Safety is Our Priority
We recognise how much time and effort it takes to plan and lead a school trip, particularly with so many rules and regulations, in addition to continually changing legislation.
e3’s knowledge and many decades’ experience enables us to support you and give you confidence and peace of mind.
We have an experienced Safety Manager who will be happy to discuss any concerns and answer any questions prior to you confirming your booking.
You can be assured that we will support you throughout the planning of your tour and we also offer 24 hour support to all of our groups whilst you are abroad, giving you total peace of mind.
We understand that your time is precious, so we are here to help enable you to fulfil your safety requirements in the following ways:
e3 Safety Promise:
- We will never, ever cut costs and put your pupils’ safety at risk. Whether it’s using professional fully qualified ski instructors on the slopes or providing life guards at swimming pools, we have it all covered.
- Our ski & snowboard instructors are part of the resort medical radio network, so in the event of an unavoidable accident they are ready to communicate with specialist medical services immediately.
- Our school ski trip insurance provides excellent cover. Please get in touch for full details.
- Risk assessment documents are available for you to view, please call or email for further details.
Our professionalism, experience and attention to detail ensures that your party will always be well looked after.
Taking a seven night trip as an example the following items are included:
- Return flights from London airports (flights can be arranged from regional airports where flight routing and availability allow)
- Return coach transfers from overseas airport to resort
- Return coach travel on executive vehicles to your resort from your school in the UK with ferry transfers included
- 7 nights half board or full board accommodation (6 nights if travel by coach)
- 6-day lift pass
- 6 days x 4hr lessons (5 hr lessons and lunchtime supervision can be organised for a supplement)
- 6 days hire of skis, poles, boots and helmets
- A 1: 8 (for coach travel) or 1: 10 (for air travel) free place ratio for accompanying staff
- Services of an e3 tour manager who will be on hand for your group 24/7
- 24-hour support from the UK during your trip
e3-90 can be included for a small extra cost – one extra adult over and above the free place ratio can travel at 90% discount to normal rates *
(*group must be booked for a European destination consist of over 40 paying passengers to qualify. We can offer alternative discounts for an extra adult to North American destinations)
If requested, additional items and services may be included in your trip. If so, the nature and costs of these items will be discussed in detail and agreed with you before you book.
Typically, items such as drinks, meals en route, regional flight supplements, own ski/board carriage, cost of passports/visas, adult supplements over and above the free place ratio and e3-90, room supplements, certain airport fees, excursions, stopovers, optional non-ski activities and evening entertainments are not included. These will be made known to you before you book.
Free places for accompanying staff are available on all e3 tours.
In general, the following free place ratios apply to Party Leaders and accompanying school staff on all e3 ski tours.
1: 10 free for groups travelling by air
1:8 free for groups travelling by coach
An ‘on request’ free place ratio applies to e3Unique tailor made tours.
For a small extra cost, our unique and generous e3-90 offers unrivalled discounts for extra accompanying adults over and above the free place ratio.
This ground-breaking offer is for an extra accompanying adult travelling in addition to the free place adults who will receive an amazing 90% discount on the price of a European trip. The number of places on offer under this discount is limited to one per group with over 40 paying passengers. For lesser number of paying passengers we will pro rata the discount. Alternative discounts for an extra adult travelling to North America are available. Please get in touch for further information.
If you don’t want to take up this special e3-90 offer we can offer you cash back to spend on any kit you need for your trip, up to the amount that would have been offered for the adult under e3-90 (extra costs apply). Please get in touch for more details.
Launch and Promote Your Trip
Once you have decided on your group’s destination, work can get under way to launch and promote the trip to children and parents.
e3 has developed some promotional ideas and support material to help make this an easier task for you. Please get in touch for more details.
On receipt of confirmed deposits, e3 can provide all Party Leaders with letter templates if required, assembly material and all other administration documents that you will need.
All teachers welcome this material and see it as a major benefit; this is particularly useful for schools embarking on their first ski trip, or for teachers leading their first school skiing trip.
At the time of booking we will provide you with a unique login and password to access your dedicated login area – Party Leaders e3Zone. All of your documents will be accessible and updated through this portal, making your job much easier!
Your Personal e3 Contact
As part of our service, you will be given your own senior manager contact within the company who will ensure continuity of approach, immediate decision making and the personalised service for which we are known throughout the UK.
If you accepted our nominated insurance policy at the time of booking, we will send you full details of the cover by post and email. It is important that all members of your group and parents of students travelling have access to the full policy at the time of booking your trip; this is when your cover commences.
Please take the time to read the policy documents in full and contact us should you have any questions or require any additions to your policy.
e3 provides guaranteed inspection trips to many e3 destinations.
Please call us on 01656 788074 to discuss the dates and details of your inspection visit.
How To Book
Booking with e3 is as easy and hassle-free as possible and we offer continuous advice and support throughout. There are several ways in which you can begin the enquiry and booking process:
|Call Us||Call us on 01656 788074 to register interest or to discuss your trip. We are knowledgeable, friendly and always happy to help.|
|Send an E-mail||E-mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Request a Call||If you prefer a personal approach, but at a time to suit you, please press the Request a Call-Back button on our website.|
|Request a Quote||Press the Request a Quote button, let us have a few details and we will be back to you without delay.|
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