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Adopt a Backpacker is a new interactive platform that connects backpackers, travellers & working holiday makers with local hosts or employers to find Free Accommodation, Jobs, Travel Buddies & Friendly Hangouts.
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How it works
Adopt a Backpacker

STEP 1

Select & Make Profile

Choose the type of profile that represents you best. Create your own unique profile by uploading photos and filling out some personal details like skills, hobbies and interests.

Verify your profile by uploading a valid ID.

Accommodation

STEP 2

Explore List & Map View

Explore the interactive list and map view to adopt an awesome Backpacker / International Student or to find an amazing Host.

Refine your search by adding filters like country, type of profile and availability.

Browse through relevant information from their profiles and read user reviews to see if they are the perfect match for you.

Adopt A Backpacker - Jobs

STEP 3

Request Adoption

Connect with other users by using real time messaging that also allows you to send and receive adoption request in a click of a button.

Your new friend or best employee could be just one adoption away. The possibilities are endless.

Travel Buddies

STEP 4

Enjoy Your Adoption

Be part of a lovely family, work as an Au Pair, secure free accommodation in hostels, find employment through our job board or complete your Australian 88 days WHV.

Welcoming someone into your home or being adopted into someone else's family ensures your unique experience with the Adopt A Backpacker community through authentic cultural and work exchange.

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User Pins

These pins will give you an identity, get to know more about them
  • Backpacker & Traveller backpackers

    Backpacker & Traveller

    This green pin represents individuals travelling locally or internationally that are looking for free accommodation through help exchange, jobs, travel buddies and/or hangouts with new friends.

  • Au Pair Au Pairs

    Au Pair

    This dark purple pin represents young adults who travel to a foreign country looking to be part of a host family. He/she helps with childcare or light housework in exchange for food, a room & pocket money.

  • Local Friend Local Friend Backpacker

    Local Friend

    This orange pin represents friendly locals that don't offer accommodation but love to share authentic local experiences and cultural exchange, like a weekend road trip, hiking or a friendly hangout.

  • Local host host

    Local Host

    This blue pin represents local households that offer free accommodation in exchange for help around the house or property.

  • Au Pair Host Au Host

    Au Pair Host

    This light purple pin represents families who are looking for the next big brother or sister to join their family who helps with childcare & light housework in exchange for food, a room & pocket money.

  • Employer Employer

    Employer

    This red pin represents business establishments/employers around the World that offer paid jobs, internships & volunteering positions. (Ex: Cafe's, Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels & Recruitment Agencies)

  • whv-Employer whv-Employer

    WHV 88-Days Employer*

    This brown pin represents Australian employers that can sign off 2nd & 3rd year Working Holiday Visas* (Visa subclass 417 & 462).

    *Available in Australia only.
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Testimonials

Lovely comments from our community!