Travel Advice Stories

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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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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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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5 Apps That Makes Communication Easy While Traveling

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There’s so much to share during a WorldStrides trip – photos, videos, nightly updates, travel schedules –  and thanks to smartphones, it is easier than ever to stay in touch while traveling. Here are a few of our favorite apps to make it easy for…

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How To Make Your Booster Club and Administration Your Biggest Supporters

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You’re ready to take your students to your WorldStrides OnStage program! You’re excited and the kids are pumped. For many teachers, it is also important to gain the support of their  booster organization, parent group, and/or administration! Here are a few tips on how to get…

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Passport expiring? Renew yours now.

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You’ve booked your tickets, packed your bags, and learned a few key phrases in the language of your destination.You’re eager to board your flight and set out on your next adventure. But—is your passport up to date? If your passport is scheduled to expire in…

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6 holiday gifts for the traveler on your list

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Does your holiday shopping list include an avid traveler? Whether that person is planning for one of our student educational travel programs in 2016, or embarking on their dream tour of Southeast Asia, here are some great—and practical—holiday gift ideas for the explorer on your…

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