About Home Exchange International
This Home Exchange site was designed for people who are interested in swapping their house or apartment with another Home Swap member, nationally or internationally. The service can be used by anyone including students, seniors, families, couples or singles, who are looking for decent accommodations away from home, for NO COST.
We are European based Home Exchange club and we participate in Home Exchange program as well. In order to provide quality service with low membership fee we have decided to make a contact with Members and visitors through our website only. That's why we do not expose other contact information's like phone number and address. In that way we are also protecting our privacy as we work from our homes, but if you insist to speak or write to us, contact us and we will arrange phone call or give you our address.
I made my first Home Swap in London by placing an advertisement in one of the local newspapers.
I found six major features of the Home Swap extremely desirable:
- No hotel bill
- The fully furnished flat made me feel at home the very first day
- I was able to cook my own meals, just like at home
- Privacy, freedom and flexibility
- My own home was being taken care of in my absence
- The friendly girl who was my contact person helped me with any questions I had
Every Home Exchange is completely unique. The entire concept of the home swap involves building a relationship with other members that is based upon goodwill and mutual trust. As with anything, however, there are some risks. It's perfectly natural to have some reservations about allowing complete strangers into your home.
You will find that people who use home exchange are from all walks of life. The majority of home swappers are well-educated, reliable people with an adventurous spirit, who are interested in learning about different places and experiencing different cultures.
Whether you are a business person looking for an alternative to hotels, a retiree looking for inexpensive ways to travel, or a single parent who wants a holiday with the kids with all the comforts of home, home swapping may be right for you.
To arrange a home swap, the first thing you should do is create a list all of the places that you would like to visit. After that, choose some dates when you would like to travel, and how long you want to stay in each location. Be as flexible as possible; keeping your options open is best, until you have seen what is available. You may decide to add to your list and include locations that you may not have previously considered. The fewer restrictions you have on dates and destinations, the more likely you are to find a great place for your dream vacation. Arranging a home swap takes time, so start well in advance, allowing at least 4-6 months.
Home swapping has been around for quite some time, but in the past they were arranged through paper catalog listings or word of mouth. Thanks to the Internet, home swapping is at your fingertips, and can be easily arranged through our site. Every year, more people have been getting into home swapping as a means of accommodation while traveling. Why not try it for yourself? You could discover a whole new world!
Become a member of Home Swap International today to find great home swap partners.
I hope you'll enjoy your experience with our Home Swap service. Feel free to contact Home Swap International with any questions or suggestions you might have.
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