1. Transitions Abroad – $150 per post
Transitions Abroad focuses on people who travel for a variety of reasons: work, education, retirement, volunteering, etc.
They pay $150 for travel related articles particularly based on your own personal experience.
2. Wanderlust – £220 per post
Britain-based Wanderlust targets the travel market as well. They prefer feature articles about 1000 words in length.
3. Great Escape Publishing – $50 to $200 per post
Great Escape Publishing focuses on “the craft and business of getting paid to travel.”
Their audience is looking for prospects where they can get paid to travel -photography, travel writing, tour guide, cruise crew, etc.
They also publish short interviews with professionals who work in industries that allow them to get paid while traveling.
4. Alaska Airlines Magazine – $150 to $700 per post
This in-flight magazine pays between $150 and $700 for every contribution. See their submission guidelines for topics and where to submit.
5. Travel + Leisure Magazine – $1 per word
They are looking for writers with fresh ideas and tips. Check out the magazine to get a feel for what they’re looking for.
6. Horizon Edition Magazine – $100 to $450 per post
HEM is a monthly in-flight magazine for Horizon Air. The magazine is read by over half a million travelers every month. They pay $100 for short articles.
Feature articles (usually much longer) will earn you about $450.
7. Delta Sky Magazine – Pay unknown
Out of all the in-flight magazines, Delta Sky is one of the most well-known ones.
They are looking for “executed stories about travel, lifestyle, and business.”
Your article can be short (100 words,) or long a (2,000 to 4000 words) feature stories.
You can send your pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to: Delta Sky Editors, 220 S. 6th St. Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
8. MotorHome – $900 per post
Have a motor home and love to travel? This magazine written for RV enthusiasts is looking for articles related to the RV lifestyle.
Here are the kind of topics they are interested in:
• Travel destinations
• Activities and events
• The newest motorhomes on the market
• (RV related) do-it-yourself projects
• RV service and repair recommendations
They do have a lead time of about four to six months. The pay ranges from $100 to $900.