An increasing number of remote work and travel programs have formed to bring entrepreneurs, freelancers, and remote workers together. With so many amazing travel programs, it can be difficult to compare them in one place. Here are the top 6 programs along with their costs.
A long term work/travel program that is perfect for freelancers and remote workers.
Attendees start their journey in Brisbane with the option of staying for 2 months before continuing the journey to Chiang Mai, Thailand. From there, they can also visit Kyoto, Japan as part of the 6 month program. Each trip offers transportation, accommodation, events, and a stable 24x7 internet facility.
Unlike most remote travel programs and if you are a freelancer, Wanderboss will also help you find clients in Australia. Send us your CV at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining the program and expanding your client base.
Total Cost: $14,100
2. Remote year
Launched in 2015, this program is one of the most expensive. It is made up of a group of 75 like-minded bloggers, who travel to a new country every year for one month.
Presently all locations are based in South America and Europe
Since inception, the program has gained in popularity with more locations planned for the future.
Total cost: Starts at $1750/mo
3. Hacker paradise
Hacker paradise offers trips, tailored for those working on a special project. The group consists of 20 to 30 individuals and trips may last between 2 weeks to up to 3 months. The audience is mainly coders and programers.
Locations usually offered are Bali, Chiang Mai and Portugal, with new places being added on an ongoing basis.
Total cost: Between $500 to $2000 per month, depending on the duration of stay and facilities chosen.
4. WiFly Nomads
Based in Bali, Indonesia, the duration of this course includes a 2 week learning program, with an optional 2 week practical learning.
On completion of the course, one can start to do remote work almost immediately, either alone or with the community you have been introduced to at the program. Group size ranges from 20 to 30.
Total Cost: $5,000, but the trip duration is much shorter.
5. Co-work Paradise
This month long program takes you to the amazing beaches of Bali. Cost includes workshops, accommodation, working space, food and a scooter.
Total Cost: At $3,000 for a group of 12 entrepreneurs, the tour is good value for money with inclusion of two field trips and stay in a villa.
6. Project Getaway
Another travel program designed for about twenty entrepreneurs, located in Mauritius, East Africa.
The program offers networking and social events. Food is included as are co-working spaces, unlimited tea, coffee, fresh juice, laundry, massage and access to the pool.
Total Cost: The cost varies between $3000 to $4500 per participant, depending on a shared or single room in a lodge or a chalet.
Make no mistake: you may be traveling frequently but you still have to be very productive. With the right tools and proper program, you can travel and work at the same time. Decide based on what the program offers as well as your personal business and travel goals.