All posts tagged: P2P Travel

Guide to getting paid to travel – living at home and away

According to the ‘Top 10 Travel Questions Asked on Google in 2014’, people are searching online to get answers to practical questions, seeking advice and tips on ways to travel and how to get paid to travel.   How to travel the world? How to travel on a budget? How do I start a travel blog? What are jobs where you can travel? How to travel alone? How do you get paid to travel? What’s the best way to fold a dress shirt for travel? What are the best times to travel to Asia? How do you apply for a travel document? Do you need travelers’ insurance? If you are one of the 1,000’s of people searching Google for inspiration or tips on how to travel the world and earn a salary at the same time, there are many options available that involve both living at home and relocating overseas. In addition, with the growth of travelers looking to connect with locals when they visit a city, there are many new ways to earn an income in your …

Peer-to-peer travel: Disruptive, local, unstoppable – genius!

The Spanish were clearly ahead of the game with the humble principle behind the saying “Mi casa es su casa” (my house is your house).  Today this has taken on a life of its own, creating a win-win platform for both travelers and locals alike. Locals can now generate additional income on the side – whilst sharing their passion for their city – and travelers can be exposed to more authentic, off the beaten track experiences that can often be cheaper than booking via the more traditional channels. So what is peer-to-peer (P2P) travel? In a nutshell, P2P travel means that on your next holiday you could be sleeping in someone’s spare room – instead of a hotel room; enjoying a home cooked meal at a locals kitchen table – instead of eating at a restaurant; being guided around town on a bespoke tour with a local – instead of booking a tour through a travel agent…. and a whole lot more! If this sounds like your idea of a nightmare, you can be reassured by the …