Ski

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...
How to stay safe on the slopes

Staying Safe On The Slopes

When you’re travelling with a large group of students on a School Ski Trip it’s always good to remind them (or introduce them, if they’ve never skied before) to the simple ways they can keep...
the benefits of a school ski trip

The benefits of a school ski trip and what students gain?

Quite frankly, where do we begin? This is a topic we love talking about! When a school decides to integrate a ski trip into their academic calendar it’s because they know this will be pretty much...
ski fashion

HOT TOPIC: What to wear when you’re not skiing!

We all like to travel feeling like we’re well prepared for the journey ahead. With packing space being limited on a school ski trip, we thought we’d open up a discussion around what to wear when...

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...
Salzburger Sportwelt

The perfect school ski trip, the Rayburn way!

The events of the last 12-months have meant it’s been a while since many of us have hit the slopes, so it’s no surprise that the prospect of getting back out there in 2022 is more appealing than...

Zoom or Teams face to face meetings – we’ve got it covered!

Meeting teachers and parents in school, attending tour launch evenings and re-assuring Head Teachers face to face has always been a vital part of what we do. And then in 2020 we had to hit pause. The...
Sauze d'Oulx

Why we’ll see unprecedented demand for ski trips in 2022

The pandemic has thrown a whole load of challenges at both the education sector and the travel industry; plans to travel internationally with schools regrettably had to be put on hold due to the...

Travel experiences that students will need and deserve

Educational travel – experiences that students will need and deserve… The benefits of traveling on an international school trip with students have long been reported on. The enhancement of in...

How to get decision makers on board with your school trip

The first hurdle when planning a school trip is getting the go ahead from the decision makers at your school – and we know this can sometimes be a long process. So to help you out (because we know...

What did we do when Covid hit? What we’ve always done: put our clients at the heart of everything we do

In a world of corporate jargon, business speak and Covid buzzwords, it’s refreshing to read something that’s from the heart. And that’s exactly what Rayburn’s Lucy Simson has done. As...

COVID-19: Important information for upcoming trips

Coronavirus Update – Latest update: 14th August 2020   Rayburn Tours Office – Update In order to support Government advice our office is, unfortunately, temporarily closed and our staff...