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Want to travel the world? Here are your career options!

Who wouldn’t say yes to an opportunity for travelling the world while earning oodles of cash? The only problem is that more often than not, finding that “dream travelling gig” seems like an unachievable dream. But here at Adzuna, we’re out to prove you wrong. We’ve rounded up some of the best travel-based jobs that can see you exploring new countries all while developing your skills and having the time of your life. Interested? Read on to learn more about these great jobs!


Best travelling jobs

Flight Attendant

Okay so this one the most obvious travel-based job of them all, but that doesn’t mean you should overlook its potential. If you land a job as an international flight attendant, you’ll be travelling across the globe and enjoying all the cool perks that come with the job description, like the awesome hotels. Most airlines require their attendants to hold some sort of certification and preferably have some customer service experience before they hire you. To work in this role, you’ll need to love working with people, and you’ll also need to be okay with working odd hours. Aside from discounted flights for you and your family, you can also expect to earn anything up to R141,888 per year working as a flight attendant. When you bring all the benefits of this job into the picture, you could actually be earning up to R280,000 per year. You’ll also get to see the world while making a very decent living with this job!


English Teacher

If English is your native language or it’s a language you speak very well, you’re actually in high demand. Right now, teaching English as a foreign language is a hot job, and the hunt is on for folks that have the ability to get this job done right. If you’re enrolled in a TEFL program, you’ll get to travel the world and experience new cultures all while helping others develop their language skills. Keep in mind that some countries require English teachers to hold Bachelor’s degrees before they are allowed to work there, although this isn’t a global standard. To get started, all you need to do is to get certified, which can be done in under a month. After that, you can earn up to R259,636 per year with this cool job.


Become a member of the Crew

If you love fun and a fast-paced (also ever-changing) job, a position on board a cruise ship might be right up your alley. What’s not to love about the idea of making a living while sailing the seas on a giant luxury boat? Aside from earning anything up to R191,438 per year, you’ll also score free meals and accommodation! Since these are some of the most amazing jobs out there, they’re highly sought after. This means that you’ll have to work hard to prove your worth and score a spot on the boat crew. A more accurate salary of these positions might actually be a long the lines of R345,000 per year when you bring job perks and benefits into the picture.


We’ve only listed three travel-based jobs here, but the possibilities are endless. You probably already have some of the skills and qualities required by some of these roles, so wat are you waiting for? Check out the opportunities right now. Who knows, in just a few clicks, you might literally be on your way!