Budapest July 2018

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - Monday, July 23, 2018

Budapest

July 14-23, 2018

Trip Details

Trip Cost: $1500 + airfare

See Cost & Payment Tab Below for Details

FEBRUARY Special: $100 DEPOSIT

Deposit is usually $250.

Dates

July 14 – 23, 2018

Team Size

10 people max

Sign up by

May 15, 2018

Special Skills Required
We are seeking individuals that have experience with building, home renovation, painting, landscaping, and/or plumbing for this trip. The home we’ll be renovating is pictured above.

Go Be Love has a heart to help missionaries feel seen, known and loved. This trip is going to be a unique opportunity to lay the groundwork for a ministry that will encourage and bless missionaries from around the world!

This team will travel to Budapest, Hungary to partner with two missionary couples whose vision is to transform a house into a Care House that will be a safe haven for missionaries. Approximately 40% of missionaries leave the field during their first term. The goal of this Care House is to provide a place that will help keep missionaries healthy so as to avoid burnout. They plan to do this through hospitality, retreats, and counseling among other things. But before this can happen, the house must be renovated. That is where the Go Be Love team comes in! We are seeking team members who can help renovate this home by installing a small kitchen, moving and adding some doors, painting, and doing landscaping and yard work. The work this team does will benefit missionaries for many years to come!

There will also be a day to experience the beauty of Budapest and enjoy seeing the sights as well! Consider joining this team, it will truly be a life-changing and unforgettable experience.

Trip Type
This is a pioneer trip in that it is our first trip to Budapest. It’s also a work trip as the focus of this team is to get a house ready to become a missionary care center where missionaries from around the world can come to rest and recharge.

Special Skills Required
This trip is appropriate for individuals that have experience with building, home renovation, painting, landscaping, and/or plumbing.

Age Requirements
18 and over.

Total Trip Cost
$1500 + airfare
*Final total varies depending on team size and flight costs. Your exact total trip cost will be given to you after flights are booked. Flights typically run between $800-$1500 depending on your departure airport.
Estimated total trip cost: $2300 – $3000

Trip Payment Schedule
Due at Registration – $250 non-refundable deposit
Due MAR 14, 2018 – $750 second payment due
Due APR 14, 2018 – $2000 third payment due (used toward flights)
Due MAY 14, 2018 – Final balance due
*If you sign up for the trip past any of the above payment due dates, you will need to fundraise to catch up on those deadlines quickly.

The following items are included in the trip cost:
✓ International airfare plus domestic connections from your home airport (see flight info below for more details on flights)
✓ 3 meals a day on the international portion of the trip
✓ Accommodations based on sharing rooms with other team members (see FAQ page for more info on room arrangements)
✓ In-country transportation
✓ Translator/Guide (if needed)
✓ Trained leader for the team
✓ Visa fee (if any)
✓ ACE Travel Insurance Coverage (medical, liability, travel and security assistance services)
✓ Tipping for guides, meals out, etc.
✓ Administrative costs
✓ Excursion costs (if any)

Costs not included in the trip price are: meals on airport travel days when traveling to and from the US, any additional costs due to deviations, any fees associated with baggage or immunizations, passport, personal shopping money and incidentals such as snacks, additional beverages, laundry, phone calls, film and other personal items. Costs for arts & crafts and other items needed for activities your team takes to do with the children are also not included in the trip cost.

Required Documentation
1. Submitted trip application (with deposit)
2. Current passport that will not expire within 6 months of travel date (we do not need a copy of it)

Documents Needed (2 weeks from registration)
1. Signed Release, Hold Harmless & Consent Form
2. Signed Cancellation Policy
3. Signed Background Check Consent Form
4. Signed Statement of Faith
5. Signed and notarized copy of Code of Conduct for GBLI and the ministries we visit on the trip
6. Spiritual Leader Reference Form #1
7. Spiritual Leader Reference Form #2

*A background check will be run
*All documents should be turned in to us within two weeks from the time you sign up for the trip.

Team Member Commitment
I understand that the mission trip starts the day I apply for the trip and agree that, as a part of a Go Be Love mission team, I am committing to being available for conference calls leading up to the trip and reading all emails and materials pertaining to the trip, and responding when necessary. I understand that these communications are needed to maximize the effectiveness of my team on the mission field, to prepare each person for the trip and to build team unity. For some teams, this may include 4 to 8 conference calls leading up to the trip. I understand that a large part of these conference calls will focus on a spiritual preparation and will include doing a pre-trip discipleship study together.

Vaccinations
Go Be Love advises all travelers to read the US Department of State background notes on their website. Travelers can also check the latest health information with the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention at http://www.cdc.gov to get the most recent health advisories, immunization recommendations/requirements, and advice on food and drinking water safety for regions and countries. We also suggest that all participants consult their physician before traveling abroad.

Paying for Your Trip
Go Be Love encourages our team members to raise support. Once you are signed up for a trip, you can fundraise with all items on the team member fundraising section of our online store, you can send out support letters or come up with your own creative ideas. We use a team member database called Managed Missions that allows you to create your own custom fundraising page. Unlike other online fundraising pages, those donations will go directly into your trip account and will also be tax deductible for your donors. This feature is called Public Profile and we encourage all team members to create one and send the link to your donors who would like to give online. You and your donors can also make tax deductible payments toward your trip total by mailing checks to Go Be Love.

Flight and Travel Info
One thing that sets Go Be Love mission trips apart is that we book ALL flights for all of our team members, including your domestic connections from your home airport. Please list your home airport on your application. For smaller airports, please give several options for airports you could fly from as sometimes our international airline partners may not have options in and out of smaller airports. Please note: because we will be booking all of your flights and connections and because we do so at the best possible price – this does not always mean the best possible schedule. Many times, the international airlines we use are able to offer us domestic flight connections at a very low cost (usually only $75-$100) and therefore, we are offered a very limited class of service. This might mean longer layover times so please be prepared for this in advance. You may find a better schedule online but that doesn’t mean that it was an option within the price range and class of service we were going for. If you have specific limitations on arrival and departure times, you will need to let us know in writing 90 days or more in advance and you will need to be prepared to incur additional costs if your preferences do not fall within the class of service we are offered at the lowest cost.

I’m ready to Go. Be. Love.

I’m ready to Go. Be. Love.

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