As skiers and boarders ourselves, we know what it takes to create the ultimate ski trip. We’ve sought out the best resorts that are perfect for schools, from close-to-home European destinations to exciting long-haul locations. And whilst we’re all about the skiing, we’ll work with you to strike the right balance between time spent on and off the slopes, as well as provide all those finer details that really ‘make’ a school ski trip.
Our Ski Trips
Our destinations in a nutshell
Italy really is that perfect, all-round destination. Offering high altitude skiing with Olympic pistes, as well as delicious food and traditional Italian hospitality, Italy promises quality at an affordable price.
With a long skiing tradition and incredible sports infrastructure, Austria offers extensive skiing for all abilities. Where charming alpine villages and family-run accommodation combine with huge ski areas and legendary après, Austria will give you the warmest of welcomes.
Perfect for beginners and intermediates, Andorra offers snow-sure and varied skiing that’s guaranteed to keep your group challenged. Teamed with 4-star accommodation and exciting après opportunities, it’s a real crowd-pleaser.
Boasting big ski areas and high altitude skiing, France is the perfect close-to-home option for UK groups. Enjoy one of Europe’s best ski schools, traditional accommodation and authentic French cuisine.
Perfect snow conditions and stunning views make Switzerland a place to remember. Great for beginners and intermediates who can enjoy big ski areas, multi-country ski possibilities and a variety of exciting après options.
Discover the real soul of skiing in the USA, where spectacular views and snow conditions come as standard. Enjoy awesome après, exciting city visits and the ease of no language barrier.
From the Rockies to the mountains of Quebec, Canada is full of adventure. With guaranteed snow, beautiful scenery and varied terrain, it’s great for all abilities.
We’ve got you covered!
For your financial security, you must have insurance when travelling with us, whether it be your own or the insurance we provide through Aviva. We highly recommend our insurance because it’s tailored specifically for school groups and offers cover for Covid related cancellation and curtailment.
Small groups don’t have to miss out on the fun! Sign up with a group between 8-25 passengers and take advantage of our cost-effective and fully inclusive set departure packages.
Swap your skis for your shoes and spend a day in the city! A city stopover is the perfect way to add a cultural and educational twist to your trip, giving you even more value for money.
SCO & ASCL Courses
Get qualified on the slopes with our Snowsport England certified SCO and ASCL courses and learn how to lead your own ski trip without instructor supervision.
Mr Andy Martin
Our mantra for choosing a travel company would be to ensure value whilst keeping everyone safe and to have a good, stress free time. With excellent skiing too, Rayburn fits the bill every time!
A Tour Manager can provide on-hand support and ensure your trip runs smoothly, making your life that little bit easier.
Hoodies & Polos
Keep things simple and let us provide you with personalised hoodies and polo shirts!
Not sure what to take? We’ve got your winter gear all wrapped up with our handy kit list.
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.
The past, the present and the future of school travel
In March 2020 the world came to a standstill, but as things return to a ‘new normal’ what are the effects on the future of international school travel? We take a look at the past, the present and the future!
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 can keep you informed.