|You think can’t save enough in your current situation to traveling the world?|
Do freelance work online
If you have a background in web services, design, programming, or anything tech, a website is a great way to find virtual work that you can complete as you travel. Just pick up work as you need it. There’s a lot of competition but if you build up your portfolio, you can get a lot of work over time. If you don’t have tech skills, you can still start a profile and find clients for a variety of research-based jobs.
Work on a cruise ship
This option is an excellent way to earn good money while getting a taste of the world, gaining some solid work experience and networking with people (both fellow crew and passengers) from around the world. Many of the easy low-wage jobs usually go to people from developing countries, but there are many jobs available to choose from.
To be a tour guide
Use your love of travel to work in travel! Tour companies are always on the lookout for new tour guides. This is more of a “real” job than the rest, but it’s a fun means of employment. The pay isn’t great but you get your expenses paid while on the tour and get to meet people from all over the world. Companies that often hire travelers are Busabout, Kiwi Experience, New Europe Walking Tours, and Contiki.
Work in a hostel
Speaking of hostels, hostels are often looking for staff to work the desk, clean, or show the guests around town. You can often trade a few hours of cleaning for a free bed. Even if you aren’t getting paid but just getting free room and board, it’s still a way to save money. When you aren’t spending, you’re saving. Moreover, they jobs can often be for as long as you want a day, week, month. Whatever you want and they need.
Become a Bartender
Bars need bartenders and you’ll find plenty of bars that pay cash to travelers looking for work. Bars in party destinations or at hostels are the best places to start looking as they often have a high turnover and the work can be steady. In countries that have working holiday visas, these job also often go to travelers!
Work in a restaurant
On that same vein, waitstaff, bus boys, and dishwashers are always in demand since people come and go from those jobs very frequently. These jobs are easy to get, especially in popular backpacking and party destinations as well as large cities. Again, in countries that have working holiday visas, travelers become the backbone of the service economy and jobs can often be easy to get.
Become a scuba diving instructor
If you are a certified diver and want to become an instructor (additional classes my be needed), there are dozens of great scuba destinations around the world where you can easily find work (Thailand, Cambodia, Honduras, the Caribbean, and Bali are all good destinations). You can find jobs just by going to these destinations and asking around.
Do volunteer work
While these jobs don’t pay, you’ll save money on room and board, which will save you money and keep you on the road longer. Plus, you’ll be doing something good. Win-win. You don’t have to spend a lot of money with large global operations in order to volunteer. Those companies just end up keeping a large cut for themselves for “operations.” Instead, find volunteer work when you arrive at a destination to find more opportunities where your time (and money) help the most.