Canada, the second biggest country in the world and one of the most incredible places you will ever visit. With stunning mountain ranges, lakes, rainforests and some the world’s most incredible wildlife, you will have the time of your life exploring this amazing location. 




Departure in December


Departures in February or August


Departures in February or August


Departures in  December, February or August

  • Bilingual (English and French)

  • Population: 37 million

  • Capital: Ottawa

  • Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world's lakes combined.

  • Canada is the world's most educated country!



departure times
  • Traditional exchange (non-region choice) - Departures in December (Two months), February (Semester only) and August (both Semester and Academic Year)

  • Region Choice Programme - Departures in December (Two months), February (Semester only) and August (both Semester and Academic Year programmes).

visa requirements
  • Short Term - no visa required

  • Semester - eTV Visa (application online, costs approx $7CAD).

  • Academic Year - Study Permit required (application online, costs approx $150CAD).

  • Traditional Exchange - Throughout Canada

  • Region Choice - British Columbia or Ontario.

  • Trips available

host family
  • Receives a contribution.



* Programme pricing is valid for departures from December 2022 up to and including January 2024. Application fee of $50 when applying. Price Guarantee: We reserve the right to increase the prices at any time, but once you have been accepted to the programme and have paid your $1,000 deposit you will secure the published price and be exempt from any subsequent increases.

Programme fee includes

  • Return-trip economy flights with recognised airlines departing from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to final destination.

  • Comprehensive insurance while on your exchange.

  • Pre-departure orientation meeting prior to departure for all students and parents.

  • Airport supervision on departure in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. 

  • Host family and high school placement.   

  • Meet and greet at final airport, with transfers to your host family.

  • Full professional support both in New Zealand and abroad.

  • Preparation materials.

  • Advice from Returnees. 

  • 24-hour emergency phone support.

Programme fee does not include

  • Passport and visa costs. 

  • Pocket money (approx. 500NZD per month).

  • School set up costs. Varies per destination but may include transport, uniform and school books. 

  • Transport to pre-departure orientation in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch or Dunedin.

  • Transport to Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch for departure.

  • Optional Tours and Travel Expenses. 

  • Any documents that require official Notarising or Apostilling.