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Have life-changing experiences with all of the benefits and safety of Worldpackers

Solo Trips

Entry-level plan for budget travelers.

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Valid for 1 year
+ 3 extra months
US$49.00
  • WP Insurance: get up to $49 refunded for emergency accommodation if your volunteering experience doesn't go as planned.
  • Host Response Guarantee: we'll refund you if you don't get any responses from hosts you apply to within the first 30 days of your plan.
  • #1 world volunteering community: connect with thousands of individually verified hosts, hundreds of new hosts approved every month.
  • Highly responsive support: 7 days/week, count on our expert human team. 93% satisfaction rate from travelers!
  • Community: connect with other travelers and earn badges & amazing perks.
  • Give back: part of your membership fee will be donated to projects of social and ecological impact in our community!

Solo Pack Plus

For those looking for an extra layer of safety with the Prime Insurance.

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Valid for 1 year
+ 3 extra months
US$129.00
  • Prime Insurance: get up to $399 refunded for emergency accommodation if your volunteering experience doesn't go as planned.

  • Along with all the benefits of our Trips Solo & Pack Solo plans

Confirm your trip with peace of mind
Connect with the responsive hosts from our updated listings. If you don't get any replies within 30 days, you can get your money back. 97% of members who send 3 applications receive responses from hosts!
Connect with thousands of verified hosts
Hundreds of projects join Worldpackers every month, all individually verified and monitored by our team to ensure positive experiences. You can find hosts in 140+ countries!
Rely on a transparent community
Have access to all 80,000 reviews, both good or bad, made by travelers about their volunteering experiences on our double-blind review process. 4.8/5 star average rating for hosts. Learn more.
Give back & make an impact
Support local communities by volunteering and joining the US$ 20,000 Worldpackers Social & Environmental Award based on the UN SDGs achievements. Our community has helped 2.5M hours of social & eco-impact help!
We've got your back with WP Insurance & Support
Count on WP Insurance if your experience doesn't go as planned, our highly responsive support team is ready to help you 7 days a week. 93% of our travelers were satisfied with our assistance!
Chat with fellow travelers
Connect with other travelers, learn about their previous volunteering experiences, and share your adventures. There are 4M+ registered Worldpackers travelers around the world!

Hundreds of new highly engaged hosts every month
190,000 reviews written by our community
4.8 star average reviews for hosts
97% of members who send 3 applications receive responses from hosts

What thousands of Worldpackers are saying about it

Li

Costa Rica

It is an excellent platform! Volunteering is a unique experience that every person should live at some point in their life.

Iris

Brazil

Worldpacker was always by my side, sending messages and saying 'Any problem, call us.' I didn't have any problems, but it's good to know that there is someone who will help us... Feeling more than protected is great! No words really, everything is perfect. And this won't be the first!!!!

Emilio

Colombia

It is definitely worth exploring the world through some activity other than the tourism that we all know, and I think Worldpackers is the opportunity to do it. It is necessary to live with communities, learn from them, teach what we know and live other types of experiences although clearly it is the opportunity to know and enjoy. Excellent!

Jiri

Japan

A great place to find different opportunities to meet new people, gain experiences whether in different languages or skill, just about a good site to be at for potential new places you may have not been in!

Brian

Argentina

Worldpackers can change your life, thanks to this platform I had the best experiences of my life. Traveling and volunteering, I learned much more than in many years of my life. It is a platform that is growing more and more.

Katherine

U.S.

The platform is very organized and easy to read, which helps find the most suitable opportunities. But more importantly, the way that reviews are handled and that previous Worldpacker volunteers are listed on posts makes this website the most trustworthy one in my opinion, which for a solo female traveler is paramount.

Izabella

Brazil

Worldpackers has helped me a lot since I left home and decided to go backpacking, without this platform I don't know if I would have been able to get this far and have had all the experiences I have had <3

Fernando

Ecuador

This agency allows for an incredible exchange between travelers and hosts where they both get something. In my case, as a traveler, I get unique experiences, new people in my life, personal development, and more.

