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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Italy Tours departing on or before 3rd April 2020

From Tuesday 10th March 2020, the Italian authorities extended the area of isolation to cover the whole of Italy. The isolation period is currently expected to last until 3rd April 2020 and the...
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Tick this off your bucket list and become a Rayburn ski rep today!

What’s in it for you? You’ll have a once in a lifetime opportunity to ski in some of Europe’s highly-acclaimed resorts and get paid a weekly salary too! Here’s the ins and outs on why you...
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Tarvisio: “I thought I was gonna go flying down the mountain”

February half term saw dozens of school groups flee the UK to embark on the ultimate ski adventure in some of Europe’s highly acclaimed ski resorts. Katie Peggs, Tour and Events Co-ordinator at...

Top 8 ideas to fundraise for a school trip abroad in 2020

Keen to get out the classroom and take your students on an unforgettable school trip abroad? Start the fun early and get your students involved in some fundraising activities to help pay for the...

Why Calday Grange Grammar School’s ski trip to Sestriere will make you want to drop everything and go…

Just last month, students from Calday Grange Grammar School embarked on a pre-Christmas ski trip to the Italian resort of Sestriere – and we’re still buzzing about it. This purpose-built resort...

Top 5 things you can’t miss when visiting Sestriere!

A must-visit Italian resort, Sestriere is simply made for skiers of all levels. Forming part of the Milky Way, this high altitude resort has a multitude of slopes and fantastic après ski options,...
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Important information on Brexit

Britain is due to leave the European Union on 31st January 2020 with a deal that has been ratified by Parliament. By continually monitoring the updated advice from ABTA and FCO, we do our very best...

The best free school trips & visits in Nottingham for 2020

Looking for a fun, free and educational trip for your class? Check out our list of free school trips or visits available in Nottingham for your students!

Hotel Olimpic: “The best Italian food in Sestriere”

  The way to a school’s heart is through their stomach Hotel Olimpic, well-known for serving the best Italian food in Sestriere, didn’t cease to amaze us. And the authentic Italian cookery...

Season’s eatings from Swavesey Village College – our 2019 staffroom Christmas party winners!

Whilst Thursday 12th December was just another door to open on our advent calendars, for Swavesey Village College in Cambridge it was something much more exciting. After entering Rayburn Tours’...

How parents help their children cope with school trip anxiety

1. Home Comforts “I tell my teenage son to take something to remind him of home like a photograph. For my younger daughter, I’d pack a comfort blanket or cuddly toy.” Dawn, Mum of 2,...

12 best Christmas adverts of all time

Ah Christmas adverts, the universal signal to start getting exciting about Christmas. Amongst the year-round DFS, SCS (whatever else ‘S’) sales and endless stream of perfume ads – clearly we...