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HopeGO FAQs


Below you'll find a list of our most commonly asked questions. If you still need answers, reach out to our HopeGo team here: Request More Info
What airport do I fly into?

Dominican Republic:
Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI)

Haiti:
Port au Prince, Haiti (PAP)

Key West:
Key West (EYW) or Miami (MIA) *If you are flying in instead of driving, your team will need to rent a van for transportation into and around Key West.

Dominican Republic:
Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI)

Haiti:
Port au Prince, Haiti (PAP)

Key West:
Key West (EYW) or Miami (MIA) *If you are flying in instead of driving, your team will need to rent a van for transportation into and around Key West.

Do I need to book my flights to arrive or depart during a certain time frame?

Dominican Republic:
No restrictions on arrival/departure times for STI

Haiti:
Please plan to arrive to PAP before 5:30 pm.

Key West:
Please coordinate arrival/departure time with your trip coordinator

Dominican Republic:
No restrictions on arrival/departure times for STI

Haiti:
Please plan to arrive to PAP before 5:30 pm.

Key West:
Please coordinate arrival/departure time with your trip coordinator

What are the housing accommodations like?

Team members will stay on our campus in a guest house with bunk style housing and will be separated by gender into separate rooms, each with twin bunk beds.

There are fans in most rooms. Standard US three-pronged electrical outlets are available in all rooms. Bathrooms on each of our campuses include running water and showers. Mission of Hope will provide a pair of clean sheets for you, as well as a pillow. Please bring your own bath and beach towel.

Key West:
Team members will stay in air-conditioned bunk style rooms on our 110 ft ship True North and will be separated by gender.

Team members will stay on our campus in a guest house with bunk style housing and will be separated by gender into separate rooms, each with twin bunk beds.

There are fans in most rooms. Standard US three-pronged electrical outlets are available in all rooms. Bathrooms on each of our campuses include running water and showers. Mission of Hope will provide a pair of clean sheets for you, as well as a pillow. Please bring your own bath and beach towel.

Key West:
Team members will stay in air-conditioned bunk style rooms on our 110 ft ship True North and will be separated by gender.

What does a typical itinerary look like?

Saturday to Saturday Trip:

Saturday:

  • Arrival and Orientation

Sunday:

  • Church
  • Campus Tour
  • Team Time
  • Mission Launch

Monday-Thursday:

  • Serving in communities (Mobile clinics if medical team)

Friday:

  • Beach/Debriefing Day

Saturday:

  • Departure

Wednesday to Wednesday Trip:

Wednesday:

  • Arrival and Orientation

Thursday-Saturday

  • Serving in communities

Sunday:

  • Church
  • Team Time
  • Mission Launch

Monday:

  • Serving in communities

Tuesday:

  • Beach/Debriefing Day

Wednesday:

  • Departure

Saturday to Saturday Trip:

Saturday:

  • Arrival and Orientation

Sunday:

  • Church
  • Campus Tour
  • Team Time
  • Mission Launch

Monday-Thursday:

  • Serving in communities (Mobile clinics if medical team)

Friday:

  • Beach/Debriefing Day

Saturday:

  • Departure

Wednesday to Wednesday Trip:

Wednesday:

  • Arrival and Orientation

Thursday-Saturday

  • Serving in communities

Sunday:

  • Church
  • Team Time
  • Mission Launch

Monday:

  • Serving in communities

Tuesday:

  • Beach/Debriefing Day

Wednesday:

  • Departure
What are the trip costs for the Dominican Republic?

Non-medical trips:

  • $895 plus $25 reservation fee
  • $100 per person Church Advancement projects fee
  • $50 per person supplies fee

Medical trips:

  • $945 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Medical needs list

Non-medical trips:

  • $895 plus $25 reservation fee
  • $100 per person Church Advancement projects fee
  • $50 per person supplies fee

Medical trips:

  • $945 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Medical needs list
What are the trip costs for Haiti?

Non-medical trips:

  • $650 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Church Advancement projects cost
  • Required materials list (estimated cost- $50)

Medical Trips:

  • $700 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Medical needs list

Non-medical trips:

  • $650 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Church Advancement projects cost
  • Required materials list (estimated cost- $50)

Medical Trips:

  • $700 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Medical needs list
What are the trip costs for Key West?
  • $645 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Required materials list

What are the trip costs for Key West?

  • $645 plus $25 reservation fee
  • Required materials list
Are there any additional fees for trips?

