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    The complete student group travel service 

    We’re the UK’s leading worldwide group travel experts for higher and further education establishments. Over 450 establishments choose to book with us each year.  Our team of award-winning group travel Account Executives each have on average 10 years’ experience in travel. 

    We provide group travel packages and subject linked itineraries tailored to each group’s individual needs. We’re a complete travel service that’s easy, convenient, great value and offers the utmost reassurance.

    We’re part of the NST Travel Group, the UK's largest educational tour operator. 


    Simplifying student group travel around the world

    We know it can be time consuming to co-ordinate your group travel plans, and we’re committed to simplifying student group travel through our knowledge, expertise and personal service.  From flights and hostels, to rail tickets, visits and attractions across the globe, we’ll provide you with a convenient and complete solution for your student group travel requirements. 


    Seamless student trip organisation

    A dedicated Account Executive will manage your tour organisation from start to finish. They’ll use their worldwide knowledge and group travel expertise to create a custom-made itinerary just for you. 

    Whether you’re looking for a travel package or a comprehensive subject linked itinerary, your Account Executive will work with you to pull together exactly what you need.


    Best group travel pricing

    When you request a quote we’ll send you three initial options with suggested alternatives so you can see where cost savings can be made.  For example we may suggest a different route, airline or adjust your travel dates to lower the price.

    We’ll also beat any like-for-like quote to ensure you’re getting the most competitive price for your travel requirements. 


    Benefit from our flexible booking options & preferential rates

    With our network of travel partners worldwide - including hotels, hostels, airlines and other transport providers - we’re able to bring you an unrivalled choice of travel options, preferential rates and flexible booking conditions.  We’re able to hold travel arrangements for you giving you time to confirm your group numbers. 

    Read more about our preferential group travel rates 


    Convenient & time-saving online travel technologies

    We use the latest technology to make every stage of trip management run smoothly - you’ll get instant access to your trip information and documents online 24/7. 

    Our award winning My Tour Manager platform will help lift the stresses of group travel admin.  You’ll be able to download free resources and templates, access your trip paperwork in one place and receive fortnightly email reminders to keep you on track.  My Tour Manager also contains a handy travel app for instant access to everything you’ll need whilst you’re away.

    Read more about our online trip organiser & app


    Managing your group’s safety

    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 


    External accreditations providing reassurance, including ABTA, ATOL & IATA licences

    You’ll have peace of mind from the moment you book because we’re fully protected through ABTA and ATOL, and are licensed by IATA too.  Should the unforeseen happen, you can rest assured knowing your money and trip is protected. 

    Furthermore, with StudyLink you’re covered by the Package Travel Directive, if you book your travel arrangements direct with individual providers, you may not be covered.

    Read more about the financial protection we offer and our accreditations 


    Working in the global community

    Please download our Modern Slavery Statement 2021/22 here for information about our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and the steps we will take to prevent slavery and human trafficking. Previous years' statements can be found here