The spread of Covid is a worldwide concern. The safety of our volunteers and the communities where our volunteer projects are based is our top priority, and so we have created this guide with resources for anyone considering volunteering abroad to minimise health risks and make an informed decision about their travel.
For British travellers, check the FCO for updates on travel. Please note that the UK is no longer an EU country from 1st January 2021.
The following countries that we have volunteer project located in, have announced that they are accepting tourists again and with certain requirements. Please follow the links to get detailed information.
Kenya: Find all the info you need here.
Mauritius: Find all the information you need here.
Namibia: You can find all the information here.
South Africa: Find all the information here.
Cambodia: You can find more info here
India: You can find more info here
Sri Lanka: You can find all the information here.
Grenada: You can find all the details here.
St Eustatius: You can find all the information here.
United States: Find all the information here.
Costa Rica: You can find all the updated info and the details of the requirements here.
Croatia: Find all the information here.
Greece (including islands): Find all the information here.
Iceland: The official information page on Covid for Iceland can be found here.
Portugal: See the latest updates here.
Slovakia: See all the information here.
Spain: You can find all the info about travel to Spain and forms to fill in here.
Ecuador: You can find all the details here.
Galapagos: Please read the Covid-19 guidelines for Tourists entering the Galapagos Island for more info.
Peru: Find all the info here.
Australia: Find all the latest information here.
New Zealand: Find all the information you need here.
We are continuing to actively monitor the situation together with our local partners and provide advice to volunteers. If you are currently booked on a volunteer project or are planning to join a project, please contact us for the latest advice, as the situation is rapidly changing and travel restrictions vary between countries. You can also find more information about entry requirements on the government travel site applicable to your country.
We also have some general tips for people travelling (and at home) to keep vigilant;
This map can be used to follow the situation. For information on countries and territories which have COVID related border restrictions affecting foreign nationals (some of which may affect travellers in transit), please see the International Air Transport Association website before you travel.
Please note! This advice is all given as a general guide, and because medical and travel recommendations differ from country to country and personal circumstances, we recommend you consult relevant WHO or CDC advice as well.