Time to prepare for your trip as a worldpacker!

Now that you confirmed your trip with one of the hosts in our community, the time has come to learn more about what your experience will be like as a volunteer through Worldpackers!

Win points with your host be learning through the Experts of the community what the day to day of a collaborative experience is like (so as not to have any surprises when you get there) and how to get the most out of this unique travel experience.


  1. Tips for planning your trip

    These are all the basic things you need to have in order for your trip: an expectation of expenses, necessary documents and of course the backpack!

  2. What it’s like living in a hostel

    The experience of staying as a guest or volunteer in a hostel is totally different than any other type of accommodation. Know what to do so there are no surprises when you get there.

  3. What are your responsibilities

    Collaborative travel is unique because it mixes tourism with mutual collaboration between traveler and host. Therefore, be sure to read up on what this type of experience is like before your trip.

  4. Prepare yourself for the tasks of the job

    What area of the hostel will you help with? From reception to cooking, we have mini-trainings to get you even more prepared to help your host when you get there :)

How do trips with Worldpackers work?

With the WP Trips and WP Pack plans, you can contact the host of your choice and travel safely as often as you like.

Step 1

Apply for as many volunteer opportunities as you want

Step 2

Chat with hosts and ask questions about the position

Step 3

Check the necessary documentation if you want to go abroad

Step 4

If you are approved for volunteering, confirm your trip on the platform

Step 5

Pack your bags and travel like a local!

Step 6

After the experience together, you and the host leave reviews

Check out all our plans