12 Little-Known Travel Jobs to Make Money

One of the silver linings of the pandemic is the emphasis on remote work and it appears to be sticking. A recent Gallup poll showed that 45% of workers are at least partially remote.

While that’s great news for many people, some types of work lend themselves more to travel jobs than others.

There are many opportunities to teach worldwide. You could become an English teacher in a local school or even teach exclusively online through a platform like VIP Kid.

English Teacher


Becoming a freelance writer could be the perfect travel job. As a freelancer, you can choose to work when you want. All you need is a laptop and an internet connection.

Freelance Writer


As a travel photographer, you could sell images of your adventures to stock photo sites or to clients directly.

Travel Photographer


Get paid to sail to exotic locales as a worker on a cruise ship. Many different positions are available, such as servers, housekeeping, tour guides, and more.

Cruise Ship Worker


The profession has a median income of $80,000 and tons of travel perks like free hotels and discounted flights. A career as a flight attendant can be a great way to travel in style.

Flight Attendant


This is perfect for travelers weary of trip planning and for those who may find joy in a travel agent job.

Travel Agent