Frequently Asked Questions
Madrid is a big city, so the metro is the quickest and easiest way to get around.
We recommend spending around four days in Madrid in order to make the most of your visit.
Of course, because all of our school trips are tailor made, you could certainly consider combining Madrid with another city. We've had groups combine Madrid and Cordoba, for example.
Most of our groups choose to include visits to the Bernebeu Stadium (home of Real Madrid), the Royal Palace and the Museo Nacional del Prado.
Yes, there are lots of free things to do in Madrid, including soaking up the atmosphere in Plaza Mayor, and exploring San Miguel Market. You can also catch your breath in the beautiful surroundings of Parque del Buen Retiro and Campo del Moro.
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.