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Santa Barbara City College
 
SPANISH LANGUAGE & CULTURE AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
SEMESTER PROGRAM
IN MADRID
SEPTEMBER 7 - DECEMBER 3, 2016
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TRAVEL AND HOUSING

  • Air Transportation. SBCC has contracted with ACCENT to provide travel and housing arrangements for the Madrid Semester Program. After you are accepted to the program, your $250 non-refundable first payment will be forwarded to them.  ACCENT will organize an optional round-trip group flight from LAX to Madrid on a regularly scheduled airline. Airfare is not included in the program price. You may make your own travel arrangements if you do not wish to travel with the group.
    Space on the group flight cannot be guaranteed after flight payment deadline of May 30, 2016. ACCENT representative(s) will meet the group flight at the Madrid airport on the scheduled arrival date.
  • For the group arrival transfer, ACCENT will arrange a coach bus or taxi transfer from the Madrid airport to the designated arrival point in Madrid.
  • Participants missing the designated group arrival transfer at are responsible for checking in at the designated arrival point and time on the scheduled date of arrival and are responsible for all transfer arrangements and costs. Detailed arrival information will be provided to all participants approximately two weeks prior to arrival. Participants who are unable to check in at the designated arrival point and time may be required to make and pay for their own accommodations for the first night.
  • On December 3rd, ACCENT will arrange a group departure transfer (via coach bus or taxi) from the designated departure point in Madrid to the Madrid airport.
  • ACCENT will provide each participant with a Zone A (Capital) transit pass, valid on bus, metro, and commuter train for the duration of the program.

Housing Arrangements.

  • Participants will select one of the following housing options:

    • Double occupancy room in a shared student apartment. Apartments are co-ed with single-sex bedrooms and are shared with international students as well as other ACCENT participants.
    • Double occupancy room in a homestay. Includes breakfast and dinner daily. Homestays are co-ed with single-sex bedrooms and are shared with international students as well as other ACCENT participants. (Limited availability; supplement required.)
    • Single occupancy room in a homestay. Includes breakfast and dinner daily. Homestays are co-ed with single-sex bedrooms and are shared with international students as well as other ACCENT participants. (Limited availability; supplement required.)

    Exact housing placements will be given to participants upon arrival.

    ACCENT is able to provide the housing referenced above up to the maximum number of participants specified in the “Pricing” section. If the maximum number of spaces has been filled, ACCENT will provide assistance in finding comparable or alternative housing options for participants, based on availability.