Fee Inclusions

Included in the fee

Included in the fee:

  • ​Flight from/to London, Manchester, Glasgow or Edinburgh.
  • Domestic travel (flight, bus or train) from arrival point and return.
  • All flight taxes and oil surcharges.
  • Staff on departure for groups of minimum of 3 students.
  • One checked bag will be booked for you. If you need additional luggage, you will be responsible for the extra fee. NB. On some domestic routes it is not possible to pre-book luggage so students may have to pay this fee at the airport. This will be made clear to you at the time of booking.
  • Airport meeting on arrival by your host family or the host organisation.
  • Transport to and from your host family home.
  • Host family vetting process – includes criminal record checks and an at home interview. NB. In Japan a criminal record check cannot be secured – please speak with the office to learn more.
  • Accommodation in a host family home.
  • Enrolment in a local school.
  • Most school books and teaching materials.
  • Information on how to apply for your visa (if required).
  • Arrival orientation in your host country.
  • Assistance from staff in your host country and from MyEducation.
  • 24 hour emergency phone in the host country and in the UK.
  • Information session for students and parents, interview with student to assess eligibility.
  • Pre-Departure orientation meeting for students and parents hosted by MyEducation.
  • Preparation material.
  • Diploma after completion of exchange.
  • MyEducation bag.
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Not included in the fee:

  • Insurance is compulsory and must be purchased through MyEducation. Price of insurance varies depending on length of program and destination.
  • One checked bag will be booked for you. If you need additional luggage, you will be responsible for the extra fee. NB. On some domestic routes it is not possible to pre-book luggage so students may have to pay this fee at the airport. This will be made clear to you at the time of booking.
  • Lunch at school (if you choose not to bring lunch). NB. In France students must have a lunch at school and an additional fee per day is paid to the school, usually between €3 and €8 a day.
  • Fees for extra curricular activities and trips.
  • Possible fees for school books, materials, enrolment, lockers etc. On Preferred programs students should budget for these costs and we can give information about annual fees when you look at the school list.
  • School uniform where required.
  • Transport to and from school. Most students travel by public transport and are rarely driven to and from school. Amounts vary.
  • Visa application fee and any required trip to a Consulate.
  • Medical expenses and any required vaccinations.
  • Any required COVID related tests prior to departure or on arrival in the host country.
  • Possible additional fees when quarantine/self-isolation is required on arrival in the host country. Some countries require a stay in a quarantine hotel and there is an additional fee for this. Average cost is around £700.
  • Possible overweight baggage fees and any fees for a missed flight.
  • Field trips. These are additional trips offered by the host organisation and are completely optional.
  • Regional or State requests for USA. We recommend applying early if you wish to be placed in a certain area.

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