Frequently Asked Questions

Our guides come from a wide variety of backgrounds; from the armed services to teaching. The one thing that they have in common is passion for the subject and a desire to help students learn in a friendly and approachable way. Our schools frequently rebook requesting their favourite guides! You can read more about them here.
Yes, all our guides have an up to date valid Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.
Yes, when your group is on tour they have access to our full support network in conjunction with our parent company, Leger Holidays. This includes a full 24 hour emergency contact to help with any issues and problems while on tour.
Yes: most schools already have their own policy, and we can advise if this is not the case. We will require details of your Insurance as part of your final booking.
We use Student Hotels on the battlefields, including on the Somme and at Ypres. You can read more about them on the Tour page. View all Tours
No, it is not a problem. However it is the responsibility of the student’s family and school to ensure that they have all the paperwork and Visas necessary to travel, and they must take advice from their Embassy.
One teacher travels free for every 10 students.
Yes, we can. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensure that all who travel with Holts receive the same excellent service and unique experience when on tour. Do not hesitate to contact us for help and advice.
Yes, this is not a problem. We work with a number of selected partners who provide food for our groups and always advise them of any special requirements.
This is a matter for personal choice, but students have the chance to buy snacks, drinks and souvenirs.