Using your travel to your advantage for extra cash

Trip Start Jan 30, 2007
Trip End Dec 31, 2011

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Flag of France  , Île-de-France,
Friday, November 14, 2008

One of the advantages of being away from home when traveling is that you can sometimes qualify for things you wouldn't get back home.

For example in Asia, foreigners because of their pale complexion (and assumed wealth) travelers find they have an intrinsic status not due to their personal qualities but from the mere fact they are wealthy Westerners. Where else can you stroll into a 5-star hotel and head to the toilets without the doorman stopping you? (In Asia, they hold the door open for you and say "good morning, sir".

Another advantage, assuming you can speak English, is that you qualify for online surveys which pay cash. These companies are in need of people in your demographic to qualify for paying surveys.


This site gives you $6 on signing up, then you can get more than $20 each month by spending half an hour evaluating some websites and writing three short sentences on each site. They pay out after $75, but deduct a $25 fee if using PayPal - in the US you can get the cheque sent to you.

There is also another survey site or which send you out surveys when your profile matches the requirements for their surveys. They pay

3. gives cash and rewards for surveys, from 75 cents per survey.

4. You get $4 just for signing up at

There's some other online survey companies which pay out with rewards or cash. Send me a message via this site, and I can introduce you (these are invitation-only)

Or you could try these:

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Ipso Surveys -

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