Terms & Conditions

HOW TO SIGN UP

To be a participant on a Global Works program, we must receive a completed application along with a deposit and $95 application fee.

ADULT APPLICATION– for Gap programs, college trips, and chaperones can be found here

STANDARD APPLICATION– for all participants under 18 on our Summer Service Adventures and Custom Group Travel programs

TUITION BALANCE

Tuition due dates and amounts depend on the program you are applying for. Global Works accepts checks and credit/ debit cards for the tuition balance. A non-refundable $30 processing fee will be charged for any check returned to us by the drawer’s bank. Mail check or money orders to: Global Works/ 2575 N. Franklin Ave/ Louisville, CO 80027.

See below for your program specific policies.

THE TUITION INCLUDES:

• Accommodation: Accommodations vary per trip and for each itinerary
• Airport transfers and all transportation between cities in the destination
• Local private transportation to all scheduled itinerary activities
• Meals: Three balanced meals daily
• All excursions, led by professional local guides per program description
• Activities and entrance fees specified on scheduled itinerary
• Full-time services of a professional Global Works group leader
• All optional and non-optional gratuities, excepting Global Works leader

THE TUITION DOES NOT INCLUDE:

• Round Trip airfare
• Passport and visa fees (non U.S. citizens must secure any necessary visas)
• Meals in airports prior to and following trip
• Baggage fees, airport departure taxes, or any expenses related to flight delays/cancellations
• Transportation to and from US departure airport
• Excursions and activities not included on the itinerary
• Program Cancellation & Interruption Protection Plan (PIP) for tuition less deposit protection (optional)
• Flight or travel insurance (Global Works recommends purchase of flight insurance from an outside source)
• AXIS Emergency Medical Travel Insurance and 24-hour emergency service (Policy details included in Trip Kit and on Login Page)

FALL/ WINTER GAP PROGRAMS: SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION, AND REFUNDS

DEPOSITS
To be a participant on a Global Works program, we must receive a completed application along with a $700 deposit and $95 application fee. Deposits are fully refundable for 7 days following registration.

TUITION DUES DATES

  • Tuition is due 60 days prior to departure
  • If registration occurs within 60 day of departure, the balance is due within 2 weeks.
  • If registration occurs within 30 days, the tuition balance is due immediately.

FLEXIBLE COVID TUITION REFUND POLICY FOR FALL/ WINTER GAP AND WINTER/SPRING SSA HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS
We understand that all of us face a unique environment regarding COVID-19 and travel conditions and restrictions beyond our control are a possibility.

  • In the event that Global Works cancels a program due to COVID-19, or in cases where COVID-19 travel restrictions make travel to the destinations impossible, participants will receive a full refund of tuition paid and the deposit, or have the option to transfer to an available or future Global Works program.
  • Cancellations for reasons other than specified above will be subject to our traditional cancellation and refund policy.

Please note that this does not apply in the following cases:

  • Participants who choose to withdraw over general concerns, anxieties related to COVID-19
  • Local city or state virus conditions that fall short of prohibiting travel
  • Any regional return quarantine requirements that might apply to your program
  • Cancellation due to failure to comply with destination entry requirements
  • For summer SSA High School programs and Custom Group travel programs.

NON COVID RELATED CANCELLATION AND TUITION REFUNDS
Global Works is not required to provide any refund for late arrival, early withdrawal, or dismissal with cause.

  • For cancellations within 75 days prior to program start date through conclusion of the program, tuition is non-refundable for any reason, including but not limited to: physical or mental illness or injury, voluntary departure, personal emergencies, and participant dismissal.
  • Cancellations made more than 75 days prior to departure result in a 50% tuition less deposit refund.
  • If a program is cancelled due to lack of enrollment, participant/parent may elect to change programs (if available) or receive a full refund (including deposit). Global Works is not responsible for any other costs, airfare, and incidental expenses incurred by a participant/parent preparing for a cancelled trip.
  • Global Works reserves the right to cancel where travel to a destination has been deemed unsafe. Such determinations are made at the sole discretion of Global Works. When a program is canceled for safety concerns including, but not limited to, natural disasters, political unrest, or infectious disease outbreaks (including but not limited to COVID-19), tuition less deposit is refundable and program deposits and application fees may be applied as a lifetime credit or transferred to a friend or family member for future travel.

