3 Ways to Earn Money while Travelling in South East Asia

By | May 16, 2016

If you wish to travel around the world, but don’t think you have the money to do so, then earning money while you travel could be a possible option for you.


Traveling to South East Asia gives you a wide variety of opportunities to earn money while you enjoy your holiday in this exotic destination.

Become a self-employed nomad while you make your way around the world, enjoying the many different sights and sounds that each new destination offers you.

The following are just some of the most popular ways that you can really earn money while traveling in South East Asia.

Teaching English

Teaching English as a second language is one of the most popular ways in which you can earn money while traveling in South East Asia. If you are fluent in English, this could be the best and easiest opportunity for you while providing you with financial gain.

In most cases, you may need to obtain a TEFL qualification before being able to teach English in South East Asia or the company that you decide to work through may provide you with classes to obtain this certification.

Teaching English as a second language in this country typically requires a year-long commitment. In addition to earning money for teaching your native language, you may also be given housing and food during your stay.

Hop on flights to Bangkok and start your journey today as you earn money for teaching English.

Travel Blogging

People across the internet love to read about the lives and adventures of others. Before travelling to South East Asia, start building your blog which you can update regularly.

It is important to get your blogs name out there through effective marketing practices in order to gain a following. Visitors and ad clicks on your travel blog will allow you to earn a profit while you write about your travels and things that you have enjoyed while in South East Asia.

Help People Buy Things

How often do you ask your friends or family to help you buy something when they travel somewhere local or overseas? How about the challenge of buying something from overseas and the shipping is very expensive?

Now, there’s a mobile app that can allows you to help someone buy anything from anywhere.

AirShoppr is a mobile app that helps connect shoppers to travellers from around the world.

For example, you want to buy a limited edition soccer jersey from the UK. It may cost more here but what if you can ask someone who’s already in the UK but travelling to Malaysia to help you get it?

Meanwhile, if you’re a traveller, you can earn extra money buy helping someone to purchase something they want.

How secure is it? Once the traveller agrees to help you buy the item, simply make the payment on our mobile app and we will hold the payment until after the traveller has bought the item for you and delivered it to you.

Download the app for free from the App Store or Google Play Store via their Facebook website here.

Richard Ker

I coach people and give free tips on how to make money from home, build websites that are optimised for Google and help businesses market their products/services online. Follow me on Twitter @richardker.

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