Travel guides are a still popular source of information when you are going to a new place. Though the massive number of travel blogs did affect the sales, the new digital versions of these guides have gotten a boost.
This post is about travel guides like lonely planet and books like ‘1,000 Places to See Before You Die’. I am not including the popular travel magazines like nat geo traveller here. Some of the programs might not have an affiliate program of their own, but it will available in all general online stores including Amazon. I will include them only if there ae some links which you can use.
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Lonely Planet is one of the largest publishers of travel guides in the world. And if you don’t want to buy their book, their blog itself contains most of this information along with beautiful shots. It shows the best attractions, restaurants, activities, accommodations and more for your destination.
Their most popular type of publications is the guide to different countries and guides to different activities in the world. They also sell maps and other stationery. The books sell for as low as 4.95$ for individual chapters in the pdf format.
Their affiliate program is integrated with Awin. Currently, it provides a fixed percentage for the sale on travel guides, ebooks (individual chapters included) and other guides like on photography. You will get a 15% commission when a customer buys any of them.
The cookie period is 1 month. They frequently have offers 3 books for the price of 2 which you can target for better sales. The program has an approval percentage of around 99 percentage.