SUMMER SERVICE ADVENTURES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION, AND REFUNDS

DEPOSITS
To be a participant on a Global Works program, we must receive a completed application along with a $700 deposit and $95 application fee. Deposits are fully refundable for 7 days following registration and non-refundable thereafter.

TUITION DUE DATES

  • Tuition balance is due January 31 st, 2021 for summer 2021 programs
  • If registration occurs after January 31st, the balance is due within 2 weeks.
  • If registration occurs within 30 days of departure, the tuition balance is due immediately.
  • Payment Plans are available. Email info@globalworkstravel.com for more information on Payment Plans.

MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS: Students who enroll before March 1st, may choose to pay over three equal monthly installments. If you need longer to make payments, individual payment plans are possible. Payment must be made in full by December of the program year and a written agreement is required. Contact Global Works for more information about individual payment plans.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE & DISCOUNTS: Check out our Discounts Scholarship Partners, & Financial Assistance pages for the details!

CANCELLATION AND TUITION REFUNDS
Global Works is not required to provide any refund for late arrival, early withdrawal, or dismissal with cause.

  • For cancellations within 75 days prior to program start date through conclusion of the program, tuition is non-refundable for any reason, including but not limited to: physical or mental illness or injury, voluntary departure, personal emergencies, and participant dismissal.
  • Cancellations made more than 75 days prior to departure result in a 50% tuition less deposit refund.
  • If a program is cancelled due to lack of enrollment, participant/parent may elect to change programs (if available) or receive a full refund (including deposit). Global Works is not responsible for any other costs, airfare, and incidental expenses incurred by a participant/parent preparing for a cancelled trip.

CUSTOM GROUP TRAVEL PROGRAMS: SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

DEPOSITS
To be a participant on a Global Works program, we must receive a completed application along with a $400 deposit and $95 application fee. Deposits are fully refundable for 15 days following your program’s application deadline and non-refundable thereafter.

TUITION DUE DATES

  • Tuition balance is due 60 days prior to registration or according to your trip agreement or payment plan.
  • If registration occurs within 60 days of departure, the balance is due within 2 weeks.
  • If registration occurs within 30 days of departure, the tuition balance is due immediately.

CANCELLATION AND TUITION REFUNDS
Global Works is not required to provide any refund for late arrival, early withdrawal, or dismissal with cause.

  • For cancellations within 75 days prior to the program start date through conclusion of the program, tuition is non-refundable for any reason, including but not limited to: physical or mental illness or injury, voluntary departure, personal emergencies, and participant dismissal.
  • Cancellations made 75 days or more prior to departure result in a 50% tuition less deposit refund.
  • If a program is cancelled due to lack of enrollment, participant/parent may elect to change programs (if available) or receive a full refund (including deposit). Global Works is not responsible for any other costs, airfare, and incidental expenses incurred by a participant/parent preparing for a cancelled trip.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

It is each participants responsibility to investigate and adhere to your destination entry requirements.
Those requirements include the following:

  • Valid passport
  • Visas
  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within a specified time prior to departure. Testing sites have been identified here for mainland USA

ALTERNATIVE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS FEE

I understand that participants who arrive or depart outside of a group’s designated travel window are subject to an Alternative Travel Arrangements Fee each way. This fee applies to both students and chaperones and will be invoiced accordingly.

AIRFARE

Global Works does not include airfare in the tuition. In cases where Global Works helps to facilitate airline travel, Global Works is not responsible for cancellations, delays, lost baggage, or any airline related expenses.

INSURANCE

Participants are required to have emergency evacuation and medical coverage while on the program. Global Works offers a policy through AXIS. AXIS Medical and Evacuation Insurance details are provided on the group’s Login Page for a complete explanation of coverage. Additional or alternative coverage may be purchased by participants at their own expense. Global Works does not offer flight or travel insurance to cover flight delay, flight cancellation, or airport related expenses.

ITINERARY CHANGES

Global Works reserves the right to make changes in the itinerary when deemed necessary for safety and logistics.

HEALTH & SAFETY

All participants must submit a completed Health History and a Physician’s Exam signed by a licensed physician.

LOSS OF POSSESSION

Global Works does not cover the personal property and equipment of participants; parents should check with their own insurance policy to insure that their child’s personal property and equipment is covered against loss, theft, or damage.

LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

All participants are required sign our ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKS; RELEASE AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT as part of the application process.