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Thank you for your enquiry, please complete this enrolment form and press 'Submit'. Once we have received your form, we will email you with the details and photo of your host tutor. Once you have accepted your host tutor, we will invoice you for payment (PayPal, Credit Card or Bank Transfer).

Booking Conditions

All fees must be received before the homestay starts. 25% deposit to be paid once our proposal has been accepted and the outstanding balance to be paid no later than 8 weeks before arrival. I understand that fees cannot be refunded after the homestay has ended and that it is my responsibility to take out personal insurance prior to arrival.
I understand that Live and Learn Homestays Ltd. reserves the right to change the host family and area should they judge it necessary. (Parents of under 18's will be informed of any proposed change immediately).
I understand that during excursions, activities such as sport, entrance to cultural attractions etc. are at my own expense.
I agree to inform Live and Learn Homestays Ltd. immediately should I contract any infectious disease before arrival (an alternative date will be offered) and I promise to declare any pre-existing physical/mental conditions at the time of booking.
Cancellations for any reason up to 10 working days before the homestay starts - any fees paid will be refunded, minus £150 administration charge.
Cancellations less than 10 days but more than 4 days before the homestay starts - 50% fees refunded.
Cancellations within 4 days of the beginning of the homestay - no refund given. Should you change your homestay dates after the confirmation email has been sent, we will endeavour to allocate your chosen host family/tutor. If this is not possible, an alternative may be offered. If a suitable alternative cannot be found, we will refund your fees, minus £150.
In the event of 'force majeure' such as fire, flooding, airport closures due to volcanic ash clouds etc, no refunds will be given but we will endeavour to offer an alternative date.



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New Teachers, New Areas


We now have new teachers in the following areas:


Kendal (Lake District)




We're really excited to be able to offer you even more choice of locations for your full immersion English course.

We're adding their profiles to the 'Meet a Host' page so check them out now!

Mumpreneur 2011 Award


Local mum and entrepreneur, Lorna Allen, has earned herself a place in the final lineup of The Mumpreneur Awards, an annual ceremony aimed at celebrating parents throughout the UK who manage the difficult task of juggling business with family life.

The mother of 2 runs Live and Learn Homestays Ltd., an organisation offering personalised English courses and leisure activities to people visiting the Midlands region from abroad. Lorna's customers (homestay guests) benefit from a full immersion experience where they are placed with host families and have the unique opportunity to improve their English skills and learn about British culture through sharing their host families' lives.

Lorna Allen, Director of Live and Learn Homestays tells NetworkMilan.com how you can improve your English and feel at home in the “Heart of England”

Live and Learn Homestays Ltd is a small English language homestay company based in Birmingham, the "Heart of England", in the UK. The company is owned and managed by Lorna Allen, a local entrepreneur who worked part-time as a homestay tutor and local organiser for a large, international language homestay company for over seven years.

Read full article here: www.networkmilan.com