As part of TUI Travel PLC, Travelbound offers the highest level of financial protection. All of our tours are fully bonded by ABTA, protecting your group against unforeseen events. We are also a member of the Federation of Tour Operators (FTO).
Our quest to provide inspiring educational tours is also underpinned by a stringent approach to health and safety. As a full member of the School Travel Forum (STF) and an accredited Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge holder, Travelbound operates to the highest standards of care and responsibility. Our dedicated team regularly exceeds the requirements of these organisations.
Travelbound is fully bonded by ABTA. The fact that we are an ABTA member gives you financial protection, because in the unlikely event of our insolvency you won’t lose out financially. We are also committed to the ABTA Code of Conduct, which ensures high service standards and fair terms of trading. Our ABTA number is V378X. You can see our membership details by visiting the ABTA website.
Federation of Tour Operators
Travelbound is a member of the Federation of Tour Operators (FTO). Our FTO membership means we are customer focused and prioritise product quality and service delivery. We are also committed to the FTOs goals for health and safety, long term financial stability and sustainable tourism. For more information, please visit the FTO website.
Learning Outside the Classroom
Travelbound is an accredited Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge holder. This means we have pledged to engage in an on-going process to sustain high-quality learning outside the classroom and have demonstrated that we meet the following quality indicators:
we assist our teachers to plan the learning experience effectively
we provide accurate information about our tours
we provide activities, experience or resources which meet learner needs
we review your experience and act upon feedback
we have a safety management process in place to manage risk effectively
For more information, please visit the LOtC website.
School Travel Forum
Travelbound is a full member of the School Travel Forum (STF). The STF promotes good practice and safety in school travel. All full members adhere to a stringent Code of Practice and Safety Management Standards, which meet with Department for Education guidelines and are externally verified every year by independent Health and Safety professionals. For more information, please visit the STF website.
Travelbound is a full member of COBIS – Council of British International Schools.
We keep up to date with what is going on in the International schools environment and participate as exhibitors at the COBIS Annual Conference and at a range of school workforce conferences throughout the year. This helps us understand the International Schools market to ensure we create current and relevant product as well as meet many of our schools face to face.
Travelbound are continually looking to become members of other international school organisations.