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Student Parents 2018-07-31T03:34:03+00:00

A genuine learning experience

Educators are becoming increasingly mindful of the role that hands-on learning and experiential opportunities play in preparing students for the 21st Century. Academy Travel sees this philosophical shift in the way schools, teachers, and students are looking to endeavors beyond the classroom walls to enhance and deepen learning. We are dedicated to education and we seek to broaden horizons, inspire critical and creative thinking and encourage students to become global citizens.

Academy Travel is committed to providing students and family members with a stress-free, well-organised and memorable travel experience, with safety and security remaining our highest priority at all times.

Learn more about our tours from our product managers Jackie and Natalie.

The Academy Travel Experience

An academic experience

Our study tours are syllabus based and linked to the school’s teaching program

A cultural experience

Taste the local food, see the sights, meet the locals, speak the language

A once in a lifetime experience

Travelling with your student peers

A value for money experience

With all inclusive pricing you know exactly what the tour will cost

We work with a range of schools and tertiary institutions across Australia in both city and regional cities.

Schools we work with

Safety and Security

The safety and security of our groups is our number one priority and we have systems in place in order to ensure this.

We constantly monitor the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) travel advisories and will take appropriate action in the event of changes to advisory levels.

We also have a comprehensive risk management plan that covers all potential scenarios that is provided to the school. This allows for all parties (school, teachers, tour manager, etc) to have guidelines on how to manage any potential situation that may occur.

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What’s it like to go on tour?

While our tours are primarily academic, we do recognise that students (and teachers!) want to enjoy sightseeing and shopping, so we do make time for the fun stuff too.

Get a taste of the learning and fun to be experienced on an Academy Travel tour in this video!

Testimonials
What our tour participants are saying

“We were all very impressed with every aspect of the tour. We have used Academy Travel since 2006. In that time, I have been on four of the tours and it gets better every time.”

"Very thankful for Academy Travel. The service was excellent and the product was far better than what I could have done alone.”

“I could not be happier with Academy Travel and have been telling all my teacher friends about the efficient organisation of the company. You helped make the process of organising a tour so much easier than I had anticipated and I could relax and enjoy the trip.”

“I could not fault Academy Travel. They did everything I asked for and more."

“The tour was amazingly well-organised and our compliments to Academy could not be higher. All staff and students thoroughly enjoyed themselves.”

“An excellent trip that was great value. Parents and boys were effusive in their praise.”

“Academy Travel gave us unprecedented levels of support. The tour was excellent and the students were supplied with everything they needed throughout the trip. They were given an unforgettable experience due to the care and professionalism shown by all Academy Travel staff. We will definitely be working with the company in the future.”

“As usual, brilliant support and organization from start to finish. All the worry and planning looked after for me. Everyone on our tour was completely satisfied and gained an invaluable experience."

“A fantastic tour! The trip was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Your risk assessment matrix and pre-departure package made it easier when organizing the trip. Thanks for everything Academy!”

“To say we had the best time is an understatement; to say we had a great time is also an understatement. What can I say – words fail me. Everything about the tour was organized to perfection, everything ran so smoothly."

“The tour was fantastic and all students and staff were impressed. As co-ordinator, I felt support at every stage. Nothing was a problem.”

St Ursula’s College
Thomas Hassall Anglican College
William Carey Christian School
Pendle Hill High School
Barker College
Sydney Grammar School
Macquarie Fields High School
Toormina High School
Sydney Technical High School
St Andrew’s Catholic College Cairns
Toronto High School

St Ursula’s College

Europe study tour, April 2018

Thomas Hassall Anglican College

Europe study tour, April 2018

William Carey Christian School

Greece and Italy, April 2018

Pendle Hill High School

Germany and Italy, April 2018

Barker College

Europe Study Tour, September 2017

Sydney Grammar School

European Battlefields Tour, April 2015

Macquarie Fields High School

Europe Study Tour, January 2015

Toormina High School

Europe Study Tour, April 2014

Sydney Technical High School

Europe Study Tour, April 2014

St Andrew’s Catholic College Cairns

Turkey and Italy, April 2013

Toronto High School

Germany & Italy History Study Tour, June 2017
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