A Workawayer is: a traveller who wants to give back to the communities and places they visit. Open to helping hosts and using the experience to learn and immerse in the local culture.
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Contact your favourite hosts, discuss your stay and what is expected in return
Discover new cultures, friends, places and skills
Are you a solo traveller or looking to share your adventures with someone else?
Sign up for a single profile
For people travelling individually. You can contact hosts just for yourself from a single profile.
Connect with a travel buddy
If you'd like to meet up with other travellers and share your journey, use the travel buddy feature and connect your profiles.
Sign up or upgrade to a couple profile
Designed for either friends, couples or those that always travel and apply to hosts together.
Connect with a travel buddy
If you are travelling on single accounts, you can connect them to apply to hosts together.
Travelling with kids
Sign up as two adults (couple account) or a single account for a single parent. Kids under 18 can be included in your account.
Travelling as a group
All group members must have a completed profile. Connect your accounts to contact hosts together.
Over 50,000 opportunities in more than 170 countries worldwide. Inspiration abounds!
Our membership fees are simple with no hidden costs. Simply join today and start connecting with hosts.
Your membership is valid everywhere and allows you to connect with hosts anywhere in the world.
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Our team personally check every profile and provide advice. We're also travellers and hosts, here to help.
Workaway is primarily for cultural exchange or learning new skills and a way of making new friends.
If a host is looking for help with a business or business activity, they may offer payment to ensure that they are meeting the minimum wage requirements of their country.
Where a host is offering payment this will be clearly marked on their profile.
The Workaway philosophy
As a community based on learning, sharing and exploring new ways of life, what makes Workaway work is the spirit and dedication of our members in providing positive cultural exchange experiences.More about our mission
We've been around since 2002 and are proud of the trust and respect that has developed in our community ever since!
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420,221 reviews on Workaway
Workaway is the AirBnB of working holidays, with placements reviewed by past visitors.
If you dream of swapping the nine-to-five for more fulfilling work overseas… Workaway has placements across the globe.