ESTIMATED TRIP COST

Fixed fees & estimated costs to attend one of our trips — roughly $2,155-$2,595 per tripper

Members who have attended a trip before are granted a 20% discount on their registration fee for a cost of $1,120 (does not including credit card transaction fee = 3.5% of total amount + $0.3)

$1,400

REGISTRATION FEE

Payment Covers:

  • Hotel, ~50% of meals, & purified water

  • In country land transportation

  • Staff salaries

    • physicians, interpreters, guides, trip coordinator and assistant

  • administration, support local professionals, & annual government fees

  • Pharmacy supplies

  • 5% reserved for donations and unforeseen incidents

~$500-$900

ROUND-TRIP FLIGHT

Airport information for each country is listed above. The sooner flights are purchased, usually the less expensive they are. Additionally, connecting flights often increase the overall cost, so we recommend direct flights when possible. It is also advised that trippers plan flights with other members to get to know and help one another.

~$200

SPENDING MONEY

All money spent must be paid in cash. Trippers are required to cover the cost of 50% of their meals and any souvenirs they wish to purchase. We recommend bringing small bills and extra cash when able.

Countries' Currency:

  • Dominican Republic: Dominican peso

  • Panama: U.S. dollar

  • Peru: Sol

  • Nicaragua: Nicaraguan córdoba

$55-$95

UCLA CHAPTER FEES

Required Fees:

  • BP cuff & stethoscope = $40

    • reimbursement upon return

  • GMT at UCLA membership fee = $15​

Optional Fees:

  • Set of scrubs = $25 each

    • students are also permitted to bring their own scrubs​

    • we recommend packing 3-4 sets

  • GMT t-shirt = $15​