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  1. Explore America with Smithsonian Student Travel Smithsonian Student Travel

  2. Why take an educational tour? • Bring classroom lessons to lifefor your student • Help your student improve his/her grades • See your student gain independence and confidence • Create an unforgettable experience for your student Smithsonian Student Travel

  3. Why travel with Smithsonian Student Travel? • Educational Smithsonian Student Travel tours are enhanced by the Smithsonian’s educational resources and are designed to inspire and engage students • Affordable Smithsonian Student Travel offers low prices so more students can experience the thrill of learning outside the classroom • SafeSmithsonian Student Travel provides a nationwide network of offices, financial and liability protection, travel protection plans and more to ensure that safety and security is the top priority. • EasyA customer service department is ready to assist parents and students with any questions and a full-time tour director is with the group 24 hours a day while on-tour Smithsonian Student Travel

  4. On Tour Safety • Travel ID Badges Student each wear a Smithsonian Student Travel ID Badge which provides helpful emergency contact information. • Full-time Tour Director Tour Directors are with groups 24-hours a day from the time they arrive to the moment they depart. • Professional Overnight Security Smithsonian Student Travel provides overnight security at each of our hotels to ensure students are safe and secure. • Nationwide network of offices and a 24/7 Emergency Service From Seattle to Miami, New York to Washington D.C there are 16 offices across North America as well as a 24/7 Emergency Service from the Boston Headquarters. Smithsonian Student Travel

  5. Washington D.C.: The Capital Tour Day 1: Arrive in D.C., visit your choice of Smithsonian Museum Choices include: -National Air and Space Museum -National Museum of Natural History -National Museum of African Art -Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -Smithsonian American Art Gallery -National Portrait Gallery Take a night tour of D.C. -Lincoln Memorial -WWII Memorial -Korean War Veterans Memorial

  6. Washington D.C.: The Capital Tour (cont.) Day 2: Take a guided tour of D.C. -Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns -Marine Corps War Memorial -Photo stop at the White House -Vietnam Veterans Memorial -FDR Memorial Visit Mount Vernon Enjoy an evening activity: -Legends of Alexandria, VA tour

  7. Washington D.C.: The Capital Tour (cont.) Day 3: Visit Capitol Hill -U.S. Capitol -U.S. Supreme Court Visit the National Archives Visit Ford’s Theatre and Petersen House Depart for home!

  8. How much does it cost? Requested departure date: Monday 5/25/2010 Departure from Stout at: 9:00 PM Program fee: -Total for Students: $650 -Total for Adults: $760 Insurance (optional): All Inclusive/Program Fee Protection: $60 Smithsonian Student Travel

  9. What does the Program Fee Include? • Round-trip motorcoach transportation • Clean and safe hotel accommodations • Breakfast and dinner daily (as itinerary specifies) • Full-time tour director • Sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides • Air conditioned motor coach • Smithsonian Student Travel backpack and luggage tag • Travel Journal • Medical and Accident Coverage Smithsonian Student Travel

  10. What does the Program Fee NOT include? • Lunches • Customary gratuities for your tour director, and bus driver • Personal spending money • Optional insurance Smithsonian Student Travel

  11. What are Travel Protection Plans? • Included in Program Fee • Medical and Accident • 24-hour Emergency Assistance • All Inclusive Coverage Plan with Program Fee Protection($85 for flight groups; $60 for bus groups) • Program Fee Protection • Tour Cancellation and Interruption Coverage • Baggage and Property Coverage • Personal Delay Coverage • All Inclusive Coverage Plan($55 forflight groups; $40 for bus groups; must purchase by 75 days prior to departure) • Tour Cancellation and Interruption Coverage • Baggage and Property Coverage • Personal Delay Coverage Please read booking conditions or call customer service for complete details on this highly recommended coverage. Smithsonian Student Travel

  12. Spring payment schedule • $150 Enrollment Fee • $200 first deposit payment due 30 days after enrollment • Tour Balance payment at 110 DPD • Please note that non-refundable late fees ranging from $20 - $85 will apply if payment is not received on the dates they are due AutoPay program Alternative payment schedule • Convenient monthly payments charged to a debit or credit card • Free to enroll • No late fees • Final payment deadline extended to 35 days prior to departure • AutoPay is HIGHLY recommended! Smithsonian Student Travel

  13. Visit your Smithsonian Student Travel website • Log in to your personal website at to: • Learn more about your destination • Make online payments • Take note of important dates and information • Order coverage and submit online forms for high school credit, special travel requests, etc. Smithsonian Student Travel

  14. How do I enroll? Online: Phone: 1-888-333-9756 Fax: 1-800-318-3732 Mail: Smithsonian Student Travel EF Center One Education Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Tour number: Application deadline: Smithsonian Student Travel

  15. Explore America with Smithsonian Student Travel Smithsonian Student Travel