Hola travel enthusiasts!

Embarking on an educational student tour can be both exciting and scary; especially if you’re leaving the country for the first time. We all know that airline travel can be stressful, and international travel is no different. From early departures, to long lines at security and layovers are just some of the situations you may encounter. Throw in jet lag and you have yourself a dreadful travel day! However, international travel doesn’t have to be so nightmarish. With the right attitude and a few tips you can make the beginning and end of your student trip a thrilling experience.

So when the time comes that your bags are all packed and you’re ready to go, follow these suggestions to ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey.

  1. Dress appropriately.
  2. Mind your manners, and be kind to everyone you encounter.
  3. Pack your own forms of entertainment.
  4. Get some rest!
  5. Try out the in-flight exercises.
  6. Fill out landing cards before disembarking the aircraft.

International flying can be exhausting, but hopefully these tips will make your flight across the pond as enjoyable as possible. Don’t forget that flying is a fun time and one of the highlights of a student tour. Ralph Waldo Emerson said “Life is a journey, not a destination” so think of flying the same. Sometimes the journey makes the experience!

If you’re ready to fly the world’s oceans, check out our extensive list of educational tour itineraries on our website. We are always accepting new applications, and remember EA Tours is THE educational tour company to choose for customized student tours.

Readers, what tips do you have for flying internationally?