Financial Information and Payment Schedule

Immersion Trip to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June 2 – 11, 2017

Total Cost: $ 2,175 due by May 2, 2017

This covers the program registration fee, all lodging and meals in country, transportation within the country, English-Brazilian Portuguese speaking guides, cultural activities and Rio de Janeiro flight, lodging and site fees. International airfare is not included. (Roundtrip airfare cost from Miami is approximately $700).

  • 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: Brazil.

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

Payment Schedule

  • 50% of total fee, or $1,087.50 (less your registration) due by 3/2/17
  • The remaining balance of $1,087.50 due by 5/2/17

Flight Reservation

You need to do your own Airline reservation. You can use the system is best for you. We request the participants to arrive on June 2nd in the morning at GUARULHOS Sao Paulo International Airport (GRU), and to leave on June 11th at night from Galeão, Rio de Janeiro International Airport (GIG).

We suggest using a Travel Agency that helps FAB to put together the flight itinerary for our participants in a way that most participants travel together or arrive around the same time. If you wish please contact Joe Tosto at:, phone: 914-962-5791 to purchase your ticket.

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