About the program
Reconnect Hungary is a unique cultural, educational and social immersion program for young adults of Hungarian... Read More ...
Your birthright trip
This is not your run-of-the-mill sightseeing program. There is so much to see in the country, but we've selected a few "must... Read More ...
Cost of the program
Your out-of-pocket expense is $2,100 and the experience is priceless. Read More ...
Scroll down to find an answer to every possible question you might want to ask. The answers below are compiled from multiple... Read More ...
Information for parents
What your child will experience—the exclusive events, access, quality offerings in programs—simply cannot be found in any... Read More ...
The program is a public-private partnership organized by the Hungarian Human Rights Foundation, supported by Hungarian American and... Read More ...
Cost of the program
Your out-of-pocket expense is $2,100 and the experience is priceless.
Support from the organizers, donations from generous individuals and corporate sponsors, as well as a grant from the Government of Hungary make it possible to keep the portion paid by participants affordable. The total costs of the program and services provided to the participants include the birthright trip, a dedicated, bi-continental professional Reconnect Hungary Team, pre-trip preparation, continual Hungarian cultural and educational resources, volunteer coordination and an alumni network.
What is included in the trip? Basically everything!
Roundtrip airfare and taxes between New York and Budapest, all transportation to/from airports in New York and Budapest, all accommodations while in Hungary, three meals a day while in Hungary, guides in Hungary, transportation in our own bus throughout Hungary, all entrance fees to museums and historical sites, the pre-trip online course, orientation and lunch in New York.
What is NOT included?
Transportation to/from our gateway departure city, New York; passport fees, health/travel/extra baggage insurance, items of a personal nature (gifts, spending money, additional meals).
What if I need to cancel?
If you have to cancel after having paid, but up to 120 days before departure, we will retain a $300 administrative fee and refund you $1,800. Cancellations within 120 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of the entire $2,100 you paid for the program.
Do you need help covering the cost?
Family and friends can give the trip as a birthday, graduation or holiday present. Just click here to sponsor a participant’s trip by filling out the form and making your secure donation. You can also make out your check to "Hungarian Human Rights Foundation" and in the memo add, "Reconnect Hungary 2023". Please mail it to: Hungarian Human Rights Foundation, 120 East 90th Street #5D, New York, NY 10128.
All fees paid by participants go directly into the program. Donations, individual and corporate sponsors are all welcome and needed! There are also creative ways for you to raise funds for your trip.