Prices and Registration

Prices and Payment

Prices 2014

Price List For: 
January, 2014 - December, 2014
Group Spanish Classes
(20 hrs/wk):
1 Week: $ 315.00 USD
2 Weeks: $ 590.00 USD
3 Weeks: $ 855.00 USD
4 Weeks: $ 1,080.00 USD
After 4 Weeks: $ 240.00 USD
Group Spanish Classes and Homestay
1 Week: $ 483.00 USD
2 Weeks: $ 926.00 USD
3 Weeks: $ 1,359.00 USD
4 Weeks: $ 1,752.00 USD
After 4 Weeks: $ 408.00 USD
Family Homestay
1 week: USD 168.00
(7 nights, single room, breakfast, dinner & laundry)
Additional nights: 25.00 USD
(Up to max 4 nights, otherwise weekly rate applies)
Hotel stays
(Sámara campus only)
5 nights, 2 star: 235.00 USD
5 nights, 3 star: 355.00 USD
7 nights, 2 star: 370.00 USD
7 nights, 3 star: 450.00 USD
Private Classes
1 Person: 27.00 USD
Semi-privates (2 students): 40.00 USD
3 People: 60.00 USD
*10 private lessons: 250.00 USD
*10 semi-private lessons: 375.00 USD
*10 private group lessons: 550.00 USD
Please note: Private class packages per week: Offered during Green Season on a space-available basis!
Volunteer Program
Placement Fee: 99.00 USD
Lodging & Spanish classes not included, please inquire for prices and placement options.
Teen Summer Spanish Camp
Starting from: 1,300.00 USD
Starting each Monday from June 8 to July 20, including: All meals, homestay and hotel accommodations, chaperones, 20 hrs per week of fun, dynamic classes, daily cultural activities and outings, all ground transportation, tours & weekend trips.
50+ Spanish Package
1 Week: 960.00 USD
2 weeks: 1,870.00 USD
3 weeks: 2,765.00 USD
4 weeks: 3,615.00 USD
Includes: classes, activities, excursions and housing coordination.
NEW SPANISH IMMERSION PROGRAMS (Heredia only)

24/7 Total Immersion Spanish Program: $1130/ week

Special Green Season Package for culture lovers (10% off)

1 Week (Groups of 6 or more people): 995.00 USD
1 Week (group of 3 - 5 people): 1,075.00 USD
2 Weeks (Groups of 6 or more people): 1,940.00 USD
2 Weeks (group of 3 - 5 people): 2,100.00 USD
Includes: Spanish classes, cultural activities, fully guided half-day tours and weekend trip, accommodation coordination
San José (SJO) Airport Pickups
STANDARD: Pickup from SJO + 1 night w/ Heredia family: 60.00 USD
SPECIAL: Pickup from SJO + 1 night w/ Heredia family + transport to SJ bus station + bus ticket to Sámara: 100.00 USD
Liberia (LIR) Airport Pickups
LIR airport to Sámara campus: 110.00 USD
per additional person at same time (up to max 4): 15.00 USD
per person group rate, 7-10 pax: 40.00 USD

All students are required to give a 20% deposit to guarantee their place. Full payment is due on or before the first day of classes.


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Intercultura Cancellation and Refund Policies

 

NOTE: Please see NATIONAL and SCHOOL HOLIDAYS at the end of this page, for the days on which classes will not be held at Intercultura. There are no discounts for the weeks that contain a closed day. Those which fall on weekends do not affect your stay. Holidays that fall between Tuesday and Thursday may be moved to Friday in order to give a long weekend. Homestays are not affected.

Check with your telephone provider before arrival to determine if your particular telephone is compatible and open to use with Costa Rican SIM cards.  SIM cards are available at the Juan Santamaría International (SJO) airport and at local telephone offices.  Bring your phone and have your own local number!

ACTIVITIES: Included free of charge for all language students

  • Latin dance classes
  • Latin music and cooking classes
  • Spanish film night
  • Arts and Crafts classes
  • Lectures/'tertulias'
  • 'Intercambios' (language exchanges) with local students
  • Monthly cultural events (see our Events Calendar)
  • Internet access, WiFi
  • Use of tour/travel planning resources
  • Yoga (Sámara campus only)

OTHER:  Although we offer access to travel planning resources and an experienced tour guide for free to our students, actual weekend excursions, tours and additional cultural activities are offered at a small cost.  Friends and family are welcome to join us for these when space permits.

 PAYMENT METHOD:  All prices are listed in U.S. dollars. Program fees may be paid upon arrival at Intercultura in US dollars, Euros, Costa Rican colones, Visa or Master card, or in advance with a wire transfer. PLEASE NOTE: Traveler’s cheques and money orders are no longer accepted in Costa Rican shops and services. We recommend bring a Mastercard, Visa credit/debit card or American Express, or prepaid debit card instead, as these are widely accepted throughout the country.

 

To send a wire transfer for your program payment, please use the following information:

1. Beneficiary: Centro de Idiomas Intercultura S.A.
2. Account number: 200-02-004-501251-0
3. Bank beneficiary: Banco Nacional de Costa Rica
4. SWIFT: BNCRCRSJ
5. Calle 6, Avenida 6 Heredia, Costa Rica
6. Reference: YOUR NAME (YOU MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME FOR YOUR PAYMENT TO BE CREDITED)

Once the wire transfer has been made, please send a copy to accounting@interculturacostarica.com and info@interculturacostarica.com. * Note: The student will be responsible for any additional bank fees or wire transfer fees in addition to the language study program cost.

Please note that per-week prices are discounted for longer stays, providing all weeks are registered and paid for at the beginning of the program. Extensions during the 1st four weeks that are made after the program has begun will not be given discounted rates, but will be charged at the basic 1st-week rate. After the first 4 weeks, however, additional weeks are offered at a discounted rate.

NOTE: Reservations will be guaranteed with a credit card number or a 20% deposit via wire transfer. No refunds are given after the program has begun, except in the case of a documentable emergency, in which case 50% of the unused portion of the fees may be returned at the discretion of the administration.

START DATES:  Classes start every Monday, except for Christmas/Easter, or if Monday is a National Holiday, in which case classes will start on the Tuesday.

 

Emergeny & Family Numbers for our Samara Students


911
is the general emergency number

Sámara Police Station

Tel:  00 (506) 2656-0436

Air-Evacution

Tels: 2201-7036 / 2286-1818 / 2286-4848

 

Red Cross (Nicoya)

Tel:  00 (506)2685-5458

Hospital de la Anexión (Nicoya)

Tel:  00 (506) 2685-8400

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Prices 2014

All students are required to give a 20% deposit to guarantee their place. Full payment is due on or before the first day of classes.

Spanish School Calendar

National Holidays
The following dates are national holidays in Costa Rica, during which classes will not be held
at Intercultura. There are no discounts for these days. Homestays are not affected by the
holidays. Those which fall on weekends do not affect your stay. Holidays that fall between
Tuesday and Thursday may be moved to Friday in order to give a long weekend. If a holiday
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Refund Policy for Spanish Courses

 

 

Intercultura Language School Cancellation and Refund Policies

 

 

Cancellations prior to start of Spanish program: Read more »

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