DFOCS TOUR TO ITALY
Dear DFOCS Student or Family,
We are excited to welcome you to Italy for your tour with the Paideia Institute in 2019. 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.
Jason C. Pedicone, Ph.D.
The Paideia Institute
PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR THE TOUR
You can download the trip's itinerary here.
- Monday, 06/17/19, BA 216, Washington Dulles (IAD) 18:30 → Tuesday, 06/18/19, London Heathrow (LHR) 6:55
- Tuesday, 06/18/19, BA 548, London Heathrow (LHR) 8:30 → Rome (FCO) 12:00
- Wednesday, 06/26/19, BA 549, Rome (FCO) 12:50 → London Heathrow (LHR) 14:40
- Wednesday, 06/26/19, BA 293, London Heathrow (LHR) 17:10 → Washington Dulles (IAD) 20:20
If you have questions about the flights or plan on booking your own, please get in touch with us at [email protected] as soon as possible. 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.
Emergency contact information for all tour leaders will be posted here prior to the tour.
ENROLLMENT, PAYMENT, AND SUBMITTING FORMS
In order to enroll, please click the enrollment button at the bottom of the page and fill out the form.
Once the enrollment form is completed, you will be directed to a payment page.
The projected cost of this tour is $3750 / student. Please note that the cost will be confirmed once flights are confirmed.
A deposit of $500 is non-refundable and due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, February 5th, 2019. Note that this is also the deadline to submit legal forms (see below).
The balance of $3250 is due by March 5th, 2019.
All tour participants, or a parent or legal guardian if the participant is under 18, must sign Code of Conduct, Liability Release, and Health Insurance forms by the enrollment and deposit deadline. Please sign these forms using this link.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
After the deposit deadline, the deposit is not refundable.
If a participant cancels after the final balance deadline, 50% of the tour price is refundable.
A Student Travel Protection Plan is available for this tour through Travel Guard. For coverage information and to purchase this insurance prior to final trip payment, please visit this link. Cancel for any reason coverage can be purchased at the time the base plan is purchased and within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment.
Please contact Travel Guard at 866-385-4839 with any questions.
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.
If you have any questions for the Paideia Institute about the tour, please e-mail us at [email protected] or contact your teacher.