What are your refund programs, and how can travelers sign up for one?

Depending on your particular program, WorldStrides offers one of two optional refund protection programs to protect your investment should you have to cancel for any reason.

For domestic and science-based programs (unless stated otherwise in your registration materials), we offer the Full Refund Program (FRP). Under this optional program, you are refunded all money paid to WorldStrides minus the program fee and other nonrefundable fees (initial deposit) should you have to cancel at any time prior to departure for any reason. You can sign up for the Full Refund Program at the time of registration or within 45 days from the time of registration by calling WorldStrides Customer Service at 800-468-5899. The fee for the Full Refund Program is in addition to your trip price and varies based on the amount of your trip. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

For our international and language immersion programs (unless otherwise stated in your registration materials), we offer a Cancellation Protection Plus (CPP) plan. With this plan, if you cancel beyond the seven-day grace period, the CPP protects your payments and provides a refund less the CPP fee and other non-refundable fees if you, the Program Leader, school, or school administration need to cancel at any time prior to departure for any reason. Enrollment in this optional program can be completed during the registration process, for an additional fee—$25 per trip day. Full terms and conditions can be found here.