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Homestay in Santa Barbara, California

Why choose Homestay in Santa Barbara?

Destination

Santa Barbara

Once nicknamed 'California's best-kept secret', Santa Barbara is now synonymous with the highlights that made it so famous: golden curved beaches, breathtaking views and year-round sunshine - with palm trees swaying in the breeze. Santa Barbara's iconic white stucco buildings with their colourful tiled roofs line the streets of this lively town, whose shopping, dining and entertainment options have as much to offer as its stunning natural surroundings.

Santa Barbara's iconic white stucco buildings with their colourful tiled roofs line the streets of this lively town with Mediterannean charm, whose shopping, dining and entertainment options have as much to offer as its stunning natural surroundings.

Accommodation

Homestay

Single room and breakfast

Each host family has been interviewed, screened, vetted, and background checked to ensure the highest quality standards.

Homes are selected based on safety of neighborhoods, proximity to public transportation, and cleanliness.

Optional Extras

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Dates & Prices 2019

Dates 2019

Start dates: Every weekend, year-round.

Homestays are booked on a weekly basis, based on 7 nights per week. Minimum 2 weeks (1 week is possible on demand).

This is a popular programme in the peak season (June-September). We recommend booking at least 4 weeks in advance to avoid disappointment.

Prices 2019

Booking prices -

All taxes and enrolment fees included

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Host family - breakfast included
DurationSingle roomDouble room*
2 weeks$840$760
3 weeks$1,165$1,045
4 weeks$1,490$1,325
12 weeks$4,090$3,600
24 weeks$7,990$7,015
*Double rooms are reserved for students travelling together. Price per person.
Extra charges - per week
Half-board (Mon-Fri)$60
Half-board (Mon-Sun)$80
Peak season (15/06 - 15/09)$115
Under 18s $25
Transfer from Los Angeles airport (per journey)$150
Last minute reservation*$50
*For all reservations and payments made less than 15 days before departure

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Practical Information

Getting There

Arrivals: Sunday

Departures: Sunday

Check-in: after 3:00 p.m.

Check-out: before 11 a.m.

Airport transfers available on request (fees apply, see price list)

Please note: Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in your chosen course. We are unable to guarantee a place in a specific area (it depends on the availability of the families).

Visa Information

You might need a visa for this course. For more information please visit our Visa Information page.

EU citizens do not require a visa for stays in the United States under 90 days. However, EU nationals do require an ESTA Travel Authorization.

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email if you require any additional information.