COSTS: $4000 The trip includes: o Round‐trip airfare between Boston and Japan o Travel within Japan (all entrance fees, train and bus fees) o Lodging within stay in Japan o Visit to Japanese school o Homestay with Japanese family o Luggage delivery service o Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner o Tourist attraction admission fees o Basic Travel insurance (Premium insurance plans are available for an additional fee)
However, it does not include the following: ○ Travel expenses to and from Logan airport ○ Non-lodging costs incurred at hotels or other lodging (movie and internet rental, room service, laundry, telephone calls) ○ Excess baggage or overweight baggage fees ○ Passport (and visa, if necessary) fees ○ All personal expenses, such long distance phone calls at the host site, postage to mail packages back to the U.S., are each participant’s responsibility ○ Access to personal email accounts or the internet. Students may use internet cafes at their own expense. ○ Personal purchases (gifts, souvenirs, etc.). Expenses will vary depending on the spending habits and budget of each participant.
Financial Aid If you are interested in applying for financial aid to cover some of the costs of this trip, please fill out the separate Financial Aid Application form. The form also asks for you to provide a copy of your 2016 tax return (Form 1040), among other relevant documents. To insure need-blind awards, these materials should be submitted separately online to the Department of Administration and Finance and will be reviewed confidentially by the Deputy Superintendent for Administration and Finance.