COLÉGIO ETAPA TOUR TO ITALY

January, 2023

Dear Colégio Etapa Student or Family,

We are excited to welcome you to Italy for your tour with the Paideia Institute in 2023. 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 view the trip's itinerary here.

FLIGHT INFORMATION

A group reservation on the following flights has been reserved. Please note that the airline may make schedule changes before departure; exact times and flight numbers may vary.

Departing:

  • Friday, January 13th, 2023, ITA (AZ 675), São Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) 15:25 -> Saturday, January 14th, 2023, Rome Fiumicino (FCO) 6:25

Returning:

  • Saturday, January 21st, 2023, ITA (AZ 674), Rome Fiumicino (FCO) 22:00 -> Sunday, January 22nd, 2023, São Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) 6:20

To request changes to the flights, fill out the form here as soon as possible. Changes to the flights cannot be guaranteed. There is a fee for flight changes of US$100, and there may be additional charges for difference in fare.

WHAT TO BRING

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

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, October 1st, 2022.

LEGAL FORMS

All tour participants, or a parent or legal guardian if the participant is under 18, must sign Code of Conduct, Liability Release, Health Insurance Information, Cancellation, Refund, and Rescheduling Policy, and COVID-19 Waiver forms by the enrollment and deposit deadline. You will sign these forms as part of the enrollment process via the button at the bottom of the page.

PAYMENT

Once the legal forms are completed, you will be directed to a payment page. Payment may be submitted via bank (ACH) transfer or credit car (with 3% convenience fee).

The cost of this tour is US$???? / student.

A deposit of US$500 is due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, October 1st, 2022.

The balance of US$???? is due by November 1st, 2022. 

FURTHER INFORMATION 

CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS, AND RESCHEDULING

The cancellation policy for this tour is as follows:

  • For cancellations made before the deposit deadline, October 1st, 2022, all funds are refundable.
  • For cancellations made from the deposit deadline, October 1st, 2022, to the balance deadline, November 1st, 2022, all but the deposit is refundable.
  • For cancellations made from the balance deadline, November 1st, 2022, to 61 days prior to departure, November 13th, 2022, 50% of the total cost is refundable.
  • For cancellations made 60 days prior to departure, November 14th, 2022, to 31 days prior to departure, December 13th, 2022, 25% of the total cost is refundable.
  • There are no refunds for cancellations made after December 13th, 2022.

Traveler substitutions after the deposit deadline, if possible, are subject to a change fee.

If travel becomes impossible after the deposit deadline, Paideia will offer to revise the itinerary on the current dates or reschedule the tour for new dates. Additional fees may apply.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

The Paideia Institute recommends that all participants purchase travel insurance.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions for the Paideia Institute about the tour, please e-mail us at [email protected] or contact your teacher.

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