Pacific Islands Travel Deals and Cheap Holidays including Cheap Airline Tickets. Air New Zealand - myairnz. Cheap flights, grabaseat - home of Air NZ's cheap airfares. Get Paid to Travel. Travel Writing — By Lost Girls on January 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm Be sure to check out our new Pitching 101 Series, including interviews with: BootsnAll editor, Katie HammelNew York Times’ deputy travel editor, Monica DrakeThe Expeditioner’s founder and editor-in-chief, Matt StabileGalavanting‘s managing editor, Joseph HernandezTravel Belles’ publisher and editor, Margo MillureGo NOMAD‘s general edit Max HartshorneTravel Agent senior editor Joe PikeTravelingMom‘s editor Cindy RichardsRecommend‘s managing editor Paloma Villaverde de Rico Want to get paid to travel?
If you’re interested in sharing your travel experiences, there are several travel websites that accept pitches from freelance writers. Here are a few of them, and what they pay per word or post. Travel Websites That Pay for Freelance Articles and Posts Travel Belles $10 per post. Travel sites that accept submissions for experience, rather than a payment Some ideas and rates courtesy of Matador.com, JoAnna Haugen.
The Travel Hacking Cartel: Fly Around the World For Almost Free. Wise Bread Picks As a full-time traveler, my total cost of living for 2010 was $17,000.
This included well over $8,000 in flights (business class flights no less): return flights from New Zealand to Europe, various short flights around Europe, and four hops between Australia and New Zealand. Of course, I didn’t pay anything close to $8,000 for those flights. In fact, my total cost of airfare (visiting nine countries) in 2010 was less than $2,000 — and that’s a generous estimate. (See also: Negotiate All Your Travel: The Ultimate Guide) Travel Hacking Please welcome in from stage left: Travel Hacking. Flying for Almost Free Since flights tend to tax our travel budgets the most, then some of the most effective travel hacks are about finding ways to fly for less, and at best — for free.
Using Miles for Business Class vs. Learning from a Travel Hacking Expert Chris Guillebeau is a majority of the way through a major goal of his — to visit every country in the world within five years. How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!) Wise Bread Picks For the last five years, I've been traveling the world full-time, and for less money than I've ever spent (and I'd wager less money than most people would spend) to live in one place.
My worldly possessions fit into one bag (just larger than carry-on size) and a backpack containing my laptop and computer gear. This small entourage (weighing less than 45 pounds in total) comes with me as I wander around the world, sometimes quickly, but mostly slowly. (See also: 5 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards) In 2011 alone, I traversed 13 countries and over 45,360 miles. What if I told you it wasn't? Believe it. How to Keep Your Travel Costs Low Of course, I could travel for way more than $17,000/year.
Here are a few of my secrets. Don't Pay for Accommodations In the entire year of 2011, I paid $173 for accommodation. Work-Trade/Volunteer There are lots of creative opportunities to work in trade for your accommodation (and sometimes food) and enjoy a more immersive travel experience.