Frequently Asked Questions
To really make the most of everything Dubai has to offer, we would recommend planning a 5 or 6-day school trip there.
We would recommend travelling to Dubai in December, January or February if possible, before it gets too hot.
Dubai's efficient public transport system is definitely the easiest way to get around the city.
We would highly recommend a desert safari, which includes dune bashing in a luxury 4x4, before enjoying a traditional Bedouin barbecue. Your students will also love a Dhow cruise around Dubai's spectacular marina. And make sure you don't miss the opportunity to visit Dubai Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Dubai and the Emirati culture and traditions.
Although it is seen as an expensive city, there are plenty of free things to do in Dubai. For example, you can explore the souks, including the glittering Gold Souk and fragrant Spice Souk. And you can explore the historic Al Fahidi district to see what Dubai looked like before oil was discovered here.
Yes, of course! Dubai is a fantastic destination for cultural tours and offers some great opportunities for geographers too!
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
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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.