Become A Travel Writer

If you love to travel and can compile your experiences in a beautifully written article, then you can become a travel writer and make money online.

There are travel websites and magazines that regularly need fresh travel articles, and most of them don’t even require you to be actively traveling.

Even if you have traveled to different places in the past, you can write articles about them.

Below I am mentioning a list top travel websites which will pay you between $30 – $50 per article.

1. Matador Network

Matador Network was started in 2007, and since then they have worked with thousands of photographers, writers, and filmmakers. They’re always looking for original travel experiences and photography.

You can join Matador by signing up at the following URL, once signed up you can submit your articles to editors. If your article gets accepted, you’ll get paid.

You’ll also find a variety of other related job opportunities such as photo editing, project collaboration, interview, etc. in the marketplace section.

Payment: $40 USD per article upon acceptance

2. Travelista Club

Travelista is looking for people all over the world who can work for them as a freelance travel writer.

You can even start by writing travel guides about the place you live, and you do not need to be traveling.

Once you get signed up, you’ll also get enrolled in a free professional training course where you’ll learn all the essential skills you need to be an expert freelance writer.

Payment: $40 AUD per article (1000 words) upon acceptance

3. Go World Travel

Go World Travel accepts articles from experienced journalists to first-time writers.

They need you to write a unique story and also recommend to visit and study their writing style and see what they have already covered.

You are required to cover details such as how to reach the destination, local customs, exciting places to visit nearby, food, markets and so on.

You are also encouraged to include real photos to make the articles visually appealing.

Payment: $30 to $40 USD per article (Up to 1600 words) upon acceptance

4. The Expeditioner

The Expeditioner loves unsolicited article submissions from people who have a great travel story and want to share with it with the world.

They love first-person narratives and require your article to be informative, exciting, and inspiring for the future travelers.

Your articles need to be ready for the following stuff to increase its chances of getting accepted.

The article should consist relevant, original photography including links to these photos stored on Flickr.
The article should be written in American English with proofreading.

Payment: $30 USD per article (From 1200 words and up) upon acceptance

5. Wanderful

Wanderful is looking for articles that are personal, inspiring, engaging, and community oriented. Their audience is primarily women between the age of 25-40 hence they prefer articles related to women and travel.

Before you submit an article to Wanderful make sure your article fits in one of their following categories.

  • Destination and itineraries
  • Travel tips
  • Global issues related to women
  • Important women to watch

Payment: $50 USD per article (750 – 2500 words) upon acceptance.

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