Guadeloupe: French Caribbean Adventure
Students aged 14 years or younger at the time of the GLA program will be required to travel as an unaccompanied minor.
Read about these specific airline policies here.
Part 1 (Domestic):
Fly into and out of Miami, FL (Miami International Airport, airport code: MIA)
Arrive between 14:00 (2pm) and 18:00 (6pm) the day before your program begins
Depart between 08:00 (6am) and 12:00 (12pm) the day after your program ends
All students will be met by a GLA chaperone and provided with food and lodging at a nearby hotel for the evening. There is no fee for this service.
Part 2 (International):
Fly into and out of Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe (Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport, airport code: PTP)
Arrive on Air France 613 from Miami to Pointe-à-Pitre on the day your program begins
Depart on Air France 618 from Pointe-à-Pitre to Miami on the day your program ends
Air France is the only airline operating flights to Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe from the US.
If your student is 14 years of age or under they may be required to travel as an unaccompanied minor. Read more about unaccompanied minors here.
HELPFUL HINT: GLA recommends not booking a flight via Hong Kong or with Cathay Pacific Airways due to the recent city-wide strikes that have in the past, caused flights to be cancelled.
Recommended Travel Agency Partner
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