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Once you have read all the options of Spanish classes, volunteering and accommodation that we offer you, you will have to choose what best suits your needs. When you decide about what you want to do, you just have start the registration process.

When you land at La Aurora Airport, Guatemala City, you can choose to stay one night in the city or travel directly to Quetzaltenango, which is about 3 hours and 30 minutes by bus. When you arrive at the bus station in Quetzaltenango, your mentor will pick you up to take you to the family or the place you have chosen to stay and will guide you on the basic things you need to know. The next day your classes or volunteering will begin.

Indeed. When you arrive in Quetzaltenango, your tutor will receive you and take charge of accommodating you. In case you have any problems, your mentor will do everything possible to solve it, for this you will be provided with a telephone number so you can call or send text messages.

Guatemala’s climate is diverse for a country that borders the ocean. These are the three climatic zones that you will find in Guatemala:
• Cool Area – Areas of the country covered by mountains and high altitudes. Expect temperatures to be between 12 and 21 degrees. This is where the “Fuentes Georginas” hot springs are located, along with Quetzaltenango.
• Temperate Area – Areas of moderate elevation that include both Guatemala City and Antigua. Expect temperatures to be around 20-29 degrees.
• Tropical Area – Any part of Guatemala in contact with the ocean or the Caribbean. Temperatures can reach 35 degrees with fluctuations as low as 2 degrees. Cities include Livingston in the Caribbean area and Monterrico in the Pacific Ocean area.

Due to the dry season, December through June are the most popular times to visit Guatemala.

On our page you can find out about the available accommodation options. We offer you different types of options, among which is staying with a local family, where you will have your private room and shared bathroom, Wi-Fi, water and tea during the day, and 3 meals a day, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
On the other hand, we give you the option of staying in a private apartment/studio, for one or two people, furnished and with all the necessary items for your stay. Or if you prefer to stay in one of the hotels in the city, we can help you find the best deals to stay as long as you desiree.


Depending on your nationality, in some cases Visa is required, but in most cases you will not need it as long as your stay in the country is less than 90 days. For more information about whether you need a visa or not, visit www.minex.gob.gt
To enter the country, you will need your passport with a minimum validity of 6 months and your complete vaccination schedule for Covid-19.

Guatemala does not require a traveler to have travel medical insurance upon arrival. The Guatemalan government is committed to free healthcare for its citizens and provides medical facilities in most urban and rural areas of the country. However, the challenges of the health care system still exist, and the quality is below international standards. For this reason, it is always recommended to have travel medical insurance. Treatment in Guatemala will be expensive if you don’t have health insurance to back it up.

The only compulsory vaccine to travel to Guatemala is the vaccine against yellow fever, a disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. This vaccine is only required in case of coming from countries with areas of risk of yellow fever transmission, including only countries in America and Africa. If you come from another country, this vaccine is not necessary, because in Guatemala this disease is eradicated.

Although no vaccinations are required to travel to Guatemala, it is advisable to have up-to-date vaccinations that allow you to protect yourself from diseases with worldwide distribution. These include the Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine, the Triple Viral (Measles, rubella, mumps) and Hepatitis A. In some countries, these vaccines are applied at school age, through the vaccination schedule of each country.

Another recommended vaccine corresponds to the one that protects against Typhoid Fever, a disease that has had important outbreaks in Guatemala, caused by the ingestion of food or water contaminated by Salmonella bacteria.

It is not necessary to have knowledge of Spanish before starting your classes. Our teachers have knowledge of the English language which will help them to communicate. The level of teaching will always be adapted to the base level that you have at the beginning of the classes, hence our goal of individualizing the classes one to one, so that the student progresses and learns at their own pace.

If for certain reasons or illness you cannot travel to Guatemala and you need to cancel your classes and accommodation, you will be given a full refund as long as the cancellation is 7 days before your arrival date in the country. If the cancellation occurs within 7 days prior to your arrival, the refund will be 50%

Because our classes are one to one, we have enough space to comply with safety distances. At the school you will find hand sanitizer and access to sinks where you can wash your hands. The use of a mask in public places is always recommended and the mandatory use is maintained in public transport and shopping centers.
Important, remember that in order to enter Guatemala you need your complete vaccination card against Covid-19.

The Spanish course you are going to study will depend on your needs and depending on what field you want to learn. We offer language courses in general, or specialized in the field of medicine, law or business.

To contact the Spanimmersion Agency you will always have an email that you can contact at any time, also you will be offered a WhatsApp line for the same purpose. Upon your arrival in Guatemala, you will have contact with one of our mentors who will help you with everything you need upon arrival and throughout your stay.
We will follow up throughout the process in case any problem arises with the students.

If you decide to stay with one of our families, prior your arrival you will be given a questionnaire in which you will be asked about your eating habits, allergies or intolerances, so that when you arrive the family knows about your preferences and restrictions.

The vast majority of the accommodations are located near the school, almost all of them are within a 10-15 minutes walk. It is not necessary to take public transport to get to the school, since the distances are minimal.

If you have decided to take Spanish classes or do some volunteer work, but you prefer not to live with a family, we give you two other options. The first would be to rent a hotel room, we will help you and recommend places with good value for money. And the second would be to rent an apartment for one, two or three people, of which we offer you some of the ones we have available.
All options are valid and will depend on the preferences and budget of the students.

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