5 International Home Exchange and Hospitality Services
Home exchange sites offer the opportunity to trade your own home with someone else for a vacation period. It’s a one-to-one deal and you save money by avoiding accommodation costs, although you may have to pay membership fees. Hospitality clubs are a little different. They’re usually non-profit organizations that may not charge membership fees but provide bare bones information without photos. They generally allow you to make arrangements to stay as a guest in someone else’s home and vice-versa, and qualifications for membership vary according to the organization. If you’re considering seeing the world this way, we’ve rounded up 5 sites that run the gamut…
For first-hand reviews of Home Exchange and Home Link, see this post.
Photo: Barcelona Apartment from Habitat (another great accommodation site)