$2,520 FOR THE SEMESTER, INCLUDING YOUR AIRFARE!
  • Volunteering is affordable.Great value to make a difference and live in some cool places.
  • Pay less.Less than you would pay to stay in school for a semester.
  • Just one fee. Housing, airfare and food are covered in the program fee.
  • 3-5 months.A semester abroad follows the same schedule as universities. Take a semester off or volunteer during the summer.


    *The Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Romania programs have additional costs because of the economic conditions of the people being served in those programs. Click here to compare programs and their costs.

    ....but wait!  There are a lot of
    ways to pay less or even go for free.



    GO WITH YOUR SPOUSE FOR A HUGE DISCOUNT
    • Two for one.You and your spouse can go to China for the cost of just one program fee: $2,520 for both of you!
    • Now is the time.Travel and have the adventure before you start your family.
    • Pay less.You can still do fundraising to reduce the cost even more.
    • Grow together.Volunteer for a great experience together (count it as a really long honeymoon).




      GET HELP THROUGH TAX-DEDUCTIBLE FUNDRAISING
      • Get help.Neighbors, friends, businesses, family and relatives can donate.
      • Take advantage.Donations are tax-deductible for U.S. taxpayers.
      • Earn big.Those who do fundraising raise an average of $1,000 toward their program fee.
      • We're here to help.Fundraising works! We have a packet of tips for all of our volunteers.




        GO WITH OTHERS AND SAVE BIG
        • Big discounts.Tell your friends about ILP and get discounts for both of you to go the same semester. Call the office to find out about current discount terms. (And be sure your friend mentions you referred them on their application.) Click on the title "big discounts" to see more details.
        • Garage sale anyone?Combine fundraising efforts with friends and save even more.
        • Everyone counts.Go with any friend: your sister or cousin, roommate, or best friend.
        • Think big.Don't stop at referring just one friend. Create your own ILP team: everyone that goes saves and shares the experience of a lifetime.



          MORE WAYS TO SAVE...
          • Pay in full.Receive a discount for paying in full up front, even if you work over the summer to pay in full for a spring semester.
          • Be flexible.Willing to go wherever you're needed most? Sign up for a flex assignment and save.
          • Pay later.Go now and pay after you return with different payment options.
          • Learn about promotions.Contact us to find out which promotions are currently being offered.