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Iceland Infographic Covid-19 Statistics

Resource – How did Iceland deal with Covid-19

While the world has been severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Iceland is one of the few countries that has seemingly got it right and is effectively managing the spread of the virus. We take a...
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Top tips for planning your 2022 Geography Trip

Whilst we had to hit pause for a while, it’s clear to see that the demand and desire from teachers to create these amazing experiences are higher than ever.   Get planning! We know we keep...

Guidance from the Department for Education

At Rayburn Tours, we’re continually monitoring the latest guidance and travel advice from the Department for Education (DfE) and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FDCO), so that we...

International School Travel is Back!

After pressing pause on international school trips, today is a long-awaited day. The Department for Education has given the much anticipated go ahead for schools to take students abroad. Cue cheers...
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Oh Iceland, how we’ve missed you!

With Iceland being added to the ‘green list’, we’re all very excited that travel to this land of fire and ice is on the horizon. No-one more so than Cath Rule, Geography Tours Development...
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St George’s College set to experience the wonders of Iceland…twice!

Behind these numbers are missed opportunities. Opportunities that students and teachers had been so looking forward to. A unique and unmatched way of learning about the world around us, giving real...

Our first in a series of one to one interviews – Perlan Museum Iceland!

Over the coming weeks/months we’ll be publishing a series of interviews with our partners and representatives from educational visits located around the world, exploring these experiences and the...

Getting the numbers to run a trip – Not an issue in 2022/2023!

It would have been hard for us to predict the long terms effects a pandemic would have on groups looking to run international school trips; mainly because, thankfully, none of us had ever lived...
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New digital school trip brochures have landed

If there was ever a time to do things a little differently, now is it. That’s why we’re delighted to bring you our brand new digital school trip brochures. Not only are digital brochures greener...

The perfect school trip, the Rayburn way!

The events of the last 12-months have put a stop on Educational Trips going ahead, so it’s no surprise that the prospect of getting students back out there is greater than ever! With groups...

School travel and the role ‘trust’ will play…

As a family run business the words honesty and integrity, and our commitment to delivering our promises time and time again were about to receive their biggest test ever. Over the coming weeks the...

Teachers need to start talking to us sooner rather than later for trips in 2022/23…

Even if teachers don’t feel quite ready to launch the trip to students and parents, there is a real benefit in getting the detail of the trip in place and beds put on hold. The pandemic has thrown...