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An easy way to earn money? Or a scam? Hm..

Travel Forums General Talk An easy way to earn money? Or a scam? Hm..

1. Posted by Buttfish (Respected Member 298 posts) 6y

Hey,

I came across the YouPlanet Ambassador program, which basically pays you to go to hostels and hotels all over the world and offer them a membership with said YouPlanet (a company that's kinda like the my space for hotels/hostels and things). It's good for anyone that wants to earn some extra money while they're travelling and fund their trip - pretty sexy, in my opinion. I went on their website (http://youplanet.com/) and it looks normal. But I really don't know...sounds too good to be true. Has anyone heard of this before, is it a scam or anything? I tried to find out through the internet, but didn't find much....or anything about them.

Anyone?

Thanks,

Kat

2. Posted by Daawgon (Travel Guru 1992 posts) 6y

something fishy on that planet!

3. Posted by dnicholson (Full Member 146 posts) 6y

Well, there seems to be no hate mails or any blogs against it so I guess it wont be that much of a scam. but, I don't know if a lot of people will be going into it...

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5. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 6y

I certainly don't think it's a scam, but it could be tough to sell memberships like that. Basically you are a travelling salesperson for the company. I always like to ask potential partners of Travellerspoint what their top partners earn. That way you can get a decent gauge of the potential of a program.... could be a way to go here, if they are willing to tell you :)

6. Posted by london78 (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

One of the questions I would ask yur potential boss is will you get paid a basic wage on top of comission or is it just commisssion based? Its something to think about.

7. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 6y

It's a sales job, innit? If you can sell stuff by cold calling it might work for you. I'm hopeless at that kind of stuff.

8. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 6y

It doesn't sound like a scam, but it doesn't sound like easy money either.

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