Do you have a strong desire to explore the world? If so, and you don’t want to spend a lot of money, consider enlisting in the Navy. As a Navy Sailor you will be in position to travel the world, from one side to the other, without having to worry about the high cost of plane tickets and other accommodations.
By far, world travel is one of the most exciting benefits of becoming a member of the US Navy. There are more than 100 ports of call located around the globe. During your time in the Navy, there is a good chance that you will get to see many parts of the world.
Vacation Time for Navy Sailors
Maybe you are interested in taking a vacation during your time in the Navy. This is easy enough thanks to the ability to earn up to 30 paid days leave each year. If you do not use all your days in a single year, you can carry them over with the ability to accumulate up to 60 days of future use.
While planning your vacation, consider the benefit of flying standby on military flights. With this, you can travel the world for a small fee. Additionally, you may be eligible to stay in base lodging at military facilities with available room.
Tax Free Shopping
Are you worried about spending a lot of money while vacationing? With tax free shopping you are in position to save. Members of the Navy, as well as their families, can shop tax free at military commissaries all over the world – there are more than 100 locations. You can get the same deal at military exchanges.
Have Fun for Less While Traveling
As an enlisted Sailor or Officer, you have access to Navy base recreational facilities all over the world. This includes everything from gyms to bowling alleys and movies theaters among others. Some bases even offer access to private beaches. Talk about a great way to relax!
As a Sailor in the Navy you can travel the world as you work and protect your country. You can do the same, with many perks, while on vacation.