London Business & Economics

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One of the world’s largest financial centres, London is home to many major financial institutions such as the Bank of England and the London Metal Exchange. It is headquarters to over half of the UK’s top 100 listed companies which are primarily based in the famous square mile, the financial epicentre of the UK.

A school trip to London allows students to experience business in the modern world and learn how business markets have changed and developed over the years. On par with New York as a world financial and business centre, a school trip to London allows students to gain an insight into working and succeeding in a global business environment.

Contact Adaptable Travel and let us tailor make your perfect school Business and Econimics trip or cross-curriculum itinerary.

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Quality of transport
9.2
Quality of accommodation:
8.5
Educational value of tour
9.1
Value for money
8.8
Overall rating
9.0
Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 57 reviews
7 out of 10

Shazelle

Groisy France GB
Overall we had a great time however a few points were really not great.
The choice of pub in Covent Garden: the service was awful and the food was really not up to scratch. We were in a room just for school groups and it was far from being the pub experience that we had hoped for.
The market tour: the tour was very interesting however we learnt very quickly that most of the tour was history based and not in the market itself as tours are not allowed - I would have liked to know this beforehand as our group was in London for the culinary side of things and not the history.
For the cruise and London eye, we wasted time in the line for the information desk as suggested on our coupon, only to find we had to re queue for the tickets and we nearly missed the cruise.
There is no 'coach pick up point' at North terminal Gatwick (there is at the south), the pick up point is at the car drop off point, next to the special assistance desk. Most of the stewards did not speak enough english to be able to help and again time was wasted for nothing.
Wagamamas was great.
The fish and chips in Borough High Street, was more like canteen fish and chips and not the traditional fish and chips we had wanted.
being that i specifically asked for the 'food ' side of things to be given importance we were disappointed with this.
The picnics: on our last day we had all chosen a different sandwich, only to find that the sandwiches left for us were all tuna (noone had chosen this and we had it the day before), we didn't once have fruit juice all week. the boxes of sandwiches were (if at all) badly names and with the amount of groups at the hostel all younsters just helped themselves (left self service in the breakfast room) - anyone could have taken them. we were lucky that on the last day we were able to have 10.
We were originally told that the teachers had 4 single beds in their room, and once the booking and payment made we learnt that that was not possible.
Although I was pleased with many aspects of the tour I do feel that there is much room for improvement, and although the meals would probably have been ok for a young school group this was not our case.
Confirmed purchase: 20 March 2017
Published on: 30 March 2017
10 out of 10

Nathalie

Prague GB
Overall, a very well organised trip with a good diversity of events to respond to the educational needs of students.
The eateries were also good apart from the pub at Covent Garden where we had Fish and Chips. Whilst I am aware that money can made from group bookings at no point have I felt like it is the case, until this restaurant. The portion size was for children and delivered on child sized plates, although the children were 13 and staff well above 13! The fish itself was of poor quality and compared what they were serving to other guests, definitely the chaeper version - it felt like a child's party! The drink was just water and the pudding was a badly heated pre-made apple pie with squirty cream.
They wanted us in and out as quickly as possible although,according to my schedule, we had an hour and an half there.
This was supported by the students feedback that this was the worse place to eat which, considering it was traditional fish and chips, was a shame. I would not go there again, although the location was great.
Confirmed purchase: 14 March 2017
Published on: 29 March 2017
9 out of 10

Lindsay

Ormskirk GB
The only negative would be we did not spend long enough in the centre of cell. We needed at least 3 hours.
Confirmed purchase: 10 March 2017
Published on: 23 March 2017
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Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Combine This Tour

London offers a great opportunity to combine pupils from different subject areas and run a cross-curriculum school trip. Please enquire for more details.

At Adaptable Travel we create the perfect tailored itinerary based around the requirements of each group. Below there is an example of one of our most popular itineraries that are used by groups travelling to London. 

Day 1

  • Depart school in the morning and arrive London.  Visit one of London’s top museums or attractions such as the Bank of England.  Alternatively, take a flight on the London Eye for magnificent views over London.

  • After your visit, take a group meal with your students to one of our selection of restaurants, such as Pizza Hut, Hard Rock Café or Planet Hollywood (contact us for full meal options).

  • After your meal, take a trip to the West End to view one of London’s tip theatre shows.  Following this you will travel to your hotel and check-in.

Day 2

  • After your breakfast, check-out of the hotel and make your way to your first visit another London attraction, such as Chelsea Business of Football, Coca Cola Education Centre or London 2012 Olympic Park. 

  • Have a packed lunch and then make your way to the Warner Brothers Studio and the amazing ‘The Making of Harry Potter’ experience.  Following this, make your way back to your institute.

Extended durations are available.  Please contact Adaptable Travel who will be able to help tailor make the perfect itinerary for your group for your London school trip.

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