Or call 800-638-7640 to speak with a travel expert
If you purchase your own airfare, book your overnight flight from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date listed above.
* Price per person based on a twin share room. If you're traveling alone, and do not want to pay the single supplement, AESU will attempt to arrange a share with a same-gender traveler. If no travelers are available to share, a single supplement of $625 will apply.
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Airfare is not included in land price. If you choose to book air with AESU, after receipt of your land booking, AESU will email you a quote with your tour confirmation invoice. You will have 72 hours to accept or decline airfare. (Or call AESU at 800-638-7640 for a quote prior to booking).
Book Airfare with AESU - FREE Airport Transfers
Purchase your airfare from AESU and receive free arrival/departure transfers between the airport to your hotels. We also try to book you on the same flights as others traveling on your tour. Land only participants BOOKING OWN FLIGHT OVERSEAS, DO NOT receive airport arrival/departure transfers. If you book land only with us, book your flights from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date. If you are not booking flights through AESU, we recommend not booking airfare until your tour is guaranteed (This will be noted on website with “guaranteed” next to tour start date).
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How to Book
Click on a date above to get a quote or make a reservation. You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 120 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 120 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.
If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click “Get a Quote” button on next page.
NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 120 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full, for late reservations, will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $150 per person will apply.
All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.)
To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.
PAYMENT PLAN: pay a little at a time and make your trip more affordable.
After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction with no fee. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay installments by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 120 days before departure.
INSURANCE: We highly recommend travel insurance. Your Alumni Association offers travel insurance. Please visit this web site for information or to purchase insurance: https://my.travelinsure.com/spartans Click here.
Travel Disclaimer: The Michigan State University Alumni Office (the MSU Alumni Office) is not the Tour Operator.
The MSU Alumni Office is not responsible for the changes of flight times, fare changes, dishonor of airline, hotel or motor coach transportation and car rental reservations, delays, losses, injuries, inconveniences, cessation of operations, airline or tour operator bankruptcies, acts of God, or any other event beyond our control. The MSU Alumni Office acts only as an agent for the participants with respect to travel services, and it shall not be responsible for changes to flight times, fare changes, dishonor of airline, hotel or other reservations, injury, damage, loss of baggage, accidents or for the acts or defaults of any person or entity engaged in conveying participants or in carrying out other arrangements of the tour. Further the MSU Alumni Office shall not be responsible for losses or additional expenses of the participant due to sickness, weather, strike, civil unrest, acts of terrorism, pandemic, quarantine, acts of God, governmental intervention or other causes beyond its control. The MSU Alumni Office shall not be responsible for alteration in the itinerary as deemed necessary for carrying out the tour and the right is reserved to substitute hotels of similar quality. The right is further reserved to postpone or cancel any tour prior to departure. The right is also reserved to decline to accept or to retain any person as a member of the tour should such person’s physical or mental health, actions or general deportment impede the operation of the tour or the rights or welfare of the other participants. No refund will be made for the unused portion of any tour. Applicants for participation on this tour accept in full all the conditions set forth above.
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