Dominican Republic:

  • $50-$100 in souvenir/spending money (optional)

Haiti:

  • $10 per individual tourist tax—collected at the PAP airport when entering the country
  • $5 per individual for Sunday evening dinner*
  • $50-$100 in souvenir/spending money (optional)

Key West:

  • $50-$100 in souvenir/spending money (optional)
  • Optional activities for Beach/Fun Day

Dominican Republic:

  • $50-$100 in souvenir/spending money (optional)

Haiti:

  • $10 per individual tourist tax—collected at the PAP airport when entering the country
  • $5 per individual for Sunday evening dinner*
  • $50-$100 in souvenir/spending money (optional)

Key West:

  • $50-$100 in souvenir/spending money (optional)
  • Optional activities for Beach/Fun Day
What immunizations will I need?

We recommend that everyone acquire anti-malaria medication. We also encourage each person to bring an antibiotic such as Cipro and an anti-diarrheal medication. You are encouraged to have the following vaccinations prior to traveling:

Dominican Republic:

  • Tetanus toxoid (DT or Td) (required)
  • Typhoid immunization
  • Hepatitis A

Haiti:

  • Tetanus toxoid (DT or Td) (required)
  • Typhoid immunization
  • Hepatitis A/B

We recommend that everyone acquire anti-malaria medication. We also encourage each person to bring an antibiotic such as Cipro and an anti-diarrheal medication. You are encouraged to have the following vaccinations prior to traveling:

Dominican Republic:

  • Tetanus toxoid (DT or Td) (required)
  • Typhoid immunization
  • Hepatitis A

Haiti:

  • Tetanus toxoid (DT or Td) (required)
  • Typhoid immunization
  • Hepatitis A/B
What should I wear?

WOMEN:

Clothes:

  • Bring mid-length shorts, loose-fitting pants, and loose-fitting capris
  • Bring simple, solid, light weight, breathable shirts
  • Chest and back must be covered
  • Wider strap tank tops allowed, but no spaghetti strap shirts
  • One skirt that is to the knee or longer for church

Swimsuits:

  • One-piece or tankini

Shoes:

  • Chacos or other durable sandal
  • Tennis shoes
  • Shower flip-flops

MEN:

Clothes:

  • Bring comfortable shorts, pants suitable for labor
  • Bring simple, solid, light weight, and breathable shirts
  • At least one pair of pants and a nicer (collared) shirt for church

Swimsuits:

  • Swim trunks

Shoes:

  • Closed toe shoes/work boots
  • Tennis shoes
  • Shower flip-flops

*We ask that men do not wear any earrings and that women only have them in their ears in order to respect the culture.

*All Licensed Medical Team Members should plan to wear full scrubs or scrub bottoms and a t-shirt for the four mobile clinic days.

WOMEN:

Clothes:

  • Bring mid-length shorts, loose-fitting pants, and loose-fitting capris
  • Bring simple, solid, light weight, breathable shirts
  • Chest and back must be covered
  • Wider strap tank tops allowed, but no spaghetti strap shirts
  • One skirt that is to the knee or longer for church

Swimsuits:

  • One-piece or tankini

Shoes:

  • Chacos or other durable sandal
  • Tennis shoes
  • Shower flip-flops

MEN:

Clothes:

  • Bring comfortable shorts, pants suitable for labor
  • Bring simple, solid, light weight, and breathable shirts
  • At least one pair of pants and a nicer (collared) shirt for church

Swimsuits:

  • Swim trunks

Shoes:

  • Closed toe shoes/work boots
  • Tennis shoes
  • Shower flip-flops

*We ask that men do not wear any earrings and that women only have them in their ears in order to respect the culture.

*All Licensed Medical Team Members should plan to wear full scrubs or scrub bottoms and a t-shirt for the four mobile clinic days.

Will there be WiFi?

Yes, our in-country staff will provide you with the pricing and the link to purchase WiFi after you arrive.

Yes, our in-country staff will provide you with the pricing and the link to purchase WiFi after you arrive.

Who will pick us up from the airport?

Haiti and the Dominican Republic:
You will be picked up by our Mission of Hope staff just outside the exit doors of the airport. They will be wearing a Mission of Hope shirt.

Key West:
If you are flying in instead of driving, your team will need to rent a van for transportation around into and around Key West.

Haiti and the Dominican Republic:
You will be picked up by our Mission of Hope staff just outside the exit doors of the airport. They will be wearing a Mission of Hope shirt.

Key West:
If you are flying in instead of driving, your team will need to rent a van for transportation around into and around Key West.

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