Student Group

Travel Pros Make Planning a Student Trip Easy

Here is the second of two articles from NTA’s April Courier Magazine, that featured Vamonos Tours. in this article NTA interviews our president, Jorge Pardo along with another tour operator from Destinations Unlimited about student travel, the current situation, and beyond. An excerpt is below. If you would like to read the full article, click the button.

Although most student travel—field trips, performance tours, athletic team travel, etc.—was canceled this spring due to the coronavirus scare, it’s certain that school groups will hit the road again in the future. They’ll travel to learn, to sing, to play, and to broaden their minds.

Two experienced tour operators, Julie Kozikowski, CTP, president of Destinations Unlimited (Plymouth, Connecticut) and Jorge Pardo, founder/president of Vámonos Tours (San Juan, Puerto Rico), share their views on what the virus means to student travel.

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For more information on the tours and destinations we offer, mouse over Tours in our menu above and then destinations. To get more information on planning a student group tour, click the Request Info button on the top right. We are ready to assist you!


Student groups in Puerto Rico

San Juan for Student Groups

NTA recently published an article in their April issue of Courier magazine about Vamonos Tours in Puerto Rico. One of their staff members spent the day on tour with one of our student groups. He got to experience our tour and Spanish only experience first hand. Here is an excerpt from the article. To read the full article on his day spent with one of our student groups, click the button below.

During a visit to Puerto Rico last year, I got to explore the island with long-time NTA member, Vámonos Tours. While I’d written about the student tour operator multiple times for Courier magazine, it was a real treat to get to see the Vámonos team in action.

The company focuses on localized experiences, and a typical tour highlights the best of San Juan and mixes in stops elsewhere on the island. The day I joined one of their school groups, middle schoolers from Alaska, for some cultural-based activities was spent in Ponce, a city on the southern coast.

 

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For more information on the tours and destinations we offer, mouse over Tours in our menu above and then destinations. To get more information on planning a student group tour, click the Request Info button on the top right. We are ready to assist you!



Coronavirus Update #6

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak, we are currently experiencing high call and email volume. Should you require assistance, we encourage you to be patient and contact your group leader. We need time to process an unprecedented amount of cancellations. This process takes time as we must contact vendors and partners regarding upcoming reservations that will be canceled. We will be communicating directly with your group leader. Continue reading



Coronavirus Update #4

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak, we are closely monitoring the situation in all of our destinations as we care for our present and incoming groups and travelers. We are currently experiencing high call and email volume. Should you require assistance, we encourage you to be patient and contact your group leader. We need time to process an unprecedented amount of cancellations. This process takes time as we must contact vendors and partners regarding upcoming reservations that will be canceled. We will be communicating directly with your group leader. Continue reading



Travel Insurance and the Corona Virus

If you have purchased travel insurance through us or are thinking about purchasing travel insurance, please take the time to read the FAQ in the link below. It was prepared by RoamRight, the travel insurance company we use. It will help you understand what is and is not covered in regard to the corona virus. If you have any further questions, we encourage you to reach out to the insurance company. We legally cannot answer questions on what the insurance covers as we are not insurance agents.

RoamRight FAQ

Corona Virus Update #2

February 29, 2020

We continue to monitor quite closely the progression of the COVID19 Corona virus across the world, and most importantly, in all of our student destinations. The health and safety of our travelers are paramount to our business. Our goal is to keep our groups safe and together. Vamonos is one of the only tour operators who accompanies groups with a 24/7 tour director, an assistant tour director, and at times, a tour manager. This further ensures the safety of the group. Continue reading