Presentation on theme: "Paris in Depth. Newfound confidence In addition to gaining greater cultural sensitivity and an international perspective, student return feeling more."— Presentation transcript:
Newfound confidence In addition to gaining greater cultural sensitivity and an international perspective, student return feeling more confident and independent - qualities that stay with them throughout their personal and professional lives. Life skills For many students, an EF tour is the first experience with budgeting - not to mention is a foreign currency. Students often have the opportunity to navigate in a new city, read maps or even just ordering lunch in a language other than their own. Stronger academic future EF tours tend to pique students' intellectual curiosity leading to increased academic success. Enhanced career prospects Many students return…changed. This is the beginning to a life long love of travel and often inspires students to embark on international careers. What makes… educational travel "cool"?
Best tours. Unbeatable value. Best support EF has over 40 years of experience. Best value EF guarantees the lowest prices on every tour without sacrificing safety, quality or comfort. 24-7 Service EF supports you with our helpful Customer Service Department, full- time tour directors, around-the clock emergency assistance and offices around the world. We take care of everything We arrange everything down to the smallest of details - flights, hotels, meals, excursions and attractions – from start to finish. 24-hour-a-day EF Tour Director Your EF Tour Director is there from when you land to when you depart, making sure all your tour logistics go smoothly, providing cultural and historical insights and ensuring your tour is always fun and engaging. Why thousands choose EF
What is group travel? Groups with similar tour preferences and departure dates are combined. 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 travellers from around North America. How does EF combine groups? Flexible date range Similar tour options What you need to know… You + Friend + New Friend = FUN
Tour Details Tour: Paris in Depth Number of Days: 10 days Depart Date: March 2012 Depart from: Vancouver Paying Participants: ? Application Deadline: ASAP Your tour: Paris in Depth
Tour Cost Breakdown Tour Fees Program Fee: $2250 London 2 day Extension$435 Departure Fees:$560 Peace of Mind Program:Free Weekend Supplement$40 Chartres + Loire Valley Full day Excursion$185 Total for Students: $3470 Adult Supplement:$390 Total for Adult:$3860 Optional Inclusions (not included in the program fee) All Inclusive Insurance:$149 *departure fees and optional excursions subject to change Your tour: Paris in Depth
Tour Inclusions Round-trip airfare Superior tourist-class hotel accommodations All motor coach and flight transfers, train and/or ferry travel Breakfast and dinner daily 24/7 bilingual EF Tour Director Sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides Entrance fees to included special attractions Peace of Mind Program Your tour: Paris in Depth
What is NOT included? Beverages and lunches (unless specified) Lunch time is your time to go explore and taste something new! Customary gratuities for your tour director and bus driver It’s custom to tip while traveling, especially with amazing service! We suggest: Tour Director - $4-$5 per person/per day Coach Driver - $2-$3 per person/per day Personal spending money Bring some extra money so you can pick up a few souvenirs for friends and family! $25 per person/per day (in local currency) Optional insurance Passport/visa fees Your tour: Paris in Depth Not included in tour fees… Things to budget for.
What is the All-Inclusive insurance plan? $149 All-Inclusive Insurance For more information, call EF’s Customer Service Department at: 1-800-263-2806 Your tour: Paris in Depth
Valid passports are required for all travelers. Be sure that your name on your application form matches your name on your passport. Passports may take up to eight weeks to process. Some destinations may require travel visas. Non-Canadian citizens may require special visas or other travel documents. Obtaining passports and visas are travelers’ responsibilities. Please ensure your passport is valid for 6 months after your scheduled return date. Your tour: Paris in Depth What you need to know about Passports & Visas
Payment Schedule Your tour: Paris in Depth What you need to know about Payments
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