How You Can Travel the World and Pay (Next to) Nothing

2. Join a sailing crew

Living on a boat is a significantly cheaper way to travel
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If you've always dreamed of sailing off into the sunset, then joining a crew could be the work-travel adventure of a lifetime!

If you've always dreamed of sailing off into the sunset, then joining a crew could be the work-travel adventure of a lifetime.

Sailing community hubs FindaCrew.net and CrewSeekers.net help connect boat owners to people willing to become crew members.

The best part of this arrangement is that you can sail around the world for free! If you have past sailing experience, you might even find a fancy yacht to live on, and be paid for your help.

You'll need to have enough free time on your hands to be away from land for a while. This makes working on a boat perfect for college students on summer break or recent grads looking to take a gap year.