Fund My Travel FAQ

Ahead of launch, we’ve compiled a few Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) to help outline the Fund My Travel product.

1. What is Fund My Travel?

Fund My Travel is an online fundraising platform created  for users to help fund their volunteer, study, intern and TEFL programs abroad. By engaging in our social media tools and unique features, travelers can promote their fundraising campaigns to their network of family, friends, professional and personal contacts.

2. How can I contact Fund My Travel?

If you have any questions or queries about our services or are interested in our partnership opportunities, don’t hesitate to contact us at support@fundmytravel.com

3. When will Fund My Travel launch?

Fund My Travel is scheduled to launch in early Fall 2012.

4. Who will be eligible in creating an account on Fund My Travel?

Fundmytravel was created for users who want to experience international education in the form of study, volunteer, intern and TEFL abroad. Fundraisers must be enrolled in one of our affiliated program providers so you can sync your page to our providers’. Your campaign page shall contain all the information your family and friends need to know about your travel.

5. What else do I need to start a campaign?

Fund My Travel utilises PayPal at is primary payment gateway for all donations. Each user will need to provide valid PayPal account details in order to avail the Fund My Travel service.

5. I am not from the US, can I still use Fund My Travel?

Yes, the services of fundmytravel are open to everybody as long as you are in enrolled to a program from one of our Providers

 

8 Comments

  1. Seems interesting but what % do you take in fees from us?

  2. Many of our students are looking to use fundmytravel to raise money for an educational trip to Malaysia. They are all attending our undergraduate institution in Pakistan. How will WePay or you manage to get them their funds, assuming you allow people all over the world to raise money through your site?

    Thanks in advance for all your help 🙂

    – Zainah

  3. I’m about to start a new campaign,
    just want to ask how much time is usually needed to collect the funds?
    I’ll need around 1000EUR (approximately 1350USD).

    Thanks for the advise!

    Bartosz

    • Hi Bartosz,

      Thanks for leaving a comment. A fundraising campaign can run up to 120 days (max) and during this time, you can collect as much donations as you can. Within that period, consistently share your page on Facebook, Twitter or Email, create travel/ fundraising updates for your friends or do offline activities to instantly hit your goal amount.

      Additionally, we have sent you an email for more tips and tricks.

      All the best,
      Chris

  4. Hello,

    Here seem to be server issues as my campaign page is stalling and not loading, nor is my donation page.

    Please respond ASAP as the campaign has been promoted, and now no one is able to donate to even view the campaign details.

    Please help! 🙁

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