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Haiti Trips :: Your team will be staying at the Hotel Yveda La Difference in Grand Goâve, Haiti.

Dominican Republic Trips :: Your team will be staying at the Mision Maranatha in La Romana, Dominican Republic.

For safety and logistical purposes, ALL TEAM MEMBERS must arrive on the same flights into Port au Prince.  Therefore, it is mandatory that ALL TEAM MEMBERS must book their travel through Safe Harbors (1.800.344.5656). This will assure that all members arrive together in Haiti or the Dominican Republic.  Please contact A Door To Hope if you have any questions about this policy.

Our best means of getting supplies to Haiti or the Dominican for the community and for projects is by the luggage allowance of airline passengers. American Airlines allows for one 50-pound suitcase and one carry-on bag per person free of charge. A second 50-pound suitcase can be brought for an additional $40 (optional). Team members will also be responsible for collecting a specific list of supplies distributed by the Missions Director in correlation with their trip projects. Team members will be REQUIRED to transport these supplies by carrying one 50 lb. checked bag into Haiti or the Dominican Republic. We recommend packing most of your personal items in your carry on luggage with liquids in your checked bags. A Door To Hope will ask you to collect specific supplies and give you ample time to do so.  If your team is bringing in medical supplies, separate them into as many suitcases as possible. The clinic is not able to accept any expired medicines.

For information on what to bring with you, please view the team handbook.

If you need to cancel your trip, group, or reduce the number of team members, you MUST contact A Door To Hope. All deposits are ALWAYS nonrefundable and nontransferable.  Final balances are nonrefundable and nontransferable 30 days or less prior to the trip. This means that once you’ve paid your $175 deposit and you decide not to go, it will not be refunded. It also means that if you pay your deposit for one trip, but then decide to transfer to a different trip date, your deposit will not be transferred to the new trip date. Once you’ve paid your full trip fee, all EXCEPT the $175 deposit is refundable or transferable up UNTIL 30 days prior to your original trip date. After that time, no money will be refunded or transferred to another trip.

You are responsible for booking your flight to and from Haiti or the Dominican Republic.  For safety and logistical purposes, ALL TEAM MEMBERS must book their travel through Safe Harbors (1.800.344.5656). This will ensure that all members arrive together on the island.  Please contact A Door To Hope if you have any questions about this policy. All in country transportation will be arranged by A Door To Hope.

Pick a trip date, call A Door To Hope for availability and submit your application with your $125 deposit.  All team members must submit their application no later than 70 days prior to team departure date. All trip fees for Haiti or Dominican Republic travel must be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the day of departure.

If you would like to add a Haiti or Dominican Republic trip that is not already on our schedule, please contact our office at 615.331.4600 or by contacting A Door To Hope.

$125 nonrefundable, nontransferable deposit is required to secure your spot on a trip and must be submitted with your application no later than 70 days prior to your team departure date.  All trip fees for Haiti and the Dominican Republic travel must be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the day of departure.

This is strictly based upon availability. Please contact our office for further information.

A Door To Hope reserves the right to cancel any team trip date, due to the lack of team members, up to 60 days prior to departure. Each team requires a minimum number on the travel roster to be a valid travel team.

For any further questions about our mission trips, please call A Door To Hope at 615.331.4600 or email brent@adoortohope.com.