TravelBud
94% Rating
(28 Reviews)

TravelBud

Program Provider

At TravelBud everyone you deal with is someone who has taught English abroad before. We all passionately believe in the life-changing power of the Teach Abroad experience, both for the teachers we place and for the students who gain new mentors from around the world. We carefully select each program to ensure it both makes a beneficial impact on the community it's based in and is a rewarding and life-changing experience for the teachers too.

Something we're extremely proud of is our comprehensive support system. Whether it's before departure or once you're overseas there is always someone just an email or phone-call away to answer any question you might have no matter how small - we've always got your back. And it doesn't end there, we've kept in touch with many of our teachers for years after they return back to life at home. When you sign on with TravelBud you'll become part of our global family for life!

Most Recent Program Reviews

Lethu
Female
23 years old
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Other

THANK YOU Travelbud!

10/10

Deciding to move to Thailand is not the easiest of decisions to make, but Travelbud made sure the actual process was seamless, clear and pleasant.

They're always ready to answer questions, queries and concerns (anxiety may get the better of you, it's normal) and guide you patiently through the process.

So, my advice to anyone considering teaching abroad.... JUST GO! Obviously get Travelbud to assist you, it's absolutely worth it.

Special thank you to the entire Travelbud team, you guys are an awesome bunch of people!

Piotr
Male
32 years old
Thailand
Northeastern Illinois University

TravelBud

9/10

When considering this big decision to move overseas it can be a bit overwhelming with all the information you need to know to get started. I researched through so many different organizations that help you through this process, but in the end everything kept coming back to TravelBud. From the initial contact, until I finally landed in Thailand they were there every step of the way. Its not so much the information they provided, which is all necessary and helpful, but its the way it was presented and with the care it was given. They are headquartered all the way in South Africa and I am in Chicago and was as comfortable as can be from such a far distance. They constantly help you with the process step by step, never overwhelming you with information. They made sure that I took care of the initial steps before informing me of the next move. They answered all my questions in a timely fashion and most importantly they genuinely care about my well being and constant concerns with the process. Life choices can sometimes be very stressful and full of anxiety that you can't control, but TravelBud makes sure that they won't give any of that on their end. Today I am living in Thailand with a smile on my face and experiencing an adventure I already know I will never forget. They are a huge reason for that, so thank you TravelBud! Also a special shout out to Peter and Saskia in this process! Hope to meet one day and thank you personally!

How can this program be improved?

Continue to expand! Availability to other countries. People want to see the world and with the care you give, I think its important to help those who want to explore outside of Southeast Asia! I hope I can help with that one day!

Kieran Glen
Male
23 years old
Thailand
Other

The only travel bud you'll ever need.

10/10

TravelBud needs to be congratulated by every person who arrived in the April intake. Of course I cannot speak for everyone, but not a single person on my team didnt have anything but great reviews on how we were treated during our first couple weeks in Thailand. This process has seamed to have no admin needed by us due to the fact that TravelBud took care of absolutely everything. The team at TravelBud are extremely supportive and kept a communication line open with us constantly as well as took us on a couple little adventures around Hua Hin. I cannot express enough how I would trust this company to assist me in teaching ANYWHERE in the world. I am 2 months in at an amazing school in Nonthaburi and loving life while TravelBud still checks in and have made it very clear they are always here to help. The team that is TravelBud and the people working for them will be buddies of mine for life!

How can this program be improved?

Na.

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