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Insights and F.A.Q.
On this page you will find answers to frequently asked questions and insights created with the aim of making access to activities of the assosciation clearer and more immediate and thus enable you to carry them out in peace knowing the opportunities and limits. This page will grow gradually with your requests and suggestions: the activity of WWOOF Italia is not a simple contact service between Host and Wwoofer. For a better use and participation do not forget to visit the bulletin board, the calendar, the market – where for now the information is only in Italian and read the newsletter that we send you in English.

VISA F.A.Q.

  • Do I need a visa?

    WWOOFing is a volunteer activity and cannot be used as a reason to obtain a working visa. You can carry

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WWOOFer Membership F.A.Q.

  • I signed up but I cannot see the farm contacts, where can I find them?

    You become a member of WWOOF Italia (and can contact hosts), only after receiving your membership card. Paying the membership

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  • Are there any age limitations to join as a WWOOFer?

    To register for WWOOF Italy, you must be at least 18 years of age. There are no other limits. There

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  • Can I use the WWOOF Italia membership card to go WWOOFing abroad?

    No, the WWOOF Italia Association represents and protects only travelers and hosts present in Italy. To travel overseas visit www.wwoof.net

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  • Can I travel with my kids?

    The WWOOF Italia Association does not set limits for those who want to travel with their children, but individual hosting

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  • Can I travel with my dog?

    Not all of the farms can accommodate dogs or other animals: their presence could affect the delicate internal balance of

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  • Can I start immediately?

    First of all you have to make arrangements with those who will host you: the farms are not hotels. Hosts

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  • Is there a discount for couples traveling together?

    No, there isn't. WWOOF Italia is not an online service but an Association for Social Development, that's why the membership

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  • Do I need a photo?

    Yes, you have to upload it on the site when you sign up. You need a close-up photo in which

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  • How does the card arrive?

    It will be emailed to you in PDF format when your membership is validated and you have paid your fee.

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  • I am registered: now what do I do?

    Contact the hosts you have chosen directly to ask their availability to host you and to agree with them the

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  • How do I verify the membership of a host farm?

    Farms which are not members are removed from the online list. If you use a printed list always check before

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  • How do I renew my card?

    Just repeat the online registration by accessing the site with your data. Once you have logged in you will find

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Member Insurance F.A.Q.

  • Can I drive the tractor?

    Absolutely not. Just as you can not use any other motorized equipment (chainsaws, motorcultivators, motorized tools with blades, etc.). If

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  • If I hurt myself?

    The WWOOFers membership card includes insurance cover in case of an injury during WWOOFing activities carried out in compliance with

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  • Is there a discount for couples traveling together?

    No, there isn't. WWOOF Italia is not an online service but an Association for Social Development, that's why the membership

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  • What does insurance cover?

    The cost of the policy is included in the membership fee. It is a basic coverage valid for one year

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WWOOFer F.A.Q.

  • I signed up but I cannot see the farm contacts, where can I find them?

    You become a member of WWOOF Italia (and can contact hosts), only after receiving your membership card. Paying the membership

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  • Can I use the WWOOF Italia membership card to go WWOOFing abroad?

    No, the WWOOF Italia Association represents and protects only travelers and hosts present in Italy. To travel overseas visit www.wwoof.net

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  • How will I be hosted?

    Every reality offers different situations but you will find lodging, almost always shared meals and everything for you require for

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  • How should I behave?

    It is important to be responsible, courteous and non-invasive. A good dose of the spirit of adaptability and willingness to

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  • How much will I have to work?

    WWOOF Italia is a Volunteering Association, there is no contract or amount of hours to be respected. Remember that you're

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  • What will my duties be?

    It depends. WWOOF Italia farms are very different, although they all practice natural agriculture. They go from agritourisms to simple

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  • Can I drive the tractor?

    Absolutely not. Just as you can not use any other motorized equipment (chainsaws, motorcultivators, motorized tools with blades, etc.). If

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  • Can I WWOOF just for the weekend?

    It is difficult to find someone who would be willing to host you for two days only. If you can

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  • I am a vegan, is this a problem?

    Use the keyword for advanced search: find out who follows the diet that suits you or someone willing to meet

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  • What if I become ill?

    Go to bed until you are better and follow the advice of your doctor. In case of illness hosts are

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  • Is there Wi-Fi?

    This varies. If having WiFi is a neccesity for you you need to remember to ask the host for confirmation

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  • If the host only speaks Italian?

    The majority of host members are Italians: many speak other languages, the atmosphere is still open to cultural exchange. Each

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  • I am registered: now what do I do?

    Contact the hosts you have chosen directly to ask their availability to host you and to agree with them the

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  • How do I verify the membership of a host farm?

    Farms which are not members are removed from the online list. If you use a printed list always check before

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  • I have never been in the countryside: is it a problem?

    No, you are here to learn but do not expect to be constantly followed. You may be able to perform

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  • I can no longer go to farm: what do I do?

    After making arrangements with hosts it is important to observe the dates or at least to communicate variations in time,

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  • I have lost my card, I do not remember when it expires ... what can I do?

    You will have received the card by e-mail. Search your mailbox for the confirmation email that was sent to you

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  • How do I renew my card?

    Just repeat the online registration by accessing the site with your data. Once you have logged in you will find

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  • If there is a problem how do I fix it?

    Often problems are caused by misunderstandings which can be solved with a clear open discussion between the people involved. If

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