Alandis Study Abroad

Alandis Travel provides customized educational travel programs with rich immersive learning experiences

Study Abroad & Educational Travel for Educational Institutions

Alandis Travel is an educational travel program provider with fifty years experience offering faculty-led custom programs for students in Spain, Cuba & Puerto Rico.

We have affiliate relationships with over 90 higher-ed institutions across the world, and a very experienced team in the sector for guiding educational institutions and their students towards their program goals.

 

Our aim is to advise and support institutions to design educational trips that are not only once-in-a-lifetime, but that reflect the core values and learning objectives of the students’ syllabus.

Our partners value our capacity to give a fast response, to design trips and programs for them based on their preliminary ideas, to ensure rigorous attention to detail in both planning and execution, and providing unparalleled local knowledge to make the trip run as smoothly as possible.

High School Programs

Our High School academic programs are a great opportunity to prepare for a more global world through our  linguistic and cultural immersion programs. Students will be able to develop their linguistic, social and intercultural skills through an international program designed to prepare them for their future. 

With our summer programs, students can enjoy a true cultural immersion experience in our destinations through immersion activities. High School Programs may include Spanish classes, language exchanges with local students, social and community services, cultural visits that will help you better understand the local culture, specialized lectures, homestays with local families to improve your language and cultural skills.

Alandis Travel was conceived to offer ‘unconventional tourists’ the opportunity to discover the cultural heritage of the countries they visit. Through tailor-made experiences we invite them to discover the most authentic gastronomy, history, culture and heritage rooted in genuine local customs and traditions.

Alandis Travel is a worldwide reference for socio-cultural immersion for lifelong, thanks to our expert local knowledge. Learn  and explore through our programs for lifelong learners.
Profesores, etc..

Get to know the cultural heritage of the countries they visit by personalizing your academic trips with educational focus touching on a wide variety of social themes.

Tour for College Students

Summer Camps

Environmental & Sustainability Tours

High School Tours

Business Tours

Music & Dance Tours

Service Learning Tours

Leadership & Talent Development

Gastronomic Tours

Academic Tours

Health Tours

The study abroad & educational travel program process

1. Send us your request

Request a meeting or send us a message through our contact form. Our itinerary specialists will contact you shortly to gather further information.

2. Let us handle the details

The itinerary specialists will put together and present an initial proposal for you to review. After this, you can make any changes that are necessary until you feel happy with the agreement.

3. Send your group!

Once the contract is finalized and signed, we will accompany you throughout the entire process, advising and guiding you to help meet the needs of your group.

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Program Services

Study Abroad & Educational Travel Programs

The Alandis Programs are 100% customizable, but by browsing the following fixed programs you can get a good idea of the social and culture immersion for which our educational programs are renowned.

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Creole Flavors from Garden to Table: A Taste of Puerto Rico

If you like to eat and enjoy trying new flavors, then you don’t want to miss this experience! Discover the Creole gastronomy, learn all about the influence of cuisine on Puerto Rican culture and of course, learn how to prepare the authentic “Mofongo”. You will discover the country through its colors and flavors; without a doubt a once in a lifetime experience.

8  days

$2225 USD

double occupancy

Creole Flavors from Garden to Table: A Taste of Puerto Rico

If you like to eat and enjoy trying new flavors, then you don’t want to miss this experience! Discover the Creole gastronomy, learn all about the influence of cuisine on Puerto Rican culture and of course, learn how to prepare the authentic “Mofongo”. You will discover the country through its colors and flavors; without a doubt a once in a lifetime experience.

8
days

$2225 USD

double occupancy

$2225 USD

double occupancy
Bailarines de rumba cubana

The Afro-Cuban Experience

Discover Cuba and immerse yourself in the Afro-Cuban culture through a unique journey visiting key places of the island where you will learn about religion, food, traditions, music, dance and history. A combination of visits and lectures where you will learn more about things such as the practice of Santería, which has been practiced since the times of slavery and it’s still rooted in the Cuba of today as you will see in this 11-day trip.

Travel in time and visit old neighborhoods of Havana, several historical museums and of course, the delicious gastronomy with dishes such as the Ajiaco, a great example that defines Cuban society and identity.

An experience you can´t miss!

11  days

$2100 USD

double occupancy

The Afro-Cuban Experience

Discover Cuba and immerse yourself in the Afro-Cuban culture through a unique journey visiting key places of the island where you will learn about religion, food, traditions, music, dance and history. A combination of visits and lectures where you will learn more about things such as the practice of Santería, which has been practiced since the times of slavery and it’s still rooted in the Cuba of today as you will see in this 11-day trip.

Travel in time and visit old neighborhoods of Havana, several historical museums and of course, the delicious gastronomy with dishes such as the Ajiaco, a great example that defines Cuban society and identity.

