Trip HQ - Exclusive to WST

3 September 2018

We know taking your pupils on a school trip can sometimes feel a little daunting. But by booking your school tour through a fully accredited and experienced school travel provider, you can take a lot of the stress out of arranging a trip, letting you to get back to teaching the best lessons.

At WST, not only do we book your transport, accommodation and restaurant reservations on your behalf, but we also make it easy for you to stay on top of organising your tour. Because when you book a school trip with us, we design you a bespoke Trip HQ page. Want to learn more? Watch our short video to get up to speed on the best ways to use the online trip portal.




All your school trip information in one place

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Trip HQ helps you keep all your school trip information in one place. Not only can you upload school trip resources to Trip HQ, but you can also view your individual tour itinerary and study trip information in detail. Giving you access to all your essential school trip material from wherever you are, you can easily stay on top of your tour planning.

“Trip HQ is a useful tool that allows you to share information with parents in a secure log in area. At provisional booking stage it provides teachers and parents with useful resources and information on the visits proposed for your group’s tour. A great way to really highlight what they will get for their money.”
Brentwood C of E Middle School

As well as the essentials, we populate your Trip HQ page with handy school trip resources. From pre-travel checklists to location guides and additional educational materials, we’ll collate a range of useful resources that are tailored to your school trip.


Give parents peace of mind

One of the most popular features of Trip HQ is the Tour Diary. This allows you to easily update parents and students about the school trip before departure, posting reminders of payment deadlines and departure times.

“It definitely reassured parents while we were away though and I have had lots of comments and thank yous about keeping them informed of our progress.”
Brentwood C of E Middle School

You can also keep in touch with parents while you’re away. Pupils are able to upload pictures and messages to Trip HQ during their trip, and you can easily and quickly let parents know of any unplanned changes to your itinerary, should they arise.


Get inspired

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Want to find out more about the destination you’re heading to? We also add a range of inspirational blog posts and additional information about where your school is headed to on your Trip HQ page. From discovering more about the top attractions in your destination to our top tips and tricks for teachers planning a school trip, there’s plenty of useful reading available to help you out.


Request a quote

Interested in booking a school trip with us? If you’ve got a destination in mind, request a quote today and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. If you’re not sure where you want to go, give us a call on 01253 441 900 and we’ll be happy to discuss the best study locations for your subject.