Advice

We’ve been there. At Utopia Volunteers, we know that preparing for your international trip experience can be a lot to prepare for. We want to give you everything you need to have an effective, successful, stress-free experience.

Read some of our advice articles and let us know if you have any questions!

A frequent flyer’s tips for flights
We share ways of saving money on airfare and being prepared for you flight — a good resource for well-traveled veterans and newbies alike!

Preparing for culture shock
Knowing what to expect before departing for your project can help you prevent culture shock. Even if you start to feel overwhelmed, know that you’re not alone and that you always have our support.

Fundraising for your trip
Want some help covering the costs of volunteering? Check out our ideas for fundraising and contact us to brainstorm more!