Health and safety We regard safety as paramount and it must take precedence over all other objectives. Health & Safety Policy Statement – Tour programmes The Directors of Halsbury Travel regard safety as paramount and must take precedence over all other objectives. They have assumed responsibility for the development and implementation of the Safety Management System to ensure that all reasonable measures are taken so that clients are assured of a high level of safety throughout all of its tour programmes. Find out more about our health and safety online
Health and safety Member of the stf (School Travel Forum) All full members of the STF adhere to a rigorous Code of Practice and Safety Management Standards that are externally verified each year. ABTA Halsbury Travel is a member of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) which is dedicated to raising standards of quality, safety, service and financial security. You can be sure that when you book with Halsbury Travel all your arrangements will be in the best hands and you are protected financially by our ABTA bond ATOL For your complete peace of mind the air tours and flights arranged by Halsbury Travel are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority.
FAQs There is a large FAQs section available from the Teachers Guide section of the Halsbury website The school is always welcome to contact our Halsbury account manager with questions about the tour
Contact Your in school contact is [Teacher name here] Halsbury Travel Ltd. 35 Churchill Park, Colwick Business Estate, Nottingham, NG4 2HF Tel: (Monday - Friday ) Fax: Web:
We hope that you will join us on what will be a thoroughly enjoyable and educational experience! Any questions?