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Thank you for this innovative homestay program as it helped me to induct myself to the new cultures, avoid potential hassles of settling into a new city, reduce living costs, and to have safe living environment. My host family were so welcoming, understanding, supportive and flexible. They are the one who helped me in shopping and furnishing my new house. Please, keep up the good work as it also positively contributes to people's first impression about the US.

Ethiopian Graduate Student – Open Society Foundations and Brandeis University

Go Global with our Group Homestay Programs!

Global Immersions Homestay is the leader in group homestay programs in Boston!  Our programs are customized and designed for a total English immersion experience.  The goal is to provide each participant with a well-rounded immersion experience in their daily program and during their homestay experience.  To learn it is to live it!  Global Immersions is your cultural attaché in Boston! 

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Our CATS February Photo Contest WinnerA big welcome to our Japanese visitors from Niijima! They will be attending classes at TALK!
The winners of the bingo game! Congratulations and we hope you enjoy your homestay experience!Our Japanese visitors playing a game of bingo during orientation!A big welcome to our Japanese visitors from Niijima! They will be attending classes at TALK!
The two winners of our trivia quiz from the Embassy Brazil Group!Global Immersions would like to welcome the Embassy English Brazil Group to Boston!Danish visitors looking very focused during our game of bingo!
Our last group of Danish visitors this year enjoying their orientation at Maggiano's!Global Immersions just welcomed the Danish Aalborg Group who will be staying in Boston for the next week!Congratulations to these two winners of our traditional trivia quiz at orientation! They were taking classes at CELOP at BU!
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Group homestay programs are designed for your needs.  Program dates are flexible with a minimum of four nights in homestay based on availability.  The minimum age is 14 years for visitors to group programs. Each program is customized based on the purpose of the program. Does the group want to visit Boston for the cultural experience?  Does the group want to create a program of their own during the day and live in homestay?  Does the group want English language courses and cultural activities? Contact us to help make all of these types of programs happen in Boston!

What benefits can you expect from our Group Homestay Programs?

  • A customized program to meet the needs of your visitors and client
  • In-depth understanding of U.S.culture through homestay living for the visitors
  • Build confidence in language skills by daily interactions with hosts
  • Pre-departure materials designed for traveling abroad and cultural adjustment in a homestay
  • Homestay orientation - available on-site for all group programs to ensure a positive homestay experience.  Includes public transportation insights and materials.
  • All program details organized and handled by culturally sensitive and experienced Global Immersions staff

Reasons to Choose Global Immersions Homestay:

  • Boston’s leading Homestay provider
  • Carefully screened and qualified hosts
  • All hosts have completed and passed a background check
  • Culture specific trainings for hosts during the year
  • Monthly newsletter for hosts highlighting cultures and hosting tips
  • Go Global Blog for visitors and hosts including local tips, cultural insights and more! 
  • Extensive host network including a variety of hosts and homes
  • Gain in-depth perspective of U.S. culture
  • Improve communication and language skills with Americans
  • Unbeatable, high-quality Homestay services
  • Well-qualified, multilingual and culturally experienced staff

Customized Group Homestay Programs Include:

  • Standard Homestay
  • Single or shared homestay options available
  • Pre-departure materials and intercultural services
  • Homestay welcome orientation - on-site for all groups
  • Welcome Packets with important homestay living tips and house guidelines
  • Public transportation information
  • Daily interaction with U.S. hosts to learn about and experience U.S. culture
  • Continual monitoring throughout the stay
  • Local cultural activities and insider tips on experiencing Boston

Additional Add-On Services Available  

  • Transfer services (to and from airport or designated location)
  • Lunch on the weekend
  • Public transportation passes 

Contact us today to customize a program for your group!