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There are Many Advantages to Traveling Off Season

For many (many) years, my husband traveled with students. Our kids learned at an early age that Dad would essentially be gone from March through June each year. Spring is considered high season in the student travel industry. If youve ever been to Washington D.C. in May, you know exactly what I mean! Popular student destinations are teeming with pubescent travelers, and lines and wait times are long. Maybe its time to consider the many advantages to traveling off season.

WHATS OFF SEASON?

Speaking in student travel terms, off season is typically considered to be the fall term of the school year. Most teachers arent yet thinking about a trip. Theyre probably focused on fundraising and figuring out where to go!

WHY TRAVEL OFF SEASON?

Price
There are lots of excellent advantages to traveling off season, not the least of which is price. You can score some great deals on accommodations, transportation, attractions and dining simply by traveling with your group off peak times.

Crowds
Smaller crowds, shorter lines, better seats and less stress- what more needs to be said?

Prime Picks
Traveling off season most likely means better hotels and motor coaches. If youre not competing with countless other school groups, you can choose what works best for you.

Unique Experiences
There are amazing opportunities that exist ONLY when you travel off season, particularly closer to the holidays. If youre heading to NYC, check out the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. Washington D.C. hosts nightly events with the National Christmas Tree as the backdrop. Disneys Candlelight Processional and Massed Choir Program is a spectacular performance opportunity only available in November and December.

 

 

Kaleidoscope Adventures: Educating Students Through Travel

HOW DO I PLAN OFF SEASON TRAVEL?

Traveling off season can be an excellent alternative to the usual spring departure. It just takes a bit more foresight and pre-planning to pull it all together. Enter Kaleidoscope Adventures, a leader in the student travel industry. More than 25 years of experience and a former teacher at the helm means KA is equipped to handle your every need with ease. Trust the experts at Kaleidoscope Adventures to make your off season trip one your students will remember for years to come! Contact KA at (800) 774-7337 or email info@kaleidoscopeadventures.com.