This is who we are ...

IST Educational Tours is a division of International Student Tours, Inc. (“IS Tours”). IS Tours has been the leader in student travel since 1976, traveling over 500,000 students to destinations throughout the World. We only partner with high-end brand-name hotels, airline providers, and SPAB registered motorcoach operators. We take pride in providing a quality experience for our travelers through outstanding customer service, detailed travel itineraries, and hassle-free planning. With over 40 years in the travel industry, we have the experience and insider connections to make your trip easy, worry-free.

As a California Corporation, we are required by state law to register with the Attorney General as a Seller of Travel.  All funds we collect on your behalf must be placed in a Trust Account and can only be used for your travel related trip components – air, hotel, bus, etc.  Additionally, we are proud members of ASTA – American Society of Travel Agents, NTA – National Tour Association, ARC – Airline Reporting Corporation, BBB – Better Business Bureau, and the World Youth Student & Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation.  For a complete listing of all our insurances, please call one of our customer relations professionals at or (800) 448-4444.

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