How to monetize your site and earn money online

You’ve started creating a travel blog and you’re starting to monetize your site. In This post you will find a complete guide to the best affiliate services to earn with your travel blog. For some of them I will also start guides (possibly also video) to explain better how to integrate these services in your blog and how they work.

Premise: In This post you will find affiliate links suitable for a travel blog. You will not find the full directory on the affiliate links on the net because it would be almost endless. In addition to the affiliations with sites that offer trips, vacations and flights you will also find other interesting solutions that I wanted to personally bring in this post.

PREMESSA2: Remember all the login data of the various sites is impossible. If you have a Gmail account you can comfortably use the sheets online to save the various passwords. (or write them down on a certain note!)

Sell Travel and holiday packages

You don’t necessarily have to be a travel agency to sell trips! This is the bright side of history. The downside is that you will clearly take only a small commission (usually around 5-10%) for every transaction you carry out. The suggestion is to tighten affiliations to networks that you know personally too. Because if you do not know a site probably even those who visit your site will not know it and even if you reinderizzerai it on the same to buy a vacation in the Maldives is very reluctant to do so, not trusting the site.

You can make affiliations with almost any of the aggregators travel sites you see. Some are collected under a single platform and for this reason, fortunately, you will not have to subscribe to every single site but only to the platform that manages the affiliations of the various sites. Let’s start the discovery!

(Find all tutorials here too-link)

Here is a list of the most famous sites with which to tighten affiliations:



On hotelscombined you will find a wide choice of hotels. The site is very famous and offers to all affiliates from $0.50 to $2.00 for each person who clicks on your link until you reach the website of one of the hotels of which HotelsCombined offers comparative research.

How to become an affiliate: Register from this page by entering your site data.

Become an affiliate-watch the TUTORIAL

#paypersale #payperclick

Online Travel agency. Book The Best travel deals: Low cost flights, hotels, cruises, cheap flights, holiday packages and last minute deals. Book your holidays at the best price with Logitravel.  You earn 22 euros for each holiday booked and 6-8 euros for flights.

Via: Tradedoubler

How to become an affiliate: Register from this page by entering your site data.

It allows to earn up to 11% on the generated sales.

  • Wide choice of hotels all over the world, with availability even during high season and at events
  • Fully free affiliation: No fee or membership fee or implementation fees
  • The most profitable commissions in the sector and proportional to the sales generated
  • Monthly payment of the commissions in the chosen currency
  • Textual links to be included in the promotional pages or in the contents prepared by US
  • Deep direct links to specific pages of hotel, city or other, depending on your needs
  • Rich choice of banners and various creative content in. gif,. jpg,. png and other formats
  • Static Data feeds updated at regular intervals
  • Custom Search Boxes and widgets
  • Discount coupons and exclusive coupon codes to boost sales
  • XML and white label (for direct affiliates only)

Via: Awin

Become an Affiliate

Famous tour operator in the travel sector allows to earn 5% on each sale.

Banners and text links are available free of charge from Tradedoubler and a dedicated contact and support may help you create your account if necessary.

How it works: When you sign up for the program through our Tradedoubler network partner, you will have a number of advertisements and text links to choose from, as well as a copy of the text. All you need to do is copy the code to any link of creativity or text and paste it on your site, or even in a newsletter. Each link you collect will have a tracking code embedded in it that is unique to you. You can also receive 2.500 points for each friend who books if you subscribe to the normal site.

By: Awin, Tradedouble, Clubmed

Become an Affiliate

Online hotel reservation system that allows you to obtain a commission as a percentage of the price paid by the customers who will book through your affiliate link. To create the links you have a link builder and widgets. Simply paste your partner code at the end of each booking URL to get your affiliate link.

Become an Affiliate

By:, Public ideas, Commission Junction

Expedia is one of the leading companies in the online travel industry, with websites translated into 31 different countries, access to more than 510,000 facilities available around the world.

Optimize traffic on your site! Sign up for the Expedia affiliate program and get additional earnings by working with the leading online travel company. Use the Expedia brand to improve the service offered to your existing customers and to attract new ones. Include links to our offers and promotions and our inventory on your site.

Fees paid:

Flight: 1.5% PPS
Car: €15 PPS
Hotel: 8% PPS
Package (Flight + Hotel): 6% PPS
Activities: 12% PPS
Holiday: * This product is not plotted at this time. Link:

Via: Tradedouble, Awin

Opodo is the first real pan-European travel service created to meet the real needs of today’s traveler. Since 2011 Opodo is now part of the ODIGEO group, the largest European travel group and. The group includes 3 other brands EDreams, Go Voyage and Travellink. Opodo Creative provide a variety of linking methods, including animated banners. gif and Flash for different purchases (car rental, flights) and main destinations.

