Program investment

and Admissions

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Investment for classes, 5 days/week per person:          US$ 145.00
Homestay (in local family) 7 days/week/ person:           US$   55.00
Total (classes & homestay) /week per person:               US$ 200.00
Teaching hours/Week:                                                          25 hours
Teaching days/Week:                                                                5 days
Extra classes Activities days/Week:                                          6 days
Homestay with a local family, days/week:                               7 days







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     You must pay the program in our national currency Guatemalan Quetzals or in the equivalent in U.S. Dollars.

(We maintain the price through the whole year)

      Guatemalensis Spanish School is a professional school so, we have no hidden fees.

       If you want to pay in Euros, please make the change in the following link: 

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       1) Longer tours, hikes and excursions to other far places, that have diferent prices are not included in the school tuition.

       2) If you arrive late in the afternoon or evening to Guatemala City, we strongly recommend that you stay over in Guatemala City and do not travel to Quetzaltenango during the night. We recommend to use our reception service.


    If you have any questions please do not hesitate to Contact Us us anytime!


Our normal program investment covers:

1) Spanish teaching (25 hours per week; 5 hours a day, Monday through Friday, one student to one teacher, with 1/2 hour a day morning break); use of classroom materials; coffee breaks (including daily fresh tea, coffee, fresh bread, pure water and others), access to the school library and other supplies and materials.

2) Room and board throughout the week (7 days) with a safe local guatemalan host family. Living with a host family includes: three complete daily meals, a private furnished bedroom, hot water, pure water for drink, shared bathroom, own keys and a relaxed family atmosphere.

3) Reception at the final bus station in our city (Quetzaltenango), and conduction to your local host home in Quetzaltenango when you arrive to the school from Guatemala City.

4) Free WiFi at the school.

5) Assistance for the planning of your trip within Guatemala.

 Not included:                 

       Extracurricular long excursions to other far or more expensive places.                      

      Other personal expenses (which can vary with each student) such as: personal transportation from Guatemala City to our city Quetzaltenango when you arrive and when you leave our city.                  

          Personal transportations and admissions to more expensive touristic places during long trips, tours, hikes and excursions.

        Personal spending money and personal meals or foods during long excursions, trips or tours,

        Medical emergencies and other personal emergencies, laundry, etc.

           If you get sick or injured, we offer Medical Assistance. (Medicines, Laboratory Services, Surgery and/or Hospitalization are Not Included.). We strongly recommend that if you use some special medicines, bring them in the quality and quantity you will need in the time that you will be in Guatemala. It is difficult to bring medicines from USA or Europe using the mail, the post office and the private mails.

      Each student must pay the complete tuition by the first day of classes or week by week. Payment must be made in  Guatemalan Quetzals. With our bank system, it is easy for the students to use Credit Cards to get cash. In addition, many stores, restaurants, banks, and hotels accept all credit cards. A Visa credit card may be useful if you plan to travel after your studies at GSS.


Applicants have the option of get more information or references using our contacts in USA and Europe writing to:




Students can begin the program of study on any day.

           We recommend that reservations be made two or three weeks in advance to allow for processing time and we recommend that you do not use the public or postal mail system of Guatemala to send applications as it not works more.

            Enrollment can be made by email. Ask us for an Application form, we will send it by email and you can reply us your information by email. Fill out the Application form, your information will be matched with the best host family and teacher that best meet your requirements and needs.

         Be sure to inform us how many weeks you will study at the School. Tuition will be due upon your arrival. After we receive your Application (by e-mail), GSS will immediately send in less than 24 hours an email of confirmation and acceptance and additional important information that you will need or require, specially instructions and recommendations for your Travel.

            "We require that you stay the number of weeks that you contract with the School".  If you decide to extend or re-enroll for a further period of study than you contracted this presents no difficulty and we welcome you to continue.

Reservations and Applications

         A reservation should be made in advance. For more information about Alumni references, Testimonials,  Instructions for travel to Guatemala, Quetzaltenango and GSS, Advices and Warnings, please contact our School. You can contact us in English or Spanish, you will receive answer to your questions asap.


Physical address:

  If you are in our city Quetzaltenango or Xela, please drop by to see the School & what we can offer you.

our address is:


19 AVENIDA 2-14 ZONA 1,



        If you have any questions or doubts at all, please don't hesitate to send us an email. We also speak  English and will endeavor to answer any queries you have as soon as possible.

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