Pricing and payments

  • Payments

    • Can I use Alipay to pay?

      Chinese nationals i.e. payers who have a Chinese National ID are eligible to make payments through Alipay using our online payment provider, Flywire.

      For more details, visit the Flywire website

    • Can I use PayPal to pay?

      Payers from the European Union, United Kingdom, Canada or United States are eligible to make payments through PayPal using our online payment provider, Flywire.

    • Can I pay with any currency?

      Our online payment provider, Flywire, accepts payments in more than 100 currencies.

    • Can I pay after I arrive?

      Full booking payments are required prior to a student arriving to their school or accommodation. The student will not be able to attend their course until this is received.

      Only in special extenuating circumstances will we consider payment on arrival at the school.

    • My Flywire link has arrived. What do I do?

      Once we have processed your course details, you will receive a link requesting your Flywire online payment. This may take a few hours after we send for you before you receive it (but make sure that the email has not gone into your junk mail during this time).

      If you still haven’t successfully received notification by this time, please get in touch with our team at and we will arrange for something to be resent.

    • What payment methods does Bell accept?

      You have the choice of paying directly to Bell by bank transfer or through our payment provider, Flywire. Flywire is a fantastic platform that securely processes payments in over 150 currencies from more than 240 countries and territories.

      Main benefits are:

      • You can pay in your local currency
      • You benefit from competitive, discounted exchange rates
      • You can track the status of your payment with your tracking link
      • They guide you through the entire payment process
      • You get 24/7 multilingual support across multiple channels, including phone, chat and email

      The platform currently accepts bank transfers, credit/debit card payments and other online payment methods. Please note, the payment methods made available depend on the country you are paying from.

      Flywire charges a handling fee of up to £7, and all card payments will be subject to a 2% fee (this is levied by the card company). These fees are non-refundable.

    • When do I have to pay for my course?

      To confirm your booking with Bell, all you need to pay is your deposit and standard registration fee of £95 within 3 working days of submitting their booking form (and enrolment form if requested).

      The remaining fee payment can be paid at any time up to 6 weeks before your course start date. Unfortunately, we can not guarantee your place on the course unless all fees are paid in full. Student are not able to register and start their course until full fees are paid.