Presentation on theme: "EF Educational Tours Discover the world with EF. EF Educational Tours Why take an educational tour? Experience new cultures and explore famous sights."— Presentation transcript:
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 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: »06/06/2011- 06/20/2011 »Similar tour options: »Italy and Spain (10 Days) »Mediterranean Journey (9 Days)
EF Educational Tours Where are we going? Day 1 Fly overnight to France Day 2 Paris Day 3 Paris Day 4 Paris Night train Day 5 Barcelona Day 6 Barcelona Day 7 Carcassonne Provence Day 8 French Riviera Day 9 French Riviera Days 10-11 Pisa Florence Days 12-13 Assisi Rome Day 14 Depart for home
EF Educational Tours How much does it cost? Program Fee $2,975 Departure Fees $442 All Inclusive Insurance $135 Lifetime Membership Fee $95 Peace of Mind Program Free Subtotal for Students $3,647 Adult Supplement $455 Subtotal for Adults $4,102
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 (other than water) and lunches (unless specified) Optional excursions Customary gratuities for your tour director, local guides and bus driver Personal spending money Optional insurance Passport fees
EF Educational Tours What is the All-Inclusive insurance plan? $135 All-Inclusive Insurance Plan includes: »Medical and Accident ($65) »Baggage and Property ($45) »Tour Cancellation and Interruption ($60) »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 Passport and Visas Valid passports are required for all travelers Passports may take up to twelve weeks to process. Check with the State Department for current processing time. Non-U.S. citizens may require special visas or other travel documents
EF Educational Tours Spring payment schedule $95 with application $450 due 30 days after enrollment Final payment due 110 days prior to departure (Around February 21 st ) Standard payment scheduleAutoPay program Convenient monthly payments charged to a debit or credit card Free to enroll and no late fees Final payment deadline up to 35 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 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: Application deadline: January 28, 2011
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