• Giving Back with Every Trip

    Select is the first school travel operator to offset carbon emissions on educational, chateau and ski trips

  • School Trips Abroad

    We go 'above and beyond' to ensure the best experience for you and your students

  • School Ski Trips

    Excellent school trip prices matched with service

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Why Select?

Team of Local Advisors

Quality Service & Product

Why Select?

The Very Best Prices

Family Run

The team with over 200 years' combined travel experience

ABTA member no Y6267

John Bowden

Bringing 46 successful years of leading highly successful school travel ventures, maintaining an unrivalled passion for the industry.

ATOL member no 11022

Martyn Bowden
Managing Director

With a background in premium products, Martyn represents the next generation of school travel in this family-led business.

Member of School Travel Forum

Janet Ford
Sales Director

Offering an unprecedented wealth of experience in school travel and working with party leaders, ensuring quality with competitive prices.

Member of Learning Outside the Classroom

Ian Foxall
Commercial Director

With a wide-ranging knowledge across educational and ski trips, Ian understands what teachers need for a stress-free experience.

The only approved School Ski Partner

Steve Spooner

Bringing an extensive financial perspective and working to ensure our school clients are provided with successful, safe and secure tours.

‘This was the best organised school trip we have been on, everything was planned well and we were very pleased with all the transport, locations and accommodation.’

Mr Smith, Classics teacher, Borehamwood

Popular destinations

Call us - we’ll find you the perfect school trip

WWI Battlefields Centenary Tour

Normandy/Paris 2 Centre

Geography Sicily
Gerlitzen, Austria

Sestriere, Italy

Bolton Valley, USA

About Select

Château du Baffy

Château du Baffy

Select School Tours

Educational Tours

Select School Skiing

School Skiing

The Select family is incorporated under the banner of the school travel company 'Select School Travel' and includes the Château du Baffy (which is exclusive to Select), Select School Tours (offering educational trips to Europe and beyond) and Select School Skiing (with a wide range of winter sports trips to European and North American ski resorts).

Our educational school trips and ski trips are 100% financially protected and we are ABTA and ATOL bonded, along with being part of the STF with the Learning Outside the Classroom badge.


100% Financially Protected School Trips

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15 March 2018
A group of staff and teachers recently returned from a ski inspection trip to the Salzburger Sportw ...
28 February 2018
The East Coast of the USA is an ideal destination for a school ski trip, allowing students to get a ...
15 February 2018
The Euro Space Center in Belgium is a unique educational theme park which centres around space. It’ ...
12 February 2018
This ski season we're asking staff about their favourite resorts so you can get the inside knowledg ...

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