Do you love travelling? Consider one of these career options, and you can get paid to travel

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Do you dream of quitting your job and hopping on a plane to see the world? You don't have to leave the workforce — or even drain your bank account — to spend your days traveling.

With the right skill sets , you could put yourself on a career path that allows you to frequently visit different locations as part of your job requirements. If you want to get paid to travel, consider one of these career options :

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Become a Tour Guide

Become a Tour Guide
If you’re outgoing and friendly, this is perhaps one of the best love-your-job’s in the world. Imagine living in a foreign country showing travellers who, like you love to travel, around your new home. S’long as you love to chat and are passionate about the new country or city in which you live, you’re bound to love the job of a tour guide.

Flight Attendant

Flight Attendant
This would have to be one of the most obvious jobs for people who love to travel, but it’s also one of the most attainable and enjoyable. Imagine jet setting around the world, staying a night or two in foreign cities, only to wake up and do it all again. You’ll have to love people but as far as qualifications go, most airlines will only expect prior experience in customer service and certification. Expect crazy hours and a crazy lifestyle, it’s not as easy as it looks or sounds, but totally perfect for travel lovers. What’s more, you’ll score heavily discounted flights for you and your family. Win-win!

The Import - Export Business

The Import - Export Business
You could import and export anything in today’s society. With globalization always on the up, everyone is looking for the ‘next thing’ to latch onto. You’ll have to be entrepreneurial and have a never give up attitude, but it’s a great excuse to travel for work if you can make it work!

Work on a Cruise Ship

Work on a Cruise Ship
Jobs on cruises are in abundance, but they’re also highly sought after. If you do manage to land a gig, you’ll be delighted to learn its exactly as it sounds – you’ll make a living travelling the world! As if that doesn’t sound amazing enough, you’ll also receive free meals and accommodation.

Work as an Au Pair

Work as an Au Pair
If you love children, this is the perfect gig for you. It’s a bonus if you speak a second language or want to develop your skills in a second language. As an Au pair you’ll live with a host family in a foreign country, look after the children, and receive a small salary for your efforts. It’s a great way to experience life in a different country, however your free time will be extremely limited.

Become a Bollywood Film Star

Become a Bollywood Film Star
Sounds crazy, huh? It’s surprisingly common to star as a Westerner in a Bollywood film! According to sources, you merely make your way to India, get spotted, and say yes to star in a Bollywood film!

Photograph & Film Travel

Photograph & Film Travel
If you’re talented in the creative department and want to stay on the road full time, a great idea is to pick up a camera, train yourself, perfect your craft, and sell your images/videos online. While it will require an initial small investment, the potential to make this your full time career is for most too good an opportunity to pass up!

Destination Wedding Photographer

Destination Wedding Photographer
If you love photography along with travelling, this is the best profession for you. In this career you can have fond memories of the beautiful places along with the couples. You will have the chances of filming your favorite spots in this profession.

Oceanographer

Oceanographer
This profession suits the best for the adventure lovers. You can have the most thrilling and joyful experience in this profession through discovering the mysteries of the underwater world and exploring its geological processes. Many scientists are relying on oceanography for dealing with important issues such as climate change, declining fisheries as well as developing new drugs from marine resources. So choosing oceanography is the most intelligent decision for travel lovers since it has a rich career growth.

Interpreter and Translator

Interpreter and Translator
If you have learnt any foreign language and have expert knowledge in it, you can choose this profession. You will have a bright career by learning more than three or four languages.

Hotel Reviewer

Hotel Reviewer
This is a luxurious profession since you can visit and stay in grand hotels and evaluate them according to the pre-determined aspects. As a hotel reviewer you have an excellent career in which you have to travel to many foreign countries depending on your expertise and experience.

Archaeologist

Archaeologist
Imagine discovering the world's oldest known tool, or unearthing the skeleton of one of our very first ancestors. Every day, archaeologists are discovering the kinds of buried treasures that give them a glimpse into life thousands -- or even millions -- of years in the past. Some of them are also in charge of protecting historic sites, excavating them for relics before construction crews can dig there and accidentally destroy an important piece of history.

Freelance (anything)

Freelance (anything)
But why stop there, you can pretty much freelance anything and travel as a result! In the digital age we live in it is becoming increasingly common to start up a small company, freelance, and live abroad on the road. Many small companies travel full time and work from coffee shops – it’s some kind of small revolution going on out there!
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