An experience you can´t miss!

11
days

$2100 USD

double occupancy

$2100 USD

double occupancy
historia palacio real madrid

Best of Madrid & treasures of Southern Spain

Discover the capital of Spain along with the most fascinating gems of Andalusia. From Madrid´s world-renowned Prado National Museum and world- class art to the incredible Alhambra of Granada or the Cathedral of Seville, while also going through and visiting cities like medieval Toledo. Enjoy an amazing food scene and ancient monuments, expert-led visits and lectures, music, and a hands-on cooking class among others. A combination of the best ingredients you can get to immerse yourself in the Spanish culture. A real opportunity to travel in time in an authentic learning experience!

11   days

$2850 USD

double occupancy

Best of Madrid & treasures of Southern Spain

Discover the capital of Spain along with the most fascinating gems of Andalusia. From Madrid´s world-renowned Prado National Museum and world- class art to the incredible Alhambra of Granada or the Cathedral of Seville, while also going through and visiting cities like medieval Toledo. Enjoy an amazing food scene and ancient monuments, expert-led visits and lectures, music, and a hands-on cooking class among others. A combination of the best ingredients you can get to immerse yourself in the Spanish culture. A real opportunity to travel in time in an authentic learning experience!

11
days

$2850 USD

double occupancy

$2850 USD

double occupancy

The Alandis Travel Difference in Education

To your educational institution

Program design & organization

Alandis turns your program ideas and objectives into a complete day-by-day itinerary

we aim for a record turnaround on helping to plan, support and deliver your own tailor-made immersive programs designed to provide a rich learning environment

the possibilities for inclusions are endless, from accommodation, restaurants, transport, and local workshops & activities to themed lectures, expert local guides, entrance to monuments, educational visits, and much more.

Alandis asks all the right questions to help shape your program around your course objectives and syllabus, from your accommodation and location to the activities, experiences and program guides and lecturers who will shape your stay

our regional networks of providers are managed by a member of the Alandis operations team who will make the best provider choices based on both your needs and budget

we have 80+ well-respected affiliated institutions which help to guide the future of Alandis Travel

Save in costs and time

Receive an agile and efficient response from our well-coordinated team, making the design, development and contracting process simple and manageable

we plan and take care of 100% of the customers on-site needs

we have an extensive network of experienced and knowledgeable local providers for fast, quality and discounted deals

Alandis designs your marketing collateral to get more students enrolled and to promote the program

Effective communication

we maintain excellent communication between you, us, and your students

we support students and keep you updated through every stage of the students journey, keeping you constantly updated with their status, unexpected events and last-minute changes

get the orientation guide packed full of practical information for students looking to depart fully prepared for an excellent experience

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To your students

Student-first philosophy

all our staff are trained in health & safety protocols and although far from home, any student health and safety incidents will be handled by a trained and conscientious team from our local headquarters

we have the ability to adapt quickly and easily to different functions or situations. We are one of few operators with the logistics and connections to offer authentic, top-class programs in Cuba

the most often cited feedback we receive is for the care we take over the finer points of each program, from the students’ accommodation, to the transport, and all the experiences

Exceptional student and professor experience

to promote the students’ in-depth understanding of Spanish-speaking countries through specifically designed and academically rigorous university level and cultural travel programs

we only work with expert bilingual tour guides that have extensive local knowledge

your students broaden their world views thanks to cultural exploration and education

your students enjoy unlimited opportunities to be surrounded by natural wonders and exotic wildlife; what’s more they have the opportunity to explore celebrated archaeological sites

students will learn about different cultures and experience local traditions

we have strong relationships with local academic experts to create themed lectures & workshops

students and teachers live and feel the real, authentic local culture, with opportunities to interact with local residents via unique experiences like hands-on workshops, cultural visits, service learning opportunities and classroom facilities

Extraordinary price, quality, service

to experience unique, once-in-a-lifetime immersive experiences

first-class programs and enriching, immersive experiences

our exceptional customer experience translates to delighted students and teachers, excellent satisfaction, student referrals and easy organization year after year

The Alandis Way: Cultural Journeys

Get a feel for the culture, society, and experience that your students will enjoy.

Testimonials & case studies from educational institutions

We’ve got a track record partnering with 80+ fantastic educational institutions.

Why Work With a Tour Operator?
Academic trips have the power to change students lives. Find out the typical travel challenges for the educational institutions we work with, and the benefits of working hand in hand with a tour operator like Alandis.
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Advisor Site Visits

Would you like to visit one of our sites personally to experience our programs first-hand before bringing your groups?

Alandis would be delighted to cover your on-site costs and subsidize housing, meals and local travel costs.

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