Category: Student Travel

Student Spring Break Travel Tips

springbreakphotoIt’s that time of year again and students are traveling to destinations all over the world to kick back, relax, and take some time off from a busy school schedule. It can be one of the most exciting times, but it is also important to remember you need to stay as healthy and safe as possible during your break. Before you leave, check out some of the most important spring break safety tips to get the best out of your trip!

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Too Many Snow Days, What Do I Do?

If you live in the Northeast, like I do, you know we’ve had a long cold winter. With that long cold winter came many snow days for the kids. Many school boards are now shortening or all together cancelling pre-scheduled school vacations—Bet you never thought of that when you scheduled your spring break vacation last year!
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What Does “All-Inclusive” Really Mean?

You’ve read the brochures, searched the internet for cruises and vacation packages –all advertised as “all-inclusive.”
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Family Members May Affect Travel Insurance

Did you know that when you purchase travel insurance, some of your coverage may be affected by family members not traveling with you?
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Reasons Students Need Travel Insurance

One of the most amazing things that a student can do is travel to a faraway destination whether it is for vacation or for attending school abroad. Traveling provides new experiences, cultures, and history lessons that students would never be able to take away from reading a text book. Since it is important for a student to travel, it is almost important to remember that when students are away from home, especially in another country, the risk of something undesirable happening along the way dramatically increases.

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Avoid Getting Scammed While on Vacation

We can all spot them: that person who takes pictures of everything, walking around with their fanny pack on, map in hand…the typical tourist. When you are in a foreign place you can easily be picked out of the crowd by a local. Although we all try to be conscientious of our surroundings, it only takes a second to become a victim. They may appear to be a helping hand in a time of need, be weary of their smiling face!
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Top Student Travel Destinations Named

One of the most amazing experiences that a student can have is embarking on a journey away from home to gain hands-on learning in a completely different culture. Studying abroad for a semester, enrolling in an internship, or simply just spending a couple weeks volunteering or sightseeing in a faraway destination can provide a great learning experience. While it can be argued that any trip made can help students gain knowledge, we’d like to say that these are the top places that every student should get the chance to travel to while they’re young.
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