You can of course book your stay with World Unite! abroad - with bonuses and risk-free reservations!
- POSTPONE + BONUS: You can postpone your trip indefinitely. If you choose this option, we will give you a 10% bonus voucher for the value of your booked program (so you pay 100% and get 110%), which you can redeem for instance for accommodation costs at our accommodation abroad, for our language classes, excursions on site (where available) or any other programs you might book with us.
- CHANGE + BONUS: You can change your booking and join another program at another destination where travel is possible at no additional cost. In this case, too, we will give you a 10% bonus voucher for the value of your booked program.
- CANCEL: You can cancel the trip up to 14 days prior to your planned arrival date and we will refund all paid fees (minus any bank / credit card costs that may have been incurred).
What other options are there?
What is the situation like in the various host countries?
It is possible to enter Kenya and there are international flights, but travelers must quarantine on arrival for 14 days after entering at a hotel assigned at their own expense (hotels of various price levels are available to choose from).
India - updated 24-05-2020
The validity of all issued visas and all international flights are currently suspended for new arrivals into India. The Minister of Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri, announced on May 22 that international flights to India might be possible again from any time between mid-June and late July. Indian airports, airlines and tourism operators are currently preparing for corona-safe travel (social distancing, reducing passenger numbers, etc.).
The curfew within the country that has been in effect since March 24 is currently being phased out. Domestic flights are resuming from 25th of May.
We have a small number of participants who have decided to continue their stay in India. Our teams are still available and the placement organisations are actively continuing their work. You can read the report of our participant Carin, who is currently in India.
Without any travelling, you can also join online/remote internships and Hindi language classes out of India.
South Africa - updated 30-04-2020
South Africa is reducing the very strict curfew on May 1, 2020, but there are still extensive restrictions of everday life in place (from highest level 5 to level 4). All national borders remain closed and air traffic is suspended.
Due to the tense situation in South Africa, regardless of any legal restrictions, we have suspended our programs in South Africa for arrivals until June 14, 2020.
Without any travelling, you can also join online/remote internships out of South Africa.
Ecuador - updated 23-04-2020
Flights to Ecuador are currently suspended, however it is planned that flights are resumed from beginning of May 2020. Most likely, on arrival it will be necessary to stay in quarantine for 14 days at location assigned by the authorities - usually at a hotel.
Without any travelling, our wildlife rehabilitation project in the Amazon rainforest also offers an online internship and an online course with 10 modules (details very soon on our website!)
Bolivia - updated 23-04-2020
Flights to Bolivia are currently suspended until April 30, 2020. Bolivia currently only allows between 7 am and 12 noon one person per household to leave the house to buy food.
Without any travelling, you can also join online/remote internships and online Spanish classes.
Morocco - updated 24-05-2020
Morocco currently has a curfew until June 10th. Leaving your own home is only allowed during the daytime to shop for food, go to and return from work, and see a doctor. Trains, buses and local public transport are stopped. All flights to Morocco are suspended without an end date. International flights are stopped until May 31st, 2020.
Myanmar - updated 24-05-2020
International flights to Myanmar are currently stopped until May 31st.
We have a small number of participants who have stayed in Myanmar. You can read the report of our participant Carina here.
Ghana - updated 23-04-2020
International air traffic to Ghana is suspended until May 3, 2020. Travel within the country is not restricted, but there are restrictions on public gatherings, events, bars, etc. All schools are closed.
China - updated 23-04-2020
Most nationalities are currently unable to enter China. Irrespective of any legal restrictions, we have stopped our programs in China for all arrivals until May 30, 2020.