Homestay abroad: GERMANY

This homestay programme offers you a chance to discover the culture and traditions of German people through direct contact with them, and at the same time, teach them about your country and culture. 

Rates

  • Registration FeeS$ 200.00 (no refundable)
  • 2-weeks Program FeeS$ 1330.00
  • 3-weeks Program FeeS$ 1471.00
  • 4-weeks Program FeeS$ 1621.00

Each of the amounts includes: : On-the-ground support and 24/7 emergency contact; information and assistance in obtaining a visa (if required); placement arrangement; accommodation and meals; and one- to two-hour overview programme.

The amount does not include: Visa fees and related charges, airline charges, travel insurance, airport transfer and allowance.

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This homestay programme offers you a chance to discover the culture and traditions of German people through direct contact with them, and at the same time, teach them about your country and culture. The accommodation is with families, or single persons. The length of this programme is one to four weeks, and meals are included. 

o  Between 16 to 80 years old. Those under 16 or couples will be considered upon request.
o  Fluent in English or German

The accommodation is in a rural area of Germany or the city and if a participant has a regional preference, we will try to accommodate but no guarantees. We will also try our best to place young participants with children of the same age.

In addition, transfers are charged extra depending on the airport and distance of the host community. These arrangements are made through EIL and not by the participant.

Cancellation is only effective from the date we receive the notification.

o  Cancellation after acceptance and prior to placement confirmation – the downpayment is forfeited.
o  Cancellation after confirmation of placement – 50% of the programme fee is forfeited.
o  No-show or early departure from the programme – 100% of the programme fee is forfeited.

Application procedure (to be done at least 4 months before departure):

1)      Enquiry and submission of the application form.

2)      Pass the prerequisite interview via Skype and make the required downpayment.

3)      Get a visa application (if necessary). http://www.germany-visa.org/

4)      Fulfil the remaining payment and book air ticket after visa approval.

5)      Purchase insurance.

6)      Decide on accommodation.