FAQ

Is Origin Travels right for me?

Origin Travels trips welcome all self-identifying female travellers, between the ages of 18-39. Origin Travels' passengers are passionate about going off the beaten path, and connecting with our roots. We thrive on a mix of activities that get us into nature, immerse in the local culture, and time take a break from it all. We enjoy the freedom to break off from the pack and explore solo. We love trying local food. We love meeting local people. We support local businesses, and aim to leave a green footprint wherever we go. We are LGBTQ+ positive. Sound like you?

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Is airfare included in the trip price?

Flights (both international and internal) are not included in the tour prices unless stated otherwise in the "inclusions" section of the trip page. 

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Do I need travel insurance for my trip?

YES. It is mandatory for all passengers travelling on a trip with Origin Travels to purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy, and will be requesting your policy number prior to departure. If you do not have a policy number upon embarking on your tour, Origin Travels Inc. has the right to remove you from the trop. At a minimum, your policy must cover medical costs in case of hospitalisation, emergency travel repatriation. Additionally, travel insurance should cover you for all of the active activities included in the itinerary (surfing/cycling/ATV etc.). We also recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance, just incase something comes up and you have to cancel.

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Why do you recommend the age of participants to be 18-30 something? Will it mean lots of partying?

The world of adventure travel is expansive, with lots of options for guided tours and adventures. Origin Travels' respects the travel aspiration of women of all ages, and we recognize the value added to travels that comes with travelling with like-minded women. By restricting the age range for our tours, our intention is to increase the chances of attracting like-minded travellers who share similar interests, budgets and travel goals.

Although all of our experience will provide opportunities to party, it does not mean that it is a party brand! We respect all comfort zones and therefore, design our itineraries and pick our locations, with the goal of providing a wide-range of activity options at all times of the trip.

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Can I book a private departure?

Yes, you certainly can. Origin Travels itineraries can be booked for private groups, and are also customizable for your private retreat agenda. For more info about designing a custom trip, reach out to Britt at travel@origin-travels.com.

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What should I pack?

Each tour will require a different packing list! Make sure to carefully read each itinerary page, and follow the "Important Information" links for each trip to get a full list.

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Do I need an immunization for my trip?

All countries have unique immunization and health requirements. Before travelling, it is your responsibility to speak with your doctor or local travel medical clinic to get information on the up to date country requirements.

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Do I need a travel visa for my trip?

Visa entry requirements differ from country to country, and are dependent on your nationality. It is the responsibility of the passenger to check if they require an entry visa into the tour destination country, and obtaining any requisite visas for your travels is the responsibility of the traveller. The cost of a travel visa is not included in the price of your trip.Our detailed essential trip information outlines visa and immigration conditions for several nationalities, though it is ultimately your responsibility to check that this information is still current leading up to your trip. Please contact us if you require any supporting documentation or information in obtaining your visa. And don’t leave it to the last minute! Some visas can takes weeks to procure.

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