12 Ideas on How to Travel for Free 

Besides the pandemic, another consideration for most travelers is the cost associated with traveling. We always recommend adding travel as a goal within your overall financial plan because traveling can be expensive.

There are many ways to travel for free with proven ideas that you should know if you want to save some money while exploring the world.

Working for a management consulting company is another way to have your company fund your travel.

1. Become a Consultant

If you have experience working with children and want to live in one place for at least a few months, consider working as an Au Pair or a live-in Nanny.

2. Work as an Au Pair

Are you creative? Handy with tools? Good at web development? Whatever your skills, you can leverage them to make money on the road with sites like Fiverr and TaskRabbit.

3. Leverage Your Skills

There are tons of credit cards with travel reward options out there that earn you points simply for using your card for your everyday expenses.

4. Cash in Free Flights or Hotel Stays

One of the oldest, most trusted ways to travel frugally and meet new people is through Couchsurfing. This site started the original community of travelers who offer up their homes for other travel.

5. Couch Surf

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