Frequent questions

Frequent questions



1.- Who can participate?


SEK/IES students who are between 12 and 16 years old. There can be maximum 16 participants in each delegation accompanied by 1 or 2 teachers from their school


2.-Which airport are they going to arrive to?


All delegations must arrive to Guadalajara International Airport Miguel Hidalgo. The arrivals may be programmed from Saturday, May 6 and departures    from Saturday, May 13.


3.- Where are they  going to stay?                        


The participants will stay with the host family  from our school. In case there may  be not enough host families, some delegation may stay  at one of the nearby hotels.


4.- Which documents are requiered to  travel?


A Passport which is valid for at least 6 months after the date of travel.


5.- What is the students` uniform?


Formal school uniform is not necessary All stundents must wear their full  institutional sports uniform as well as uniform that is specific for each sport.


6.- Is it necessary  to  have Medical Insurance?


Each delegation must make sure that all students have International health Insurance.  Each delegation must send us the name of  the Insurance company  and  prove that an accompanying teacher has all policy  numbers


     If some Insurance company has a refund policy then the teacher who is travelling with  the delegation must  count with an approximate amount of 1000 dollars in cash  in case of possible emergency.


7.- Which currency is used in Mexico?


National currency  is Mexican peso. If   you travel with dollars, it is possible to  change them at  any  money  exchange office or , alternatively,  our school can  also help with this procedure  


8.- What is the weather like in Guadalajara?


Guadalajara is actually  famous for its mild climate,  but it is important to take into consideration that May  is one of the driest and hottest months of the year.


9.- What do we need for the InterSEK Opening Ceremony?


All delegations must  carry  their national flags at the opening parade and present  two students with  traditional costumes. The rest of the delegation will parade wearing full institutional sports uniform.


    Moreover, each country  must  prepare a thematic stand  which would show the most traditional features of its country.



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