International Youth Exchange: IYE

Anna (US) & Romane (France)

We had a great exchange! As a Chicago suburbanite, I got to show Romane what life is like in America during the fourth of July and simple day-to-day life. I introduced her to Big Gulps, Six Flags, Chicago-style pizza, garage sales, Dave & Busters, a parade, festivals, the Willis Tower, the Bean, and much more!

Anna, USA, United Airline Family

Jose (Spain) & Nolan (USA)

Our family was fortunate to be matched up with Jose, from Madrid, Spain. Nolan had a fantastic time getting to know his family and this special culture an ocean away. He is now easily making an "A" in his Spanish 1 class in high school! Jose was so enjoyable to have.

Jenny, Parent, American Airlines Family

Amandine (France) & Courtney (Canada)

Courtney truly had a wonderful time while she was in Paris. We were very happy with the exchange and the trip exceeded all Courtney's and our expectations. When Amandine arrived here in Vancouver we saw that a true friendship had developed during the short period of time while the girls were together in Paris.

Dolores, Parent, Air Canada Family

Cedric (France) & Conrad (USA)

While Cedric was with us the boys took in a Colorado Rockies game, we took a short trip to Las Vegas, NV and then visited the beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park. But for us the best part of hosting Cedric was getting to know him, he has a great sense of humor and a wonderful personality.

Michele, Parent, United Airlines family

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What is IYE?

Youth ages 14-19 are matched with a correspondent of similar age from an airline family abroad. The youth are together in both homes. They spend two weeks in your home and two weeks in the match family's home.

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How to apply to IYE

To make the application process easier for our applicants, IYE uses an online application process.

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International Youth Exchange
P.O. Box 211065
St. Paul, MN 55121-2465 USA
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