Here at SkiBound International we understand that preparing yourself and your child for a school ski tour can be a very stressful experience. We are here to help guide you step by step on how to prepare for your child's tour and are available to answer any questions that you may have.
What to pack
SkiBound International provide all Skis, Boots, Poles and Helmets. There are certain important items of clothing which are highly recommended. The majority of these items can be hired or borrowed rather than bought.
What to budget for
Your personalised tour quotation will clearly identify what is and isn't included in the price. Based on our experience, we recommend that you budget for the following;
*Please note that these are only recommendations and may be costs incurred by students themselves.
Safety and Security- STF, ABTA, ATOL
SkiBound International are proud to offer the highest level of financial protection to our party leaders. As well as being a member of the FTO, all our tours are fully bonded by ABTA and ATOL which protects your group against any unforeseen events in the travel industry. We are also associated with the School Travel Forum which is the awarding body for the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge, Study, Sports and Cultural tours.
All groups that travel with SkiBound International have fully comprehensive insurance. Our insurance is tailored specifically for International School Ski groups to provide reassurance and support at all times.
To find out what our SkiBound International Insurance policy covers, please click here.
Cover for Parents
SkiBound International understand that committing to a a trip 18 months before departure can be difficult. Our insurance will also cover all payments made for a child who becomes unable to travel due to parental redundancy.
How to make a payment
SkiBound International can create tailored payment plans to suit your group.
For more details on payment please click here.
SkiBound International not only provide their school groups with an action packed, fun filled ski tour but also link in as many learning opportunities as possible. For the new 10/11 Ski season SkiBound International have created an Educational Enrichment programme. These specific courses have been developed to meet the increasing demand for providing more learning opportunities from your trip. Not only will your students be able to benefit from building self-confidence, spending time relaxing as a group and learning a new sport but may also like to benefit from developing language skills and learning about the local economy, cuisine and culture.
The Benefits of School Ski
School Ski trips provide your students with the opportunity to try new sports and experience new cultures. School Skiing is not only an activity based trip but can also be very educational for your students.
Enhance Learning on a School Trip
Embedding Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) as part of school trip.
The aim of this is to develop pupils PLTS and to transfer learning across different learning contexts.
School Travel Forum (STF) and Quality Badge Certified
SkiBound is a full member of the STF and a proud bearer of the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) – Quality Badge Scheme. more...