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Technology PersonalizedThere are so many goodies that are priced cheaper in other countries, but it's so hard to bring them inside your nation's borders.
LifehackerRetailers don't always ship anywhere in the world. If there's a product you want to buy that doesn't normally ship to your country, you can get around this with a service called Parcl. The online service lets you order items and send them to your address, even if the retailer doesn't ship to your country.
Airmule is the world's largest on-board courier platform. Our travelers earn money during their flights by selling most or all of their excess luggage allowance.
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ABC7 San FranciscoAre you one of those travelers who travels the world for two weeks and bring no more than a carry-on bag or backpack? If you answered "yes", I have a new discount travel option that will work for you: international air courier.
Culture TripAirmule offers you cheap or free flights in return for taking packages with you as checked luggage.
HuffPostWhat if, not only you traveled for free, but you got paid too? Isn't that everyone's 'dream'? Get paid to travel. And no, you don't have to become a lifestyle travel blogger either. You could be anyone! A doctor, a student, a lawyer! Literally, anyone! Well, I have some great news, it's possible.
Lonely Planet NewsSkip to Content If you've ever checked in a half-empty bag ahead of a flight or flown without bringing any hand luggage, then you may well be missing out on a tidy profit from your travels. One start-up company Airmule is offering to team up lightly-luggaged flyers with people hoping to deliver packages at cheaper rates than express mail.
Travel + LeisureFrom selling travel photos to packing extra luggage, here's how to make some dough on the road.
Condé Nast TravelerA new app called Airmule has a compelling premise for travelers who want to jet off without the price tag: free or almost-free international flights, in exchange for one small favor. According to the company, all you have to do is agree to use part of your luggage allowance to transport someone else's stuff, such as time-sensitive documents and small package… See more
Two CentsThese days, most airlines charge you to check a bag. If you have more space than you need in that bag, you might be able to earn extra cash. Airmule is a free app that connects travelers with TSA-approved shipping partners to send stuff overseas.
ForbesIn principle, Airmule and Grabr seem to have found a unique way to capitalize on unused luggage space, providing boutique delivery service and a pathway for budget travelers to make a bit of money on the side. But their services are not without complexity or risk.
FrugaltravelguyHave you ever booked a flight that included baggage in the base fare, but you didn't need all of the baggage allowance for yourself? Have you ever wished there were a way to fly at a reduced rate for bags you aren't using, or have the opportunity to use the space for something else?