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1. Posted by rwright (Budding Member 20 posts) 9y

Has anyone had any experience doing wwoofing in Thailand? Any feedback would be great, thanks

2. Posted by wouterrr (Travel Guru 3379 posts) 9y

what is it?......wwoofing?

3. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5595 posts) 9y

A stuttering dog

4. Posted by Helena224 (Budding Member 54 posts) 9y

Hahaa. Made me laugh.

Sorry, I also have no idea what it is. Good luck

xox

5. Posted by rwright (Budding Member 20 posts) 9y

haha it stands for 'willing workers on organic farms' - where you do afew hours work a day in exchange for food and accomodation. Has anyone done this in Thailand?

6. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3562 posts) 9y

I don't think your 'wwoofing' idea is going to work in Thailand. The Thai authorities are very strict on work permits. The new 90 day rule was put in to stop the foreigners from working illegally (no work permit) and doing border runs to stay on the country. There is not a shortage of labor in Thailand and the pay scale is so low that most foreigners would not do manual labor at those rates.

Take the money you will need with you and do not count on making any while in Thailand. That is my best advice.

7. Posted by opospa (Travel Guru 1836 posts) 9y

you can do wwoofing in southern part of thailand. around sungai kolok and tak bai in narathiwat province or maybe sadao and padang besar in songkhla province. LOL!!

8. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Quoting vegasmike6

I don't think your 'wwoofing' idea is going to work in Thailand. The Thai authorities are very strict on work permits. The new 90 day rule was put in to stop the foreigners from working illegally (no work permit) and doing border runs to stay on the country. There is not a shortage of labor in Thailand and the pay scale is so low that most foreigners would not do manual labor at those rates.

Take the money you will need with you and do not count on making any while in Thailand. That is my best advice.

I dont think people need work permits, to do voluntary work, Vegasmike. If rwright is only getting food and accomodation, in return for his work, then it would be voluntary work. ;)

9. Posted by rwright (Budding Member 20 posts) 9y

yes, its voluntary work. you don't get paid. I know there's about 10 farms that do wwoofing, just wondering if anyone had been to any of them

10. Posted by Mr Gee (Budding Member 91 posts) 9y

unfortunatly man, you do need a visa even for voluntary work, seems like a stupid beauracratic (<---spelling) rule but its the way they roll. to be fair man, i doubt they would offer you enough pay to cover your rent and food in thailand, the average monthly wage is about £20 !!! which is what most travellers spend in less than a week away