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Travel Confidently with #KASAFE

Rhoda Venture
by Rhoda Venture
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We miss your kids! We miss their big smiles and wide eyes when they see a new place for the first time. It’s been too long since we’ve seen them perform on an iconic NYC stage or march proudly through the parks. We even miss the constant selfies! Student travel is having a moment right now, but it will be back. These life-changing experiences are just too important to do without! When you’re ready to get back on the road, trust that you can travel confidently with #KASAFE.

What is #KASAFE?

#KASAFE is a multi-level response to current travel challenges. It’s a fresh approach to helping our travelers feel comfortable, confident, and cared for during their adventures. We’ve taken bold and innovative steps to make the ‘new normal’ for student travel easier to navigate.

Why is #KASAFE important?

Kaleidoscope Adventures has operated with integrity and attention to detail for more than 27 years. Our clients feel more like family! When the pandemic turned our operations upside down, we worked tirelessly to resolve problems and find solutions that made sense for each of them.

We learned a few things during that time as well – like how to do business smarter and safer. We put those lessons to work and developed new protocols for every trip we plan.

What are the new #KASAFE features?

KA Approved Suppliers

Kaleidoscope Adventures has the highest expectations for our industry suppliers. Hotels, restaurants, attractions, and transportation don’t make the KA cut unless they meet our strict, KA Approved standards for excellence:

  • Demonstrate enhanced sanitation procedures that meet or exceed industry standards
  • Helpful staff committed to your group’s well-being
  • Flexible and friendly policies that make sense for groups

KA Approved suppliers help ensure peace of mind for parents, travelers, and administrators. It’s travel beyond expectations!

KA Certified Tour Directors

Fun, friendly and focused, KA tour directors deliver a first-rate travel experience! Each has completed rigorous preparation as part of the KA Certification Program. Our experienced directors are CPR / First Aid certified and trained in enhanced sanitation procedures for the health and well-being of travelers. They also conduct rapid, onsite supplier checks to be sure partners meet KA’s standards for excellence.

KAre Kits

Kaleidoscope Adventures makes traveler safety its number one priority. KAre Kits are now included as part of your adventure! Each KAre Kit will have items like hand sanitizer, individual lanyards for tickets, and a drawstring bag for personal items. When it comes to safety, KA has it in the bag!

Medical Professional Complimentary Package

We understand that students sometimes get sick or hurt while traveling. Imagine the peace of mind having a medical professional on your trip provides! KA is now including a Medical Professional Complimentary Package with each adventure.

You can designate one “medical chaperone” to travel with you at no cost. This may be a school nurse, parent physician, or other health care professional willing to provide medical help when needed. It’s trusted medical care, chosen by you!

Post Departure Travel Protection Included for Each Traveler

As part of our commitment to customer well-being, KA will purchase on behalf of each traveler post-departure travel protection. The benefits are outlined in a two-page highlight document that each traveler will receive. There is no trip cancellation benefit in this product.

Travelers may purchase Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) travel protection as well. Details will be provided prior to purchase.

Online Registration and Payment

KA has a new online registration and payment system for travelers. This convenient portal is designed to streamline the process of planning your adventure, making it quick and easy to make payments or find important documents. It allows for transparency in our partnership, so you always know where you stand.

New Flexible Cancellation Policies

In response to ever-changing student travel needs, we now offer flexible refund options up to 72 hours prior to departure

Point of Deposit to 35 Days Prior to Departure
Your initial deposit + any non-refundable payments made to suppliers on your behalf is non-refundable.

72+ Hours to 35 Days Prior to Departure
20% of your total tour cost + any non-refundable payments made to suppliers on your behalf is non-refundable.

72 Hours or Less Prior to Departure
100% of payments are non-refundable

We really do miss your kids and our adventures together! That’s why we’ve taken steps to help make planning a student trip a little easier.  When you’re ready to get back out there, we’re ready to make it happen. Practice your best side-eye selfie and travel confidently with #KASAFE!

 

Related Reading

COVID-19:  Educator Resource Guide for Student Youth Travel (SYTA, 2020)

‘Safe Travels’: Global Protocols & Stamp for the New Normal (WTTC, 2020)

Industry Guidance for Promoting the Health and Safety of All Travelers (U.S. Travel Association, 2020)

Why Kaleidoscope Adventures?

As a leader in the student travel industry for 25+ years, Kaleidoscope Adventures exceeds expectations for student and performance group travel.

We'll work with you to plan an exceptional travel experience and provide impeccable customer service from start to finish

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