Student Travel Planning Advice

Timeline for Planning a Student Trip – 3 Months Prior

April 8, 2014

Having booked their student group trip months ago, many teachers view the time period between 90 days and departure as dead time. Hardly. While a surge of reservations have come in early, there are still many kids and parents on the fence. Continue [...]

New App Captures and Shares Your Group’s Memories

March 4, 2014

David Martinson, president and CEO of PhotoVision Inc., comes from a long line of photographers, starting with his grandfather, who took slides. Nowadays, of course, pictures are taken in a totally different way. “Today, people take 500 pictures [...]

Tips for School Trip Planning – Six to Nine Months Prior

February 7, 2014

You’ve made the decision to sponsor a trip for your students and the initial work has been done. You have your destination, dates, price and early promotional material in place. You should also have a few early sign-ups by this point. Like a game [...]

How to Establish a Student Trip Planning Timeline

December 30, 2013

As a teacher, parent or school administrator, when planning a student group trip it’s important to know what needs to happen when. From an outsider’s perspective it may seem that these trips come together in a relatively short period of time, [...]

Why School Field Trips Are Important

October 31, 2013

Ah, the school field trip. Long a staple of the public education system, for decades children have been piling on buses to visit local museums, zoos and cultural attractions. However, as school districts wrestle with budget deficits and heftier [...]

How to Choose Your Next Student Travel Destination

October 21, 2013

Escape from reality for just one minute. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? We polled our InSite e-newsletter subscribers and answers were as diverse as the personalities in the teaching profession – internationally from [...]

School Trips Positively Impact Future Education/Earnings

October 15, 2013

School administrators debating on whether to approve school-sponsored trips should take heed at a new study that draws a correlation between student travel and career advancement. Among the more interesting findings was that nearly 60% of adults who [...]

Best Times to Travel with Your Students

October 8, 2013

As a teacher, parent or school administrator, it’s important to understand the effects of seasonality in planning your student group trips. Airfares, hotel rates and even bus prices will vary greatly during the year and in this day and age when [...]
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