Daniel

Argentina

Because it is very good to find places to volunteer in a safe way, being able to see the comments of other volunteers and speak with them.

Roció

Argentina

It is a practical and safe app. In my experience, I have met many solo female volunteers who travel with the app, and most of us think that it is an excellent tool for safe travel.

A day in the life of a worldpacker

Check out Worldpackers travelers' experiences from around the world and get inspired!

A day volunteering in Germany ✨🍃
Volunteering at a chateau in France ✨🏰
A typical day volunteering as an English teacher in Laos! 👩🏻‍🏫​
A day on a boat party in Croatia ✨🛥️

How do Worldpackers trips work?

As a member, you can contact as many hosts and travel safely as many times as you want.

Choose your plan to travel with Worldpackers as many times as you like.

Complete your profile, watch the video lessons in the Academy, and earn certificates to stand out to hosts.

Apply to as many positions as you like, and get in contact with our verified hosts.

If a host thinks you’re a good fit for their position, they’ll pre-approve you.

Get your documents and tickets ready for your volunteer trip.

Confirm your trip to enjoy all of the safety of Worldpackers.

Have a transformative experience and make a positive impact on the world.

If anything doesn’t go as planned with a host, count on WP Insurance and our highly responsive support team!

After volunteering, you and your host exchange reviews.

With positive reviews, you’ll stand out to hosts and get even more benefits.

Learn more about how it works

How do we keep our community safe?

Our community has more than 9 years of history, more than 190,000 reviews exchanged, and hosts in more than 140 countries.

Verified and responsive hosts

Our team reviews each and every new host before approving them to join our community, and we keep an eye on them to guarantee their engagement and the quality of their exchanges.

Formal agreements

Confirm your trips and make a formal agreement with your host including dates, activities, hours, and benefits.

WP Insurance

If anything doesn’t go as you agreed to on our site, our team can help you to find a new host or reimburse you for accommodation in a hostel. Learn more.

Count on our support team

Here to help you before, during, and after your exchanges, 7 days a week in three languages.

Learn more about safety

Our commitment to a better world

Part of your membership fee will be donated to support social and environmental impact projects in our community!

Increase your leverage as a Worldpackers member by voting in our Annual Host Award of USD $20,000 and contribute to our most impactful projects!

Learn more

Frequently Asked Questions

Yearly :) You only pay for your plan one time to get all of its benefits for the full validity of your plan.

Absolutely not. You won’t be charged anything else at all during the time you use Worldpackers, no matter how many applications you send out, the number of trips you take, or how much content you consume

Some specific hosts request an extra collaboration fee to contribute to their institution/NGO, or to help with costs to make your experience even more rewarding. Make sure to discuss this kind of information with your host before confirming your trip. Learn more.

Don’t worry. We’ll never renew your plan automatically, so you’ll only be charged one time. We’ll reach out to you when your plan is about to expire, and the decision to renew it or not is entirely up to you :)

The Couples/Friends plans were designed especially for those who want to volunteer together with a travel companion. Only one of you needs to pay, and then you can invite your companion. You will then both be able to apply to and confirm trips together during the full validity of your plan. In other words, you will not be able to apply individually.

You can see more details about the Couples/Friends plans here and find all of our open positions which accept multiple travelers here.

We work hard to make sure our community hosts are always responsive. However, they do receive a lot of applications, and they need to pick volunteers that are the best fit for their projects.

So to increase your chances of being accepted, make your profile nice and complete, earn certificates in our Academy, and apply to multiple hosts that you can identify with.

And of course, our support team can also help you to find new volunteer opportunities and give you more tips to increase your chances.

Our refund policy follows the same rules as our Worldpackers Trips cancelation policy. Click here to see all of the terms and conditions for our refund process.

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