Presentation on theme: "1646920RE. WHY TRAVEL? Benefits to your child Global Citizenship Why this tour? Unique International Business Tour Opportunity. Only Bergen Academy offers."— Presentation transcript:
WHY TRAVEL? Benefits to your child Global Citizenship Why this tour? Unique International Business Tour Opportunity. Only Bergen Academy offers Intl. Business Trips to their Students. Global Classroom
MEETING AGENDA Educational Travel Our Trip to London, Paris, Florence, and Rome Enrollment
EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL Learning Outside the Classroom
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES Will connect students with Intl. Business by studying Intl. practices including Pricing, Production, Wholesaling, Retailing, Packaging, Inventory Management, and Marketing. Align with school curricula to bring subjects, people, places and events to life. Promote understanding, cultural respect, language learning and global citizenship. Sharpen key 21st century skills, including communication and global competence. Navigate new experiences and adapt to change with confidence.
WHY EF? Safety first All-Inclusive Coverage Plan 6-to-1 student-to-chaperone ratio Trained and licensed local guides 24-hour emergency on-call service Most educational Fully accredited, just like our school Full-time personal, bilingual Tour Director Best Value Highest quality at the guaranteed lowest prices Planning and organizing all tour logistics by travel experts Peace of Mind Should social unrest or natural events make traveling to our destination unsafe, EF will work with our group to make alternative arrangements.
WHEREVER WE LEARN, EF IS THERE EF has 37,000 staff and teachers in more than 500 offices in over 50 countries
OUR TRIP London, Paris, Florence & Rome
WHERE WE’RE GOING!
WHAT WE’LL DISCOVER
Highlights from our Itinerary! I. Guided tour of London Intl. Business Related: Covent Gardens Camden Markets The Shard (WTC of London) Harods Museum of Brands & Packaging Business Lecture from a Professor at Hult Intl. Business School Traditional Sites of London: St. Paul’s Cathedral London Bridge Houses of Parliament Picadilly Circus Big Ben and River Thames Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
II. Guided tour of Paris: Intl. Business Related: - L’Oreal – Meet with an Executive - La Defense – Paris’ Business District - Dining in Restaurants and talking to owners Traditional Sites of Paris: - Champs –Elysees - Place de la Concorde - Arc de Triomphe - Eiffel Tower -Louvre – Mona Lisa - Notre Dame - Excursion to Versailles - Latin Quarter WHAT WE’LL DISCOVER
Include Your Own Personal Photos! You can also pull up your Tour Website to play the tour/destination video at this time or wait to end your presentation with the video - WHAT WE’LL DISCOVER III. Guided tour of Florence: Intl. Business Related: - Leather making factory to learn production, pricing, marketing, wholesaling, and retailing goods. - Dining in Restaurants and talking to owners Traditional Sites of Florence: - Piazza della Signoria - Ponte Vecchio - Chiesa di Santa Croce - Gates of Paradise - Duomo
What We’ll Discover IV. Guided tour of Rome: Intl. Business Related: - Via Condotti – Rome’s Upscale Shopping Street - Dining in Restaurants and talking to owners Traditional Sites of Rome: - Colosseum - Roman Forum – former heart of the Roman Empire - Vatican City & the Sistine Chapel - Trevi Fountain - St. Peter’s Basilica
Traveling with EF Group travel keeps tours affordable, allowing more students to see the world Combined groups get the best value Tour choice and departure date flexibility to match with other groups Meet other students from around the country Our departure date is 6/29/2015 Traveling with EF WHY GROUP TRAVEL?
ALL-INCLUSIVE COVERAGE PLAN The plan covers your child for Tour cancellation and interruption Illness and accident Baggage and property Flight delay 24hr access to an English-speaking representative For more information, call EF’s Customer Service Department at , 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday.
MY APPROACH TO SAFETY The same rules and behavioral expectations that apply to school will apply on my tour. If a traveler violates my rules, I have the right to send them home from tour at the parents’ expense.
WHAT ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE FOR? Spending money for optional excursions, free time activities, souvenirs, beverages, lunches and snacks ($30- $65 per day) Tips for your Tour Director, bus driver and local guides (around $10 per day) Passport and/or visa fees (Important note: Passports must be valid for at least six months after our scheduled return date) These are all necessities each traveler will be responsible for on this tour.
Enrollment Be part of the Adventure
EVERYTHING YOU GET Full-time, bilingual Tour Director Educational itinerary Sightseeing led by licensed local guides Entrance fees to select attractions Round-trip flights on major carriers Hotels with private bathrooms Breakfast and dinner daily Comfortable motorcoach All-Inclusive Coverage Plan Program price includes
PAYING FOR YOUR TOUR EF Price Guarantee - your guaranteed lowest price will never change once you enroll $ 17 a day $ 598 a month
PAYMENT OPTIONS 23 1 Pay in Full at Enrollment Pay your entire balance at the time you enroll Payment methods accepted: Visa or MasterCard, ATM/debit card or personal checks. Automatic Payment Plan – Free Payments automatically deducted from your bank account – choose monthly or bi-weekly Payment methods accepted: ATM/debit card or checking account only. Manual Payment Plan - $50 plan fee Receive invoices and make your payments in up to three installments Payment methods accepted: Visa or MasterCard, ATM/debit cards or personal checks.
FUNDRAISING: DONATION PAGE Share your Donation Page – Send the link to whoever you’d like via / Facebook / Twitter etc.
What does my donation page look like? FUNDRAISING: DONATION PAGE
River Dell’s School Store Fundraiser We will Fundraise Through RD’s School Store and the Business Club to fund each participant’s Excursion to Versaille while in Paris, which is $99 per student.
For more information, call EF’s Customer Service Department at , 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday. HOW DO I RESERVE MY SPOT? Online Phone Tour Number RE Spots Available 30 Enrollment window ends on… December 12, 2014
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste it, to experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT