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Tailor-Made School Sports Tours

Competitive sports fixtures with once in a lifetime experiences

As sports players and enthusiasts ourselves, we believe the best way to capture team spirit and develop as a team is with a school sports tour. Whether you choose Europe or further afield, we’ll build your tour from the ground up and fine-tune everything until it’s right for you. Using our years of experience and excellent contacts, you can enjoy evenly-matched, competitive fixtures against local and international teams, as well as unforgettable excursions, professional coaching and epic tournaments.

Our Sports Tours

Our tours in a nutshell

Multi-Sport Tours

Take multiple teams away for a more inclusive and cost-effective multi-sport tour. Any combination of football, rugby, netball, basketball, cricket and hockey can create a popular and more accessible tour, and we have a wide range of destinations that are perfect for multi-sport tours.

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Football Tours

Football is offered in almost all of our destinations, alongside a number of exciting professional training options. Train at world-renowned clubs such as Sporting CP, Olympiacos FC, New York Red Bulls and Orlando City Soccer Club, or channel your competitive spirit with a football tournament at the Gothia Cup or Rey Cup.

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Rugby Tours

Rugby is held in highest regard in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, whilst the sport is increasing in popularity in Europe with strong levels of play. Working with local rugby clubs, we’ll evenly match your team’s abilities to provide challenging and competitive fixtures to get the most out of your players.

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Netball Tours

Whether you’re after somewhere close to home or further afield, we have a range of destinations perfect for school netball tours. Strong in Malta, Greece and the UK, we also offer Dubai, the Caribbean and the USA, amongst many others where you can take your netball skills to the next level.

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Hockey Tours

Immerse your hockey team in a whole new culture where the game is at its strongest. From European destinations like the Netherlands, Spain and Greece to long-haul locations including India, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, you’re guaranteed some healthy hockey competition.

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Basketball Tours

From sunny Greece and Spain to big-hitters like New York, Orlando and Atlanta, basketball is played in a number of incredible destinations. Follow in the footsteps of NBA stars with a professional coaching experience at Orlando Magic TNBA and train beside the very best.

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Cricket Tours

For the ultimate cricket tour, set your sights on India. Cricket is a way of life here, so you’re guaranteed competitive fixtures alongside a Delhi Daredevils tour. Alternatively, head to Sri Lanka, Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha for the perfect multi-sport tour, or St Lucia and Barbados for a Caribbean twist.

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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.

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Team Talks

Professional Coaching

Let your team train like the professionals at some of the best sports facilities in the world. Our professional coaching packages will take you behind the scenes of some of the world’s leading clubs, with top facilities, impressive set ups and training sessions.

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Tournaments can provide an ideal pre-planned itinerary for any sports tour and really help to get the competitive juices flowing! Enjoy ready-made fixtures and the chance to interact with like-minded teams.

Tour Managers

A Tour Manager can provide on-hand support and ensure your trip runs smoothly, making your life that little bit easier.

Sports Apparel

We’ve teamed up with Macron Store Manchester to bring you the very best clothing and sportswear. Whether you’re looking for sports kits and tracksuits or hoodies and polo shirts, we have lots of options to suit your needs.


Sports Fixtures

Our extensive fixture database helps guarantee evenly-matched, competitive fixtures in a variety of sports all over the world, using contacts with local and international schools, as well as local clubs.

Personalised Rucksacks

If you’re travelling long-haul, each player will receive a complimentary rucksack with your embroidered school crest.

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More House School get ready to kick off their first sports tour

Originally planned for 2020, More House School are set to head on the school’s very first sports tour in October this year. We know the trip has been a long time coming for tour organiser Andy, his team, students and parents, but the wait is almost over.

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.

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.

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