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The Benefits
of Wyvern

The Benefits
of Wyvern

Why Wyvern?

We are experienced and independent professional tour operators who have specialised for many years in delivering highly successful educational school trips. Originally founded by teachers, our 38 year track record inspires confidence – you can be sure that we’ll design and deliver school tours of the very highest quality and that your students will enjoy the most rewarding experience possible. For your complete peace of mind, we always adhere to UK Foreign Office Travel Advice. For more information, please visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

More of what you want

We understand what you want and work with you to tailor tours specifically to your requirements. Our offering is very flexible – tell us what kind of activities, sites, accommodation, schedules and educational outcomes you want and we’ll design high quality residential visits or day-trips that work brilliantly.

Relax and enjoy yourself

We know that organising and running school trips can be stressful – so we do everything to make your life easier. Wyvern provide expert help and advice at every stage. This takes a huge weight off your shoulders when it comes to organising and managing school trips abroad – you can rely on us to help you in every way possible, from the early preparation and planning right through to your return home.

Great value too

Because we have been doing this a long time we have the knowledge and relationships to create and deliver school trips that offer more, but at prices our competitors struggle to match. Not only are we passionate and dedicated about offering the very best levels of service, accommodation and itineraries but also represent exceptional value for money.

What are the benefits of booking a tour with Wyvern?

Because we have been doing this a long time we have the knowledge and relationships to create and deliver school trips that offer more, but at prices our competitors struggle to match. Not only are we passionate and dedicated about offering the very best levels of service, accommodation and itineraries but also represent exceptional value for money.

  • Gain access to our network of knowledgeable travel specialists who can ensure the success of your school tour.
  • All Wyvern school tours are ATOL protected and Wyvern Schooltours is a fully accredited member of ABTA, STF and LoTC.
  • Our reputation allows us to negotiate outstanding value for money for our clients.
  • We are fully insured – public liability cover for £10,000,000.
  • We dedicate many staff hours of diligent work per tour to attend to all details.
  • We help each school trip leader plan the tour to achieve the stated aim and objectives. Our professional tour operators provide a wealth of invaluable help and knowledge.
  • Our client leaders return to us year after year because they are confident and assured that the Wyvern service provides outstanding support and represents excellent value. We offer various discounts. It is always possible to reduce brochure price.
  • Wyvern provides a 24 hour Emergency Helpline, staffed by a senior member of our team throughout your school trip, for your total peace of mind.
  • Our coach drivers and coach companies are amongst the best available. Drivers are all DBS checked, companies are audited by us, and coach operations comply with EU law.
  • Wyvern Schooltours maintain the highest level of professionalism at all times.
  • We tailor tours to suit the individual needs of each leader. This ensures that every school tour retains a strong individual element. We also work closely with leaders to ensure that every tour runs smoothly.
  • We audit all accommodation venues that are promoted in our brochures.
  • Clients can choose cross channel route (subject to availability)
  • Wyvern can attend parents’ evenings or provide PowerPoint presentations.
  • We are extremely proud of our service. We believe that we are the best and work hard to maintain our reputation.

Discounts

Our competitive prices and our ABTA membership mean that Wyvern’s clients enjoy both excellent service and amazing value for money. For these reasons our clients return year after year. Special offers also feature regularly on our website at www.wyvernschooltours.co.uk.

Check them out!

1. Early booking discounts*

£15 per student booked before mid-May in year before travel;

£10 per student booked before late June in year before travel;

£5 per student before end of term in year before travel.

School tours departing during specific periods qualify for early booking discounts. Our early booking discounts apply ONLY if a completed booking form and all first deposits of £40 per student are received in our office on or before the dates shown AND second deposits reach us not later than six weeks after first deposits.

2. Large group discounts*

If 40 or more students travel on one coach, our large group discount of £6 per student applies against the advertised price. All must travel on one coach, on a tour advertised and priced in our brochure. Our brochure prices apply for groups of 35 to 39 paying students travelling with their leaders on one coach.

3. Multiple tour discounts*

If your school books more than one residential trip advertised by us in any calendar year, we allow a discount of £3 per student for all students on all tours booked with us.

4. Introduce another school*

Introduce a colleague of another school to our wonderful service. Tell us that you have recommended us. When the other school confirms a reservation for a group of 35+ students with Wyvern, we give your students AND their students £5 discount each.

*T&Cs apply. For full details, please contact us on sales@wyvernschooltours.co.uk

Concessions for staff and staff family members

1. One free adult for every 8 students*

For every eight students paying the published student price, we allow one free adult place.*

2. Families of accompanying adults*

We offer up to two concessionary places for family members of accompanying adults on any one coach:

  • Infants (under 4) for £40.
  • Child of an accompanying adult (4-15 years), at 50% student price.
  • Spouses or partners of an accompanying adult travel at 50% student price.

3. Free inspection visits*

Should you wish to visit your accommodation venue to undertake your own risk assessment, prior to your tour, we are pleased to provide two nights of bed and breakfast for two people free of charge, subject to availability at your chosen venue, once your tour has been fully confirmed and initial deposits received by us. Transport and insurance are not included.

*T&Cs apply. For full details, please contact us on sales@wyvernschooltours.co.uk