Frequently Asked Questions
Trips & Memberships
How is Remote Year different from other Membership platforms or travel companies?
What are the benefits of becoming a Member?
How long is a Remote Year Membership for?
I want to join Remote Year. How old do I need to be to become a Member?
I’m ready to sign up - what is your payment schedule?
Can I pause and resume my Remote Year Membership?
Do you offer payment plans for Membership fees?
What are Travel Passes? Do I have to get both a Community Membership and a Travel Pass?
Do I have to travel with Remote Year to become a Member?
Does my Membership fee cover the price of Remote Year programs?
If I buy a Membership, can I cancel it?
If I buy Community Membership, can I upgrade to an Explorer or Nomad Pass within 12 months of purchase?
If I buy an Explorer Pass, can I upgrade to a Nomad Pass within 12 months of purchase?
If I buy a Nomad Pass, can I downgrade to an Explorer Pass if I travel less than I expect?
Can I give someone a Community Membership as a gift?
Do you need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to be a Member?
I want to travel with Remote Year! What travel options do I have?
What is included in Remote Year Travel programs?
Can I start traveling with Remote Year from anywhere at any time?
What does a typical day look like traveling on a 1-month Trip or 4 or 12-month Journey with Remote Year?
How can I ensure I’m working productively while traveling with Remote Year?
If I purchase a few Remote Year Trips in a row, can Remote Year take care of the flights for me?
Since 1-month Trips usually run from Sunday to Saturday, if I book back-to-back Trips, can RY help with accommodation for the night inbetween?
Do you offer a room share or couples’ discount?
Can I bring someone with me on a program, if they don’t have a Membership or a Travel Pass?
Can I have someone stay with me when away with Remote Year?
Can I bring someone to an event or experience when on a trip?
Can I bring someone to an event that is a local meet-up?
Can I bring my pet on Remote Year?
Can I book an experience or event in a Remote Year destination, even though I am not part of that particular trip that month?
When will we know about 2024 destinations, dates, and prices?
Do you have a loyalty program or further discounts for booking multiple 1-month Trips?
Does Remote Year offer programs for families?
I can see that there is the option to extend for a 5th week. How do I do this?
Can I arrive before my program start date or stay after my program end date?
Questions before signing up?