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    Trusted Partner

    We’re a complete group travel service that offers the utmost reassurance with a thorough approach to risk management to help you protect your travellers and manage your duty of care to providing the necessary financial protection and reassurance.  

    • Best group travel pricing

    We’re committed to bringing you the best possible price for student group travel, we’ll provide multiple quote options for your travel bookers and group leaders to help them get the best price every time.

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    • Transport, hotels & hostels at preferential group rates 

    As part of HB Education, a market leading travel group in the UK and across Europe, we’re able to bring you an unrivalled choice of travel and accommodation options at preferential group rates. 

    We have instant access to over 1.7 million beds worldwide and our room rates are guaranteed, so travel bookers can reserve their beds whilst they confirm their passenger numbers 

    We have direct access to preferential group travel rates with hundreds of airlines on routes across the globe and guaranteed preferential rates with our key airline partners. 

    We’re also able to offer your travel bookers increased flexibility which can help alleviate some of the complexities associated with organising student group travel.

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    • Visa service

    Through our established visa partner, CIBT, we’ll support your group leaders and travel bookers with what can be a complex process.

    Learn more about our visa service here


    • Risk Management

    We offer a thorough approach to risk management to help you protect your travellers, manage your duty of care and reputational risk. We offer:

    • Audited travel components including transport, accommodation and visits 
    • Ability to track your group with Locate My Trip 
    • 24/7 on-call service
    • Destination advice before you travel and whilst you’re away
    • Detailed emergency procedure should the unforeseen happen

    Read more about our approach to risk management here


    • In-destination support 

    Whether groups are travelling closer to home or further afield, you can relax knowing they’ll have access to our worldwide network of partners whilst they’re away.

    Learn more about our local representations and agents in many of our destinations here


    • Group travel insurance 

    Insurance cover forms a vital part of your group travel package and we provide specialist group insurance cover, access to a specialist Claims Service Team and medical emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

    Learn more here


    • Online trip organiser & app 

    Our convenient and time-saving online solutions allow travel bookers and lecturers to access their information instantly and securely anywhere via desktop, mobile and tablet.   

    Learn more about My Tour Manager, our award-winning online organiser here


    • Financial protection & accreditations 

    When choosing a group travel partner it’s important they provide you the necessary protection and reassurance.  
    We’re fully bonded through ABTA and ATOL and are licensed by IATA too. Furthermore, by choosing to travel with us you’re travellers are protected by the Package Travel Directive, if you book your travel arrangements directly with individual providers, you may not be covered.

    Our ISO accreditations demonstrate our customers receive consistent, good quality products and services and our environmental impact is being measured and improved. StudyLink is committed to protecting your safety and privacy and is GDPR compliant. Full details can be found in our Privacy Statement

    Learn more about the protection and reassurance we provide here


    • Corporate Social Responsibility

    At StudyLink we recognise the social and environmental impact arising from increased travel we’re committed to our environmental policy and strong ethical practice. 

    We’re delighted to be partnering with Carbon Footprint to offset carbon emissions, reduce deforestation and provide wildlife habitats. 

    We’ll also provide you with carbon consumption data for the transport you use through our carbon reporting service. 

    Learn more about our corporate social responsibility here


    • Cyber Essentials Certified 

    This certificate certifies that StudyLink was assessed as meeting the Cyber Essential's implementation profile  published in February 2017 and thus that, at the time of testing, the organisations ICT defences were assessed as satisfactory  against commodity based cyber attack. However, this certificate does not in any way guarantee that the organisations  defences will remain satisfactory against cyber attack. 


    Note Cyber Essentials doesn’t cover all our responsibilities to data security within the scope of GDPR (full detail here:, but we do cover the other areas too (Managing risk, Detecting security events, Minimising the impact).