News & Updates

This is the place we share tour news and our favourite travel tips. Insights into the countries we take students to explore and advice for teachers planning their next travel adventure can be found here. Usually, these are the sorts of things that inspired us to start travelling in the first place.

CIBT VISA Update - China

Monday, 6 November 2017

China’s Strict Photo Requirements

China is one of our popular language and culture tour destinations with some of the most strictly enforced photo requirements. Photos are required as part of the visa application and must meet very specific rules including size, date taken, and facial position among others. 

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Thursday, 26 October 2017

Italian International Exchange Program!

School communities and families reap the benefits of student international exchange programs. With this in mind, G.E.T Educational Tours and our Italian partners are pleased to present the Italian school exchange and joint project experience for 2018.

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Qantas announces new year-round flights from Australia to Japan!

Monday, 25 September 2017

Schools departing from Sydney travelling to Japan can soon choose to travel via Qantas year-round

As travel between Australia and Japan continues to boom, Qantas has decided to launch new year-round flights between Sydney and Osaka's Kansai Airport. 

Effective from December 14 2017 there will be three flights per week in each direction, instead of their usual three month seasonal service, making it easier for schools to travel via Qantas to Japan any time of the year.

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Watch new Canberra Excursions video!

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Planning your next school tour to Canberra?

Watch the new Canberra Excursions video and find out the many things to do and reasons why your schools next educational tour should be to Canberra!

Watch now  

Announcing our new Visa self-service portal

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Acquiring a Visa has never been easier!

G.E.T are pleased to announce our partnership with Visalink, the global leaders in Travel Visas. 

Visalink provide travel visa advice, document consultancy and processing services to G.E.T Educational Tours customers. 

Find out the benefits of using the self-service portal  

New tour addition!

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

In the steps of the Romanovs

G.E.T Educational Tours are excited to release our 100 year anniversary tour to Russia in July 2018, ‘In the steps of the Romanovs’. Beginning on July 2nd 2018 in St. Petersburg, the tour will focus on the final 18 months in the life of Russia’s last imperial family.Their photographs, diaries and letters will be used to retrace their steps and relive their experiences, with important historical locations

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Introducing Anita

Monday, 21 August 2017

Our new National Sales Manager!

"Through my role at G.E.T, I am able to share my knowledge and expertise in working with a team to ensure our students & teachers can share some of the passion that I have for amazing travel experiences."

G.E.T is very excited to have Anita on board with her valuable and extensive travel knowledge and friendly personality!

Feel free to contact Anita for any tour enquiries at

New tour addition!

Friday, 4 August 2017

Japan ‘Science & Technology’

G.E.T are pleased to announce our new STEM tour in Japan!

Noted for its leading edge in all forms of technology and science, Japan is the perfect destination to offer students the opportunity to combine learning about leading technology and Japanese culture. This 10-day program tours around Tokyo and Kyoto while visiting a range of difference scientific based institutions.

View the Japan ‘Science and Technology’ itinerary  

Planning your next educational tour abroad?

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Well you will be happy to know that the document filling out process has become easier with the Outgoing Passenger Card (OPS) becoming retired as of the 1 July 2017. That's one less thing you have to worry about!

You will still need to fill out the Orange Incoming Passenger card (IPC) upon arrival.

Start planning your next tour abroad  

National Capital Teacher Pass

Friday, 23 June 2017

Get 50% off your next Canberra visit!

Planning your next school trip to Canberra? Why not visit first and receive 50% off!

All primary and secondary school teachers are eligible for a 50% discount on their bookings to Canberra. The pass provides free access to most National Capital Attractions whilst visiting on weekends or school holidays giving you time to explore the opportunities available for planning a school excursion to Canberra.

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