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IRVINGTON HIGH SCHOOL TOUR TO ITALY

Spring, 2018

Dear Irvington High School Student or Family,

We are excited to welcome you to Italy for your tour with the Paideia Institute in 2018. 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:

  • Tuesday, 03/27/18, LH 401, New York (JFK) 16:10 → Wednesday, 03/28/18, Frankfurt (FRA) 5:40
  • Wednesday, 03/27/18, LH 230, Frankfurt (FRA) 7:35 → Rome (FCO) 9:20

Returning:

  • Thursday, 04/05/18, LX 1737, Rome (FCO) 14:55 → Zurich (ZRH) 16:35
  • Thursday, 04/05/18, LX 018, Zurich (ZRH) 17:20 → Newark (EWR) 20:10

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

Enrollment is now closed.

PAYMENT

Once the enrollment form is completed, you will be directed to a payment page.

The cost of this tour is $3650 / student, if at least 12 students enroll; if at least 20 students enroll, the cost will be $3550 / student; if at least 30 students enroll, the cost will be $3450 / student; if at least 40 students enroll, the cost will be $3350 / per student.

A deposit of $500 is non-refundable and due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, November 30th, 2017. Note that this is also the deadline to submit legal forms (see below).

The balance will be determined once enrollment is completed according to the above intervals. The balance is due by January 25th, 2018. 

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. Please sign these forms using this link.

FURTHER INFORMATION 

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.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

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

Please contact Travel Guard at 866-385-4839 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 info@paideia-institute.org or contact your teacher.