In these posts we provide news about the website, including notifications when new features are added


Workaway news: highlight your accomplishments in your official Workaway reference letter

So, you've already checked off some Workaway adventures from your list and received some feedback from hosts you have stayed with. What's next? Well, why not highlight your amazing accomplishments to future employers by adding your Workaway adventures to you CV? :)

Workaway news: Experience worldwide exchanges with Workaway TV

Happy 2018 from Workaway! Would this be the year of husky training in a Canadian cabin? Or would it be the year you build your first straw bale house with a community of earth-loving volunteers around the world? Check out our Workaway TV page to get a glimpse of what your own new year might look like, and see how you can get involved in our referral scheme to extend your subscription for free by sharing your adventures with friends!

Workaway news: start chatting with your personal Workaway advisor

Happy autumn from the Workaway team! If you’re a regular visitor of the site, you might’ve noticed that your profile page has gone through a huge makeover! To keep the site even more user-friendly, remember we have introduced a "Help" section to your Workawayer profile page? Members can easily access tips on how to improve their profile, message hosts, as well as some extra information from the team.

Workaway news: stay tuned to our weekly livestreams

Did you know that we now have a weekly livestream for workawayers where you can get more support from the team personally? We are always looking for new ways to improve our site to make it as user-friendly and interactive as possible for all you lovely members out there! And we can assure you that we are not robots working behind the site!

Meet Up with Workawayers - Save your favourites in a new list

With our 'Meet Up' feature you can see Workawayers local to you on a map. Save them in your favourites list and contact like minded travellers.
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Be A Guest Writer for Workaway

Be a guest writer for, share your experience or expertise and promote yourself too. We're looking for people with stories to tell!

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To make it easier to see when new messages have arrived we've added a symbol to the top of the page for logged in users

Workaway Has a New Look

Regular users of will have noticed a change recently…
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Workaway Photo Gallery & Competition

With hosts and Workawayers all over the world, we thought it…
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Recent features added to

Happy 2014 from Workaway! We have ticked over to a new year…
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Workaway's New Look

We've made some changes We recently changed the look of the…
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Workaway in Wales

Whilst Wales might not be as exotic as some of the locations…

Workaway Team Visit to Portugal

Last week we took some time out to visit a few hosts in Portugal.…
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Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

We've been having a bit of a heavy week here in the Workaway…