Guiding a student tour is easy and fun!
When you lead a student tour with 500 Tours, we do all the work and you can enjoy the trip with your students. Your only responsibility is recruiting students for the trip and chaperoning them while on the trip. If you think you might be interested in guiding a student tour, call our office today at 1-800-735-0194 or fill out the form on our contact page. We'll be happy to speak to you about the many educational programs we provide, but first, feel free to explore the rest of our site to find out more about 500 Tours and what we have to offer your students.
Services provided by 500 Tours:
Correspondence Materials: 500 Tours provides all correspondence tailored to meeting the specific needs of the various tour programs we have. An initial letter packet including a registration form and sample itinerary will be sent to you for distribution to the students. A final letter with specific details will be sent a few weeks prior to the actual trip. We will also provide you with a weekly roster listing students that have registered for the trip.
Billing and Payments: 500 Tours handles all billing and payment procedures.
Tour Directors' Manual: 500 Tours provides each tour director with a manual outlining important information pertaining to the trip. This manual contains pertinent instructions for the Tour Director, parameters for student dress and behavior and helpful hints about the many places the group will visit.
Meals and Dining Establishments: All meals are scheduled and reserved by 500 Tours. First class menus and dining establishments are selected by 500 Tours. We make every attempt in selecting eating locations that provide good quality meals with dependable service.
Reservations: 500 Tours makes all reservations for rail, air, bus transportation, hotels, restaurants and special appointments. We also take care of all ticketing, baggage tagging and luggage transfers.
Security Guards: 500 Tours provides our own specially trained security guards for each student trip. To find out more about our security service, visit our Security Service Page.
Insurance: 500 Tours provides an insurance plan for each tour participant. To find out more about our insurance plan, visit our Insurance Page.
Customer Service: The principals of 500 Tours, Phil Campbell and A.B. Hornback, will keep in constant contact with you and lead you through every aspect of organizing your trip. You can feel free to contact our office by email or phone and speak to them whenever you have a question or concern. We are here for you.