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Dream Vacation applications are currently closed. Please sign up for our newsletter or follow us on social media to find out when the next submission window is open. 


Who is eligible for a Dream Vacation?

  • The Dream Vacation Applicant must be between the ages of 18 to 40 at the time of application submission.

  • The Dream Vacation Applicant must be actively undergoing breast cancer treatment or has gone through treatment within the past 6 months at the time of application submission.  

  • The Dream Vacation request must come from the adult diagnosed with breast cancer who is seeking or has completed treatment.

  • The Dream Vacation Applicant must be able to communicate the Dream Vacation and comprehend/participate in the Dream Vacation experience. 


What is a Dream Vacation? 

  • A Dream Vacation is determined at the sole discretion of the Lisa Marzullo Fly Again Foundation.

  • The maximum dollar value of the Dream Vacation, if granted, is up to the sole and absolute discretion of the Lisa Marzullo Fly Again Foundation, but is typically $15,000 (including travel insurance).


Do I need to be actively having breast cancer treatment to receive a Dream Vacation? 

  • No. But you do need to have been through treatment within the past 6 months.

Does it matter where I live in order to get a Dream Vacation fulfilled? 

  • You have to live within the contiguous United States, Hawaii, Alaska or Puerto Rico. 

  • You need to be a US citizen, and need to currently reside in the US or Puerto Rico.    


Is there a particular time that I can request my Dream Vacation?

  • When making your Dream Vacation request, please keep in mind that we require at least four (4) months of planning from the time of selection to fulfill your Dream Vacation. This is due to the travel industry being strained from COVID-19 and because each Dream Vacation is personally customized

What do I need to be able to travel? 

  • You need a major credit card or debit card with enough funds to cover expenses such as meals and ground transportation, as well as the unforeseen cost associated with a hospital stay and getting home in case of an emergency. We do not ask for your credit card number. 

  • If your Dream Vacation request includes a hotel stay, you will need a credit card at check-in to cover incidentals. If using a debit card for hotel check-in please be aware that a hold will be put on the card from the hotel. Often, the blocked funds will not be released until about a week after your stay. 

  • You need a valid government issued picture ID. 

  • You will need a valid passport if traveling out of the U.S.

  • Your doctor needs to approve your travel. We may reach out to your doctor to best assess your medical needs and make sure that you are cleared for travel. 

Who can be part of my Dream Vacation? 

  • The Dream Vacation will be for the Dream Vacation Applicant and the Applicant’s one Travel Companion.

  • The Travel Companion must be physically able to travel.

  • If the Travel Companion is under the age of 18, then the Applicant must be the parent or legal guardian.

  • Any additional people would be responsible for their own trip planning/cost. 


If I want to visit family or have family sent to visit me, how long can I/they stay and how many family members can be included? 

  • As long as you can stay with family or family can stay with you, there is no time limit. 

  • We will not cover accommodations or flights for anyone other than the Recipient and the Recipient’s Travel Companion.


What is included in a travel Dream Vacation? 

  • Typically, we cover air transportation (economy class only) as well as accommodations (one hotel room/family room only). 

  • A limited number of excursions.

  • Ground transportation to and from the airport.

  • A travel stipend for meals and entertainment to be used at the applicant’s discretion.

  • Travel insurance.

  • We provide travel based on your location and at our discretion. 

What if I have special medical needs? 

  • We are unable to assist with medical needs, such as ambulance transportation, oxygen, medical equipment, nurses and aides, dialysis, etc.

  • We are unable to arrange or provide hospice care away from home, dialysis treatments, or arrange for your  oxygen needs. 

  • Should you have a medical emergency during your Dream Vacation, we are unable to assist in any way. 

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