Luxury family trips where you can all bond closer as you make a difference together.
Fully customized ethical luxury experiences that blend sightseeing with hands-on philanthropic-volunteering…and of course time to recharge and reconnect.
We are so confident that you will love it that we guarantee it.
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Who loves a luxury volunteer vacation?
What better way to bond as a family on your luxury vacation than to help change lives of those less fortunate? Your children will also appreciate how fortunate they are as they gain insights into the lives of others. Your luxury vacation is custom-made...
Get your marriage off to the best possible start and make a difference together helping others. Choose your luxury hotels, and we make sure there is plenty of time for relaxing and getting to know each other as well. Be the change.
Retirees and the Young at Heart
You are never too old to leave a legacy! You can use your business, marketing or teaching skills to improve the lives of the next generation, or if you would like to roll up your sleeves and get involved in something..
Our Expert Corner
From the vastness of Asia’s incredible landscapes to tiny eco-luxury boltholes in Central America, Jenny loves nature, travel and making a difference through volunteer travel. But it is Africa that she knows best. She has marveled at the amazing Victoria Falls and been in awe of the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti, as well as […]
Asia is Julian’s stomping ground, and it is a region he is passionate about, which you will quickly discover when you contact him to help you with your luxury family volunteer travel plans in Asia. From hidden shopping markets in India, to off the beaten track temples in Cambodia, or beaches in Thailand that only […]
Patrick fell in love with Latin America after travelling extensively throughout the region several years ago. He was astonished by the incredible natural wonders, cultural diversity, fabulous wildlife and the hospitable people that he met on his adventures. Now a father of four young children and fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, Patrick continues his affinity […]
Another of our luxury family volunteer travel experts, Bronwyn is a mother of four and loves travel, especially in Latin America, where she has lived for several years. Her favorite moment traveling was an in-depth exploration of Brazil; she was blown away by the incredible diversity, from the beaches of Buzios to Iguazu Falls, the […]
Mother of two, Audrey is one of our luxury family volunteer travel specialists, complemented by an all-round knowledge of many of our destinations. After completing a Masters in Law degree from Cornell University, Audrey has worked as a lawyer in New York, Paris and London, and says she has finally found the perfect job that […]
Amy has had a lifelong passion for luxury family travel and volunteering and it is her love for exploring different cities and cultures that has led to a life living and working in many several countries, including Australia, France, England and New Zealand. Working with Hands Up has meant she has deepened her knowledge of […]
Sarah first caught the travel bug 10 years ago and traveled through Africa and Asia. She spent 6 months in Africa, where she volunteered in several countries, helping build houses, classrooms, and teach. She found it to be incredibly enriching and inspiring, with a thirst for more. Following this adventure, Sarah decided on a career […]
Zac is a Kiwi, and you will appreciate his knowledge of family trips to the Pacific, namely Australia, Fiji and his beloved New Zealand. His favorite spots include: – Sailing in Fiji’s Yasawa islands – Sailing in the Whitsunday Islands in Australia – Kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park in New Zealand Travel tip: New […]
As the Founder of Hands Up Holidays, Christopher loves to create incredible luxury family volunteering itineraries for his clients, so continues to devote time to responding to inquiries and being directly available to you. He got the idea for Hands Up on a luxury trip to South Africa, where he helped build a home for […]
Getting started with your luxury family volunteer trip
With 30 countries in 6 continents to choose from (and more being added all the time), you are spoiled for choice. Remember: our consultants are always on hand to help you decide.
Discover how you can help make a difference in each destination. If you have specific skills, we can enable you to use them, or if you wish to roll up your sleeves, join our expert builders to construct a house or classroom.
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