• Student Adventures contracts ABA (American Bus Association) members.
  • Preferred motorcoach operators in Michigan are Trinity Transportation, Indian Trails, Bianco, Lakefront, Dean Trailways, Great Lakes & Air Bear.
  • All our motor coach companies are fully insured and carry a minimum of a $5,000,000 General Liability insurance policy. 
  • On-board restroom facility, DVD player with monitors, individual reclining seats, climate controlled, professional driver to safely operate the coach.
  • For destinations that require extended drive times, “bump” drivers are scheduled to pick-up at the school and drive for a period of time before being replaced by the main driver. We make sure travel hours and drivers scheduling are kept well under the D.O.T guide lines.Relief drivers, mileage, and hours are strictly watched. 
  • Student Adventures contracts “student friendly” hotels who desire our business.
  • No balconies, exterior exits, or pay-per-view access for all rooms.
  • Boys and girls placed on separate floors.
  • Student Adventures hire outside security to patrol hallways from 10:30pm-5:30am
  • Guards have been background checked and the security company is bonded.
  • Student Adventures contracts licensed, insured, and bonded security companies to provide guards to patrol hallways generally from 10:30pm to 5:30am.
  • One guard is hired per bus with the intention of placing at least one guard per floor.
  • Guards provide the trip sponsor & tour director with a written report recording each hour of activity throughout the night.
  • The guard’s duty generally consists of making sure the noise level stays down and all students stay in their rooms.
  • They NEVER enter a room.
  • Any major incidents discovered results in the trip sponsor being notified by the guard to report to a specific room.
  • Student Adventures is a SYTA member. Any of our student travelers may apply for a travel scholarship – http://www.syta.org/default.asp?contentID=34
  • Build-in your own scholarship fund distributed to whomever you choose.
  • Student Adventures will match whatever incentive your current provider offers.
  • Reputable student tour operators belong to SYTA (Student & Youth Travel Association).
  • Student Adventures has been a member meeting all requirements.
  • $2,000,000 in liability coverage
  • $3,000 Health & Accident Insurance Included for Every Participant at no charge.
  • Deposits made by participants are guaranteed in our Consumer Protection Program.
  • Cancellation Super Protector available to all participants provides 100% refund minus the cost of any non-fundables.
  • 24-Hour Emergency line is printed on the name tag for each student and the number is toll free to anyone to contact.
  • Lanyards for the name tags and stickers with each participant’s name are sent to the school prior to the trip and can be distributed during the trip check-in.

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- Dinah McKinney, National Heritage Academy, Detroit Merit

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- St. John/Our Shepherd

Coronavirus Information

For the health and safety of our staff, we will be operating with limited in-office staff for the foreseeable future. Our offices will be closed until September 1, 2020. If you are a participant with questions, please email us at info@studentadventures.org as we will be responding to emails from our home offices. If you are a teacher/sponsor and have questions about your trip, please contact your Tour Consultant directly. We appreciate your patience as we navigate through this difficult situation.

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