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Winter Break 2022 Program Sale

GEEO Newsletter: February 8, 2022
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Hello, Educators!

We hope you are doing well and staying healthy. The past two years have been hard on everyone in innumerable ways. With Omicron in decline, many countries that have been closed to travelers throughout the pandemic have started opening. We believe that travel conditions are getting better every day and feel confident in running spring, summer, and winter break programs in 2022. We hope you will join us for a much-needed vacation!

Read on for the following announcements:

a group of GEEO travelers hike over rocky terrain with the jagged peaks of Patagonia as their backdrop
Hike the W Trek in Patagonia with us! Photo by Maggie Bostrom, 2019.

2022 Winter Break Sale

Our winter catalog is officially live! The following winter break programs are on sale:

Book by Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 11:59 PM PT to receive an additional 5% off these programs. Alumni who book during this sale will receive an 8% Early Booking Discount. There is no need to use any promo codes for your booking. We will apply it on our end and you will see the discounted price reflected on your invoice.

Last-Minute Spring Break Deals

These two spring break programs are an additional 5% off until February 20, 2022:

a GEEO traveler rappels down a waterfall in the lush jungle of Costa Rica
Waterfall rappelling is an optional activity on our Costa Rica program.

Summer 2022 Programs

Several of our summer programs have already sold out! Now is a great time to save your spot and mark your calendar for a much-needed summer getaway. Explore all your options here or get in touch with our team to discuss your travel plans. Browse by continent here:

Traveling as Safely as Possible During the Pandemic

Traveling the world with like-minded educators gives us so much inspiration, lifelong memories, real-world insight into the subjects we teach, and even a mental health boost. The pandemic has also put a damper on travel plans for many of us, but the world is learning to live with COVID-19 and get back to something similar to our pre-pandemic lifestyles. By the time spring break arrives, we’re hopeful that the global trend of Omicron cases will continue: many countries around the world have reached their peak, and case numbers are beginning to decline.

Since March 2020, the GEEO team has poured countless hours into collecting advice from epidemiologists on how to travel as safely as possible. While it’s impossible to completely eliminate all risk, we will continue to proceed carefully in 2022 and adjust our plans throughout the year to keep our travelers as safe as possible. While this pandemic is still a factor, all GEEO participants are required to:

  • Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before departing and have written proof of vaccination
  • Comply with in-country safety requirements including testing, contact tracing, and masking
  • Follow your tour leader’s safety guidance once you join the GEEO group

We also strongly recommend that all our travelers speak to their doctors about getting a booster shot and use high-quality KN95 masks. See where we get our masks and read all our health and safety guidelines here.

two women wearing backpacks and face masks point to a map as they navigate a bus station during their travels
Photo courtesy of Ketut Subiyanto

Multi-Trip Discount: 10% off GEEO Programs

Did you know that you can get up to 10% off multiple GEEO trips?! If you book two or more GEEO programs in the same school year, you will receive 10% off of the lesser value program (up to 3 programs). If these bookings are made during a sale period (5% or 8% sales) you will receive the sale period discount on the most expensive of the programs you booked and then 10% off of each additional lesser value program.

Alumni, don’t forget that we also have an Educator Referral Program in which you can earn a $100 credit toward your travel program for each new-to-GEEO teacher you refer. See all the details here.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us from 9 AM to 9 PM ET, 7 days a week at 1-877-600-0105. You can also email us.

Regards,

Jesse Weisz, Executive Director
Cindy Beecher, Program Manager