The most expensive part of going on holiday is usually your accommodation, the reason
why home swapping is becoming more and more popular. Of course if you share this
is not possible unless everyone travels together.
On most sites the way it works, you pay a fee to register your home and then are
free to message other members all over the world. Have a look at
Home Link and
Some sites are free to join and browse listings but house swapping is one instance
where doing your research and then paying the fee is the best way to go if you are
serious about finding a partner to swap with. Many of the people listed on free
sites tend to be just checking things out and not ready to actually go ahead and
organise the swap.
A great forum to speak to other swappers and gain their insight is
If swapping is not an option but you still want a bargain accommodation option maybe
house sitting works.
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