Anyone over the age of 18 years; all nationalities.
Minors may participate in immersion programmes if the application is filled out by an adult and a waiver agreement is signed by a parent/guardian. Minors can travel with their own chaperone or in some cases, pay to have a chaperone with them in the country of destination.
Clients can sign up for an immerson programme directly on our website by filling out the form in the Register tab. If the programme that you are interested in is not on our site or does not yet exist, send us an email and we will speak to you about your travel project and how best we can get it underway.
Currently, Languesol International has partnerships with entities and individuals in Brazil, China, Cuba, France, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Spain and Panama. If the country of your choice is not listed, speak with us about your language travel project and we will try to assist as best as possible.
We try to propose comprehensive immersion programmes that include language lessons at a certified language school. The lessons could also be private, based on the needs/desires of the client.
Yes. From time to time, we will propose programmes that are more hands on and less academic. However, you can also speak to us about personalising the programme to your tastes and needs.
Our refund and cancellation policy is viewable on our website via the "Terms and Conditions" tab. Please read the terms and conditions thoroughly before registering and making a payment.
Absolutely! Persons/entities can partner with us joining our Affiliates programme and by joining our host family network. Click here to apply for either.
For other partnership avenues, feel free to get in touch with us using the "contact us" tab on our website.
Yes! Arrangements for payments are usually outlined in the terms and conditions for each programme. As of March 1, 2020 persons can opt to create a monthly payment plan online via credit card. See Payment Options below for further information.
1. Credit/Debit Visa or Mastercard
After you have signed up for an immersion programme and your application is successful, we will send you an e-bill and you will be able to pay for your stay through a secure gateway.
Credit card processing fee: 2,9%
After you have been accepted for an immersion programme, you can pay for your language stay directly on our site through your paypal account and in the correct currency.
3. A. Direct Deposit - JAMAICA
If you are in Jamaica, you may pay for your invoice by depositing the amount due in our local account. The amount due must be deposited in JMD to avoid issues with conversion rates.
B. Wire Transfer - JAMAICA
You may wire the funds from a local Jamaican account to ours, in Jamaican currency.
4. INTERNATIONAL Wire Transfer
If you would like to pay for your trip via wire transfer in USD via an account located outside of Jamaica, the details are below. Please note that our bank, JMMB, uses an intermediary (BNY Mellon). Please enter the details carefully especially regarding Languesol International:
If you would like to pay for your trip via wire transfer in EUROS via an account located outside of Jamaica, the details are below. Please note that our bank, JMMB, uses an intermediary (Citibank). Please enter the details carefully especially regarding Languesol International:
All charges related to bank transfers will be absorbed by the client.
For SEPA transfers or international transfers in other currencies, please contact us for banking instructions.
5. Direct Debit Instalment Plan
Payment Plans are granted for select programmes and in good faith that the individual concerned will adhere to the payment amounts and due dates agreed upon. As Languesol International is not a credit-lending institution; we expect that all outstanding payments will be made prior to departure. An instalment plan can be requested no earlier than 6 months prior to departure and no later than 3 months. The applicant understands that Languesol International will be using a secure payment gateway to initiate payment plans, which will require the applicant to create an account online, from where s/he can access payment schedules. The first payment will be due on the day that the payment plan is created.
The credit card used for the payment plan must belong to the applicant to the immersion programme. If a third party’s card is being used, the card holder must sign a credit card authorization form and send us proof of identification (passport/driver’s license/national ID card).
The applicant’s bank account must be in a state of solvency, with enough funds to cover each withdrawal. An email notification will be sent for each failed payment. You will be asked to rectify the issue within 48hours. If the issue has not been rectified within 48hrs, your payment plan will automatically be annulled. A late fee of 15€$ will be charged for each missed payment.
A payment plan may be cancelled at any time by sending a written request, at least 7 working days before the next due date, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Languesol International will proceed to cancel your payment plan.
Refunds may be granted in accordance to the terms and conditions of the immersion programme concerned. If you need to change the date of your payment for any reason, please discuss this with Languesol International by contacting us at least 7 working days before the payment is scheduled.
Rhody-Ann Thorpe, Fondatrice de Languesol International
Lauréate du Prix du Premier Ministre de la Jamaïque pour les Jeunes pour excellence en Leadership 2020