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EF Educational Tours Disclaimer from Boerne Independent School District This is not an official school sponsored trip. You will be responsible for any medical expenses that may be incurred on the trip »You are responsible for furnishing information about their medical insurance so that you can be of assistance. The students are responsible should any personal items including money be lost or stolen.
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 Apple’s iTunes Accreditation: EF offers the opportunity to earn school credit Why travel with EF?
EF Educational Tours Safety is EF’s 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 EF’s 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 EF’s 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: June 16 th - June 23 rd +- 4Days »Similar tour options: Paris In Depth/Paris City Stay
EF Educational Tours Where are we going? Itinerary Day 1 - Fly overnight to France Day 2 - Paris : Arrive in Paris Day 3 - Paris Take a guided tour of Paris: · Place de la Concorde · Champs-Élysées · Arc de Triomphe · Les Invalides Take a guided tour of Versailles: · State Apartments · Hall of Mirrors Day 4 - Paris Visit the Louvre Take a walking tour of Paris: · Latin Quarter Visit Notre Dame Cathedral Visit the Eiffel Tower Participate in a tarte flambée lesson Day 5 - Paris Enjoy a free day in Paris Day 6 - Paris Visit the Musée d’Orsay Day 7 - Paris Enjoy a free day in Paris Day 8 - Fly Home
EF Educational Tours How much does it cost? Price quote Enrollment Fee $95 Program Fee * $2,085 Current Departure Fees** $408 Peace of Mind Program Free Monthly † Total For Students $370 $2,588 Adult Supplement $305 For Adults $414 $2,893 Tour items not included 2 Day Extension Program Fee $395 All-Inclusive Insurance Plan $125 *Program fee valid for all who enroll through Saturday, October 31, 2009. All other fees subject to change. ** These are the current departure fees as of today. They include taxes and surcharges levied by governments and airlines and are subject to change. These fees do not include any applicable baggage-handling fees imposed by the airline. Your departure fees are finalized by 50 days prior to departure. † Estimated monthly payment if a participant enrolls on Monday, Oct 19, 2009.
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? Beverages and lunches (unless specified) Optional excursions Departure fees Customary gratuities for your tour director, local guides and bus driver »$6 per person/per day- Tour Director »$3 per person/per day-Bus driver Personal spending money Optional 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: http://www.travel.state.gov Some destinations may require travel visas 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 $125 All-Inclusive Insurance Plan includes: »Medical and Accident »Baggage and Property »Tour Cancellation and Interruption »24-hour access to an English speaking representative For more information, call EF’s Customer Service Department at 1-800-665-5364
EF Educational Tours How do I enroll? Online: eftours.com/student Phone: 1-800-665-5364 Fax: 1-800-318-3732 Mail: EF Educational Tours One Education Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Tour number: 985339 Enrollment deadline: (Final: 110 days prior to departure)
EF Educational Tours Payment Schedule $95 Enrollment Fee All travelers automatically enrolled in AutoPay, EF’s monthly payment plan Free to enroll No late fees, No hassle 24-hour access to account and payment information online Tour balance deadline up to 35 days prior to departure Manageable payments – the sooner you enroll, the smaller your payments! Monthly Payment Plan Alternative Payment Plan $95 Enrollment Fee $450 »Due 30 days after enrollment »Plus any unpaid insurance »$35 Non-refundable Late Fee Tour Balance (all charges excluding Departure Fees) »Due 110 days prior to departure »$95 Non-refundable Late Fee Remaining Balance (including Departure Fees) »Due 50 days prior to departure
EF Educational Tours eftours.com/student Visit our student website to: »Learn more about your destination »Watch Life on Tour™, EF’s reality travel series »Read Following the Equator, EF’s own travel blog »Test your Traveler IQ »Download free EF TourCasts™ through Apple’s iTunes »Get tips on preparing for your EF tour and much more! 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 Life on Tour™ Life on Tour ™, EF’s reality web series, introduces students to international travel through the adventures of six high school students on a 10-day trip to Europe Generate excitement amongst your students through a medium designed for them Watch all 10 episodes at eftours.com/lifeontour Visit eftours.com/facebook to learn how you could be cast for season 2 !
EF Educational Tours Travel Tips Get ready for takeoff! Visit www.eftours.com/tips 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 Discover the Global Classroom