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Loding & Arrival Information - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  



Homestays It is highly recommended that students take advantage of homestays in order to practice what they learn in class with their family at home, and to integrate themselves into the Brazilian culture. For this reason, virtually all students stay with local host families which we will arrange for you upon your registration. Accommodation includes breakfast and dinner during the week and also lunch on the weekend. Many different types of host families are available, and the institute attempts to select the best match for each student.

Host family characteristics:
  •   All families are carefully screened and must meet NRCSA and the center's stringent requriments before being accepted as a host family.
  •   All host families are middle-class and live in homes and areas that are attractive and safe.
  •   Many are single parent families.
  •   The ages of children in the families range from a few years old to adults.
  •   Some homestays are without children.
  •   Distances from the school vary from a few minutes walk to a 30 minute bus ride.
  •   Students have their own rooms and sometimes a private bathroom as well.
  •   Students are free to come and go as they please, but need to respect the routine of the family they are staying with.

Other Accommodation Rio de Janeiro has numerous hotels some of which are within a short distance of the school. Hotels prices vary greatly. An extensive list of both hotels and aparthotels is available upon request. Aparthotels normally include a bedroom, living room, bathroom and kitchen facilities.


Arrival Information

For those students staying in a homestay, arrival transfer from the airport is included in the cost. For those students staying in a hotel or apart hotel, arrival transfer from the airport is available upon request and at additional cost. Lodging information 7-14 days prior to departure. Information of where to go and how to get there will be sent to students prior to departure.


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