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Getting to Paris
What airport should I arrive to?
For the Teen Homestay Program in Paris, you should arrive to the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) International Airport or Orly (ORY) Airport in Paris where you will be met by a school chaperone in the arrivals’ hall. You will be taken to your host family.
When should I arrive and depart?
You should plan to arrive on a Sunday and depart on a Saturday. For flights from the US/Canada this means leaving the US/Canada on a Saturday and flying overnight for a Sunday morning arrival in Europe/France.
How can I get to Paris from the US/Canada?
There are numerous direct flights between the US/Canada and Paris CDG. Here is a partial list of airlines (this list is by no means comprehensive so check with your travel agent for additional options):
There are also numerous indirect flights between the US/Canada and Paris CDG & Orly international airports. We suggest you contact your travel agent for options.
Can I fly as an Unaccompanied Minor?
Yes, this program does supports students travelling as an Unaccompanied Minor. You must advise us in advance if you have booked this service with your airline.
If I want to make my own travel arrangements can you recommend any good travel sites?
There are some great sites out there! In addition to www.expedia.com, www.expedia.ca, www.travelocity.com and www.travelocity.ca a few of our favorites include www.kayak.com, where you can compare different fares and then book directly through the website offering the best price and www.farecast.com, where you can compare fares and get a forecast of the best time to buy your ticket based on whether or not fares are predicted to go up or down.
And once you have your booking confirmed, be sure to provide us with your travel plans by e-mail so we can inform the school!
Please note: The Teen Residence Program in Paris starts on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday. You should plan to arrive/depart between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. We cannot guarantee accommodation availability for arrivals before Sunday or departures after Saturday. Also, there may be extra transfer charges if you arrive or depart outside of these days or the hours listed above. Please call us toll-free on 1 888 386 1411 if you are having trouble getting flights for the required days/times.
Once you have your booking confirmed, be sure to provide us with your travel plans so we can inform the school!
Questions about travel arrangements? Call us toll-free 1 888 386 1411
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