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Kara Pound

Written by: Kara Pound

Kara Pound

Kara Pound is an award-winning journalist based in St. Augustine, Florida. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Flagler College. Her work has been published in INKED, Natural Awakenings, Design Aglow, Memphis Flyer, Jacksonville Magazine, E/Environmental Magazine, and dozens more. Check out some of Kara's work at

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Lillian Castro

Lillian Guevara-Castro brings more than 30 years of journalism experience to ensure DatingAdvice articles have been edited for overall clarity, accuracy, and reader engagement. She has worked at The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Gwinnett Daily News, and The Gainesville Sun covering lifestyle topics.

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It’s by no means a far-fetched idea to start an online dating website for wealthy travelers who don’t like to travel alone and give them the resources to find an attractive companion who would like to travel but doesn’t have the money to. This is what does. It’s a simple, blunt and somewhat controversial topic that’s gotten the site some hot press in media outlets like “Good Morning America,” CNN, The Huffington Post, “The Today Show,” Gawker and Fodor’s.

Let’s assume that does a great job of screening millionaire bachelors who are always on the go for work and pleasure. Would you give it a try? Say your dream is to go to Paris or Egypt or Thailand and you meet a guy on this online dating site who happens to spend a lot of time in exotic places. But because he’s so busy with work and travel, he hasn’t had the time to find a companion. That’s where you fit in. You’re an attractive woman who doesn’t have the funds for airfare, hotels, restaurants, etc. Is a legitimate option for you?

Fodor’s, the world’s best-known travel guides, wrote a recent article about the site. Carrie Seim writes, “This whole enterprise is basically Craigslist Casual Encounters-meets-The Mile High Club. As Miss Travel itself declares breathlessly, ‘Who needs money? Beautiful people fly free!’”

Sure, the site gives safety tips for women looking to travel abroad on the arm of Daddy Warbucks, but that doesn’t mean you won’t “fall” from a cruise ship at 3 a.m.

Miss Travel’s information includes:


“Never travel out of the country or to a different city to meet someone you do not know well.”

Verdict: Isn’t that the whole point?

Advice: “Before you travel, make sure you have enough money to be able to return home safely in case of an emergency.”

Verdict: If you had the money to fly to Istanbul in the first place, would you really be wasting your time on

Advice: “We do not perform background checks on our members, so please proceed with extreme caution.”

Verdict: If that’s the case, why not sit outside John F. Kennedy International Airport and offer free sex for a plane ticket?

After spending some time to research, my final verdict is that you should skip the free world travel and continue looking for the man of your dreams. If there was a real “background check” in play, I might feel differently. But safety wise, this site doesn’t sit well with me.

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