u003ch1 class=u0022title u-text-uppercaseu0022u003eBook with Confidenceu003c/h1u003ernu003cimg class=u0022size-medium wp-image-4223 aligncenteru0022 src=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Book-with-Confidence-Icon-295×300.pngu0022 alt=u0022Book with confidenceu0022 width=u0022295u0022 height=u0022300u0022 /u003e

u003ch6 class=u0022u-small-title u-text-golden-poppy title titleu002du002dcentered titleu002du002dwith-logou0022 style=u0022text-align: center;u0022u003eBook with Confidenceu003c/h6u003ernu003ch2u003eFeel confident when you book with Campsu003c/h2u003ernEducation Authorities across the globe have been rapidly amending their advice to support schools reintroducing overseas trips to their cohort. This is excellent news and opens the door for students to re-engage with experiential travel.rnrnOur ‘Book with Confidence’ pledge has been created to inform schools, parents and students of the physical and financial safeguards we have in place to counteract the issues associated with the Covid-19 pandemic. It enables schools to meet their ‘learning outside the classroom’ requirements with confidence that financial risks posed by the pandemic have been adequately mitigated.rnrnYou need to feel confident that when you travel with Camps, we have everything covered to keep you safe and protect you financially. We achieve this through our ‘Book with Confidence’ pledge which means you can get back out there to inspire your students in amazing places, travelling sustainably and making an impact.

u003ch6 class=u0022u-small-title u-text-golden-poppy title titleu002du002dcentered titleu002du002dwith-logou0022 style=u0022text-align: center;u0022u003eQuestions to asku003c/h6u003ernu003cp style=u0022text-align: left;u0022u003eThese are the questions we think you need to be asking us:u003c/pu003ernrnu003ch3 style=u0022text-align: left;u0022u003eHow is our school expedition financially protected?u003c/h3u003ernu003cimg class=u0022alignleft wp-image-4219u0022 src=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Asset-2.pngu0022 alt=u0022u0022 width=u002259u0022 height=u002256u0022 /u003eIf Camps is unable to deliver your expedition due to our failure, your money is protected by our comprehensive, flexible terms and contingency plans.rnrnu0026nbsp;rnrnu003cstrongu003eu003cimg class=u0022alignleft size-full wp-image-4220u0022 src=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Asset-4.pngu0022 alt=u0022u0022 width=u002259u0022 height=u002256u0022 /u003eu003c/strongu003ernrnWe recommend you and your school assess your travel insurance needs carefully and choose a policy that offers suitable protection. We can assist in providing details of activities included in the expedition for this purpose.rnrnu0026nbsp;rnrnu003cimg class=u0022alignleft size-full wp-image-4221u0022 src=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Asset-5.pngu0022 alt=u0022u0022 width=u002259u0022 height=u002256u0022 /u003eShould you or a member of your expedition team be prevented from travel due to Covid-19, the individual will be able to claim for a full refund of monies paid. Of course, there will be specific policy terms applicable for a valid claim, due to the changing situation regarding travel and quarantine rules, which we cannot possibly predetermine at this point in time.

u003ch3 style=u0022text-align: center;u0022u003eu003cstrongu003eWhat contingency plans are there, if we cannot travel?u003c/strongu003eu003c/h3u003e

Booking with confidence - Reserve Location

Reserve Locations

Should the UK’s foreign, commonwealth and development office advise against travel to your original location choice or travel to your chosen location is prohibited by your countries Government authorities close to the point of departure, we will already have pre-agreed with your school one of several reserve back up locations. This is to ensure your students still safely experience the expedition of a lifetime.

Booking with Confidence - Reserve location

Deferral

If none of the alternative locations are available at that time, we will work closely with the school to defer your expedition to the nearest suitable departure window. This could be up to a year, to suit the school, at no extra cost.

Book with Confidence Travel Voucher

Travel Voucher

Should 1. Reserve locations and 2. Deferral options not be viable for your school, we will offer a travel voucher to the amount to which has been paid. This travel voucher can be redeemed by any students, for any one of our destinations and will carry 18 months validity from the date it is issued.

Refund - Book with Confidence

Full Refund

In the event that Camps International are unable to deliver to either of the aforementioned solutions and we are forced to cancel the trip, your team will be entitled to a full refund of all monies paid as per our Terms and Conditions.

u003cemu003ePlease note:u003c/emu003ernrnu003cemu003eAs you will appreciate, some of the content herein is subject to a rapidly changing landscape of controls and measures imposed by a variety of governing bodies. The information here is correct at the time of being published but may be subject to change as the situation develops.u003c/emu003e

u003ch3u003eu003cstrongu003eWhat risk management procedures are in place?u003c/strongu003eu003c/h3u003ernu003cstrongu003eu003cimg class=u0022alignleft size-full wp-image-4219u0022 src=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Asset-2.pngu0022 alt=u0022u0022 width=u002259u0022 height=u002256u0022 /u003eCI Practical Protocolsrnu003c/strongu003eWhilst Covid-19 is a clear and current risk, mitigating and responding to risks of all kinds before and during expeditions has been our speciality for over 20 years.rnrnHere are just a few of the extra safety measures we are implementing and will continue to develop in accordance with government guidance:

Booking with confidence - Camps Locations

Camps Locations

Our camps are in rural locations, away from highly populated areas and with perimeter security, allowing us to control who our teams come into contact with. We will continue to improve all facilities and transport in line with the latest guidance.

Booking with Confidence - Temperature Checks

Temperature Checks

All camps will have non-contact thermometers and an established protocol for regular temperature checks of everyone present.

Booking with Confidence - Camp Hygiene

Camp Hygiene

Increased frequency of camp cleaning and rigorous housekeeping as well as access to hand sanitiser and additional handwashing stations in all camps.

Booking with Confidence - Isolation

Camps Quarantine/ Isolation Capability

All camps include spaces for isolating individuals and the camp itself can be quarantined if necessary.

Booking with Confidence - Staff Training

Staff Training

Our team will undertake regular Covid-19 specific staff training and continual reviews of risk assessments and protocols.

Booking with Confidence - Extra Guidance

Extra Guidance

Provided to teachers, parents and students.

Booking with Confidence - In-Country Relations

In-country Relations

Due to our permanent operations, we maintain close links and communication with embassies and government officials in-country.

Booking with Confidence - Content

Content

Adapted itineraries to ensure only safe contact with communities during project phases.

u003cimg class=u0022alignleft size-full wp-image-4220u0022 src=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Asset-4.pngu0022 alt=u0022u0022 width=u002259u0022 height=u002256u0022 /u003eOur unique Camps’ model gives us tight control over our own environment, security, and expedition experience – the outcome being u003ca href=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/safety/u0022u003eindustry leading safety and securityu003c/au003e. This allows us to adapt quickly to the most up to date public health and travel guidance and to control and minimise contact with the broader population in-country.rnrnu0026nbsp;rnrnu003cimg class=u0022alignleft size-full wp-image-4221u0022 src=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Asset-5.pngu0022 alt=u0022u0022 width=u002259u0022 height=u002256u0022 /u003eWe are full, contributing members of the Expedition Providers Association (EPA), hold the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge for overseas expeditions including BS8848 Compliance, and are members of WTTC Travel Safe. For further accreditation details, u003ca href=u0022https://www.campsinternational.com/uae/our-accreditations/u0022u003eclick hereu003c/au003e