Are pets common in Homestays?

Many families will have dogs, cats or both. If you are allergic and cannot live with pets, you must tell us on the enrolment form. The WWSE Homestay Team will do their best to match all your requirements.

I am a smoker, can I smoke at the homestay?”

You must tell us when you send your enrolment. None of our host families allow smoking inside the house, so please discuss with your family where you can smoke and where you can throw away any cigarette butts after smoking.

Can I arrive in New Zealand during the week?

Any students arriving on a Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday will have to pay a daily surcharge of NZ$25 for each extra mid-week day in total $80 per day. This is to cover food and power that the student may use while in the house during the day and in cases where a homestay family member has to take […]