Los Alamitos

High School




April 10-18, 2020


Passport & Visa 


U.S. Citizens

Passports need to be valid for 6 months after the final day of the program.  Please check the visiting countries for visa requirements.  There are no visas needed for Europe.  If a traveler is unable to obtain these travel documents, our standard cancellation policy will apply.

All children under the age of 18 unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian traveling abroad must have a notarized letter of permission with a parent’s or legal guardian’s signature.

To apply or renew your passports please click here

Non U.S. Citizens

Please contact your country's embassy to  find out visa and vaccination requirements for the countries you are visiting.

You can contact us for further information

Terms and Conditions


A La Carte Travel Booking Conditions

These Booking Conditions are valid for all A La Carte Travel departing after October 1, 2015, and are subject to change with or without notice. The most current Booking Conditions at the time of your departure will apply.


All Enrollment Forms must be received at A La Carte Travel 120 days prior to departure. Travelers should provide complete first, middle and last names and dates of birth as they appear (or will appear) on their passports.

Any corrections to match passport names made after 120 days prior to departure require that we change the flight reservation, resulting in a minimum fee of $200 per airline up to the cost of a new published fare ticket. This may also result in a different flight itinerary from the group. Travelers who have not yet applied for a passport should provide their full name and date of birth as they appear on their birth certificate.


 A La Carte Travel handles final rooming assignments for all travelers. Please ensure that all rooming requests are submitted by 110 days prior to departure.

Students will room in double, triples, or quads with others of the same gender from the entire tour group.

Adults are placed in twin accommodations (a hotel room with two beds) with another adult of the same gender from the entire tour group unless the name of a roommate has been provided.

Adults can request double-bed accommodations (a room with one bed for two people)  or a single room for an additional fee per hotel.   Single rooms are not available on overnight trains.

Lost belongings

A La Carte Travel is not responsible for loss of passports, airline tickets or other documents, or for loss of or damage to luggage or any other passenger belongings. In the case of a lost paper airline ticket, the traveler is solely responsible for meeting the airline’s requirements (both logistical and financial) for ticket replacement.

Food Allergies

 A La Carte Travel recognizes that some travelers may have severe food allergies. We will do our best to ensure that our suppliers are informed of the situation but we cannot guarantee that all requests will be accommodated. Travelers are responsible for making their own arrangements for all in-flight meals.

Deposit and Payments

A deposit of $500 is required at the time of registration to hold the space for the passengers.  The remainder of the balance is divided into equal monthly payments with the final payment due no later than 60 days prior to departure.


Excess baggage is subject to extra fees.

Passengers are advised to find out about the fees on the airline’s website.


120 days or more prior to departure

Full refund less all non-refundable fees, and a $300 cancellation fee

45 days to 119  days prior to departure

Full refund less all non-refundable fees, $500 cancellation fee and 50% of the program price


45 days or less prior to departure

No refund will be issued


Travel Insurance

A La Carte Travel automatically insures all the passengers in the Travelex Standard Choice plan.

The Standard Travel Protection Plan covers the following:


  • Emergency Medical and Dental Expenses up to $15,000

  • Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation Expenses of up to $50,000

  • Trip Delay Expenses of up to $1000

  • Lost or Delayed Baggage Expenses of up to $250

  • 24/7 travel assistance and concierge services

A  La  Carte Travel is now offering our groups a more comprehensive Travel Insurance as part of the Travel package and as part of an effort to ease the travelers’ concerns with the events around the world.

The travel protection plan we recommend, Travelex 360° Student Group Choice, includes coverage for Trip Cancellation and Interruption, Trip Delay, Emergency Medical Expense and Evacuation, Baggage Loss or Delay and more. 

 In addition to all of the above benefits, the Choice Plan upgrade will cover the following:

  • Trip Cancellation/interruption benefits include:  Sickness, injury, or death

  •  Pre-existing exclusion waiver through final payment

  • Common carrier cancellations/delays

  • Terrorist acts** (Occurring within 30 days of the scheduled departure date for the covered trip in your departure city or in a city which is a scheduled destination)

  • Trip delay benefits – 5 hours or more

  • Baggage Delay benefits – 12 hours or more

  • Cancel for any reason coverage upgrade


The  Cancel for Any Reason benefit, which allows you to cancel your trip for any reason, within 2 days of your Scheduled Departure Date, and receive up to 75% of the Insured Trip Cost. To be eligible for this benefit, the plan must be purchased within 21 days of your initial trip deposit and full trip cost must be insured. Contact us to find out the costs associated for these upgrades.

For more information please contact one of our travel consultants at:  703-281-1225 or Email Us


Standard of Conduct


Proper behavior is expected at all times. Remember, you are representing your country. Show respect for language and customs different than your own.


