Tours By Locals

Make $100s/Day Running Guided Tours
(In America In 2019)
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By Michael Wong | May 1, 2019.

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2. Tours By Locals (

  • Earn 80% of the fee you charge on the ToursByLocals online marketplace.
  • Earnings paid weekly by wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill, Payoneer, or direct deposit in select countries.
  • Tour guide requirements:
    • 6 monthly reference and background check through the Thomson Reuters World-Check service.
    • In-depth interview by video, phone and/or in-person.
    • Legal requirements: You must meet all legal requirements to give tours in your area, which may mean a specific credential issued by an appropriate authority.
    • Locals only: You must have lived in the area for a reasonable length of time.
    • Personally deliver the tours you have agreed to do in a friendly, professional manner.
    • Respond quickly (within 24 hours) and professionally to customer inquiries and booking requests.
    • Keep your availability and account up to date.
  • 24/7 toll-free phone and email support: (866) 844-6783 (North America)
  • Stats:
    • 500,000+ travelers.
    • 1,600+ tour guides.
    • 150+ countries.
  • Employees: 51+ (est. 2008) (
  • BBB accredited rating: A+ (
  • Minimum age: 18+
  • Countries: USA, worldwide.
  • Free to join: Yes