Health & Safety
- “Friendship tours makes it easy to check in with parents along the way.”
- “Our guides were totally on the ball. Every morning they gave us purified water and reminded us about sunscreen and hats so we’d be prepared for the day’s activities.”
- “Very little is left to chance. Friendship Tours has done its homework on what’s best for kids.”
Students are our priority. We take the responsibility of ensuring their health, safety and well-being very seriously. As teachers and parents of children ourselves, we understand the importance of preparation, planning and prevention. Our commitment to a high standard of care is reflected in our Best Practices.
Strong organization: While we are prepared to handle accidents, our sensible itineraries preclude much of the risk of problems occurring. Our daily itineraries are planned out very carefully, leaving very little to chance. No Friendship Tours World Travel student traveler has suffered any injury, assault, or theft on our program. The credit for our extraordinary success is due to our ethic of care and superior organization. We believe in adventuring responsibly. Parents, teachers and students appreciate that all our destinations and service providers have been thoroughly vetted in advance so as to ensure a quality travel experience for the whole group.
Advanced Planning & Preparation: Our health and safety preparations begin before departure with informed communications regarding immunizations, vaccines and health concerns for your traveler. We follow the recommended practices of Center for Disease Control under the advisement of a global travel infectious disease specialists. Our tours take no risks with eating: we avoid street food and budget restaurants of dubious quality. Every Program Leader is CPR certified,equipped with a cell phone, safety kit, bottled water, and your traveler's personal medical data during every excursion.
Candid, communicative and connected: In case of an emergency, our urgent response plan is supported by in-country medical facilities akin to Emergi-care centers in the U.S. Whether the issue is mild or severe, Friendship Tours World Travel is committed to immediate and candid communication with parents.