Find out why Educational Destinations is the 1st choice in educational Washington, D.C. group tours
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Have your students join the D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice workshops, focus groups or social activities. Let your students earn about The Washington DC Coalition for Theatre and Social Justice and how they serve as a network for artists, activists and community leaders to connect and together identify social injustices. If your students are ready to learn at educational museums and engaging attractions – Washington, D.C. is an educational destination that is full of social justice and ethics. Washington, D.C. has much to offer your students on their way to becoming well rounded citizens.
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The Trip Account app is offered to our groups as they travel.
Included in your trip, group leaders, staff, chaperones and travelers will use the information packed, versatile Trip Account App during their travels.
Powerful Director Tools
Interactive Checklists, Pop Up Communications, Emergency Notifications.
Tools for all travelers
Live Itineraries, Group Messaging, Photo Gallery and much more.
Everything you need for your next trip.
The Trip Account app is available for iPhone and Android.
See our difference
It’s no surprise that Educational Destinations sets and exceeds student travel standards. We aim to provide the best service, communication, experience and safety for all of our groups. When researching for your travel provider, please download this PDF checklist HERE to ensure that your group is taking advantage of all of the essential building blocks of a successful, safe, and FUN trip! If you have questions or are ready to get started on your next trip, please call 800.616.1112 or request your customized quote.
Custom Designed Trips
ED will create a custom designed trip for your group that is shaped by your priorities, goals and wishes, and powered by your passions. ED is committed to listening and working one-on-one with you to build the perfect trip for your students. There are no stock trips here - just your trip.
Group Travel Specialists
Led by award-winning teachers, ED exceeds the needs and expectations of students, teaching staff, parents and administrators. ED anticipates group needs and delivers group wishes, without surprises or hidden costs. Our experience and expertise enable us to bring the best quality trips, events, experiences and opportunities to your group.
ED’s custom trips are cost-effective and inclusive, without hidden costs – a great value for your travelers. Charter coaches, flights, hotels, meals, sightseeing, events, taxes and gratuities are covered for each traveler. A 24/7 Emergency Contact System is included for each traveling group.
Cutting Edge Technology
Through ED's parent company, ED is the only student travel company providing its own free, secure, proprietary Music Travel App to all travelers: students, staff, parents, chaperones and administrators. Features include real time itinerary, messaging for updates, reminders and check-ins, opt-in geo-fencing and payment system.
Personal Tour Director
A signature feature of every trip is the ED Tour Director, always right by the music director’s side, managing all travel aspects of your trip: transportation, events, meals, lodging, tickets and more. Our TD’s training and management skills let the teacher focus on the students and education.
Safety is Priority #1
ED is pro-active on safety, sending the Tour Director World Aware® alerts, sharing best practices in travel safety, emergency procedures and travel hints with chaperones and staff, ensuring traveler accountability, monitoring vendor service/performance and tellng travelers of changes or emergencies with the Music Travel App.
Trusted Leader in Travel
ED is an active member of these respected travel suppliers and organizations: Walt Disney World & Disneyland, Universal Orlando, American Bus Association, National Band Association, National Tour Association, Student Youth Travel Association and more. View all ED’s partners and awards here.
Doing the right thing
ED is deeply committed to high quality educational group travel. We love what we do, and we work hard to do it better than everyone. Creating memorable performance trips that leave positive, life-changing impressions on your students and community is a privilege that we don’t take lightly. Please talk to us about your next trip.
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