Financial Information and Payment Schedule

Cochabamba and Quillacollo, Bolivia – Andean Pilgrimage

August 10 – 20, 2017

Total Cost: $ 1,845 due by June 30, 2017

This covers the program registration fee, all lodging and meals in country, transportation within the country, medical insurance with medical evacuation, English-Spanish speaking guides, cultural activities, and tourist fees. International airfare, and visa are not included. (Roundtrip airfare cost from Miami is approximately $ 570).

  • To make a reservation, please fill out the Registration Form and send it to Friends Across Borders with a copy of your passport and your required $250 non-refundable registration fee (unless trip is cancelled).
  • Please make checks payable to:
    Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and in memo section write: Bolivia Trip.

Send them to: Cecilia Espinoza, Maryknoll Lay Missioner
P. O. Box 307
Maryknoll, NY 10545-0307

Payment Schedule

  • 50% of total fee, or $922.50 (less your registration) due by 5/30/17
  • The remaining balance of $922.50 due by 6/30/17

Flight Schedule

You need to do your own Airline reservation. You can use the system is best for you. We request the participants to arrive on August 10th in the morning and to leave on August 20th in the evening from Cochabamba.

We suggest purchasing the Linea Boliviana de Aviacion (BoA) and use this website to purchase your flight: https://www.justfly.com/.

You need to purchase the following flight:
Departing Flight: Wednesday, August 9 (Arrives – Thursday, August 10)
Departs 11:00 pm Miami, FL MIA – Arrives 8:35 am Cochabamba, Bolivia CBB
It is Flight 767, Boeing 767

Returning Flight: Sunday, August 20 (Arrives – Monday, August 21)
Departs 8:30 pm Cochabamba, Bolivia CBB – Arrives 5:00 am Miami, FL MIA
It is Flight 766, Boeing 737

This flight departs Miami and arrives in Santa Cruz, then takes you to Cochabamba after a brief layover. The cost will be around $570.

In our opinion this is the best option but if you prefer to go with your frequent fly airline we suggest you purchase a flight to Santa Cruz and then you purchase a flight from Santa Cruz to Cochabamba. We don’t recommend the flight to La Paz given it is an airport at a very high altitude.

You can use the same website: https://www.justfly.com/ to purchase the Bolivia portion and to make sure you leave a minimum of 2 hrs. between those flights.

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