If you love traveling, you have probably already considered a job that requires you to travel. With increased globalization, it’s easier than ever before to make money (and still travel the world)! Here are 10 jobs for people who love to travel:
There is a high demand for English-speaking teachers across the world. Most countries require you to have (at least) a bachelor’s degree in education, and a couple of years teaching experience. Some employers offer generous packages, which include a tax-free salary, accommodation, yearly airfare, and health insurance. Another benefit of teaching abroad is being able to travel on school holidays.
2. Au Pair
Au pairs provide childcare service to a host family in a foreign country. Room and board are provided by the host family. While the salary will most likely be small, you’ll be able to gain so much more by fully-immersing yourself in the culture.
3. Flight Attendant
Flight attendants are required to travel as part of their job. Becoming a flight attendant doesn’t require a degree; just a certificate. Some previous customer service experience would definite be handy. While the working hours are a bit crazy, you get to see hundreds of cities at the drop of a hat. Also, working for an airlines offers discounts for you and your family.
4. Cruise Ship Employee
There are plenty of opportunities available working onboard a cruise ship. Best yet, there are so many positions to fill, between concierge, entertainment, and operating the vessel. Working on a cruise ship a dream job because you have accommodation and food provided to you while still traveling the world.
5. Peace Corps Volunteer
The Peace Corps is a great way to travel the world and be a part of a great organization that helps communities abroad. The pay won’t be great, but accommodations and health care will be provided.
6. Freelancer – Travel Writing or Photography
The beauty about being a freelancer is that you can work from anywhere in the world! No previous experience is needed, but having a knack for creativity certainly helps! You can make money freelancing by travel writing or photography.
If you are enticed by the idea of living almost anywhere, WWOOF, or World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, is a great opportunity! It offers volunteers work on organic farm in exchange for food and housing worldwide.
8. Peace Corps
Peace Corps is a volunteer program that provides volunteers a way to live abroad while helping people in other countries.
9. Work at hospitality
Many hotels have chains worldwide. If you’ve experience in hospitality, working at a hotel might be the way to go. Opportunities at hotels abroad are always available, especially if you have good command of English.
Consultants are in demand in nearly every profession, all over the world. Companies hire consultants to advise in very specialized knowledge. That’s why consulting is a great job if you love to travel!