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  • Copy and paste tour itinerary from your group leader website from the Destination link. You will have to decrease the font size and re-format that text slightly.
    This will not be the detailed tour itinerary, so we recommend passing out hard copies of the day by day itinerary as well.
  • Copy and paste your price quote from your group leader website into the space on this slide. You will have to decrease the font size and re-format that text slightly.
  • Breakfast and dinner daily: Please adjust this for non-European tours that don’t include these standard meals
  • Tour Number: Don’t forget to give your participants your tour number so they can enroll online.
    Application deadline: EF recommends that you set your application deadline 1 to 2 weeks from the date of the meeting.
  • Ef tours general information

    1. 1. EF Educational Tours Discover the world with EF
    2. 2. EF Educational Tours Why take an educational tour • Experience new cultures and explore famous sights firsthand • Bring classroom lessons to life • Improve your grades and enhance college applications and resumes • Gain independence and confidence • Have fun with your friends and make new ones
    3. 3. EF Educational Tours • Best value: EF guarantees the lowest prices on every tour without sacrificing safety, quality or comfort • Best support: EF has over 40 years of experience and supports you with our helpful Customer Service Department, full-time tour directors, around-the clock emergency assistance and offices around the world • Cutting-edge innovations: EF keeps you connected to your destinations and other travelers with EF TourCasts™ through Apple’s iTunes, The Square and iStory projects • Accreditation: EF offers the opportunity to earn school credit Why travel with EF
    4. 4. EF Educational Tours Safety is EF’s top priority • Hundreds of EF offices in more than 50 countries • 24-hour emergency on-call service • Bilingual professionally trained EF Tour Director accompanies your group 24 hours a day • EF TourLink™ allows family and friends to follow along online with daily updates and photos • EF’s Peace of Mind program allows you to change your tour and/or departure date should your school board not allow you to travel for safety reasons EF’s North American Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts
    5. 5. EF Educational Tours How does group travel work? • What is group travel? » Groups with similar tour preferences and departure dates are combined to share a motorcoach • Why does EF combine groups? » Makes tours equally affordable for groups of 6 or 40 » Low prices means more students can see the world » Allows students to meet other travelers from around the country • How does EF combine groups? » Flexible date range March 15- March 19 » Similar tour options: Dublin and London
    6. 6. EF Educational Tours Where are we going? Day 1 Fly overnight to England Day 2 London Day 3 London Day 4 London • Paris Day 5 Paris Day 6 Paris • Night train Day 7 Florence Day 8 Assisi • Rome Day 9 Rome Day 10 Depart for home
    7. 7. EF Educational Tours How much does it cost? Price quote Enrollment Fee $95 Program Fee * $1,895 Early Enrollment Discountˆ -$200 Current Departure Fees** $423 Weekend Supplement $35 Peace of Mind Program Free Monthly † Total For Students $150 $2,248 Adult Supplement $335 For Adults $173 $2,583 * Program fee valid for all who enroll through Friday, December 31, 2010. All other fees subject to change. ** These are the current departure fees as of today. They include taxes and surcharges levied by governments and airlines and are subject to change. These fees do not include any applicable baggage-handling fees imposed by the airline. Your departure fees are finalized 30-50 days prior to departure. † Estimated monthly payment if a participant enrolls on Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010. ^ Discount applicable to travelers enrolled November 01, 2010 through December 15, 2010. This discount cannot be used or combined with any other offer.
    8. 8. EF Educational Tours What does the Program Fee Include? • Round-trip airfare • Superior tourist-class hotel accommodations • All motorcoach and flight transfers • Breakfast and dinner daily • Full-time bilingual EF Tour Director • Sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides • Entrance fees to included special attractions
    9. 9. EF Educational Tours What does the Program Fee NOT include • Beverages and lunches (unless specified) • Optional excursions • Customary gratuities for your tour director, local guides and bus driver • Personal spending money • Optional insurance • Passport/visa fees
    10. 10. EF Educational Tours What is the All-Inclusive insurance plan? • $135 All-Inclusive Insurance Plan includes: » Medical and Accident » Baggage and Property » Tour Cancellation and Interruption » 24-hour access to an English speaking representative • For more information, call EF’s Customer Service Department at 1-800-665-5364
    11. 11. EF Educational Tours Passport and Visas • Valid passports are required for all travelers • Passports may take up to twelve weeks to process. Check with the State Department for current processing time. • Some destinations may require travel visas • Non-U.S. citizens may require special visas or other travel documents
    12. 12. EF Educational Tours Spring payment schedule • Ask tour consultant Alternative payment schedule AutoPay program • Convenient monthly payments charged to a debit or credit card • Free to enroll • No late fees • Final payment deadline up to 35 days prior to departure
    13. 13. EF Educational Tours Visit your EF website • Visit our updated participants’ site for videos, Life on Tour series episodes, photos, quizzes and more • Log in to your own personal website to: » Learn more about your destination » Download free EF TourCasts™ through Apple’s iTunes » Make online payments » Take note of important dates and information » Order extras, such as insurance and phone cards » Download the Facebook application to find out who else is going to take your tour!
    14. 14. EF Educational Tours How do I enroll? Online: eftours.com/student Phone: 1-800-665-5364 Fax: 1-800-318-3732 Mail: EF Educational Tours One Education Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Tour number: 566079 Application deadline for 200 discount: December 15, 2010
    15. 15. EF Educational Tours Discover the Global Classroom