As an AEI client you get special deals on travel products.
Practical experience is invaluable, and AEI provides the opportunity for clients to gain this experience while contributing to important animal projects. Benefits to the participants are many fold.
Those looking to get more confident and comfortable before their trip.
For new travellers and seasoned ones alike, we love recommended the course: International Volunteering by the Global Travel Academy. This is a 100% online course, curated by travel professionals to nurture safe and responsible travelling- a 3 hour course that will make sure you get the very best out of your adventure. Check them out: International Volunteering by the Global Travel Academy. All AEI clients get enrolled for free as part of their pre-departure training.
We have two partnerships with two different flight booking companies to get you the best prices on your flights. Both Fly for Good and Flight Centre have years of experience and fantastic people working for them that want to help you get to your adventure safe (and for discounted rates). Feel free to request a quote from Fly For Good or Flight Centre, they would love to help you out!
Travel product discounts:
All of our clients are automatically signed up for the International Volunteer Card. An AEI membership get's you: Travel Insurance, 24/7 Assistance, Discounts at Target, Hyatt, eBags, Hertz and 100,000 more! This partnership means our clients are fully supported before, during and after their Experience.
TIRED of plastic pollution? Heartbroken at the idea of sea turtles and whales with bellies full of plastic? Want to do your part in going Zero Waste when you go on these amazing adventures with AEI? Well, now you can bring your very own Zero Waste kit with you and go plastic-free on your upcoming eco adventure! AEI has teamed up with Ahimsa Eco Solutions to provide you with next level Zero Waste products, including biodegradable cups and lunchboxes (made from rice husk, an agricultural waste product), sporks made from reclaimed coconut wood (rescued from incineration), and fair-trade eco travel pouches made at a women's co-op in Guatemala from upcycled Mayan fabrics (diverted from landfill!). Good for you, Good for the animals, Good for the planet! Use promo code AHIMSA10 to redeem 10% off your order (except for sale items)! Free shipping on any orders in Canada & US over $50. Flat rate $20 international shipping.
We partnered with a woman in Michigan who makes beautiful and fun luggage tags on the B Corp, Etsy! She has a whole line just for AEI volunteers and everything in her store is 25% off for you! Check out Wanderlust Leather.
At LENA, they want to spread awareness on the personal and environmental benefits of reusable menstrual products, inspiring women to improve their periods while loving and respecting our planet. When North American clients are placing their order on Amazon, they can enter an AEI discount code to get 20% off the LENA Large or Small cups. We love LENA because it makes travelling easier for women while also making their environmental footprint smaller.
SoapBox Soaps is a mission-based personal care company. For every product sold, they give back a bar of soap, month of clean water, or year of vitamins to someone who needs it, both abroad and in the USA! All of their products are all natural, free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, or petrochemicals. They are full of organic shea butter, olive oil, coconut oil, soybean oil, corn oil, and lots of good, clean hope! Our American clients will get 15% off their purchase because AEI experiences will get you dirty and Soapbox Soaps will help you get clean.
beyondBeanie is our new love. They hire local artisans to make (for an ethical wage) amazing travel accessories that not only help the individual artisan, also give back to the community. Scarves that help with student meal programs, bracelets that help with dentist aid, ponchos that help provide school supplies and toques that help fund school uniforms. We always recommend our clients pack a scarf and a toque (beanie, woolly hat, winter cap) no matter where they are going, for fashion, modesty and warmth. Why not pack fashionable, practical, ethical and beneficial accessories in your bag? Travelling can be done ethically, we are making sure by partnering with all the most ethical and awesome groups we can!
HappyLuxe! Did you know that you have a greener option for being cozy on an airplane? You don't have to use the bagged blankets (good bye single use plastic) in the plane, you can bring your own and we are giving you the option to win some of your very own! HappyLuxe takes a different approach with its products. They’re made from eco-friendly Micro Modal fabric, which is a kind of rayon sustainable manufactured from beech trees. The fabric is washable and made to be used over and over again. They’re even vegan! They are soft, thin and lightweight so you can fold them or smoosh them into your bag and not worry about your comfort. AEI clients get 10% off so they can be cozy, always! We REALLY recommend the pillows because sometimes you need some extra poof in your homestay/hostel pillow.
Tep Wireless is a really easy way to stay connected while you are travelling. We have used these WiFi devices while on expeditions and when the WiFi in accomodation is down or just non existent, Tep Wireless is perfect. You rent the device, it comes to your door and when you are back you easily send it back! Stay connected to family, friends, instagram or whatever!