Homestay

Toronto & Vancouver

Create lifelong memories and connections by staying with one of our carefully selected homestay families. 

Homestay 3 Meals*
October to April
Low Season
May to September
High Season
Single Room 3 meals/day
$325/week
$365/week
Homestay 2 Meals
October to April
Low Season
May to September
High Season
Single Room 2 meals/day (no lunch)
$300/week
$325/week
Adult Roomstay
October to April
Low Season
May to September
High Season
Single Room no meals
$250/week
$275/week
Twin Discount
Single Room no meals
-$25/week

Twin Accommodation available upon request. Available for two people travelling together with the same duration.

*Young Adults must choose this option. 

Placement fee is non-refundable.
First change is free provided notification of new date is received more than 2 weeks prior to original arrival. New rates may be applied.
Fee charged for every extension requested within 2 weeks from check-out date.
Special rate for twin bedrooms: If two students register for the same time and same duration, $25 per week will be discounted from the rate.
Special Diet Fee: $50 per week.

Policies and Guidelines >>

Vancouver

Authentic Canadian Experience

Canada is one of the most multicultural countries in the world. Diversity and inclusion are defining characteristics of Canada. Host families reflect the Canadian population.
2022 (Ages 19+)
Fee
Accommodation Placement Fee
(One-time Fee)
$210
Homestay single with 2 meals/day
$255/week
Homestay single with 3 meals/day
$265/week
Homestay twin with 2 meals/day
$245/week
Homestay twin with 3 meals/day
$255/week
Add-ons
Fee
Underage
$20/week
Summer Fee*
$25/week
Extra Night**
$70/night
Private WC
$85/week
Special diet
$40/week

*Summer Fee applies from May 28 to Sep 4, 2022
** Upon availability
Terms & Conditions >

Why homestay?

The average commute between most schools and Homestay hosts is between 45 to 75 minutes by public transportation.

AUTHENTIC CANADIAN
LIVING

Live in the home of a local resident

EASY
COMFORT

Comfortable, safe environment with meals prepared for you

PRACTICE
ENGLISH

Opportunity to practice English with your Host

Learn English faster with an English speaking Homestay family

What to Expect From Your Homestay Experience

Canada is one of the most diverse countries in the world. Host families come from backgrounds as diverse as Canada.

Roomstay

Have it your way! Buy your own food and prepare your meals or eat out if you want – total flexibility.

Adult Roomstay
October to April
Low Season
May to September
High Season
Single Room (no meals)
$250/week
$275/week

*toiletries not included

Toronto

Independent Living

Have it your way! Buy your own food, prepare, and cook your meals or eat out if you want – total flexibility.  Based on availability.

Independent living with cooking privileges

** executive living

Toiletries not included.

Shared House*
October to April
Low Season
May to September
High Season
Single Bedroom/Shared Bathroom
$350/week
$375/week
Executive Living**
October to April
Low Season
May to September
High Season
Single Bedroom/Private Bathroom
$500/week
$500/week
* House or apartment with shared kitchen with two or more people, no host family. For meal plan and other accommodation requests, please ask for availability and add-on cost.
** Premium condo or apartment building, common areas shared only with one other bedroom. No host family, light weekly cleaning service for common areas, washer and dryer inside the unit.
Success stories

Our Homestay Students

Other Fees

Additional Services
Fee
Dietary Restrictions / Food Allergies ADD On*
$50/week
Private Bath Single ADD On
$100/week
Extra Night (minors) per night**
$150/night
Homestay Placement fee (non-refundable)
$225
Airport Pick up Service
$120
Airport Drop-off or Transfer Service
$120
UMS
$60
Change of Dates
$50
Late Extension Fee
$100
Replacement Fee
$125
Custodianship Letter
$150

Policies and Guidelines

Note: All travel times are estimates and are dependent on traffic and other considerations.

All bookings are Saturday to Saturday. First 4 weeks are non-refundable.

* Not all requests may be accommodated.
** Subject to approval

Weekly prices charged from Saturday to Saturday
Must be attending a school to apply for Homestay.
Placement fee is non-refundable
First change is free provided notification of new date is received more than 2 weeks prior to original arrival. New rates may be applied
Fee charged for every extension requested within 2 weeks from check-out date
Special rate for twin bedrooms: If two students register for the same time and same duration, $25 per week will be discounted from the rate
Special Diet Fee: $50 per week

All prices are in Canadian Dollars and subject to change without prior notice

Welcome a new culture into your home!

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