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Our community has more than 7 years of history behind it, with hosts in more than 140 countries.

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Why is it safer to travel with Worldpackers?

Verified hosts

Verified hosts

Our team verifies all of our hosts before approving them to join our platform, checking their address, online references, and documentation whenever necessary.


Community reviews

At the end of each volunteer exchange, travelers and hosts leave reviews about their experience together. This provides transparency for each and every volunteer opportunity.

Formal agreement

Formal agreements

When you confirm your trip on our platform, you’ll have a formal agreement with your host containing your dates, activities, hours, benefits (such as accommodation, meals, and others), and the rules for the position you applied to.

Quality policy

Our commitment to quality and safe experiences

Reports that compromise the physical, moral, and/or psychological integrity of hosts or travelers may lead to profile deactivation in order to keep our community safe for collaboration. Read our policies here. .


Support in 3 languages

We have a dedicated team to give you support in English, Spanish, and Portuguese before, during, and after your trips, whether with finding a position, discussing a particular host, or answering any questions you may have.


WP Insurance

If you have to leave your host for some reason, we’ll help you to find a new one or pay for 3 nights of lodging in a hostel in the same city. Learn more.

Global community

A global community

In addition to reading all of the reviews left for hosts, you can also chat with travelers who have already collaborated with a certain host and learn how their experience was, so you can have more peace of mind for your next volunteer trip.

What thousands of Worldpackers are saying about it

United States


Horse feathers is the best place in the world to volunteer. Cheri is a wonderful host and amazing person. I recommend this place with my eyes closed. you have to go with a lot of desire to help and give love to the horses. snowflake always in my heart 💕

United States


This was my first experience on world packers and I had a great time! Everyone I worked with is very sweet and respectful, and the work is easy and straightforward. I would highly recommend this work exchange to anyone looking to spend time in Maui!



Danhostel was a great experience, you always get a friendly team to work with and tons of food, I am grateful with everybody :)



Lexie and Victor are amazing hosts! It was an adventure and a great experience that made me a lot more mature. Be prepared to change your life and come with an open mind :)



The experience in Vagabonds was amazing! I meet a lot of people around the world, the work was easy and the persons very respectful. I spend so got time there, I will miss so much Vagabonds lifestyle. Thanks for all :)

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