Remembrance Travel Teacher Support

At Remembrance Travel for Schools and Young People we fully appreciate the time and effort that teachers commit to when taking their students away on a tour.

We are therefore fully committed to ensuring that your tour preparation and planning is straightforward and easily organised.

We aim to minimise your workload when selecting and organising your tour. We take care of every aspect of the arrangements, including providing highly valuable educational experiences.

“The tour was thoroughly planned, pacy, exciting and engaging. It was a pleasure to work alongside such a dedicated guide on our tour. This was not our first tour with Remembrance Travel and certainly won't be our last.” Dearne High Humanities College

Teachers are involved with the creation and assessment of our tour programmes. This ensures that we deliver highly stimulating and worthwhile tour experiences that meet clearly defined learning objectives.

YOUR tour operator

The Royal British Legion has chosen The Newmarket Group to deliver the logistical arrangements for the tours, including the transport and accommodation, as well as the responsibility of liaising with you and looking after every aspect of your arrangements, from your initial enquiry until you return from the tour.

The Newmarket Group's schools division is one of the UK's leading specialists for the delivery of tour arrangements for schools and young people, taking over 40,000 students and teachers away on travel and accommodation-inclusive tours each year through its Study Experiences and Sport Experiences brands.

Newmarket employs over 150 people at their offices in Wallington, Surrey and holds membership of ABTA and IATA and an ATOL licence, providing complete financial security for all customers.

The Newmarket Group is registered as Newmarket Promotions Ltd (Registered in England No 1708566) and Newmarket Air Holidays Ltd (Registered in England No 2238316).

Our prices

Prices range from £49 per person for a 1-day UK coach tour to £659 per person for a 6-day flight inclusive tour to Berlin & Krakow.

Prices indications are included at the top of each page in the Remembrance Travel for Schools & Young People brochure. These are based on 40 paying students and five free teacher places (coach tours) or 20 paying students and two free teacher places (flight-inclusive tours). 

However as every tour is prepared specifically for each group, please contact us to receive your personalised quotation for the tour.

What's included

Coach Tours

  • Exclusive coach hire throughout your tour including pick-up and drop-off at your school/location
  • Return Channel crossings to Calais (European Tours)*
  • Accommodation according to your trip duration
  • Continental breakfasts, packed lunches and dinner
  • Services of an expert Royal British Legion Tour Guide throughout your trip
  • Individually tailored itinerary prepared directly with you by your Royal British Legion Tour Guide
  • Educational visits guide
  • One free museum entry per full day
  • Act of Remembrance
  • Royal British Legion wreath & remembrance tokens
  • One free staff place for every eight students
  • All Government taxes, service charges & VAT
  • 24 hour emergency cover and support

*Other ferry crossing routes can be quoted for on request

Please note: London tour inclusions vary slightly from the above

Air Tours

  • Return flights
  • Return airport to accommodation coach transfers
  • Accommodation according to your trip duration including continental breakfast
  • Included visits on selected tours
  • Services of an expert Royal British Legion Tour Guide throughout your trip
  • Individually tailored itinerary prepared directly with you by your Royal British Legion Tour Guide
  • Educational Visits Guide
  • Act of Remembrance
  • Royal British Legion wreath & remembrance tokens
  • One free staff place for every ten students
  • All Government taxes, service charges & VAT
  • 24 hour emergency cover and support

how to book

  1. Contact Remembrance Travel for Schools and Young People to register your interest.
  2. Following a discussion with one of our experienced Tour Specialists, you will receive your personalised quotation, detailing precisely what is included in the price, as well as our Booking Form.
  3. Complete and return the Booking Form to us with your deposit payment by the agreed date.
  4. Once received, our administration team will confirm your tour booking, advise when the final balance payment is due, and request any further information required.
  5. Your Royal British Legion tour guide will contact you to prepare your group's personalised itinerary.
  6. Once the final balance payment has been made, your final travel documentation will be sent to you.

Of course, throughout this process, our dedicated team will be available to discuss any specific requirements you may have, to ensure every detail of the tour is organised to give your students the best possible experience during their time away.

familiarisation trips

We offer the opportunity of familiarisation trips for teachers to our major tour destinations. On the visits, you will be able to see for yourself the relevant elements of the tour arrangements, such as the accommodation, key sites and excursions and dining options.

The Familiarisation trips also provide the opportunity for you to conduct valuable risk assessments, familiarise yourself with the geography of your destination, assess the different study opportunities and see the services and arrangements that are provided during the tour.

Should you need to make a Familiarisation trip, please discuss your requirements with one of our Tour Specialists.

health and safety

Council for Learning outside the Classroom Quality BadgeAt Remembrance Travel for Schools and Young People, the safety and security of you and your students is our absolute priority.

We operate a detailed Safety Management System, with all suppliers chosen for the quality of their services, compliance with our safety management standards and experience in working with school and youth groups. Furthermore, 24-hour office support is also provided throughout the duration of your time away with us.

Remembrance Travel for Schools and Young People has been awarded The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge. This Badge provides, for the first time, a national accreditation combining the essential elements of provision - learning and safety - into one easily recognisable and trusted Quality Badge for all types of Learning Outside the Classroom providers.

School Travel Forum assuredRemembrance Travel for Schools and Young People is an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum a group of leading school tour operators who promote good practice and safety in school travel.

All Assured Members of the STF adhere to a rigorous Code of Practice and Safety Management Standards and are externally verified each year by Argent Health & Safety, the UK’s leading Health and Safety Consultancy, specialising in Travel.

FInancial Security

ABTA and ATOL logosRemembrance Travel for Schools and Young People is part of the educational travel division of The Newmarket Group. All bookings and monies paid are protected by the Group's ABTA bond and ATOL licence. This means that your money is protected, whether you travel by coach or by air.

Passports and visas

For teachers wishing to arrange an overseas tour for their students, ensuring that every member of the group has accurate and valid documentation both to enter the destination country and then to return to the UK is essential.

Should you have any specific concerns, we strongly recommend that you consult with the UK Passport Office and/or the appropriate destination embassy.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance is not only recommended, but is absolutely essential. We make it a condition of booking that all passengers travelling overseas are adequately covered. However as many schools, teachers and students have their own annual cover we do not include a compulsory insurance charge.

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

If travelling to Europe, we would also strongly recommend that everyone takes with them an EHIC. This card will allow you to receive free or reduced-cost emergency health care while abroad in an EU country. It will also reduce the risk of you having to pay for treatment 'on the spot' and then make a claim on your return to the UK. Application forms are available from your local Post Office or online at www.ehic.org.uk

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contact us

Remembrance Travel for Schools and Young People 

Cantium House
Railway Approach
Wallington SM6 0BP
UK
  
T: +44 (0)20 8335 9768
 
E: team@remembrancetravelschools.org.uk

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