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BARD HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE QUEENS TOUR TO GREECE

Spring Break, 2020

Dear Bard High School Early College Queens Student or Family,

We are excited to welcome you to Greece for your tour with the Paideia Institute in 2020. On this page, you will find everything you need to get ready for your tour next year. We are looking forward to meeting you and helping you get to know the classical world.

Sincerely,

Jason C. Pedicone, Ph.D. 
President
The Paideia Institute

PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR THE TOUR

ITINERARY

You can download the trip's itinerary here.

FLIGHT INFORMATION

Departing:

  • Friday, 04/10/20, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL) 644, New York (JFK) 22:00 → Saturday, 04/11/20, Amsterdam (AMS) 11:20
  • Saturday, 04/11/20, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL) 1575, Amsterdam (AMS) 12:20 → Athens (ATH) 16:35

Returning:

  • Saturday, 04/18/20, Delta (DL) 203, Athens (ATH) 12:00 → New York (JFK) 15:50

If you have questions about the flights or plan on booking your own, please get in touch with us at classicaltours@paideia-institute.org by the enrollment and deposit deadline (see below). Changes to the flights cannot be guaranteed.

WHAT TO BRING

For tips on packing, what to bring, and other practical information, download our information sheet here.

CONTACT INFO

Emergency contact information for all tour leaders will be posted here prior to the tour.

ENROLLMENT, PAYMENT, AND SUBMITTING FORMS

ENROLLMENT

In order to enroll, please click the enrollment button at the bottom of the page and fill out the form. The form is due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, December 3rd, 2019.

During the enrollment process, you will create an account tied to the email address entered for the participant. Upon submission of the enrollment form, in addition to an email confirming enrollment, you will receive an email to activate the account and set a password. Activating the account is necessary to continue the enrollment process, sign the legal forms, and make payments. Please contact us at classicaltours@paideia-institute.org if you do not receive an account activation email upon submission of the enrollment form.

LEGAL FORMS

All tour participants, or a parent or legal guardian if the participant is under 18, must sign Code of Conduct and Liability Release forms by the enrollment and deposit deadline. Upon completion of the enrollment form, you will be asked to review and sign the forms. Signed legal forms are due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, December 3rd, 2019.

PAYMENT

Once the legal forms are completed, you will be directed to a payment page.

The cost of this tour is $3600 / student.

A deposit of $500 is due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, December 3rd, 2019.

The balance of $3100 is due by January 14th, 2020. 

This tour also may be paid for via a monthly installment plan. The total cost of the tour may be divided into monthly installments at the payment page. The number of installments will be determined based upon the date the order is made so that the final payment will be made during the month the balance is due. The first payment will be withdrawn automatically when the initial order is made, and subsequent payments will be withdrawn automatically on the first day of each subsequent month.

FURTHER INFORMATION 

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

After the deposit deadline, the deposit is not refundable unless the tour is canceled.

If a participant cancels after the final balance deadline, 50% of the tour price is refundable.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel Protection through Travelex is included in this tour. For coverage information, download a PDF overview here.

Please contact Travelex at 844-877-1889 (Plan Code 315A-1217) with any questions.

INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR

An information webinar on this tour can be scheduled. At this webinar, families can meet the Institute's staff and ask questions about the tour.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions for the Paideia Institute about the tour, please e-mail us at classicaltours@paideia-institute.org or contact your teacher.

Enroll