After 3 decades of taking thousands of travelers annually to destinations around North America, Breakaway Tours not only prides itself on being the largest student leisure tour operator in Canada but also on their dedication to safe and fun travel
Every passenger can rest easy knowing that a company with such strong resources, and presence in the Student Travel industry fully supports the Breakaway Tours experience.
Common Parent Questions Video
Breakaway Tours makes it easy to plan your trip by providing:
Specialized Destination Team
We are available to assist with arrivals and departures, and attend events and activities during the trip! All Trip Leaders go through a full background check, and extensive training prior to travel.
1:25 Staff to Student Ratio
To ensure students can find support when they need assistance.
We recommend travelers to check in with our staff in the morning, afternoon, and evening. These are prime times to hear feedback about the events!
Centralized Breakaway Info Desk
On destination, our Info Desk is centralized in the hotel lobby. Travelers can visit Breakaway Tours Staff for any information or questions they have!
Student/Parent Information Sessions
These sessions are held throughout the year to provide clear lines of communication between our company and our clients.
We offer monthly payment plans to accommodate all travelers.
Breakaway Tours Traveler and Parent Expectations:
Breakaway Leaders Do:
Make themselves available to Travelers to check-in 3 times per day
Roam the hotel during designated hours and make themselves available at Breakaway Tours activities, excursions, & events
Manage all medical emergencies including accompanying traveler to clinic and contacting parents
Ensure a Leader can be reached via the front desk throughout the night in case of emergency
Perform extensive briefing upon arrival to review the Breakaway Traveler Guidelines for a fun and safe trip
Call parents when there is a major infraction to the Breakaway Traveler Guidelines
Remove offenders that pose a threat to themselves or others
Breakaway Leaders Do Not:
Know the exact location of every traveler at all times
Enter rooms of travelers, unless in case of emergency
See all actions of travelers and are not present at all times to help curb behaviour or language
Smell drinks for alcohol
Guarantee that travelers will not have access to alcohol from shops or other means
Expectations of a Traveler on a trip:
Act like an adult & treat others with respect
Be responsible for your own actions
Be safe on balconies & in the water
If you're the age of majority, please drink responsibly
Be respectful of other guests, especially during quiet hours
Sign-in at the Breakaway Tours Info desk 3 times per day and let us know you are safe
Bring any emergency directly to leaders who are ready to provide assistance
If you can be smart and safe back home on a Friday night then you will have a fun and safe experience on Breakaway Tours
Expectations of Parents:
Sit down with son or daughter & read the Breakaway Traveler Guidelines
Set proper expectations of behaviour
Have a mature conversation about decisions your child may be faced with away from home, similar to a Friday night out, and in a couple months at college/university.
Booking early? Enjoy traveling together!
Confirmed on a trip before deadline date? Great! Our goal in confirming group trips is to keep friends/schools on the same itinerary.
Book Together! We’ll book all the rooms at the same hotel.
We have early booking incentives that save you money! Ask your Trip Planner today!
AVOID THE WAITLIST/SOLD OUT TRIPS
Due to demand our tours sell out early! Hotel, transportation, and suppliers makes availability limited!
What are the Breakaway Traveler Guidelines?
WE LOVE FRIENDSHIP
Friendship is the best ship! There is zero tolerance for fighting.
#DoMore. Explore your surroundings, get involved in all Breakaway activities and events, and check in at Info Desk!
Traveling without parents comes with responsibility. Treat those like you would want to be treated.
Treat all Breakaway Leaders, other guests, locals, and anyone you meet on your trip with respect. All good vibes, all the time.
Our Happy Traveler Standards
With our knowledge and years of experience in the travel industry, we created 4 indicators that determine whether we’ve achieved these goals. They are tracked and measured by our teams daily and are used to make improvements while trips are operating. We call these indicators our Happy Traveler Standards.
Our #1 and only 'non-negotiable' standard. Creating peace of mind for all travelers.
Building and executing every aspect of a trip with a detailed focus.
Ensuring no physical, mental, or emotional boundaries prevent any student from experience a trip.
Creating and providing unique moments that would not be possible without Breakaway Tours.