Holt's Gift Team Trip to Korea 2017

This year, join Holt's annual Christmas gift team and share holiday joy with the residents of the Ilsan Center in Korea. Experience Korean culture, taste the cuisine, and marvel at the extraordinary beauty of Korea. But most of all help create a magical, joyous Christmas for a special group of children and adults in Holt's care!

On this trip, you will also have the opportunity to explore Holt's history in Korea and visit a few of our programs, including the Jeonju Baby Home and an unwed mothers' shelter. Events will include a ceremony to honor foster mothers.

Gift Team Details:
* Travel dates: December 2-9, 2017 (eight days)
* Estimated cost: Approximately $3,500-4,000 per person. The range in total cost represents varying cost of air travel depending on departure city, the type of hotel accommodation chosen by each team member, ground transportation in Korea, most meals, and a non-refundable required project fee of $500 per person.
Registration deadline: October 1st, 2017
Payment deadline: November 27th, 2017



December 2

Depart U.S.


December 3

Arrive Korea


December 4

Holt Korea Office Tour Foster Mother Luncheon


December 5

Christmas Party at the Jeonju Baby Home


December 6

Visit to a Mother and Child Long Term Shelter


December 7

Christmas Party at the Holt Ilsan Center Nanta Performace


December 8

Panmunjeom Tour
Final Dinner


December 9

Depart Korea: Arrive U.S.

*Itinerary is subject to change.

Registration Process: Please go to our registration link online to complete your contact information and pay your non-refundable project fee of $500 per traveler. You will receive an email notification once you are added to the tour. The tour coordinator will mail or email additional forms and the information needed for your participation.

Required at registration: One registration form and non-refundable project fee of $500 is required per traveler. The remainder of the trip costs and additional forms will be due prior to departure.

Flights will be booked by Holt through Azumano Travel Service once all participants are registered. You will need to let us know your originating city you will be flying from. To book your flight, your passport number and expiration date are required.

U.S. Passport Holders Entry Visas for South Korea Not Required
American citizens with valid U.S. passports may enter Korea for a period of 90 days without a visa (arrival day counts as day number one).

Project Fee and Final Payment
The project fee per traveler is $500. This fee is included in the cost of the tour and should be paid at the time of registration. The project fee is non-refundable.

The remainder of the tour costs will be due prior to departure and you will be invoiced for the final amount. Methods for final payments are listed below.

  • Pay online by credit card at this secure donation link: click here
  • Pay by phone with credit card. You may contact Andrew McNall at this direct line: 541-505-5549. You will need to provide your credit card information over the phone for a one-time charge.
  • Pay with a check through the mail. Make your check payable to Holt International and note "Korea Gift Team Dec 2017/Deposit or Final Payment." Mail to: Holt international, Attn: Andrew McNall, PO Box 2880, Eugene, OR 97402.

Extended Travel
We prefer that the group travels and arrives together if possible. If you are interested in spending additional time in country, we suggest that you consider planning this after the tour concludes. Please contact Holt and let us know so we can help direct you with that process!

Questions: If you have any questions or need more information, please contact: Andrew McNall Direct Line: 541-505-5549 Email: andrewm@holtinternational.org