Travel FAQs

Who is a Traveler?

A Traveler is a healthcare professional who continues helping others in their medical career while seeking adventure in their personal life. Traveling creates an opportunity to work in a new environment and have the flexibility of a short term or long-term contract. Not to mention the ability to enjoy free time around the country with endless exploration!

How much experience do I need?

Nursing: Most facilities require at least one-year experience in your medical field of expertise. Others may require two years or even previous travel jobs.
Allied Health: We can get you traveling right after graduation! New grads are welcome!

Still not sure if you qualify? All these details can be handled with your Alegiant recruiter and they will get you on the right track.

How long are the assignments?

Most contracts are 13 to 26 weeks; however, we are here to help negotiate terms according to the needs of our clients. If you wish to customize a travel assignment, your recruiter will work with you to make sure those needs are met.

How do I get paid?

We pay our Travelers weekly by direct deposit, mailed check, or debit card. You are paid every Friday for the preceding week’s hours, timesheets are due each Monday and must be sent to

Can I travel with someone, or my pet?

Of course! We encourage our Travelers to bring along a friend, family member, partner and even pets. Be sure to let your Alegiant recruiter know of this so that they can make the necessary accommodations to help you get traveling.

When should I apply?

The healthcare industry is in high demand. We can get you working as soon as possible, months in advance or even further out. We recommend that all our candidates fill out an online application to get this process started, so you can see the various locations and jobs we have available. Our Job Search page is continuously updating so be sure to check our listings on a regular basis!

Do I need to pay any fees?

Nope! There are no hidden fees or expenses while working under Alegiant.

Where will I live?

We assist you in the expense of getting from one assignment to the next with our Travel Allowance. There are many situations in which candidates like to get a feel for the area first and locate their housing. We are flexible to meet your housing needs. Your comfort is our priority.

What happens after a completed contract?

After a completed contract, a facility can offer an extension to the contract or even offer you a permanent position. If neither of these are what you are looking for and you’d like to travel elsewhere, contact your Alegiant recruiter and they will go to work for you to find your next travel destination!

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