Your fees make sure you're taken care of while you volunteer. We handle the details so you can focus on volunteering! In all of our Experiences we include: airport pick up and drop off (at the closest airport), accommodation, most meals (if meals are not included a detailed reason is given), on-site training, donation to Placement Partner, AEI Travel Manual, many include extra cultural excurisons, emergency support while at placement, carbon credits to offset 3 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, premium Individual Travel Insurance (up to $500, 000 USD in emergency medical coverage), travel discounts (through automatic membership to a volunteer only travel discount program), 24/7 travel and emergency assistance, enrolment with the Global Travel Academy to earn a certificate in International Volunteering. This 3-hour online course is curated by travel professionals and is designed to help you get the most out of your adventure.
AEI requires a non refundable 20% deposit, 6 months before departure so we can reserve you a spot on your Experience. The balance of your fees is due 60 days before departure. Failure to pay balance within 60 days could result in your Experience being cancelled. If you are applying less than 6 months before departure some exceptions can be made- the Volunteer Coordinator will discuss possible solutions with you at the time of your interview. If you are applying less than 60 days before departure your deposit will be 50% of your total fees. The deposit will be due 7 days days after your interview. Your full fees will be due 14 days after your interview.
All fees are in Canadian dollars. AEI fees include taxes and bank fees.
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AEI accepts: Cheques and international money orders addressed to Animal Experience International, Interac/ Online money transfers sent to firstname.lastname@example.org