Terms and conditions
Home Exchange or Home Swap is defined as "I stay in your home while you stay in mine". There is no money involved between the home exchange partners.
Home Exchange International offer Home Exchange guarantee. In other words, if you don't find your home exchange partner during your 12 month membership, Home Exchange International gives you another 12 month for FREE if you have upload a photo and have send at least 5 home exchange request messages to other members during your membership.
In the "JOIN" form you will be asked as little personal information as possible to secure your anonymity. The essential information is your email address, which will only be used for other members to contact you and for Home Exchange International to contact you – it will be used for no other purpose. It is evident that your email address is valid since that is the only possible way for contacting you.
You can attach 10 photos to your listing now or later.
You will be given a unique reference number for use when contacting other members.
When you have finished the join procedure, you can immediately start contacting other members. Basic members cannot contact other members.
The only responsibility of Home Exchange International (SHEI) - Vacation Rental Holidays is to maintain an on-line database of its members. The information held in the database is provided by the members, and Home Exchange International makes no warranty, either expressed or implied, about the information provided. Home Exchange International reserves the right to review, update information's in the listings or delete one. The entire contents of the database and web-site are Copyright of Home Exchange International. All rights reserved. No parts of this web-site or associated documentation and data may be reproduced in any form without written permission from Home Exchange International.
Home Exchange International is an introduction agency. Home Exchange International do not offer any guarantee and make no warranty that the Exchanger will find a home exchange with a compatible Exchange Partner, and that a home exchange will result. The annual membership fee is paid for 12 months of membership of Home Exchange International. The membership fee is paid on a non-refundable basis. However, if you don't find your home exchange partner during your paid membership, Home Exchange International will extend your membership for one year for free.
It is not possible for Home Exchange International to inspect the home of Exchangers registered with it. Home Exchange International don't accept any responsibility or liability for the quality, fitness for purpose or state of the Exchange Partner's home, nor can Home Exchange International accept any liability for any damage, accident or injury which might occur to the Exchanger or any member of his family, or any person accompanying the Exchanger to the Exchange Partner's home, or to whom the Exchanger allows access whether as visitor, tradesman or otherwise.
Home Exchange International is not responsible for agreeing the terms and conditions of any agreement between the Exchanger and the Home Exchange Partner, subscribers, or other users of information provided on this web-site. Any such agreement is a matter between the Exchanger and the Home Exchange Partner, whether as to such terms as allowing the Exchanger into the Home Exchange Partner's home, or vice versa, or any accident or damage which may occur to either home or any person occupying or visiting either home during the period of the home exchange, or the giving up of possession at the end of the home exchange.
Only the Exchanger and the Home Exchange Partner are aware of their own particular circumstances and requirements, and accordingly only they can agree terms suitable for their needs and circumstances. Home Exchange International does not accept any responsibility or liability for any agreement between the Exchanger and the Home Exchange Partner. If the Exchanger has any concerns or doubts about, or does not fully understand any term of any agreement or proposed agreement between himself and the Home Exchange Partner the Exchanger should seek professional legal advice about such agreement or proposed agreement.
The Exchanger is solely responsible for ascertaining if the Home Exchange Partner, his family and any persons accompanying him on the home exchange are suitable and trustworthy persons to allow into occupation of the Exchanger's home. The Exchanger is recommended to ask for references if appropriate. Home Exchange International do not accept any responsibility or liability for any acts or omissions of the Exchange Partner, his family and any person accompanying him whilst in occupation of the Exchange Partner's home.
Home Exchange International is not responsible for any damage, crime or accident to or at the Exchanger's home, and the Exchanger is solely responsible for all damage caused by him or his family or anybody accompanying him on a home exchange, or whom the Exchanger allows to enter the Exchange Partner's home whether as visitor, tradesman or otherwise. Accordingly, the Exchanger is strongly recommended to check that he has or obtains adequate insurance for his home, and that the terms of any home insurance policy will provide insurance against all usual risks during the period of the Exchange Partner's occupation of the Exchanger's home. The Exchanger is also strongly recommended to ensure that he has, for himself, his family and anybody accompanying him, adequate third party and public liability insurance for the period of the Exchanger's occupation of the Exchange Partner's home, to provide cover in the event of any damage thereto, or any accident to any person entering or occupying the Exchange Partner's home.
The Exchanger is strongly recommended to obtain adequate travel insurance for the period of the home exchange, to provide cover for the Exchanger, his family and any person accompanying him on the home exchange for all normal travel risks including delay, cancellation, loss or damage to possessions, accident, death or injury including medical expenses, and any duty the Exchanger may owe or possible liability to the Exchange Partner.
If the Exchanger is in doubt about any terms of any agreement with the Exchange Partner or the Exchange Partner's authority to enter into such agreement the Exchanger should seek appropriate legal or other professional advice.
Home Exchange International wishes you some good home exchange experiences and you are always welcome with suggestions for improving the Site and certainly to use the Testimonial part once you made a home exchange.
These Terms and Conditions of individual membership and home swap, including but not limited to all applicable fees, may be changed at any time by Home Exchange International at its sole discretion.
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