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How Student Tours Work: Planning and Executing

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Student travel shouldn’t be a headache for teachers and directors. That’s why Brightspark Travel manages every group's itinerary, transportation, accommodations, tour guides, registration, and more. To ensure an even smoother experience, use this blog post as a guide to help you keep the tour-planning process on track.


Now that you've decided to book an educational or performance student tour, it only takes a few simple steps to prepare your students for traveling. Here are a few ideas of what you can be thinking about before you take off for your trip.

Ramp Up Your Fundraising
Heading a fundraiser can be a bit overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Download our free fundraising e-book to help jumpstart your efforts.

Promote Your Student Tour
The earlier you start promoting your tour, the better. On top of starting early, here are our favorite ways to promote your tour, recruit students and get them excited.

Get Answers to Your Questions
Visit our FAQ page to help answer you student tour questions. Or call us directly at 1-877-545-0070.


Get ready to be inspired! Enjoy your student tour to the fullest by keeping these tips in mind.

Craft an Ideal Itinerary
View our various student tour options and get sample itinerary ideas for your custom tour.

Learn From Expert Tour Directors
Our Tour Directors keep groups engaged with their destination expertise, and they maintain a safe, flawless tour experience with the utmost level of professionalism.

Peace of Mind Safety and Security
With our 24/7 emergency hotline, on tour medical assistance, extensive vendor audits and Brightspark staff support, we go the extra mile when it comes to keeping students safe.


We thank you for letting us plan your student tour. Here are a few post-tour tips that we recommend.

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Refer a Group Leader
Share your amazing educational or performance travel with a fellow teacher that hasn't previously traveled with Brightspark Travel.

Start Planning for Next Year
The sooner you book your student tour, the better. Why? Read these five important reasons in our infographic.

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