Independent Travelers & International Students

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Students who are not traveling on the Group Flight are considered "independent travelers."  Independent travelers must arrive in London no later than August 19, 2015.

Required Travel Form

Flight Information Form 
To ensure the safety of all participants, both students traveling on the group flight and those traveling independently must provide with the details of their itinerary, including any and all connecting flights. Students will receive an email prompting them to provide these flight details prior to departure. 

International Students & Flight Credits

International students who choose to fly to London separately from the Group Flight will receive a flight credit on their bill equal to the cost of one group flight airline ticket.

Travel To & From London

Independent travelers must arrange their own transportation to their residence hall. staff will not be able to pick students up at the airport. 

On the last day of the Program, students on the Group Flight home will be shuttled from their residence hall to the airport. If an independent traveler's flight is departing on or around the same time as the Group Flight, he or she may utilize these buses to get to the airport. Otherwise, independent travelers will be responsible for their own transportation to the airport.

Important Numbers

Advantage Travel: (800)788-1980

Aon WorldAware: +1.312.470.3108

What to Bring & Preparation 

  • Passport and UK visa
  • Student Visitor Letter (on Northeastern letterhead; emailed directly to the student at their Husky email address after their CAS is issued). Students who do not need a UK visa do not need this letter
  • Please record the serial numbers of important items that you are bringing with you (camera, laptop, iPod, Kindle, etc).  This will be useful in case any items are lost or stolen. We recommend leaving a copy of these numbers with family members.
  • Be sure to call bank and credit card companies to notify them that accounts will be accessed from a different country during the time spent abroad.  We recommend making a photocopy of all credit and ATM cards to leave with family members in case these cards are lost or stolen.