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Financial Info for Singers and Extras

Oberlin Choristers

Ireland Tour: June 26-July 5, 2011

Financial Information

All singers, chaperone applicants, and extra travelers should submit a Casterbridge Personal profile form, a Choristers registration form, and a nonrefundable deposit by June 7, 2010.

For singers:

Tour Deposit: $570 due by June 7, 2010

TC singers:  Since the tour is required, your child will not be registered for Touring Choir until both the TC deposit ($150 – due May 12th) and the tour deposit  ($570) are received.

YC singers:  YC choir deposits ($125) are due May 12th.  Tour deposits ($570 due June 7th) will be held until the choir’s tour status has been determined. 

Payment Schedule for Singers:

1. June 7, 2010                     $570 nonrefundable deposit

2. Sept.1, 2010                     $500

3. Nov. 1, 2010                     $1000

4. Jan 1, 2011                        $1000

5. March 1, 2011                Balance ($780 estimated)

The $3850 fee is estimated.  Due to the extreme viability of financial markets, there is a possibility that the price could be higher (or lower) than the estimated amount.

A limited amount of financial aid is available for the most needy TC singers.  A financial aid application form must be submitted with the registration form.


Extra Travelers 

Total estimated fee: $4050

Insurance is NOT included in the fee for extras

·                Insurance covers pre-existing conditions but in order to do so must be purchased at time of registration.

·                Insurance costs:

§  Age 30 and below: $70

§  Age 31 and above: $112

Payment Schedule for Extras

1. June 7, 2010          $500 non refundable deposit    (add insurance costs if desired)

2. Sept.1, 2010           $700

3. Nov. 1, 2010          $1000

4. Jan 1, 2011            $1000

5. March 1, 2011       $Balance ($850 estimated)

Anyone NOT purchasing insurance through Casterbridge MUST provide proof of insurance at time of registration.


The following information applies to everyone traveling with Choristers

·       Anyone not making scheduled payments will be dropped from the tour and all monies will be forfeited.

·       If balance is NOT paid in full by March 1, 2011, a $150 fee will be automatically imposed.  You may apply March Bingo dates to the tour but no later dates.

·       All participants must have a valid passport in hand by January 1, 2011.  (passport must be valid until January 6, 2012.  (or 6 months past the date of your return from the tour)

·       Your tour cost includes everything except: lunches ($5/day, passport costs, and spending money ($10-15/day)  Insurance is included for singers but not anyone else.