Accreditations And Certifications

Travelbound offers the highest level of financial protection

All of our tours are fully bonded by ABTA and ATOL, protecting your group against unforeseen events. We are also a member of the Federation of Tour Operators (FTO).

Our quest to provide inspiring educational tours is also underpinned by a stringent approach to health and safety. As a full member of the School Travel Forum (STF) and an accredited Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge holder, Travelbound operates to the highest standards of care and responsibility.

Our dedicated team regularly exceeds the requirements of these organisations.


Travelbound is fully bonded by ABTA (our number is V378X), so in the unlikely event of our insolvency, you won’t lose out financially. We’re also committed to the ABTA Code of Conduct, which ensures high service standards and fair terms of trading.


Travelbound is fully bonded by ATOL (our number is 2165). ATOL is a UK government-run, financial protection scheme operated by the Civil Aviation Authority. This protects your group against financial loss or being stranded abroad.

Federation of Tour OperatorsFederation of Tour Operators

Travelbound is a member of ABTA’s Federation of Tour Operators (FTO). We’re also committed to the FTO’s goals for health and safety, long-term financial stability, and sustainable tourism.

Learning Outside the ClassroomLOtC Quality Badge

Travelbound is an accredited Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge holder. This demonstrates that we meet the following quality indicators:

  • We assist teachers to plan the learning experience effectively.
  • We provide accurate information about our tours.
  • We provide activities, experience or resources which meet learner needs.
  • We review your experience and act upon feedback.
  • We have a safety management process in place to manage risk effectively.

View our Quality Badge awarded to us by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom

School Travel Forumschool travel forum

Travelbound is a full member of the School Travel Forum (STF), which promotes good practice and safety in school travel.

We adhere to a stringent Code of Practice and Safety Management Standards, which meet Department for Education guidelines and are externally verified every year by independent Health and Safety professionals.

View our STF certificate of compliance.