Grounds for Dismissal

  1. Possession, consumption, or distribution of alcohol or illegal drugs

  2. Poor attitude or behavior and consistently acting independently of the chaperones' admonishment and warnings

  3. Leaving the group on excursions, or leaving the hotels without the permission of chaperones and after the designated curfew

  4. Getting a piercing or tattoo

  5. Stealing or defacing any personal property, building or material

  6. Possession or using weapons such as firearms, knives, explosives, etc

  7. Breaking group rules

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1: Friday, April 10th, 2020- Depart

Take an overnight from from LAX to Paris France


Day 2: Saturday, April 11th, 2020- Paris

Arrive in Paris and meet your English-speaking tour escort. Transfer to the hotel with a private coach bus and check-in. Afterwards, take public transportation as you visit Paris like the natives! Walk through the Champs Elysées, the grand boulevard in Paris, lined with shops, cafes and street performers. Walk to the Arc de Triomphe and go to the top of the Arc for a panoramic view of Paris. Have dinner in the evening and spend overnight in Paris.


Day 3: Sunday, April 12th, 2020- Paris- Avignon

Have breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the train station with a private coach bus. Stop at the Eiffel Tower on your way for a photo session before continuing to the train station and departing to the south of France. Arrive in Avignon and check-in to your hotel. Afterwards, have a walking tour of Avignon, and visit famous sites like Palais des Papes, the cathedral, and the Pont d’Avignon, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have some free time in the afternoon to walk around and shop before having dinner and spending overnight in Avignon.


Day 4: Monday, April 13th, 2020- Avignon

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then take a private coach bus to Arles, a city on the Rhône River in the Provence region of southern France. It's famed for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh.  Have a guided visit of Arles, then continue to Les Baux de Provence, one of the most beautiful villages in France. While there, experience the interactive light show at Carrières de Lumières and visit the castle. Have dinner in Les Baux de Provence before taking the coach bus back to Avignon and spending overnight in Avignon.

Day 5: Tuesday, April 14th, 2020- Avignon- Eze

After breakfast at the hotel, take a private coach bus to Cannes to have lunch. Afterwards, continue to Grasse, a town on the French Riviera, in the hills north of Cannes, and known for its long-established perfume industry. Spend time at Fragonard making your own perfume. Then, continue to Èze and spend the afternoon exploring the town or relaxing by the pool or with a game of pétanque. Have dinner at the hotel and spend overnight in Eze. 


Day 6: Wednesday, April 15th, 2020- Eze- Verona

Eat breakfast at the hotel, then spend the morning in Eze. After lunch, take a private coach bus to to Verona, Italy, a city in northern Italy’s Veneto region, with a medieval old town built between the meandering Adige River and famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet." Have dinner and spend overnight in Verona


Day 7: Thursday, April 16th, 2020- Verona- Venice

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before having a morning guided visit of Verona, including the Arena and the house of Romeo and Juliet. In the afternoon, leave Verona with a private coach bus and stop in Padua for a sightseeing tour where you can visit the Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua. Arrive near Venice, then take a boat taxi to your hotel. Have dinner and spend overnight in Venice.


Day 8: Friday, April 17th, 2020- Venice 

After breakfast at the hotel, have a guided visit of Venice and visit St. Mark’s Square, the Basilica of St. Marks and the Duke Palace. In the afternoon, have a boat cruise to the Lagoon Islands of Burano, famous for their colored houses. Continue to Murano where you will take part in a glass blowing demonstration and workshop. In the evening, have dinner and spend overnight in Venice.

Day 9: Saturday, April 18th, 2020- Depart

Eat breakfast at the hotel then take a boat taxi from the hotel to the airport.

Flight home!

Program Price & Payment Terms


$3,795 is based on a minimum of 28 students


Included in this price: 


Full-time travel assistant 


  • Round trip airfare (Airfare based on 2019 estimates and subject to change)

  • Transfer to and from airports

  • Public Transportation in Paris

  • Private coach transfer to train station in Paris

  • Transfer from Paris to Avignon

  • Private coach bus from from Eze to Verona

  • Private Coach to Arles and Les Baux de Provence

  • Private Coach to Cannes, Grasse, and Èze

  • Private Coach to Verano

  • Private Coach to Venice

  • Boat Taxi in Venice

  • Boat Cruise in Venice


  • 1 night hotel in Paris, including breakfast and dinner

  • 2 nights hotel in Avignon, including breakfasts and dinners

  • 1 night hotel in Eze, including breakfast and dinner

  • 1 night hotel in Verona, including breakfast and dinners

  • 2 nights hotel in Venice, including breakfasts and dinners

Guided tours and entrances as per program 

Travel insurance, including: health, trip delay, luggage loss or delay for all participants 

2019-2020 Payment Schedule


Upon Registration: $500 Due with the online application

Monthly Payments Until: January 15, 2020


Last Payment Due: February 10, 2020

A La Carte Travel Standard

Cancellation Policy


120 days or more prior to departure

Full refund less all non-refundable fees, and a $300 cancellation fee


45 days to 119  days prior to departure

Full refund less all non-refundable fees, $500 cancellation fee and 50% of the program price

45 days or less prior to departure

No refund will be issued