Resource Type: Safety & Security

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Where can I find the latest travel advice?

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For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, check www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

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How is the initial deposit protected?

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WorldStrides is an ABTA member which means we provide full financial protection for your money. We will also provide the Group Leader with an ATOL certificate for financial protection when you book and pay the deposit.

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Who does WorldStrides work with to ensure safety?

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Our internal risk and operations teams are staffed by executives with decades of experience in contingency planning. Additionally, our partnership with the George Washington University Department of Emergency Medicine allows travellers access to expert medical care while on tour. Lastly, our team works closely with…

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What if WorldStrides deems travel unsafe?

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Safety and security are the top priorities for WorldStrides. WorldStrides will not operate any part of a tour if the safety of any participant is compromised. In order to protect the investment you are making, you must have insurance either through WorldStrides or the school. WorldStrides has…

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What if travel to our destination becomes impossible or unsafe?

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For large-scale disruptions such as natural disasters, flight delays, or more serious world events, our team is equipped with extensive contingency plans and decades of experience in evaluating risks, and sometimes rerouting and evacuating groups. Safety is our first priority, but rest assured we are…

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Can you help with risk assessments?

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Yes, we provide assistance completing all risk assessments.

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What liability protection is in place for our school?

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WorldStrides’ liability insurance is the largest in the industry at US $50 million. This insurance coverage extends to cover certain individuals acting on behalf of WorldStrides as tour directors, group leaders, chaperones, and volunteer speakers. Your school can be named as additionally insured, if desired.

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Do I need travel insurance?

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You will either need travel insurance through the school or through WorldStrides. We partner with Fogg Insurance to provide a comprehensive policy for schools. Group Leaders can contact their WorldStrides Account Manager for full insurance details.

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What if a student has a medical emergency while the group is travelling?

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The safety of our travellers is our top priority. In the event of an emergency, WorldStrides Tour Central office is available 24 hours a day. This office is the gateway to our Doctors on Call Program. Doctors on Call is an exclusive partnership we have with…

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Do you offer 24-hour emergency support?

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Yes. The safety and security of our travelling teachers and students is our top priority, and one measure we take to ensure this safety, and support, is through Tour Central. Tour Central is staffed by WorldStrides employees and is available 24/7 for all travelling groups. Tour Central…

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