H a i t i • M i s s i o n • T r i p • F A Q s
Can I plan a trip to Haiti as an individual?
Yes, you can join a team on your own or come with a group. Our trips travel on Monday to Monday.
What is the cost of a mission trip to Haiti?
Your trip cost is $850 which includes all travels, food and lodging while in Haiti. Airfare is an additional cost. There is also a $10 entry fee into Haiti that you will pay at the airport upon arrival.
Do I bring my own food?
Your breakfast and dinner will be prepared and served by our wonderful Haitian staff. You will be responsible to bring what you will eat for your lunches. Your leader will discuss and give ideas on what to bring prior to the trip.
Do I need to bring money with me?
We recommend you bring additional dollars (in small bills) as you will have opportunities to visit and shop some organizations and Haitian markets. There will also be travel expenses to and from Haiti. Your leader will discuss this further.
What do I need to pack?
You will receive a packing list prior to traveling, and your leader will cover in great detail all that is needed.
Where do we stay?
Healing Haiti has two comfortable gated guesthouses a short distance from the Port Au Prince airport. Our guesthouses offer air conditioned bedrooms for sleeping, bathrooms with showers and spacious living space. All bedding and bath towels are provided.
Do you require immunizations?
We encourage everyone to seek professional advice from their physician or travel clinic about what immunizations/medications are best for travel in Haiti.
How do we get to the guesthouse?
Our amazing Haitian staff will be at the airport to greet you. You will travel in a TapTap (open air bus) which will be your transportation for the week!
Do you need a passport?
You are required to have a valid passport to enter Haiti in addition to not expiring within 6 months of traveling.
Do you need any extra insurance?
We require all to purchase volunteer travel insurance for your trip. This is not insurance to protect your flight, but to cover medical and evacuation if necessary while on your trip. The cost starts at about $30 and you will receive the link to purchase from your leader.
How old must you be to go on a mission trip?
You will need to be 15 years or older to travel on a standard mission trip. In addition, we have parent/child trips and senior trips available.
Will we be traveling at night?
We will leave the guest house around 9 am for our day of serving, returning to the guest house before dinner. We do not serve during night time.