How to access: If You are not a member of affiliate Window you’ll need to complete a Network Application Form.

Commission: Commission is based on the volume of sales you generate.

-4% for Hotels
-1.3% for flights
-2% for Flight + Hotel (Dynamic packages)
-4% for Eurostar
-1.5% for cruise
-5% for Car Hire
-3% for Insurance

Via: Awin

Founded in 2000, EDreams has grown to become a leading company in the travel industry in Europe. We offer our customers over 60,000 combinations of volioperati from more than 100 airlines, more than 250,000 hotels in 40,000 destinations around the world, as well as holiday packages and car rental.

Commission Structure

All Affiliates (minus coupon/Discount partners): $3 on flights; 4% on Flight + Hotel

Coupon Affiliates: $2 on flights; 2% on flights + hotels

Via: Tradedoubler, Awin is the world’s largest hotel retailer with over 40,000 hotels in over 350 destinations and major cities around the world. allows you to earn up to 14% of the value of each hotel reservation generated through your site.

By: Tradedoubler, Awin, Viglink

Costa Cruises is the first cruise company in Europe, it sails through the world’s oceans for more than 64 years to realize dream vacations with the best of style, service and Italian cuisine. Whenever users of your site book a cruise on the Costa website, mini-sites or on particular coast pages, you will receive a commission up to 5.5% of the price. It offers 0.04 euros for every visitor from your site who will access

Via: Tradedoubler, Awin

Volagratis is a leader in Europe for the search and purchase of flights and has an ambitious project: to become the European reference point for tourism and leisure, integrating the offer of flights, holiday packages, hotels.

The Volagratis program gives all affiliates the possibility to be remunerated on the following products: flights, hotel, flight + hotel, vacations. The tools are made to go from simple banners to API access for more complex integrations.

Introduction to the Program: Volagratis’s program Remunerates transactions (SALE) on the following products available on the Portal: flights, hotels, flight + hotels, vacations, car rental, cruises.

Commission of + €0.03 PPC.

Via: Tradedoubler, Awin

Last minute travel site around the world offers a wide range of products.

    Here is the list of commission rates for each Lastminute product type (excluding fees and taxes). Commissions become payable once consumed.

    • 3% for Hotel
    • 1% for flights
    • 3% for packages
    • 5% for Car Hire
    • 8% for activities

Via: Tradedoubler, Awin

Musement is the Multi-platform digital reservation services that allows holidaymakers and travelers to book the most beautiful trips, attractions and tickets to museums or exhibitions around the world. Launched in Milan in 2013, Musement has a portfolio of over 2,000 activities available on, IOS and Android.

• 5.25% Commission

Via: Viglink

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Selling travel is really all about?

Not always selling trips on a travel site is really the winning move. Maybe your audience can be interested in something else. For example if you have a successful blog you might be interested to know how you did to create such a nice travel blog. In this case you could create an article in which to recommend your hosting provider (and affiliate with it)

Or do you usually treat sea or mountain trips? You could sell Amazon products that you usually use in your travels! A good book? Why not.

Are you good at taking pictures? Why not recommend your photographic equipment with a lot of affiliate links (always on Amazon or other electronics retailers)

Other ideas

Affiliations with partners that allow travelers to print their travel photos:),,

The first offers 0.30 cents for each registered, the second allows to earn on 4 euros per sale metre the third 0.04 euro per click and a maximum of 8 euros per sale.

Are you a good photographer? You could sell your photos online!

The services are so many and it is difficult to choose the best… surely the most famous and complicated ones to access it are the ones that make more. Try with Shutterstock, 500px, iStockPhoto, Fotolia, and then the Dreamstime app that allows you to directly upload your photos from your mobile phone (even if the sale makes very very little)

Do you go on holiday with your four-legged friend? Why not recommend to the visitors the same products/items that you use too? has many objects and products for animals.. And you can earn up to 5% on every sale!

Do you like doing business? Also recommended to the people who follow you! There are some portals like musement that allow you to sell activities in your city or wherever you want in the world!

And so on!

Whatever the theme of your post, there will always be something to recommend! Whether it’s a bottle of wine, a hotel or a discount.

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