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What is Politrip?

Politrip specialises in organising short-term volunteer placements on international political campaigns. It is the ultimate experience for political enthusiasts who want to work and gain experience working on election campaigns abroad.

Election Campaigns

Work on competitive international election campaigns


We provide you with full training before you depart on your adventure.


Experience what your destination has to offer you on your days off and after your placement


Safe & comfortable accommodation provided throughout your placement

What Makes A Politripper?


Committed to improving yourself and your opportunities, and enjoy taking on new challenges and solving difficult problems.


You want to make a positive difference in your world. You respect and engage with people from different backgrounds, who have different opinions from your own.


You thrive on the unknown, love meeting new people, gaining new experiences and exploring new places. You are organised and independent, with excellent situational awareness.

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volunteering abroad on election campaign boosts cv

What Can A Politrip Do For You?


Volunteering for an international political campaign is a unique experience, that will help you develop your critical thinking and social skills. You will learn how local campaigning works and how it relates to the bigger picture

Self Development

Politrip will help you learn new skills, become more independent and a better communicator. You will face new challenges and meet people with similar interests to your own.

Boost Your CV

Stand out from the crowd with hands on election campaigning experience from a local perspective. We are happy to provide formal references for any of our Politrippers on completion of the programme.

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We Make Your Trip Affordable

We make paying for your trip easy with flexible monthly payments with zero interest. You can now pay your Politrip fee by monthly direct debits. Your monthly payment will equal your trip free, minus the deposit and holding fee, divided by the number of months until your trip begins. The sooner you sign up, the less you have to pay per month! Alternatively you can sign up in full at any stage. 

Pay your holding fee

via the website pay £20 to secure your place

Get Accepted

Complete your full application, get approved and pay your deposit.

Monthly payments

Pay the remaining sum divided by the months left on your trip

Hear From Our Politrippers

natalie politrip review

Immersing myself in crucial mid-term elections was a once in a lifetime opportunity and one I wasn't going to let go by

ross politrip review

One thing i've enjoyed the most is the contact with voters on the doors, learning about the local issues and hearing about them from poeple directly.

catherine politrip review

Politrip will be a really unique thing to discuss in interviews and will enable me to stand out more from other candidates