CHOICE OF LAW; JURISDICTION
This Agreement and any claim or action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions. All claims, legal proceedings, or litigation that arises out of your use of the Platforms must be brought solely in ... Read More
What is the best way to carry money?
Students carrying money should be advised to keep cash in a safe place such as a money belt or wallet in a secure pocket. Where possible, it is best for travelers to carry only what they may need for the day, and to secure the rest of their cash in their luggage. Read More
How much luggage can students bring?
On most programs, students will carry their own luggage, so it is always recommended to pack light! For short programs, one small suitcase is recommended. For longer programs, we recommend no more than one checked bag and one carry-on. The cost for checking baggage is not included in WorldStrides pr... Read More
What should students pack?
Comfortable clothes and walking shoes are a must. Since the weather can be unpredictable, be sure to bring rain gear and to dress in layers in case the temperature changes throughout the day. You should check the weather forecast for your destination during the time you’ll be traveling and pac... Read More
Can students apply or receive frequent flyer miles for the trip?
Due to the nature of group travel and the discounted group rates we receive, airlines do not allow the use of frequent flyer programs. Additionally, travelers are not eligible to receive frequent flyer miles for their travel. University students traveling individually may be eligible to redeem and/o... Read More
How much money is recommended for tipping internationally on high school programs?
Gratuities to your WorldStrides Tour Director and long distance tour bus driver (if applicable) are not included in the tour price. For a job well done, recommended tipping guidelines are as follows: Europe: 4 Euros per day for your Tour Director and 2 Euros per day for your long-distance coach driv... Read More
How do you handle instrument transportation and rental?
Performing tours abroad may necessitate the transportation of instruments, equipment, and uniforms. Our dedicated operations staff has the expertise and proven ability to ensure the smooth travel coordination of all your instruments and equipment. Call us at 1-800-522-2398 for information on transpo... Read More
Where can Directors download the Performance Information Form for a Heritage Festival/Festival of Gold?
You can download the Performance Information Form for a Heritage Festival program by clicking here. Read More