29 Years of Specialist Study Visits for Schools, Colleges & Universities
European Study Tours was established in 1982 and since then we have become one of the leading educational tour operators specialising in tailor-made school trips and subject specific conferences for school and college students. Group leaders return to travel with us year after year because of the exceptional level of service we offer them and the educational value we bring to school trips.
Educational Visits Specialists
With our extensive experience and team of specialist staff we will help you choose from our unrivalled selection of specialised study visits and excursions to enhance your school trip, these are all designed to suit a range of subjects across the curriculum and add educational value to your trip.
Our well travelled staff are chosen for their experience, knowledge, efficiency and language skills to enable us to provide you with the best possible service, advice and information. We can help you to plan every detail of your school trip or educational visit from your subject specific visits to sightseeing, meals and evening activities.
We are confident the prices for all of our educational trips are competitive and undertake to match the price of like for like quotations. This price promise is valid for 14 days after your quotation has been sent. Subject to terms and conditions. Not valid on special offers.
Exceptional Levels of Service
Group leaders from schools, college and universities looking to arrange their next educational trip return to travel with us year after year because of the exceptional level of service we offer them. We are a small team who prides itself on providing a friendly, personal and professional level of service to ensure that arranging a school trip is easy and effortless.
European Study Tours is fully bonded by the Association of British Travel Agents ABTA V4053 and the air holidays and flights we offer are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority ATOL 3215. In simple terms this is the most reputable cover possible, giving you complete peace of mind when organising your school trip or educational visit.
One of our most important responsibilities as an educational tour operator is ensuring the safety of our groups whilst paritcipating in a school trip or educaitonal visit. In line with Department for Education and Scottish Executive guideline and after consulting with RoSPA The Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents we have developed a Safety Management System, which helps ensure elements of your tour remain of a high standard. The Safety Management System covers the following elements of your educational trip:
- 24 Hour Emergency Cover
- Tour Operator Liability Insurance
- Pre-Tour Inspection Visits
- Pre-Tour Safety Information
Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
We are proud to have been awarded the Department for Education new Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge. The Quality Badge is the first nationally recognised accreditation for organisations and venues providing learning outside the classroom experiences which are safe and which offer high quality teaching and learning. It is your guarantee that those organisations, settings and venues which have been awarded the badge:
- Offer high quality teaching and learning experiences
- Manage safety and risk effectively
- Are reputable, and have been independently audited by an external verifier