FAQ

WHAT MEALS DO I HAVE TO PROVIDE?

All meals including snacks.

 

IF WE GO TO A RESTURANT OR HAVE TAKEAWAYS WHO PAYS?

If you go as a family, then you pay for your student.  If your student goes out on his own with his friends, then he pays.

 

CAN I ASK THE STUDENT FOR MILEAGE?

No this is covered in your homestay payment.

 

DO I HAVE TO BUY THE SCHOOL UNIFORM?

No, the students have an account at school that pays for their uniform.  What we do ask is if possible you take them to Greerton Menswear (with a voucher from us) before they start at school to pick up their uniform.  If this is not possible we arrange it at school on their first day.

 

DO I NEED TO TAKE THE STUDENTS TO ALL THE LOCAL TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN ROTORUA?

No, what we do ask is for you to show them around Tauranga and other areas if you are able to. We do expect you do family outings which include your student.

 

WHO PAYS FOR EXTRA ACTIVITIES?

If your student is going on a school camp or activity, then payment is made from their school expense account.  If you have invited your student to go to a family activity e.g. the Luge in Rotorua, you would invite your student and advise them what it will cost E.g. we are going to Rotorua and would love you to join us.  The luge will cost you $100.

 

WHEN AND HOW DO RECEIVE PAYMENT?

Homestays are paid fortnightly on Tuesdays in arrears by direct credit into your bank account?

 

AM I ABLE TO GET AN ADVANCE HOMESTAY PAYMENT?

No.


WHO PAYS FOR BUS PASSES AND MOBLIE PHONE TOP UPS?

Your student is responsible for both of these.