5W heißt Frauen auf der ganzen Welt willkommen, sich unserem wunderbaren Netzwerk für Freundschaften und Reisen anzuschließen.
5W býður konur um allan heim velkomnar til að taka þátt í okkar frábæra neti fyrir vináttu og ferðalög.
5W welcomes women all over the world to join our wonderful network for friendship and travel.
5W ønsker kvinner over hele verden velkommen til å bli med i vårt fantastiske nettverk for vennskap og reiser.   

The World is Waiting

Women Welcome Women World Wide (5W) has so much to offer its members around the world, encouraging friendship and travel in a totally unique way. You can forget the usual tourist routes and enjoy visiting other members in their  homes, experiencing a different culture and way of life through the eyes of local women.

As soon as you join, you will receive access to the full membership list and the choice is then yours!  You can make contact with members in a country you have always wanted to visit or members from your  own area.  This is a wonderful way to make new friends around the world, requesting a visit to another member and maybe welcoming others into your own home.  Imagine having a network of like minded women to share experiences and offer a warm welcome, wherever you are in the world.

As part of your membership, you will also receive regular newsletters throughout the year with news and stories from around the world. along with member only service such as requests for travel companions, house-sitters and Gatherings and Get-Togethers arranged by other members – visit FAQs for more details on what we offer.

More than Just a Global Network

5W is not just about international travel. We have Local Groups around the world, which are the perfect way for our members to arrange meet-ups for lunches and trips to local attractions.  This is an opportunity to make new friends in your own part of the world and share some local exploration of the beautiful areas where you live.  Think local now and plan for future global travel with your new 5W friends.

5W Offers Rewarding Experiences

Our members explain what 5W means to them –

“If you are interested in solo travelling, this is the organisation for you.  It can be lonely travelling on your own, especially if you see something fantastic and want to turn around and say “hey, look at that” but there is no one there.  Well, if you join 5W, those days are over”  – Read more …

“Before I set off on my New Zealand trip, a friend gave me the tip to check out this network. It is aimed primarily at women traveling alone, but you are also welcome with children and partners.
The idea is that you always learn from each other, whether you are traveling yourself or meeting women from other countries in your own country.
For what I consider to be a very manageable annual fee, I entered the directory and was able to get in touch with all the other women in the network.
Before I left I had already contacted a woman in Singapore. That was a very warm welcome. She and another woman showed me their city and also asked me about my own wishes, so that I could get a different insight than as a pure tourist.
For my trip through New Zealand I had planned to spontaneously look for new accommodations again and again. As soon as I knew approximately when I would be where, I contacted women from the directory. I met some of them for coffee, others invited me to stay with them.
A woman had offered, in addition to several overnight stays, that she would show me a few worthwhile destinations nearby. That day she was driving, my rental car was on break.
I had already heard about the hotel where the picture was taken. On the way south, the detour was too far for me. I didn’t know what she wanted to show me and was delighted when we saw this hotel – it’s in the middle of the countryside – from afar. I was happy to invite her to a high noon tea , which you can see in the photo.  For me, that is active networking.” 5W member from Germany


Read an extract from our latest newsletter to find out how our members are enjoying their membership 

Map Of Our Members

Read more 5W Facts Here

Luang Prang, Laos

5W members having fun
at a sports club in
Belgravia, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Why you should join 5W, in the words of one of our members from Germany Click Here

As soon as you join, you will have access to the full list of our members around the world – you choose who you might like to contact, whether you want to plan a visit or welcome someone to stay in your home.  However you choose to use your membership, you can be assured of being part of a unique global friendship network.