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Get Paid to Travel – Travel Websites that Pay for Articles

Want to get paid to travel? If you’re interested in sharing your travel experiences, there are several travel websites that accept pitches from freelance writers. Here are a few of them, and what they pay per word or post. If you know of any other great sites for freelancers — that either pay or publish for experience — please let us know in the comments as we’re planning to expand this list! Also: We plan to do a “How to Pitch” series with some of these websites, so stay tuned!

Travel Websites That Pay for Freelance Articles and Posts

Lost Girls World The Lost Girls – Lost Girls – Lost Girls World http://www.lostgirlsworld.com/ ($12 per Travel Guide or “Pitching 101″ article)

Jaunted; The Pop Culture Travel Guide || Jaunted http://www.jaunted.com/ ($15 posts video posts)

Hotel Chatter Hotel Reviews, Hotel Ratings, Hotel Openings || HotelChatter http://www.hotelchatter.com/($15 posts and video posts)

Oyster Locals www.locals.oyster.com http://blog.oyster.com/category/locals/ ($25 per post)

GoNomad; Alternative Travel, Around the World travel, Destination Guides, Travel Articles on GoNOMAD.com | GoNOMAD.com http://www.gonomad.com/

BoostnAll; BootsnAll Indie Travel : RTW Tickets, Travel Inspiration & Deals. Cheap tickets, hotels & hostels., $30 to $50

New York Times, “In Transit”; Travel News – In Transit Blog – NYTimes.com $50 per post

AOL Travel; Travel Guides and Information – AOL Travel ($250 – $400 for 750 words)

Transitions Abroad; Portal for Work Abroad, Study Abroad, Cultural Travel and Living Overseas, $50 to $150 per piece

Slate; slate.com; $.50 per word

Trip.com; www.trip.com; $.75 per word

Budget Travel; Budget Travel | Travel Deals, Travel Tips, Vacation Ideas $.50 to $1 per word

Fashionable Bride; www.fashionablebride.com; $1 per word

MSN; www.msn.com; $1 per word

Travel and Leisure; www.travelandleisure.com; $1,000 per article

AARP; www.aarp.com; $1.70 per word

Galavanting; www.gogalavanting.com; $15 for all published pieces except features, which net $50

Unanchor: www.unanchor.com; $100 per self-guided tour itinerary

Locationless Living www.locationlessliving.com; $10 per 250 word article

Travel sites that accept submissions for experience, rather than a payment

Nat Geo Intelligent Travel http://blogs.nationalgeographic.com/intelligenttravel/

Pink Pangea Pink Pangea | the community for women travelers

Huffington Post Travel; http://www.huffingtonpost.com/travel/

Source:
Get Paid to Travel the World – Travel Writing Tips | The Lost Girls http://www.lostgirlsworld.com/2011/01/travel-freelancing/

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