HOMESTAY PRICE GUIDE

Homestay Network, the original and most respected homestay accommodation facilitator for national and international students seeking accommodation in Australia for their education needs, offers the following Price Guide to help you budget for your stay, these prices are our National Standard Rates. Rates may vary based on the city you require homestay.

Please ensure you use this pricing to calculate your homestay fees if you have any concerns call our office +61 2 9412 3100

IMPORTANT

  1. All fees are payable 4 weeks in advance minimum.
  2. All rates are in Australian dollars
  3. Always check current rates here.
  4. Hosts and Students cannot vary these rates without the express written permission of Homestay Network Pty Limited.
  5. Access to the internet is included in the homestay fees. We recommend you discuss usage rules with your host family as download restrictions do apply.
  6. Homestay Network does NOT allow the student to nominate a guardian who is different from the host family carer the student resides with. Ie; the guardian MUST reside with the student.
HOMESTAY PRICE GUIDE – NATIONAL
Effective as at 1 January 2022 – Prices include GST (where applicable) and are subject to change without notice
 
FEES FOR UNDER 18 STUDENTS
Placement Fee once off non refundable $350
Carer Arrangment Fee for Under 18 once off non-refundable $250
Homestay inclusive of breakfast and dinner – weekly $390
Homestay fee inclusive of breakfast, dinner and weekend lunches – weekly $400
Homestay fee inclusive of all meals – weekly $420
Homestay fee for Twin-share inclusive of breakfast and dinner (6) $420
Premium Homestay fee inclusive all meals and private bathroom $500
Parent Nomination processing fee
per check, valid for 6 Months
$400
 
FEES FOR ALL UNSW STUDENTS (1)
Placement Fee once off non refundable $350
Weekly Homestay fee, inclusive breakfast, dinner and weekend lunches $390
Parent Nomination processing fee
per check, valid for 6 Months
$400
 
FEES OTHER OVER 18 STUDENTS
Placement Fee once off non refundable $350
Homestay inclusive of breakfast and dinner – weekly $330
Homestay fee inclusive of breakfast, dinner and weekend lunches – weekly $350
Homestay fee inclusive of all meals – weekly $380
Homestay fee for Twin-share inclusive of breakfast and dinner (6) $320
Premium Homestay fee inclusive all meals and private bathroom $500
 
OTHER Fees
Second Placement Fee for Relocation – once off non refundable (8) $250
Airport transfer one way inner city per person $180
Airport transfer one way inner city for 2 people $210
Airport transfer one way Wollongong area $250
Airport transfer one way Newcastle area $300
Transfer inner city (not to airport) $180
Special Dietary Requirement eg vegetarian or many food allergies – weekly $40
Cancellation and Refund Service Fee $110
 

NOTES

  1. For applicants attending University of New South Wales (UNSW) only these fees apply.
  2. Airport transfer is one-way, airport to homestay or homestay to airport. No refund permitted for cancellations within 48 hours.
  3. Outer Sydney Suburbs are classed as those more than 30Kms from Sydney International Airport
  4. Relocation fees do not include moving furniture.
  5. Students aged under 18 must book an airport pick up service either through Homestay Network or the University directly.
  6. For Twin-share arrangement, 2 students must apply together
  7. Holiday retainer fee applies for leave more than 7 days, approval must be obtained by the education provider for Under 18 students.
  8. Carer Arrangement fee for Under 18 applies for relocation