Inspiring Travel Jobs For The Free-Spirited
Do you feel like your regular nine to five job is tying you down? Maybe it’s stopping you from getting out there and seeing the world? Well, if this is the case, why don’t you hand in your notice and start looking for a job that will involve you traveling? There are plenty out there to choose from! Here are some of the best.
If you know a popular tourist destination really well, you might want to put your knowledge to good use and start giving tours to visitors. There are two ways to go about this. The first is to join a tour company and work with them. Alternatively, you might prefer to go self-employed and set up your own independent tours. This option will certainly take a lot of effort in establishing a reputation for yourself, but it has the added benefit of being the most lucrative. After all, if you work for a tour company, they will take a cut of all the money that you make in exchange for all the marketing of your tour.
Another option is to become a driver for a coach company that offers tours and other forms of transport to travelers and tourists. You can see other people’s reviews of these types of jobs online at sites like Shofur Glassdoor. The reviews are always filled with information on salaries and work culture. When it comes to these kinds of jobs, there will be positions all across the world. You just need to think about where you want to move to, and then find a driving job that suits you!
If you are a gifted writer, you might want to focus all your talents on the travel and tourism industry. By becoming a travel writer, you will be commissioned by various companies and publications to travel to different destinations and write about them. To get started, you will need to build a portfolio so you might want to start a blog and post about all your trips and days out. Then it’s a good idea to start pitching article ideas to different blogs and online publications. There is a list of travel sites that pay writers here.
Cruise Ship Work
If you aren’t completely sure where you want your job to take you, you could keep things simple and just apply for work with a cruise ship company. There are lots of different jobs on cruises, from bar and restaurant work to becoming a performer in one of the cruise shows. If you enjoy working with kids, you might like the idea of becoming a children’s entertainer and joining the kid’s club! As cruise companies run trips to various destinations, you will get the chance to travel all over the globe. The chances are that you won’t be stuck on the same ship all the time, so will meet a lot of different cruise workers from lots of different countries and backgrounds!
Where will your new travel job take you?!