Which day should the students arrive and depart?
The courses run from Sunday to Sunday.
Please speak to your Ardmore contact or our general information line, to discuss arrival dates."
How does the student travel to the centre from the airport?
Return transfers are not included in the Ardmore Package but can be booked prior arrival. We will then arrange return or single airport transfers with Meet and Greet Service. Each of our transport suppliers are reputable companies, all of which we have audited to check their safety records, as well as being police checked. Groups of students will travel by coaches with their groups. Individuals students will be met and have a private transfer to the centre. Please contact your agent to book this service.
Does the student require travel insurance?
Yes. It is essential that everyone on our courses/programmes is fully insured. It can either be booked privately or through Ardmore who provides basic travel insurance. Please ask your agent for the policy schedule (avaialble in 8 languages including English) so that you can ensure the cover details are what you need and in case you need to arrange extra cover.
If you wish to use your own policy for the student(s) that is perfectly acceptable - however, we do need a copy of the policy for our records before the student arrives in the UK."
Does the student require a visa to travel to the UK?
Students travelling to the UK from the rest of the world may require a visa. Please check and then specify at the time of booking, Ardmore will provide you with a signed and stamped visa letter to give to your local embassy.
How will the student receive their visa?
Students will need to take their Ardmore visa letter to their local British or American embassy, who will then issue a visa.
Does the student require a visa to travel to the USA?
Many countries have joined the American visa waiver programme, but not all, you will need to check and apply on the ESTA web page. Students travelling from the European Union to the USA, will need to apply on the ESTA web page on the following link.
Countries part of the American visa waiver programme can be checked at : https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/
Any countries that are not part of the visa waiver programme with the USA will have to apply for a tourist visa. Ardmore will provide you with a signed and stamped visa application letter to give to your local embassy"
Will the student be met at the airport? Yes, we have an Ardmore ‘Meet & Greet’ Service. This ensures that every student is met at arrivals by an Ardmore staff or representative, and placed onto their transfers, and the same on their return journey, where students are checked in and seen into departures.