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How Membership Works

Every other travel company: “Insert your credit card details here. Great! We’ll see you in 6 months for your week-long trip with complete strangers.”

Bolt takes the exact opposite approach. Before joining, each prospective member engages in our Discovery Process (outlined below) to make sure everyone's on the same page regarding our mission, ethos, and expectations all around. There's no "click to buy" - we think that if you're traveling halfway around the world and spending your hard-earned money, it's worth taking the time to gain a deep understanding of our community, and the folks with whom you'll travel.

After joining, members can book any trip, access our online platform to connect with other members through profiles, video hangouts, and our Slack chat. Find travel partners, and take advantage of offers from select partners’ products and services to elevate your next adventure.

Lifetime membership in Bolt's community is $300, paid upon joining. This is a one-time payment (not annual, ie, you'll only be charged once).

Think of this as an investment in Bolt, and in your travel for years to come. Every member of our community has made this investment and participated in our Discovery Process. Without these commitments, we couldn't curate our membership, nurture the intimacy of our private online platform, and take the time to thoughtfully develop our community.

The Discovery Process

1. Submit an application.

2. Hop on a brief call with a Bolt team member to learn more, and answer any questions you may have.

3. Connect with a current member who has been on multiple trips to align around our mission, ethos, and your expectations.

4. Receive an invitation to join Bolt, including our code of conduct, core principles, and options for paying membership dues.  

5. Unlock access to all Bolt trips, and receive an invite to our online community.

Our membership spans diverse ages, interests, occupations, and the globe, while coming together around empathy, adaptability, adventure, a bias towards self-reliance, and a penchant for curiosity.

If that resonates - drop us a note. It's perfectly OK to be brief, but we also encourage creativity, and having some fun with it. We look forward to hearing from you!

Thank you! We'll be in touch within 48 hours. For now, check out our Instagram!
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