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HOMESTAY FEES AND ARRANGEMENTS

Homestay Houston’s Classic American Homestays

What is an American Homestay?

A Homestay is an opportunity for a student who is studying English in Houston, Texas to live with an American family. The student will have the opportunity to practice his/her English in a family setting while learning about American culture and family life.

How much does it cost?

All programs require a $200.00 non refundable application fee.

All programs require a damage and key deposit which IS refundable at the end of the contract in accordance with the contract.

PROGRAMS

  1. $750.00 per month is payable to the homestay family upon arrival. (12 meals per week)
    Private bedroom, shared bathroom, continental help yourself breakfast 7 days per week, dinner 5 nights each week.
  2. $ 800.00 per month is payable to the homestay family upon arrival. (13 meals per week)
    Private bedroom, private or shared bathroom, continental help yourself breakfast 7 days per week, dinner 6 nights per week.
  3. $575.00 per month is payable to the homestay family upon arrival
    Private bedroom, shared bathroom; no food available in this program. Students can buy their food and do a minimum amount of cooking.
  4. Other programs

Each student is given a private bedroom and a private or shared bathroom and all of the necessary linens. A continental (help-yourself) breakfast and a classic American dinner are provided in accordance with the program. Program 3 does not provide food. Each student is given the opportunity to become a family member and participate in some of the family’s activities. Students have the opportunity to improve their conversational and listening skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

METHOD:

Please complete the HOMESTAY application form. Please mail a $200.00 non-refundable application fee in the form of a cashier’s check in U. S. dollars to the following address. Please make checks payable to:

Classic American Homestays.

MAILING ADDRESS:

Barbara Land, Classic American Homestays
8511 Hiawatha DR
Houston, TX 77036 USA

You may pay your application fee by wire transfer. Wire transfer information is available by request.

E-MAIL ADDRESSES:

1. homestayhouston@yahoo.com
2. homestayhouston@earthlink.net

 

Application Form



Step 1: Fill out and e-mail the form below or click here to print out the form and fax to (713) 772-3390.
Step 2: If transportation is needed, please go to Transportation page or click here to print out the form and fax to (713) 772-3390.
Step 3: Be sure to double check that all fields are filled out properly with the correct information before sending.

Select a program:
1. $750.00 per month plus fees (12 meals per week) STANDARD PROGRAM
2. $800.00 per month plus fees (13 meals per week) ABOVE AVERAGE PROGRAM
3. $575.00 per month plus fees (NO meals included in this program) ECONOMY PROGRAM
4. Other programs*
 
Family Name: *
First Name: *
Address:
City:
Country: *
Zip Code:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: *
 
1. Country of Birth:
Nationality:
2. Gender:
Male Female*
Civil Status:
Single Married
3. Date of birth: Month: * Day: *
Year: *
4. Level of Education:
5. What is your current or future occupation?
6. What are your hobbies?
7. Do you smoke?
Could you live in a home that has smokers?
8. Could you live in a home that has a dog?
Could you live in a home that has a cat?
9. Are there any foods that you cannot eat?
(DOES NOT APPLY TO THE ECONOMY PROGRAM #3)
10. Do you have any allergy or health problems?
11. Will you have access to an automobile:
12. How many months will you be in your Homestay?
13. Arrival Date:
Arrival Time:
Airport Name:
Airlines:
Flight Number:
14. Name of the school that you will attend? *
15. Date of arrival at the homestay home:
16. On the following box, please describe yourself to your American Homestay Family:

Application:


To apply for Homestay Houston by e-mail or fax please click on the first link below. If you need transportation from the airport to the home please click on the second link as well.

Homestay Application Form

Transportation Form

Please read all the details about the Placement Fee before sending your Application Form.