The homestay accomodations will be in schools, gyms, military and religious institutions, and parishes.
The cost for lodging is included in the pilgrim registration package.
The pilgrims’ lodging locations will be distributed by language region and the Hospitality Sector will be responsible for allocating the groups according to their native languages.
At a maximum of one month in advance of the beginning of the WYD Rio 2013, you will receive all necessary information about your lodging location, since you also will have made your registration in advance.
Yes, since registration is made in advance and as a group.
Personal toiletries, a swimsuit and a sleeping bag. A sweater is also necessary because WYD is going to happen in the month of July, which is winter in Brazil, with temperatures around 18ºC.
Each pilgrim must stay at the accomodation site in which he/she was registered.
The accomodation sites will always be divided into male and female sectors.
Couples should respect the same rule in item 8 above, which states that accomodation will be divided into males and female sectors.
The pilgrims who choose the full option (food, lodging and transportation) at the time of registration will receive the pilgrim kit at the moment of arrival at the accomodation site. Those who do not opt for lodging sites offered by WYD Rio will be informed later where to get their kits.
In order to facilitate access to catechesis, every pilgrim registered with lodging will be accomodated near catechesis locations.
No. The Volunteer Sector will secure your lodging at the beginning of your work at WYD 2013 until July 31st.
There will be a team appropriately prepared to help the pilgrims at each site.
The accomodation site is only intended to be used overnight, and the pilgrims’ access time will be determined by WYD organization committees.
The WYD organization teams will not be responsible for valuables left at the accomodation site. We recommend that all pilgrims make the use of padlocks and carry valuable items with them.
The locations are intended exclusively for personal care and for the rest of the pilgrims.
Pilgrims can arrive at accomodation sites beginning July 21 at 2:00 pm and may stay until 9:00 am on July 30.
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