There are so many people in the world who loves to travel. In fact, who doesn’t? Travelling is something that helps you to explore so many different places and culture, meet new people and make lots of new friends on the go. If you are someone who thinks you can’t afford to travel, then this article is definitely for you. Did you know that there are a number of companies that will pay you for traveling? Yes, you read it absolutely correct. Some companies help travelers from around the world to travel for free in exchange of some selected services provided by you. For example, you may teach English or may just chat in English with foreigners abroad, organize a trip or educational tour, offer nursing or home-sitting services and other similar things. Going on vacations and that too may be for free – it’s a pure bliss!

Here is a list of 11 such companies for your delight:

  1. YMT Vacations / Grand Circle Cruise Line / Select International Tours / All Abroad Travel / Merit Group Travel


If you organize a trip for a group of people, many are family and friends, there are a number of travel operators that will sponsor your trip, you being the team leader. Interesting right? Companies like YMT Vacations, Grand Circle Cruise Line, Select International Tours, All Abroad Travel, Merit Group Travel provide the group leader free vacation if you enlist the required number of travelers for the trip. YMT Vacations give free trip if at least twelve people undertake the trip and the bonus factor is that if eight of them book their flights through YMT itself, then even your airfare is on them!

  1. EF / CHA Educational Tours / Explorica


Hosting educational trips might be favorable for you if you know the right way of doing so. There are many educational travel companies like EF, CHA Educational Tours, Explorica that offer free trips for the teachers for being the host of the trip for the students.  Some of them even give a free training trip to learn more about hosting and guiding the group.

  1. AdventureWorks

AdventureWorks is a website that has a list of adventure jobs for travelers looking for free trips. Some of the jobs are long-term ones but there are options for travelers as well.  One such instance is PGL – a ski tour organizer, hiring ski representatives at its resorts in France, Austria, Italy and the U.S.  PGL will cover the accommodation, food and in-resort charges and also pay a stipend of $229.

  1. Diverbo

Diverbo is a company that appoints people who can speak English to help the foreigners in Spain and Germany.  In fact, it is preferable if the candidate does not speak Spanish or German. It is for the people who are interested in chatting and mingling with the foreigners to help them practice their language skills. Diverbo is the perfect option for people who look for affordable traveling opportunities and creating a bond with the fellow travelers. 

  1. / ESL Café

Teaching the English language to non-English speakers can arrange you a way of traveling for free.  Job search engines like and ESL Café have a list of such salaried jobs all over the world. Though the job tenure ranges from nine months to about two years, this is one of the best ways to enjoy a free vacation.

  1. World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms

The business World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) provides a platform for the farm owners to post advertisements of help-wanted on the site. People who are willing to work on a farm can apply for the post and all they have to do is the farm works ranging from sowing seeds to gathering herbs. The farm will take care of the accommodation and food.

  1. Workaway / HelpX

Volunteering for work exchange programs is another way of traveling for free. Companies like Workaway and HelpX connect travelers who are interested in cultural exchange, to the locals around the world who require assistance. It is a great way of traveling cheaply, staying for free in a family environment and living like a local. It is just a few hours of work a day and you’ve got the rest of the time to explore the new place. The trip can be for a few days or even for a few months.

  1. Trusted Housesitters / House Carers

Becoming a house sitter i.e. taking care of someone else’s home or even their pet might give you a free accommodation in return of your service provided. Companies like Trusted Housesitters and House Carers are platforms that connect travelers with the local people who need to take care of their abode and may be their pets as well. is an extremely good option for those having nursing skills. It gives an opportunity for traveling for free with assignments that last for about eight to twenty-six weeks. The amount of compensation depends on how skilled you are. Traveling nurses can earn about $10,000 a month. Food and accommodation are mostly covered.

  1. ReConnect Hungary / Heritage Greece / Birthright Armenia / Love Boat Study Program / Birthright Israel

If you are someone who has his / her roots somewhere else, then exploring your roots can be fruitful for you. Your home country might want you to reconnect yourself with your culture. For example, the ReConnect Hungary, run by the Hungarian Human Rights Foundation takes young Hungarian-Americans (aged 18 to 28) to a trip to get to know about their history, culture, and tradition. The airfares are also covered under this program along with other transportation, food, and accommodation for two weeks. Heritage Greece, Birthright Armenia, Love Boat Study Program and Birthright Israel are some other similar programs. In the Birthright Armenia program, Americans (aged 20 to 32) may volunteer for a variety of organizations including NGOs and media outlets for at least two months. Over 500,000 Jewish young adults have traveled to Israel for free with the help of Birthright Israel.                  


  1. ThirdHome

ThirdHome – a luxury vacation home company facilitates home swaps for vacation home owners. A few months back, ThirdHome was seeking applicants having experiences in social media, blogging, and photography and also have a clear knowledge of luxury hospital industry and international travel for ‘The Best Job on the Planet’. The job would have let you to have a three months’ vacation all over the world, stay at luxury vacation homes and pay you $10k per month as well. The company would cover all the related travel expenses and in return you just need to share all the travelling experiences in blogs and social media updates! RajitTravelCHA Educational Tours,Companies That Sponsor For Travelling,,YMT Vacations
There are so many people in the world who loves to travel. In fact, who doesn’t? Travelling is something that helps you to explore so many different places and culture, meet new people and make lots of new friends on the go. If you are someone who thinks you...