Over 30 – your work and travel options
Over 30? Don’t worry, there are still work and travel options out there.
Living, working and playing abroad in your twenties is almost a rite of passage these days. You finish high school and live your dream of travelling around the globe by having a gap year (or more). But what if you didn’t do that? What if you went to university or started working immediately after leaving school instead of travelling in your twenties? And now, in your 30s (or over) you are struck by the wanderlust bug only to discover that pretty much all of the working holiday visas out there are for those aged 18-30 years.
So what do you do if you are 31 years of age and over? Stay home? Not likely! Even though opportunities have thinned out, there are still opportunities for you to live, work and play around the globe. In fact, in many ways, your age and work experience can be a big advantage to finding work while you travel.
Types of work available
Although options are less than on a working holiday visa there are still opportunities including
- teach English
- work on a cruise ship
- travelling and working around your own country
- work (or work for lodging and food) in a hostel
- work on-line
- start a blog
Our e-book Over 30 work/travel options provides details on how you can be able to live, work and play around the world when you are over 30. Check it out now.