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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Answers to some common questions

General

Work Wanderers is a remote working experience that provides retreats in various locations around the world. We offer our wanderers a remote working package kitted out with luxurious accommodation, access to coworking spaces, group and networking activities as well as all your logistics sorted so you have nothing to worry about when settling into your new home for the next month or two. 

We accept people from all over the world.  In order to qualify to join the retreat you will need to be a remote worker. Our wanderers range from creatives & entrepreneurs to developers who are able to work independent of location. We also require our wanderers to have an enthusiasm and tenacity for travel as well as being eager to share their work experiences and network with fellow wanderers. 

As long as you are able to work remotely from 9-5 the no problem! You can determine your own daily schedule depending on your work needs. 

Nope. Our programs are for people who have remote jobs and are location independent. We do not provide jobs for the retreat. If you are looking for a remote job, try sourcing one from remote working jobs sites like Upwork or Flexjobs.

We understand you are a working professional and need the freedom and flexibility to get your work done when you need to. The retreats are therefore not structured at all apart from  few group activities which are voluntary. We want to allow you to be indepedent and make the experience what you want it to be. We are available 24/7 for support and will keep you included in everything that’s happening, however it will be up to you on whether you can/would like to participate.

The most common age groups are people in their 20s and 30s .

We stay for 2 months in each of our destinations. You may join for 1 of the months or stay a little longer and join for both. We ensure you have an immersive experience and feel like a local in no time. Please see dates of each retreat on the specific retreat page. Please let us know if you have any questions. 

All you need to do is simply apply on the application page.

We will get in touch within 48 hours and schedule a call to get to know you better. 

Once you have been accepted onto the retreat, we will determine your payment preference and send you info on how to secure your spot and make payment. 

Apply now, we can’t wait to hear from you! 

Trip Preparation

No, we do not provide flights as part of the rereat package. We do pick you up upon arrival and take you to your retreat so that immersion into your new city is seamless. 

For some locations you may need a visa. We will be happy to assist with providing proof of retreat payment, accommodation details as well as proof of acceptance onto the retreat.  

The earlier the better as spots are limited and get booked up fast. You will need to have booked and paid the full amount for the retreat 60 days before retreat start date.. Look out for early bird specials. 

Yes, we require all wanderers to have travel insurance in place fr the duration of the retreat. These documents will need to be sent through to us before arrival. 

You will stay in a private room with a double bed in a luxurious villa or upmarket apartment depending on the retreat location. Your retreat advisor will be able to provide more details that are specific to your destination. 

We source the top coworking spaces in each city that are trendy, modern and kitted out with everything needed to enhance your work day. You will get an access card to the space and have the freedom to work there as often as you’d like. 

We aim to provide you ith 2 full-day group excursions per month that will show you the unique offerings of your destinations and tick off some bucket-list items. These will occur over the weekends as we know you will be busy during the work week. They are also completely voluntary however we would suggest you take up the amazing opportunity to explore your new city with like-minded individuals. 

Pricing & payments

Our retreat prices vary according to location and length of stay. One month retreats begin at $2200 and two month retreats begin at $4000. Please look at the pricing grid per retreat to get exact prices. 

What’s included:

  • Private room in a luxurious villa or modern apartment
  • Full access to a coworking space
  • Airport pickup
  • Local SIM card
  • Welcome dinner
  • Orientation walking tour
  • Networking events
  • 2-4 full-day guided activities
  • other small extras dependent on retreat

Once you have been accepted for the retreat we will determine how you would prefer to pay and assist accordingly. 

There are various options to pay for your retreat. We accept online and offline payments. Online payments can be made through via Paypal or through our PayPal integrated checkout using a Mastercard or Visa credit card.

If you prefer to do an EFT/Direct transfer, we will provide you with an invoice and our banking details. 

For both options, once we have received payments we will send you a receipt and your spot on the retreat is secure and booked! Now all you have to do is get excited for your adventure ahead. 

Split the cost with your partner or friend when you bring them along for free! They will need to share your room & take part in group activities. They will receive the entire retreat offering except for access to the co-working space which can be added on as an extra. Please note, all partners & friends will need to be vetted by the retreat coordinator.  

Getting Oriented

In all of our 2019 retreats, English is understood and spoken by the locals. It may not be their first language but they will be able to converse We will also provide you with a local language starter kit so you can settle in easily and feel comfortable. 

In each location it is important to be vigilant as crime is everywhere. We do ensure that our accommodation is centrally located and in areas deemed safe. Saying that, please ensure you listen to your local retreat advisor upon arrival on safety measures as you will be responsible for your safety and well-being. Travel insurance is also a requirement of joining our retreats as we believe safety should always come first. 

Each location is different in terms of public transport. Upon arrival at the airport you will be picked up and transported to your accommodation. Upon orientation we will give you a breakdown on different modes of transport in your new city and in some locations provide you with a starter kit for either buses or subways. 

Upon arrival we will provide you with a local SIM card. Please let us know your phone make and model before arrival so we can ensure it fits. You will have a new number with a bit of airtime. Airtime & data will be available for top-up on this package. 

Yes, of course! This is one of our main priorities. In your accommodation you will have access to high-speed internet 24/7. If there is ever an issue with WIFI connectivity or speed we will ensure it is sorted out prono. 

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