Awareness Trips to Mexico

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

On your trip to Mexico, you will be welcomed by the local staff who will be your hosts for the week. You will visit the homes and communities of sponsored friends and learn about their joys and challenges while experiencing the beauty of the Mexican people.

$800

This covers food, lodging and most in-country transportation.
Airfare is not included.

Sample Itineraries

A detailed schedule will be sent one to two weeks prior to departure. Unbound will make every effort to offer the opportunity to attend Mass on Saturday night or Sunday.

Mérida

Day 1
Arrive in Mérida. Local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport.
Day 2
Meet your sponsored friends! You will share a day together at a local park.
Days 3-4
You will see first-hand what the families receive thanks to your sponsorship. Visiting a community each day, you will meet children, elderly and scholarship students and visit family homes. This region produces citrus fruits and hammocks. The scholarship students typically prepare an activity for the group.
Days 5-7
Travel to rural communities and learn how Unbound is empowering families, particularly mothers, to become self-sustaining. Tour ancient Mayan ruins, a nature preserve or go the beach!
Day 8
Return home.

Cuernavaca

Day 1
Arrive in the country's capital, Mexico City. Local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport.
Day 2
Travel to the city of Cuernavaca and meet your sponsored friends!
Days 3-4
Visit neighborhoods in and around Cuernavaca, meeting other sponsored members and their families. You will see first-hand what the families receive thanks to your sponsorship. Return to the capital the night before your flight home.
Day 5
Return home

What we provide:

  • In-country ground transportation
  • Lodging and meals/bottled water
  • Interpreters
  • The opportunity to meet your sponsored friend
  • Transportation costs for your sponsored friend, chaperone and local staff
  • Planned group activities
  • Memories that will last a lifetime

Tell me more

To learn about lodging, health considerations and costs, click on the "Download trip information" button. When you're ready to register, click on the dates you’d like to travel and download the forms to get started.
Space is limited! We recommend applying as soon as possible. Registration will close one month prior to departure.

 

We have two trips to Mexico! Mérida, Mexico in October 2020 and Merida sponsors will have the opportunity to meet their sponsored friends on this trip. Cuernavaca, Mexico in November 2020 and Cuernavaca sponsors will have the opportunity to meet their sponsored friends on this trip.

Note: Registration for the Cuernavaca trip is open for those traveling to Cuernavaca with Unbound for the first time and their travel companions through July 31, 2019. On August 1, 2019 registration will open for returning travelers.

 

  • Oct. 12-19, 2019 Waiting list only

    To join the waiting list, download the registration forms. Each traveler should submit the completed forms. Do not send the deposit payment.

    Download the adult registration forms.

    If you are traveling with a minor (age 6-17), download the registration packet for minors.

  • Oct. 24-31, 2020 Registration Open

    Download the adult registration forms.

    If you are traveling with a minor (age 6-17), download the registration forms for minors.

  • Nov. 14-18, 2020 Registration Open

    Download the adult registration forms.

    If you are traveling with a minor (age 6-17), download the registration forms for minors.

Sponsor a child for $36 a month

FAQ

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Pay your child sponsorship amount online

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Contact us

Trip Coordinator
800.875.6564
913.384.6500

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