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Accommodation Fees

ACG Students

ACG Homestay Fee

Includes accommodation, laundry and meals: breakfast and dinner Monday to Friday and breakfast, lunch and dinner Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Auckland City (includes ACG Strathallan and ACG Tauranga)

ACG Homestay Fees (NZD)
Students 18 years & over $295 per week
Students under 18 years of age $310 per week*

*For students under 18 years of age, the weekly fee includes a $15 per week charge for compliance services performed by the ACG Student Fees Trust.

Outside of Auckland (Hamilton, Rotorua, Christchurch)

ACG Homestay Fees (NZD)
Students from age 13 $290 per week

ACG Homestay Plus Fee

Includes accommodation, laundry and meals: breakfast and dinner Monday to Friday and breakfast, lunch and dinner Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. It also includes a bathroom for the students’ exclusive use. Homestay Plus families accommodate no more than two international students of any one nationality in the home at a time. Homestay Plus is not available in all cities.

Auckland City (Includes ACG Strathallan)

ACG Homestay Plus Fees (NZD)
Students 18 years & over $330 per week
Students under 18 years of age $350 per week*

*For students under 18 years of age, the weekly fee includes a $15 per week charge for compliance services performed by the ACG Student Fees Trust.

Student Apartment Fees

Student apartments are available for students aged 18 years and older who seek independent living with a full range of facilities.

Student Apartment Description Fees (NZD)
Single Room The rate will depend upon the room available. (minimum booking 4 weeks). From $240 to $490 per week
Security bond The security bond is either partially or fully refundable when a student leaves the accommodation, provided that the accommodation is left in an acceptable condition. ACG refers students to Empire, Princeton and Columbia Apartments which are owned by the same group and a short walk between each building. Unilodge Student Apartments are also available in the same area. Unilodge apartments are newer and offer a higher level of facilities while charging higher fees. $400 to 4 weeks rent as a bond Depending on apartment complex

Other Fees

All homestay fees are listed per week. Extra days will be charged at one seventh of the weekly rate.

Other Fees Description Fees (NZD)
Placement fee Accommodation placement fee for the first accommodation placement. $300
Lunch Students under 16 years of age may be able to stay in homestays who will provide lunch each school day. $75 per week
Under 18 accommodation guarantee and services Fee The under 18 accommodation guarantee and services fee is charged per year or at $15 per student per week when a student under the age of 18 lives with a homestay provider or designated person arranged by the parent/s, student or their representative. This fee is charged to enable the arranged accommodation to be checked once per term when the student and the designated caregiver are both present to ensure that Code of Practice requirements are met. In situations where ACG has not arranged the accommodation, the accommodation placement fee of $300 will not be charged. $600 per year
Change of homestay fee The change of homestay fee will only apply when a student makes a request to change homestay when the reasons provided are deemed unacceptable and/or for a student who frequently changes homestay. The fee is charged at the discretion of the Registrar. $100 per change
Retainer rate for registered holidays Where a student returns to his/her country, travels within New Zealand or any other destination during term breaks, hosts may be asked to retain his/her room and look after his/her belongings while the student is away. During this time a retainer payment will be paid to enable the room to be held for the student. Students are required to collect the Holiday Plan Form from the Accommodation Office. The form, once completed by the student and their homestay parents should be returned to the Accommodation Office prior to holiday et al commencing. When this occurs a retainer rate of $100.00 per week will be charged instead of the normal weekly cost of homestay. $100 per week
Airport transfer $110 one way