If you are looking for a new business idea and love travelling, have you ever thought about combining the two? It is entirely possible to set up a profitable business that also gives you the opportunity to travel. If the thought of being stuck at home 24/7 has prevented you from starting your own business in the past, it’s time to think again. Read our 5 cool business ideas for those who love travel and see how you can have the best of both worlds, a good profit and thriving business alongside the chance to travel.
If you have a head for languages why not look into becoming a translator? The chances are, if you love to travel, that you might have picked up a language or two, why not make the most of this and put your skills to use in business? Translation isn’t always about face to face communication, although getting involved in this will get you out of the house from time to time. You could, also, however, translate books or documents from home. You can find plenty of tips to help you out in becoming a translator online.
The really great thing about becoming a travel consultant is that to become the best, you need to travel lots. To sell holidays to others, you need to have had the experience yourself. If you are an experienced traveller, you probably have lots of experience in finding the best deals too, this will put your business in great stead. Take a read of our post about how to expand your business online for ideas of how to grow as an independent travel consultant.
Social Media Influencer
Why not start to build yourself a following with your travel pictures on Instagram? People love nothing more than following those living the dream and having a great time on their travels. If you start to get popular brands might start paying you to try out the experiences that they offer. You never know, you might be able to earn money whilst you enjoy Malta yacht charters or other great experiences.
Vlogging is about building a following on YouTube. Try shooting some videos on your holidays and see if you can attract some subscribers. Once you reach a certain number, you can earn money from your videos because of the advertising revenue that they bring in. Have a read through of a guide to starting vlogging for some ideas on building those subscriber numbers up.
Travelling Event Planner
Why not become an event planner who specialises in organising events that happen on the other side of the world? Planning a wedding, or a party is easy when it’s in your home town but becomes a lot more complicated if you fancy a destination event. This is where your services come in. You could use your travel expertise to plan events to perfection where customers can’t do it for themselves. You might even have to travel to the destination yourself as part of the service, just to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day.