Travel Advice Stories

Top 6 Secrets of a Former Flight Attendant

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I’m an events manager at WorldStrides, but before I joined the team, I was a flight attendant (and a kindergarten teacher before that!). My experience in the sky means I have a few tips and tricks up my sleeve for when it comes to having…

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7 Tips For A Comfortable Long Haul Flight

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Program Development Manager Nancy Richardson recently traveled to Sydney, Australia with our High School Honors Performance Series at Sydney Opera House. Now that she’s back in the United States, she’s sharing her best tips for how to be comfortable on a long haul flight.  “How long…

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Share Your Travel Photos With Us And Win A $250 Gift Card!

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You will experience so many incredible things on your WorldStrides program and return home with incredible memories. While you may pick up a souvenir or two while traveling, the best mementos will be the ones that you capture on film! Those are the ones you will want to…

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10 Things For Students To Do Before Their Trip

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Are your students getting excited about your WorldStrides trip? We are! This trip is going to be the highlight of the school year. Students will be talking about this every day, up until your departure day. To help them get even more pumped about their trip,…

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Win a scholarship by paying with e-check

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We’re making it even easier for more students to travel! Each month, we reward one lucky traveler with a $500 scholarship that goes directly towards the student’s trip price. Student qualify for the monthly scholarship drawing by selecting the EZPay e-Check option at time of…

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6 of Our Favorite Travel Apps

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Our phones go everywhere we go, so of course you will be packing them in your carry on when you leave on your WorldStrides program! While you should check with your provider on usage and fees associated with traveling abroad, travel apps can help your…

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Introducing WorldStrides Custom Emojis

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Emojis are one of the most popular ways to express ourselves. We use them in text messages, social media posts, even emails. Now, when you’re traveling with WorldStrides, you can use our custom emojis when sharing updates and photos from your trip! We have WorldStrides-themed…

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Do Experiences – Like Educational Travel – Bring Greater Happiness?

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You’ve probably heard the expression “money can’t buy happiness,” and according to recent research, that may be true! One of our Program Leaders recently sent us a great article, The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things, on this very…

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Dr. Lang gives travel guidelines for areas with the Zika Virus

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An interview with Dr. Lang, WorldStrides Medical Director and Assistant Professor at the George Washington University Department of Emergency Medicine, on travel guidelines in areas with the Zika virus: WorldStrides: Zika is getting extensive media coverage, with more and more countries added to the CDC list of…

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5 Packing Tips For Every Traveler

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“What should I pack?” That’s one of the most popular questions we hear from students and their parents. While packing needs vary by destination – you won’t need the same heavy coat you may take to Iceland if you’re headed to Costa Rica – here…

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