As the name suggests, specialises in selling cruises from its online portal. As well as hiring staff for their offices, they also hire home based personnel for Cruise Sales Agent and Cruise Online Support Agents positions.

If you are selected they give you four weeks of web based training. You get paid during the training period and when you start working they offer a basic salary plus commission and benefits.

To apply for the Cruise Sales Agents position you need 2 years experience in cruise sales work with Spanish fluency a bonus. The home based Online Support Agents requires at least one years experience of cruise sales experience.

Both positions need a commitment to be able to work flexible eight hour shifts and you will need to meet productivity goals each month.

Find out more at

Published in Supporting
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 00:00

Cruise Planners Home-Based Travel Franchise

 Cruise Planners gives you the chance to start your own travel franchise from home. They have been in the home-based travel industry for a number of years, winning awards from Magellan, Inc. 5000, IATA and Entrepreneur Franchise 500.

Cruise Planners is an American Express Travel Service Representatve. If your clients are Amex customers they can use their membership reward points and you still get full commission.
They offer:
  • Your own travel website 
  • Mobile application
  • CRM
  • Live booking tool
  • Print on demand service
  • Training via Cruise Planners University
  • An intranet to access all the latest offers.
You will need to take a six day training course in Ft. Lauderdale plus online training via the Cruise Planners University program.

Get more information by watching one of their regular webinars at



Additional Info

  • Type Online, Business, Franchise
  • Eligibility International
  • Investment required? Yes
  • Need Experience? No
Published in Selling
Saturday, 01 March 2014 11:27

Home-Based Jobs with American Express

AMEX offers a number of work from home positions including:

Corporate Travel Counselors

Counselors provide support for clients and need to have experience and knowledge of the Sabre GDS system. As an Axcess@Home Agent you will need a separate phone line to use for this position (VOIP not allowed).

Home Based Servicing Customer Care Professional

A customer support role where you work from home answering customer queries and promoting membership.


American Express offers a benefits package, retirement programs, medical, dental and vision plans.


Their website claims the average rate is $16.18, but that their top performers can earn up $28 per hour.

To check the current positions available enter the following search terms:

Search all the jobs at American Express

*most of the jobs listed are based in the US, but there are also some jobs listed for the UK and obviously telecommute jobs can be done from anywhere so this is classified as an international opportunity.
Published in Supporting
Monday, 10 February 2014 14:42

Write for Yankee Magazine

Yankee Magazines accepts submissions for their travel, home, food and non-fiction sections covering the New England areas of Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Submissions must include examples of previous work and a cover letter.

Yankee buys all rights to stories it purchases. Payment is made on acceptance of the article by the assignment editor and with the writer’s submitted invoice.

Find out how to submit your work to Yankee Magazine

Additional Info

  • Type Freelance
  • Eligibility International
  • Investment required? No
  • Need Experience? No
Published in Writing
Friday, 07 February 2014 21:17

Vayable - Get Paid to Plan Trips for Others connects travelers looking for a unique experience with guides who can offer something different from the standard holiday tours. According to Vayable, their guides make an average of $300 per trip and up to as much as $1200! The guides get a percentage of the book fee.

It is a flexible opportunity that allows you to work the hours you want, but you will have to prove that you know the city or area you live in and are able to craft a great customised travel itinerary.

To qualify as a Vayable guide the requirements are:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a thorough knowledge of where you create trips for.
  • You must be friendly and community oriented.
  • You must pass a screening call and online training which takes 3 to 5 days.

The better the service you provide, the more work you will get. Experts and travelers rate each other after the trip and you can use the traveler reviews to decide if you want to accept an assignment from them.



You earn money as a guide by getting 10% of the booking amount paid to Vayable, and payments are made the day after they receive it. No waiting until the end of the month.

You don´t need to be a travel expert, you just have to passionate and knowable about the area you offer expert advice on. Contact them and offer your experience of the area you live in Spain and start earning money for creating local Spanish travel itineraries.

Apply to be a travel planner at

Additional Info

  • Type Freelance
  • Eligibility International
  • Investment required? Yes
  • Need Experience? No
Published in Writing