Your Annual Membership

Your donation to the Foundation lets us improve and maintain the site, support the community, and continue to let hosts and guests develop lifelong friendships. Thanks! Questions about donations, memberships, how we use your generous donations? Donations and Membership Levels FAQs. All transactions are protected by secure encrypted https, and you can pay either with debit/credit card or with PayPal.


Basic Membership

Thanks! Your contribution makes a world of difference to our ability to keep this site and community going. We love you for it!

Most Popular

Supporter Membership

Thanks! Your contribution will help us maintain the helpdesk for member support, manage the Trust and Safety Group, and improve our volunteer management. If everybody were as generous as you we'd be done now!


Maintainer Membership

You're awesome! Your contribution will let us maintain and improve the mobile apps and even do a mobile-friendly version of the website.

$100 and Up

Founder Membership

Thanks! Your top-level membership will let us implement much-requested new features, like traveler profiles, formalized hosting requests, and host scheduling. (Please note that if you want to give any amount by check, the details are at the bottom of this page.)

$0 Free

Trial Membership

Thanks for showing your support for by choosing the free membership level. Maybe in future years you can give more financially and "pay it forward".

$0 Free

Hosting-Only Membership

The Hosting-Only membership is for our amazing hosts who don't travel but who contribute to this international community through their hospitality.