What comes to mind when you think of luxury travel? Exotic locations; decadent meals morning, noon, and night; and comfortable, exquisite hotels, right? While the world of luxury travel might be out of reach for the average person, it’s still possible to experience it vicariously. Get to know some of the top luxury travel influencers, and you’ll soon feel as if you’re spending your days on a beach or at some other beautiful destination, rather than stuck in the office.
28 Top Luxury Travel Influencers
Travel + Leisure named Christina as one of its top luxury travel influencers. Known online as Jet Set Christina, she’s traveled to more than 50 countries so far and aims to share her experiences with people who are hoping to live the lux travel life. She’s also the founder of Water Color Swim and is a soon-to-be mom!
Can you enjoy luxury travel with kids in tow? Eric Stoen and a few of the other top luxury travel influencers on this list say “yes.” Eric is the World’s No. 4 Most Influential Traveler, according to Forbes. He has 326,000 followers on Instagram and is an ambassador for Unbound Merino, G1G and AFAR.
Does luxury travel have to be expensive? Not according to Clint Johnston, aka triphackr. Along with breathtaking drone photos on his Instagram, his blog is full of tips to help people enjoy beautiful, relaxing trips on a budget. While he doesn’t post often, he is active on Instagram stories.
Murad and Nataly Osmann
Murad and Nataly are the couple behind the often-imitated “Follow Me To” meme, which features a beautiful woman pulling the photographer toward an equally beautiful destination. The top luxury travel influencers have over 3.6 million followers and have worked with numerous brands. They’ve been named the Influencer of the Year and Top 3 Travel Influencer by Forbes.
Johnny Jet is another luxury travel influencer who’s dedicated to showing people how to get around without breaking the bank. Johnny shares his tips with 28,000 followers and was named “The Original Travel Influencer” by Forbes. He has a particularly inspiring story, as he got over a fear of flying and now spends more time in a plane and on the road than not.
Tiffany is a global luxury hotel expert who shares her finds with her almost 86,000 followers. Her Instagram account is full of photos of amazing-looking hotels, beaches, and other luxury destinations. She recommends top restaurants to try and where to book your next hotel stay.
Nancy of Luxe Travel Family is an award-winning writer and longtime luxury traveler. Nancy dreamed of being a travel agent until her dad convinced her that travel agents don’t actually get to travel. Today, she blogs about how to enjoy travel even with kids in tow. One of the family’s favorite destinations is Hawaii.
Naomi Jane Adams
Naomi has an Instagram account that’s full of vibrant colors, such as blue skies and beautiful outfits. Originally based in London, she’s gone glamping in the Maldives, stayed at the Hilton in the Seychelles, and explored Mykonos. Her snaps in these beautiful locations feature stylish luxury fashion.
Hannah and Nick
Luxury travel couple Hannah and Nick document their trips on their blog and share photos of their experiences on Instagram, Salt in Our Hair. The pair also offers plenty of tips for aspiring content creators/influencers, and for people who just want to enjoy a luxurious, relaxing vacation. They have 272,000 followers who tune in for not just locations to visit but tutorials on creating similar content.
Christina, aka Sassy Chris, is a Travel + Leisure Top Travel Instagram and Top 8 Luxury Travel account. Her Instagram is full of beautiful images of hotels and destinations around the world. She offers restaurant suggestions, things to do in various locations, and where to view amazing views.
Tara Milk Tea
Tara Milk Tea is a luxury travel influencer from Australia who’s mastered the entire lifestyle category. Her Instagram includes plenty of photos of her relaxing in luxurious hotels, as well as showing brands such as Dior and Louis Vuitton. Her 1.3 million followers tune in for impressive snaps like this photo in Abu Dhabi.
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Jess and Stephen Valentine
Family YouTubers Jess and Stephen of Flying the Nest travel all over the country with their toddler, Hunter. Their over 1 million subscribers are bound to find their next bucket list location. Plus, if you think you can’t travel once you have kids, think again! Stephen and Jess take little Hunter with them everywhere (and share how it’s possible.)
Torey of Torey’s Treasures shares a unique perspective on traveling full-time. Torey travels with her partner and stays in a new location for about a month all over the U.S. (and even a few places outside the country). Torey is a fashion blogger who takes her outfits to beautiful areas and even owns her own fitness company.