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Health & Safety On Educational Visits

You will be aware that WST Travel is a member of the School Travel Forum, a not-for-profit organisation which sets the benchmark for health and safety standards of travel companies, and subsequently awards the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge. This week, the Department for Education (DfE) has released new guidance “Health and safety on educational visits” which fully endorses the guidelines that we have been read more ...

Brexit - Important information to share with customers

As a trusted member of the ABTA travel association we have been advised to share the following information regarding Brexit. In this document they have identified actions travellers may wish to take in advance to help avoid unnecessary future disruption. Brexit Member PDF download

Exciting News

Exciting News We are delighted to announce that for FHT there are exciting times ahead! Alongside WST Travel and Anglia Tours, FHT is part of the Next Generation Travel Group and we are delighted to announce that Study Experiences, Sports Experiences and Remembrance Travel for Schools and Young People has joined our group. Study & Sport Experiences are a team of well known and well respected youth tour operators, specialising in pa read more ...

School Travel -Brexit Update

The government’s White Paper, the so-called Chequers agreement, recently set out the UK’s negotiating stance for Brexit over the coming months. Many of the main priorities essential to preserve a successful tourism industry - such as maintaining open skies access, remaining part of EASA, ensuring visa-free travel, and keeping the EHIC system – are featured in the White Paper. This is very encouraging and shows the Governm read more ...

Q&A with Banbury College on their trip to Berlin

Mat from Banbury College very kindly agreed to have a quick Q&A with us about his recent trip to Berlin. Bad weather meant that the group suffered disruption to their travel plans. Here Mat talks a little about the disruption to the trip and how FHT supported the group. He also tells us about his trip highlights and recommendations for other group leaders. What was the age of students on the trip? 15-19 yrs What subject/ read more ...

Southport College's trip to Prague 2018

The Art & Design students of Southport College recently took a very chilly, yet fascinating, trip to Prague. They experienced the perfect blend of culture and education, visiting all the main tourist attractions plus a variety of galleries and exhibitions. Read all about their trip here.   

Food trip to Reims

Take a look at this blog from Tameside College who recently took a Food Technology trip to Reims to learn more about French food, drink and culture. Tameside College Reims

2017 Latest Brochures

  Download our latest brochures today for a quick way to find out more about our range of subjects and destinations, all our latest offers and our award winning service.   Mini Brochure - Colleges and Universities 2017 Mini Brochure - Sixth Form 2017

Exciting news for 2017

2016 was an exciting year for FHT Travel. Not only did we cement our 2015 Best Customer Service at the British Youth Travel Awards with a Silver accreditation for Best Customer Service in 2016, we also once again gained our Customer Service Excellence accreditation.  As well as this we have continued to invest in the development of our dedicated team by continuing with our&nb read more ...

4 free things to do on a trip to London

Exploring the capital doesn’t have to be expensive. There is no shortage of free activities and attractions in London, perfect for any groups travelling on a budget. Here are just a few you have to choose from.             1)     Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace takes place on set days read more ...

4 events to plan your trip to London around

London is known for its multi-culturalism, with an impressive calendar of annual events. If you’re planning a study trip to the capital and want to enjoy one of the numerous world-famous events the city has to offer, here a few to choose from.           1)     Trooping the Colour Trooping the Colour is a ceremony that takes place each June, to celebrate the Que read more ...

5 events to plan your trip to New York around

New York is one of the busiest, most multi-cultural cities in the world, and its impressive events calendar demonstrates this. From food to fashion, theatre to dance, there’s something for everyone in the city that never sleeps.   Here are just a few of the events you can plan to enjoy during your trip.       1)     Tribeca Film Festival Founded back in 2002 by Jane read more ...

5 free things to do on a trip to New York

New York definitely lives up to its title as “the city that never sleeps”, with non-stop culture and entertainment. But sometimes, taking in as much culture as possible can end up costing quite a lot. Luckily, New York has plenty of things you can do without spending a penny.   If you’re travelling on a budget, here are a few free things you can do.     1)     Walk across read more ...

5 free things to do on a trip to Berlin

Sometimes when you’re exploring a new city, it can be hard to keep track of your spending. That doesn’t have to be the case though, as Berlin has plenty of free activities and attractions perfect for groups travelling on a budget.   Here are a few of our favourite free things to do in Berlin.       1)     Take in the views from the top of the Reichstag Origina read more ...

5 events to plan your trip to Berlin around

Berlin offers an array of cultural experiences, with no shortage of things to see and do all year round. If you’re hoping to plan your study tour around an event, here are just a few of the cultural offerings happening throughout the year in Berlin.             1)     Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Berlin International Film Festival) Celebrated read more ...

5 events to plan your trip to Paris around

Paris is recognised around the world as a city brimming with culture, meaning that you’re sure to find something exciting to do, whenever you visit. Being such a vibrant, cultural city, Paris is a natural choice for so many exciting, world famous events.     If you’re looking to plan your trip around an event, here are a few to choose from.       1)     Cirque read more ...

6 events to plan your trip to Barcelona around

A trip to Barcelona can seem like one long party, with a calendar jam packed with festivals, events and public holidays. With so much going on throughout the year, you’re guaranteed to find something to suit every taste.   The following are just a handful of cultural offerings to choose from.          1) Día de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day) Día de los Re read more ...

5 free things to do on a trip to Barcelona

If you’re planning a group trip to Barcelona, but want to keep costs to a minimum, there are a whole host of free activities and attractions awaiting those with a strict budget.   Here are 5 things you can do in Barcelona without spending a penny.           1) Enjoy free entry to museums on Sundays Barcelona houses a seemingly endless array of museums, and many of the read more ...