French courses for Adults

30 years’ experience

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (ADULTS & JUNIORS)

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (ADULTS & JUNIORS)

REGISTRATIONS

Complete the enclosed registration form and return to our office accompanied by proof of payment or by the credit card payment authorization to take a guarantee included in the registration form. No reservation can be guaranteed until we have received a down payment and/or full payment.


ADMINISTRATION FEES

50€ for the destination of Antibes and Cannes, 250€ for Paris, and 150€ for Megève


EXTRA FEES

→ Extra cost for less than 2 week reservation (with or without accommodation) :
for junior programs : 50 € - for adult programs : 20 €

→ Extra cost for the course without accommodation booked : 20 €/sem.


DOWN PAYMENT

→ Course without accommodation: 100 € per week of course
→ Course with accommodation : 200 € per week of course with accommodation


METHOD OF PAYMENT

By bank transfer or by credit card.


IMPORTANT NOTES
  • Whilst making your bank transfer, please make sure that the names of the students, the course and the invoice number are indicated.
  • Please note that the bank charges for transfers are at your expense.
  • Mandatory : once the transfer has been affected, you are requested to fax a copy duly stamped with the Bank’s identification mark (same from any other payment service).

PAYMENT OF THE INVOICE

As above, we must receive full payment of the balance no later than 30 days before arrival.


CANCELLATION/ MODIFICATION
Fees after booking confirmation by
INSTITUT PREVERT
CIA / ATOLL
Accommodation in residence
or campus
Accommodation in host family
or without accommodation
Modification regarding :
  - dates
  - type of accommodation
  - number of persons
Cancellation Modification regarding :
  - dates
  - type of accommodation
  - number of persons
Cancellation
More than 30 working days before arrival 80 € 80 € 80 € 80 €
Between 30 and 15 working days before arrival 80 € 30 % (*) 80 € 15 % (*)
Between 14 and 7 working days before arrival 50 % (*) 50 % (*) 15% (*) 15% (*)
Between 6 and 1 working days before arrival 75 % (*) 75 % (*) 30 % (*) 30 % (*)
No Show 100 % (*) 100 % (*)
Stay interruption/amend. requested by the client (**) 100 % (*) 100 % (*)
Visa refusal If THE STUDENT’S visa is refused and THE STUDENT does not want to reapply we will refund the full fees, minus 80€ administration fees. THE SCHOOL must receive the original visa refusal letter from the embassy before any refund will be issued.

(*) of the total amount
(**) any accommodation change during the stay will be considered as a cancellation and the total price for the new accommodation will be charged.


DEPOSIT & DAMAGES

A deposit of 200 € per adult student must be paid by the student on the day of arrival before being accommodated within a residence. This deposit may be paid in cash, Traveller’s Check or credit card. This deposit will be fully refunded on the day of departure, minus any breakage expense, missing items, costs of repairs or any cleaning that may be necessary.

If a student accommodated in a host family, damages, breaks something or loses the host family’s keys, he/she will have to reimburse the host family directly or use his/her private insurance.

A city tax of approximately 1.35 € per person and per night (for residences Aragon and Castel Arabel studio) and 0.70 € per person and per night (for our residences Villa Nador and Castel Arabel standard and student rooms) will be collected at the reception of the residence. This city tax is approximately 2.50 € at “Hotel Ambassadeur”
This tax is subject to changes during the year.


INSURANCE

Students are highly recommended to take a personal insurance for stay cancellation or interruption and repatriation.
Please note that personal belongings, suitcases, objects, movable property, vehicles and objects of value owned by clients are not guaranteed against theft, loss or damage of any nature whatsoever. The parties therefore agree that INSTITUT PREVERT/CENTRE INTERNATIONAL D’ANTIBES/ATOLL JUNIORS shall under no circumstances be held liable and that is the responsibility of the student to take out whatever insurance may be deemed necessary to guarantee his/her personal belongings and property made available to him/her. Where students are minors, their parents or legal guardians shall assume all legal liability on their behalf and shall take out full insurance necessary on behalf of such minors.
EEC Nationals should have an European medical insurance card which entitles them to national health insurance cover during their overseas stay.


NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

Lessons will not take place on public holidays and are not-refundable (except for one-to-one courses).


COMPLAINTS

Any complaint regarding the services provided by INSTITUT PREVERT / CENTRE INTERNATIONAL D’ANTIBES / ATOLL JUNIORS shall be made by concerned party, at our office in Antibes, within the week following the end of the stay. In the event of legal dispute, the parties agree that the case shall be heard under the sole jurisdiction of the courts for the area in which the headquarters of the company is located.


USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL

CIA may take photographs of students in order to illustrate its brochures. Should they disagree, he/she or his/her parents must state this refusal in writing on the registration form.


BEHAVIOUR

In the event of any illegal activities, violation of our rules or inappropriate behaviour of a student, we reserve the right to take any action we deem appropriate ranging from a warning or reprimand to a dismissal.


WHY CHOOSE THE CIA?
  • 30 years’ experience of teaching French as a Foreign Language.
  • School approved by the French Government (the Ministry of Youth and Sport and the Ministry of Education).
  • A wide choice of courses, flexible dates, prices that suit your needs.
  • A 97% success rate at the DELF examinations, proves the excellence of our teaching team.
  • A dream destination with its deep blue sea and 300 days of sunshine a year.
  • Some 100,000 students have already put their trust in us !
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