is available to people who:
- are currently undertaking training to be a Guide
- have recently graduated from training
- have not yet gained sufficient work experience as a Guide to meet the Professional membership criteria
- are interested in seeking work as a Guide
- work as volunteer Guides or are retired Guides.
Affiliate Membership of IATG is $150.00 (GST free) per annum.
Note: Many Affiliate Members progress to Professional Membership when they have obtained enough experience as a working tour guide. Membership is for a 12-month period and is renewable if you are not yet eligible to apply for Professional Membership.
IATG BENEFITS for AFFILIATES
**Benefits are currently under review
Affiliate members receive:
- regular famils, lectures, workshops and social functions
- access to informative IATG emails and quarterly IATG Welcome newsletters
- networking opportunities with experienced Tour Guides and tourism operators
- discounted business insurance recommended for freelance tour guides
- access to an IATG Mentor offering help and guidance with the tasks that guides are required to do. This free service is available to all IATG Professional and Affiliate Guides. IATG has created a mentoring body of guides who are experienced in many areas, are patient and have a great understanding of the problems faced by guides today. Our mentors are available to talk through specific guiding problems and advise members how best to handle situations, either for immediate reference or as a future suggestion for a problem they’ve already encountered.