Tailor-made Trips for International Schools

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Rayburn Tours are specialists in Educational School TripsSchool Music Tours, School Sports Tours and School Ski Trips. Dedicated to inspiring young minds, our team of school trip specialists has been creating unforgettable, international experiences since 1965, helping groups to take on new adventures, experience new cultures and learn new skills.

With a wealth of experience working with international schools from across the world, our specialists will take the core objectives of your trip and hand-craft every element until it’s right for you. Together, we’ll help create a once in a lifetime experience that perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.

Real experiences

Why schools choose us


By tradition, we have chosen to work with Rayburn as they have created trips that meet our educational needs and the support has been superb.


Mr Sheforgen, International School of Lausanne

Rayburn once again were very helpful and flexible with their assistance at all stages of the trip organisation.

Mr Wyre, The British School Muscat

We have used Rayburn for over ten years and have increasingly been impressed with the service.

Mr Coates, International School of Geneva

I chose Rayburn because I knew they had a good reputation for delivering international trips. A former colleague had recommended you previously and they weren’t wrong.

Mr Storey, International British School of Bucharest

FAQs for International Schools


  • Can we pay in our own currency?
    We are only able to accept payment in Pounds Sterling (£ GBP). It is possible to charge your students in the local currency, however any payment to Rayburn Tours must be in Pounds for the amount as invoiced. Once you have booked your tour, the exchange rate is fixed so your price is guaranteed against any subsequent currency fluctuations.
  • Can you arrange flights?
    Rayburn Tours can take care of your flight arrangements, however some international schools choose to make their own flight arrangements. It should be noted that the financial protection offered by Rayburn Tours’ ATOL accreditation is only valid if flying in or out of the UK.
  • Can you arrange a visa?
    Should your students need a visa to travel to the chosen destination, we can provide a letter of invitation, proof of accommodation, receipt for payment, along with other documents you will need for a visa application. However, groups are responsible for making their own visa application and the cost of this is completely separate to the tour package with Rayburn Tours.
  • Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
    Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
  • Do you provide travel insurance?
    For your financial security, you are required to have insurance when travelling with us, whether it be your own or the cover we provide through Endsleigh.
  • Can you cater for specific dietary requirements?
    We endeavour to ensure any specific dietary requirements are met. We will ask you to provide a list of dietary requirements ahead of travel so that we can notify the accommodation and/or any restaurants. If you have restrictions due to religious observance, it may be necessary to follow a vegetarian diet for the duration of your tour.
  • Can you arrange a tour to meet our curriculum requirements?
    All our tours are tailor-made to meet your educational needs. If you have any particular study areas or topics you would like to cover, please just let us know at the time of making your enquiry and we will discuss with you how to incorporate this into your tour.

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