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Join the Foundation as a Jupiter's Companion

The Jupiter's Companion scheme offers you personal membership of The Ted Simon Foundation and the opportunity to contribute your ideas and enthusiasm to support our Jupiter's Travellers and their writing, photography and film-making projects.

Jupiter's CompanionsThe Ted Simon Foundation encourages adventure travellers to go the extra mile and be reporters of truth in the world. Our ultimate aim is to promote understanding, reduce tension and to favour the chances of peace between our many cultures.

If you share our ethos and have an active interest in helping to illuminate what's going on in the world beyond the generalisations of the media, we invite you to join The Ted Simon Foundation as a Jupiter's Companion.

The membership fee is only $8 per month and helps fund the on-going development of the Foundation. Membership offers the following benefits:

The Jupiter's Companion Badge
To show that you're a member of the Foundation, you'll be provided with a copy of the Jupiter's Companion badge image for you to use on your website, blog and social networks.

Privileged Private Forum Access
You'll be given login details to your own personal account on the Foundation's private forum. This is used by our Jupiter's Travellers and the Committee of Advisors to share ideas, advice and constructive feedback on documentary projects. You'll have the inside-track on what's happening and the opportunity to be a valued part of the discussion.

Share Your Own Travel Stories
We'd like you to be a reporter of truth in the world too, so let us know if you have interesting and insightful stories to tell from your own adventure travel experiences. We'll publish those we think best represent our principles of Exploration, Comprehension and Communication in the Journey Insights magazine.

VIP Invitations To Foundation Events
Whenever the Foundation hosts a special event you'll receive a free VIP invitation.

Discounted Tickets To Selected Adventure Travel Events
Some of our media and event partners host regular adventure travel events around the world. Whenever possible, you'll have the opportunity to buy tickets at discounted rates exclusive to our members.

Annual and Monthly Membership Options
Membership of the Foundation via the Jupiter's Companion scheme is open to individuals from all nations and costs only $8 per month. We accept subscription payments via credit/debit cards and PayPal accounts and you can choose between the monthly and annual plans. Annual membership gives you 12 months for the price of 11.

How To Join The Ted Simon Foundation

If you accept the terms and conditions of membership explained below and would like to join the Foundation as a Jupiter's Companion, simply choose your preferred membership plan, enter your full name and email address and then click the "Subscribe" button to complete your subscription via PayPal (a PayPal account is not required).

Annual Membership

$88 per year (1 month free)

Your Full Name

Your Email Address

Monthly Membership

$8 per month ($96 per year)

Your Full Name

Your Email Address

Terms & Conditions of Membership
Membership subscription payments are non-refundable.

Businesses and other organisations are not eligible to join the Jupiter's Companion membership scheme. Please view the Jupiter's Angels page for corporate membership options.

Your membership subscription will renew automatically, but if you no longer wish to continue your membership you can cancel your subscription at any time via PayPal. If you choose to cancel your subscription, your personal account on the Foundation's private forum will be removed along with all associated data.

The Jupiter's Companion badge image is for the use of subscribing members only. Members may re-size the badge image to suit their requirements, but may not alter it in any other way. When used online, the badge image may not be used to hyperlink to any URL other than

All discussions and other information on the private forum are confidential and may not be disclosed to any third-party without prior written permission from The Ted Simon Foundation.

Use of the private forum requires you to receive email notifications of new topics. By choosing to subscribe as a member, you are also opting-in to receive occasional emails from The Ted Simon Foundation about the Jupiter's Travellers, Foundation news, events and other topics relevant to our work.

The Ted Simon Foundation reserves the right to edit or delete posts on the private forum that we deem to be inappropriate, offensive or contrary to the purpose of the forum or the Foundation as a whole. Any posts that appear to have a commercial intent will also be deleted.

The Ted Simon Foundation also reserves the right to cancel, without notice, the membership of any member found to be abusing their access to the private forum, bringing the Foundation into disrepute or otherwise contravening these terms and conditions.