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4.6 Excellent
This operator is an Active Member in good standing in the United States Tour Operator Association and part of the $1 million traveler insurance program
Type Global Operator
Service Level Standard
Trip prices $ 0 - $ 0
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92% Recommend
4.6 Excellent
Thijssen homeschool
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So far, my experience with ACIS has been really smooth and very personal. thanks.
ACIS is the most attentive and…
ACIS is the most attentive and knowledgeable travel company I have ever worked with. I'm a Spanish teacher who enjoys travelling with students and their families, and I wouldn't go with any other company. Many of my colleagues have said the same. Unlike some other travel companies, ACIS takes care of every detail of your trip from start to finish, and I've always been pleased with the tour managers, tour guides, hotels, bus drivers, food, . . . really everything. They also worked with every traveller who had to cancel during Covid to ensure that families received all of their money back. ACIS is truly the best company to use when traveling with students.
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Solid Friendly Service
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ACIS group leader since the 1980’s
I have been leading groups with ACIS since the 1980’s. Each year I have been amazed by how the company uses group leader suggestions to improve experiences. They have been able to optimize each tour so as to hit every mark. I know it is meaningful since I have many many students and adults travel with me over and over. I have a few that have taken at least 5 trips. After a two year absence from travel, I am now filling a group for 2022. I can’t wait to travel with ACIS again. You have changed my life and my participants lives for ever.
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ACIS is peerless in the student travel…
ACIS is peerless in the student travel industry, and I won't travel with any other company. From incomparable service and support to excellent accommodations and travel options, everything with ACIS is top quality.
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Thanks for booking our family flights…
Thanks for booking our family flights to Albania. We had a wonderful trip. We got home a over 24 hrs late due to flights being canceled but we understand that is happening a lot due to COVID. Thanks.
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Since 1978 ACIS, the American Council for International Studies, has been a leader in quality educational travel for middle and high school students and their teachers. We believe in the power of travel to open students' eyes and change their lives—and every detail of our educational tours is carefully crafted to help make it happen. We are also committed to being partners in education with the teachers who take our trips, and work hard to help them select and customize trips that fulfill their curriculum objectives. While we offer a range of trip types to fit different budgets and goals, every trip features authentic meals, centrally-located hotels, and our signature Cultural Connections—experiential learning that brings students closer to the people, places and culture. We're also known for the quality of our tour managers: smart, well-traveled individuals hired for their knowledge, enthusiasm and ability to bring history and culture to life.

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