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Halsbury Sport's Covid Guarantee

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on school sports tours, but we’re here to help you get booking and travelling with confidence again. 

We reached out to you to ask what you needed us to do. Your two biggest concerns were what might happen if you needed to postpone or cancel your trip, and how we would be ensuring your group would be safe on tour. 

Our Covid guarantee addresses these two key concerns. 

Book With Confidence

Book your school sports tour now and you’ll benefit from our more flexible cancellation and postponement policy.

2020/21 Academic Year (May – August 2021 departures)

•Receive full refund* if you decide to cancel up until 15th March 2021

•Postpone to a later date up to 3 weeks prior to departure*

*Terms and conditions apply. Please see below for details. 

2021/22 Academic Year (Sep 2021 – Aug 2022) 

•Receive a full refund* if you decide to cancel up until 30th June 2021

•Postpone to a later date up to 3 weeks prior to departure*

*Terms and conditions apply. Please see below for details. 

Plus, secure your 2021/22 school sports tour with a deposit of just £100** per group

Your students have already missed out on so much. We're expecting availability to be extremely limited for 2021/22 as everyone rushes to get touring again - don't miss out on another sports tour!

Secure your 2021/22 school sports tour with a deposit of just £100** per group and pay nothing more until 30th June 2021.  

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**Please note that air tours may require a higher deposit, depending on the airline's requirements.

Terms & Conditions

•100% refund only applies to group cancellation, standard terms and conditions apply to individual passengers dropping out

•Air tours will not be eligible for a 100% refund

•If you opt to postpone, where possible, we will keep the pricing the same. Where there are additional costs incurred, such as booking new flights, we will discuss this with you before amending your booking.

•Only applies to bookings made from 01/09/2020 onwards

•Only applicable if DfE advice is for no overnight school travel and/or FCO advises against all but essential travel or a 14 day quarantine is in place to chosen destination at time of cancellation

Travel With Confidence

Over the summer, we founded a Health and Safety Committee, led by Silvia Vintem, our Head of Health and Safety. 

This committee has been working very closely with accommodation and coach providers, training facility providers and restaurants to make sure that your group is safe while on your school sports tour. 

What are our suppliers doing?

Accommodation Providers

In response to the crisis, the School Travel Forum (STF) has provided new guidance for accommodation providers to follow, with a focus on infection surveillance. 

As an Assured Member of the STF, we require all our accommodation providers to adhere to this new guidance. And all of our accommodation providers have completed the STF’s checklist ensuring the required new measures are in place. 

Our accommodation centres will provide information relating to any procedures they have put in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19, which could include:

•Social distancing

•Meticulous personal hygiene

•Effective and regular sanitising of hand touch points

•Contactless payments

•Guest accommodation cleaned with chemicals proven to be effective against Covid-19 and rooms disinfected and sealed after cleaning and before next use

•Use of face masks within public areas, use of disposable gloves

•Temperature checks

Coach Providers

All of our coach providers are now following new cleaning protocols and establishing new guidelines designed to minimise risk. 

What are we doing?

Adjusted Itineraries

If any new regulations are introduced in your destination that affect visit and activity providers, such as maximum group sizes or social distancing measures, we’ll make sure your itinerary is adapted to suit. 


We’re working closely with the restaurants we use to make sure that they are following all the local Covid-19 health and safety procedures and guidelines. We’re also adjusting mealtimes to coincide with quieter times of day. 

In-Country/Destination Guidance

Of course, before you leave on your school sports tour, we’ll make sure you have all the most up-to-date information on the Covid-19 regulations in your destination. 

Need more information?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us, as we’ll be very pleased to help. 

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