We work to provide your school with an educational trip that ticks the boxes for learning, logistics and level of support for you as Group Leader.
As a full member of the School Travel Forum (STF) and accredited with the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge, our Travelbound tours are recognised as meeting the highest standards of care and responsibility. This allows Group Leaders to plan their school trip safe in the knowledge our experienced team of school travel specialists can assist through any eventuality.
Teachers’ feedback on their Travelbound experience
‘Communication’, ‘assistance’ and ‘price’ are just some of the reasons schools choose to travel with us year after year. Find out what other Group Leaders say on their return from a Travelbound school trip experience…
“Travelbound are very helpful, respond quickly to emails, answer all questions. Make the organisation of a large trip easier than expected. Our Tour Co-ordinator is always there for support and answers questions immediately. I think Travelbound offer good value for money, are very supportive and patient! Very friendly staff and I felt safe in their hands – THANK YOU VERY MUCH”
Droitwich Spa High School travelling to New York, February 2020
“The level of patience, support, friendliness and skill demonstrated by Ali in the run-up to the trip was exceptional. She was consummately supportive, helpful and answered all manner of queries! The programme was put together brilliantly, and the itinerary felt incredibly smooth because of the brilliant planning at your end. We were caught up in Storm Ciara, but your colleague on the emergency duty desk at Travelbound was brilliant; speaking to me repeatedly and offering advice and support throughout. She acted swiftly, with Ali, to adapt our programme and contacting places in NYC to ensure the programme was fulfilled despite the loss of 24 hours in the city. They loved the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island boat; found the 9/11 Museum incredibly moving and loved photos up the Top of the Rock.”
Arena Academy travelling to New York, February 2020
“As ever, outstanding! Helpful, kind, funny. Utterly brilliant. Outstanding customer service. Assistance at every stage of planning with helpful suggestions from the team who REALLY know how to put together an excellent trip. Aisha couldn’t have been more helpful. Emails always answered quickly. All requests handled superfast. Aisha was quick to make changes as our numbers fluctuated. She is brilliant!”
Sevenoaks School travelling to New York, December 2019
“Excellent types of trips, informative, helpful and accommodating staff, good knowledge, speedy responses, well organised, supportive, friendly, understanding, takes away the pressure of planning trips. Excellent response, speedy, helpful, kind, understanding, took away the pressure of many things. many thanks.”
The Royal School Wolverhampton travelling to Bremen, February 2020
“Great organisation, contact with company, loved the MFL quest, lovely location for hostel and flamenco/dinner show.”
Ormiston Venture Academy travelling to Barcelona, February 2020
Benefit from expertise
With many Local Education Authorities (LEAs) and governing bodies refusing trips with companies who do not hold the appropriate accreditation, it is becoming increasingly important groups book with trusted school travel specialists. This can include companies who are pre-approved on the EVOLVE school trip management system – EVOLVEvisits.
In addition to being members of the Federation of Tour Operators (FTO), all our tours are fully bonded by ABTA and ATOL meaning your group are protected against unforeseen events. We also have a comprehensive Incident Management Plan maintained to cover emergency situations and a Safety Management System (SMS) structured around the recognised Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle.
Providing peace of mind to plan ahead and book an unforgettable school trip for your school, our stringent series of procedures underpin our commitment to health and safety for groups. As part of this pledge, we are assessed annually by an independent authority appointed by the STF and regularly review our health and safety procedures.
Learn more about our health and safety policies, assessments, pre-tour support, inclusion and more
Find out how we ensure accommodation options are selected and audited
Explore our range of travel options available to schools and the standards suppliers must meet
View our insurance policies for Travelbound trips and what is included under the level of cover
In addition to the advice provided by the School Travel Forum to use recognised and accredited school travel providers over ‘Do It Yourself’ methods, it is important to keep abreast of any changes in travel information provided by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and World Health Organization (WHO).
With opportunities to plan and book your school trip for 2021 and beyond, beat the crowd to secure your school’s next trip that meets your desired learning outcomes and price point.