Student Fees & Conditions

 STUDENTS OVER 18 – SYDNEY:
Placement & Administration Fee $A300
Airport Transfer (One Way) $A143
Weekly Homestay Fee (SINGLE) $A280
Weekly Homestay Fee (TWIN) $A260 per person
Homestay (Extra Night) $A40 per night
Refund & Cancellation Service Fee $A100
  • Fees quoted in Australian dollars (GST inclusive) per person and are subject to change without notice.
  • Placement & Administration Fee and Airport Transfer Fee are non-refundable.
  • Home Fee includes two meals a day and food should be available for students to make themselves a light lunch (e.g. a sandwich and piece of fruit)
  • All homes are located within 40 minutes travel time to the students place of study.
  • Refund and Cancellation Service fee $A100 applies to ALL refunds and cancellations
 STUDENTS UNDER 18 – SYDNEY:
Placement & Administration Fee $A300
Airport Transfer (One Way) $A143
Weekly Homestay Fee (SINGLE) $A310
Weekly Homestay Fee (TWIN) $A290 per person
Parent Nominated Homestay $A300 per year, non-refundable
Refund & Cancellation Service Fee $A100
  • Fees quoted in Australian dollars (GST inclusive) per person and are subject to change without notice.
  • Placement & Administration Fee and Airport Transfer Fee are non-refundable.
  • Home Fee includes two meals a day and food should be available for students to make themselves a light lunch (e.g. a sandwich and piece of fruit)
  • All homes are located within 40 minutes travel time to the students place of study.
  • Refund and Cancellation Service fee $A100 applies to ALL refunds and cancellations
  • Weekly Carer Fee only applies to student visa holders under 18 in Sydney metropolitan region. Students on DEC Study Abroad Program and Study Tours are excluded.
 STUDENTS Over 18 – NSW REGIONAL:
Placement & Administration Fee $A300
Airport Transfer (One Way) $A154
Weekly Homestay Fee (SINGLE) $A265
Weekly Homestay Fee (TWIN) $A245 per person
Refund & Cancellation Service Fee $A100
  • Fees quoted in Australian dollars (GST inclusive) per person and are subject to change without notice.
  • Placement & Administration Fee and Airport Transfer Fee are non-refundable.
  • Home Fee includes two meals a day and food should be available for students to make themselves a light lunch (e.g. a sandwich and piece of fruit)
  • All homes are located within 40 minutes travel time to the students place of study.
  • Refund and Cancellation Service fee $A100 applies to ALL refunds and cancellations
 STUDENTS Under 18 – NSW REGIONAL:
Placement & Administration Fee $A300
Airport Transfer (One Way) $A154
Weekly Homestay Fee (SINGLE) $A285
Weekly Homestay Fee (TWIN) $A265 per person
Refund & Cancellation Service Fee $A100
  • Fees quoted in Australian dollars (GST inclusive) per person and are subject to change without notice.
  • Placement & Administration Fee and Airport Transfer Fee are non-refundable.
  • Home Fee includes two meals a day and food should be available for students to make themselves a light lunch (e.g. a sandwich and piece of fruit)
  • All homes are located within 40 minutes travel time to the students place of study.
  • Refund and Cancellation Service fee $A100 applies to ALL refunds and cancellations
Optional extras (if available):
Internet Access $A10 per week
  • Fees quoted in Australian dollars per person and are paid to hosts directly by students if requested.
Disclaimer:Oz Homestay makes every effort to select honest and bona fide host families. Each home is regularly inspected for suitability to host an international student. Whilst all care is taken, Oz Homestay cannot be held responsible for any undesirable or negligent actions by the host family. Homestay hosts are advised:
  • To ensure that their Household contents insurance policy is inclusive of incidents caused by boarders.
  • To ensure that host’s Home Buildings Insurance Policy includes Public Liability.
  • All damages are the responsibility of the student.
Conditions & Cancellation Policy:
  • Accommodation Placement Fee and Airport Pickup fee are non-refundable.
  • Please note that accommodation will not be confirmed until 4 weeks homestay payment, placement and airport pickup fees are paid.
  • Accommodation booking is for a minimum of 4 weeks or length of study if shorter than 4 weeks.
  • Full homestay fees are only refundable if cancellation received prior to 48 hrs of arrival in Sydney.
  • Homestay fees will incur a 50% Cancellation fee if notification received within 48 hrs of arrival.
  • Full refund of homestay fees are only given in extreme circumstances after the student’s arrival.
  • If a student wishes to change his/her accommodation the family must be informed two weeks in advance. If two full weeks notice is not given, the family must still be paid for this two week period.
  • If a student wishes to change families within the period of his/her original booking then an administration fee will apply. Change of family after the initial booking period will be treated as a new placement and a new placement fee must be paid.
  • No airport transfer refund applies if a student cannot locate the driver. The student must call emergency numbers & follow our instructions. We will contact the driver and make sure that student and driver link up. Students that make their own way to the host family without calling emergency numbers and following our instructions will not have their transfer fee refunded.
  • Holiday Fees: Students returning to their home country pay 50% of homestay fee to reserve their rooms.  Students pay full rate while they are in Australia whether the room is occupied or not.
Signed Agreement: Signing the student application form and/or moving in to your assigned homestay indicates that you have read and understood these terms and conditions and agree to abide by the rules and regulations of Oz Homestay as outlined above.