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Estimated Cost, Dates & Details

June 1-June 10, 2023
2023 Sample Costs


Please read all details below thoroughly! 

Orientation will be held in Edingburgh on Sunday, June 4th. Classes will run June 5-9.

Please note: If classes are canceled, PEP will not reimburse volunteers for any travel expenses that have been purchased. You should use your own judgment and discuss refund options with any airline, hotel, or transportation provider you select to make sure they are flexible enough for your comfort level. There will be a maximum of 30 participants. 

Estimated Cost for Air Fare & Hotel: $1,850 

Please see notes below*

*Airfare: Est. $1,150 (LAX to/from Edinburgh) 

Hotel: You should estimate approx. $85/night double-occupancy or $170 per night for single occupancy. There are less-expensive options for lodging noted below. Volunteers will secure their own lodging. Volunteers will take the public train to the Addiewell facility together. The group will meet daily at the train station in central Edinburgh June 5-9. The address of the train station is: Waverly Station: Edinburgh EH1 3EG United Kingdom. If you would like to take the train with the group each morning, please check the distance from your hotel to the train station and be sure to leave enough time to get to Waverly Station by 8:00 a.m. PEP will pay for your train card. 

PEP will provide $200 toward the cost of your trip and will also cover daily train tickets and one Big Bus sightseeting tour of Edinburgh, Scotland. 

PLEASE NOTE: Food and other expenses are not included in the estimate above. Please make your own estimates for these and any other expenses you may need. 

See Sample Flight Itinerary from LAX to Edinburgh:

Hotels Options to Explore in Edinburgh
Hotel arrangements are made on your own. You can make a reservation at one of the locations below, or any other one of your choosing.

DoDE Pod – The CoURT:  $40


Delta Hotels by Marriott: $148 (4-minute walk to public transit station then a 20-minute transit ride to Waverly)


Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West: $157


City Roomz: $175


YOTEL Edinburgh: $191 

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