WHY TRAVEL? Benefits to your child Global Citizenship Why this tour? Global Classroom
OUR MEETING AGENDA Educational Objectives Why EF? Wherever we learn, EF is there Tour Highlights Why Group Travel? weShare All-Inclusive Coverage Plan My Approach to Safety What are you responsible for? Passports and Visas Everything You Get EF Price Guarantee & Payment Options Paying for Your Tour How do I Reserve my Spot
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 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
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Customize this slide yourself with what you’re most excited to see and experience with your students. At your meeting, hand out the day-by-days before this slide so everyone can follow along as you review the itinerary! Highlights from our Itinerary! Tour Highlight #1 Tour Highlight #2 Tour Highlight #3 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
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 window is March 10 th – March 18 th, 2016 WHY GROUP TRAVEL?
A MORE ENGAGING LEARNING EXPERIENCE Students learn on a deeper level when their lessons connect to their own lives. EF’s weShare platform makes sure that happens on tour. Taps into each student’s strengths and passions Helps put a more personal lens on their experience Gives students a chance to reflect on and share what they’ve learned through post- tour presentations and videos Provides opportunity to earn high school or college credit
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 800-665-5364, 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 fees These are all necessities each traveler will be responsible for on this tour.
PASSPORTS AND VISAS All travelers are responsible for securing necessary documentation Valid passports are required for all travelers Passports may take up to 14 weeks to process Some destinations may require travel visas Non-U.S. citizens may require special visas or other travel documents Important note: Passports must be valid for at least six months after our scheduled return date
EVERYTHING YOU GET Full-time, bilingual Tour Director Educational itinerary Sightseeing led by licensed local guides Entrance fees to select attractions weShare, EF’s online platform for a deeper learning experience Round-trip flights on major carriers Hotels with private bathrooms Breakfast and dinner daily Comfortable motorcoach All-Inclusive Coverage Plan Program price includes
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 $95 non-refundable deposit (already included in program price) 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.
PAYING FOR YOUR TOUR EF Price Guarantee - your guaranteed lowest price will never change once you enroll with $95
For more information, call EF’s Customer Service Department at 800-665-5364, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday. HOW DO I RESERVE MY SPOT? Online www.eftours.com/1669784TW Phone 800-665-5364 Tour Number 1669784TW Application deadline October 31, 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