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Business & Economics Trips to Budapest

School trips to Budapest offer a unique experience. As well as housing one fifth of the country's population, the nation's wealth, political power, cultural life and transport coverage are here in this beautiful capital city.  Hungary has a flourishing auto sector, in part due to its strategic location with direct access to Central and Eastern Europe.  It has emerged as an important hub for global auto majors such as Audi.


Curriculum Topics Key Stage 4

  • Production Processes
  • Organisational Structures
  • Business Location
  • Globalisation
  • International trade and the global economy

Curriculum Topics Key Stage 5

  • Mission, Corporate Objectives & Strategy
  • Strategic Positioning

Prices start from£499pp

Popular itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Flight from UK to Budapest Transfer to accommodation Sightseeing tour of Budapest
2 Visit to Interspar Hypermarket Visit to Audi Hungaria Danube River Cruise
3 Visit to the Paks Power Plant Visit to Zwack Unicum Distillery Dinner with Folklore Show
4 Freetime before return flight Transfer to the Airport for return flight Arrive UK and return to school
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Morning Flight from UK to Budapest
Afternoon Transfer to accommodation
Evening Sightseeing tour of Budapest
Morning Visit to Interspar Hypermarket
Afternoon Visit to Audi Hungaria
Evening Danube River Cruise
Morning Visit to the Paks Power Plant
Afternoon Visit to Zwack Unicum Distillery
Evening Dinner with Folklore Show
Morning Freetime before return flight
Afternoon Transfer to the Airport for return flight
Evening Arrive UK and return to school

Price Shown includes

  • Return air travel
  • 3 nights B&B accommodation
  • Return aiport transfers
  • Group travel insurance
  • Bespoke itinerary planning service
  • Free Place Ratios
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  • Online trip organiser & Travel App
  • 24/7 support whilst you are away

Reasons to Visit

Audi Hungaria

The visit begins with a presentation in English by a knowledgeable representative, who remains with the group through the whole stay. This is followed by a head-set guided walk through the plant along a designated visitor trail, in tangible proximity to the production lines. Finally the group convenes again in the presentation hall where further questions can be addressed to the company representative.

Kurt Information Management

Since its establishment in 1989, KURT has gradually developed into an internationally renowned organisation and has became one of the leading companies in the world in the field of data recovery.Its information protection services are regularly sought by the European economy.

Economics Lecture

For students, economic lectures held by university lecturers or high-ranking officials of a relevant authority can be valuable. Examples are innumerable: EU integration, monetary and fiscal policy, foreign investment in Hungary, labour market, exchange rate mechanism.

Paks Nuclear Power Plant

Starting in the Visitors centre, a virtual tour is given and groups can see what is happening in the control room, in the reactor hall and around the generators. Simple activities may be given, such as students switching on solar cells and watch the result. There is an observation room, with an arched glass roof, providing a view over the power plant, concluding in the operational plant.

Danube Dinner Cruise

The Danube river both unites and divides Budapest and is where many of the cities sights are to be found all of them illuminated at night. A cruise along the Danube takes in many of these famous landmarks and includes dinner taken in the indoor restaurant (vegetarian meals must be pre-arranged).

Day Trip to the Danube Bend

A day trip to this area is a combination of cultural highlights and spectacular scenery. Starting with a visit to Esztergom, the cities former capital famous for the country’s largest Roman-catholic church, continuing to the ruins of Visegrád castle overlooking the famous Danube Bend. The final stop Szentendre, a picturesque artistic town by the riverside known for its innumerable churches and art galleries provides free time to wander the picturesque streets. Note: does not include entrance fees

Folklore Evening

Folklore evening with dinner, though not exactly a ‘typical Hungarian evening’, as it is often referred to, it’s sure to create a terrific atmosphere. Dinner is accompanied by a gypsy orchestra followed by a spectacular folk-dance show, performed by 2 pairs of dancers. Dances are taken from real Hungarian folklore, with some Gypsy inserts.

Godollo Castle Empress Elizabeth’s Summer Palace

Gödöllõ is the location of the Empress Elisabeth’s summer residence. The palace, built in the 1740s is a fine example of the glory days of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. A visits takes the students around the carefully reconstructed rooms where the style and architecture as well as the background stories are relayed by an informative guide.

Sightseeing Tour of Budapest

A half-a-day sight-seeing tour that takes in the major sites of the city, by coach due to the distance between them. Stops include the Heroes’ Square, the Castle Area, Gellért Hill, Fishermen’s Bastion and the Matthias church. The tour (3.5 hours) terminates in the main shopping area just in time for lunch. Entrance fees not included.

Thermal Baths

Budapest is Europe’s largest spa town and the 120 or so thermal springs that gush up from the Buda limestone bedrock have long inspired a culture of bathing. Many of the Baths around the city were built around the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries in Ottoman and Art Nouveau styles respectively. The bathing habit has become very much a part of Budapest life, visits are possible to Gellért, Széchenyi, and Lukács to name only three.

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