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1. Posted by kirstyfly (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y

Hi guys

I was reading a article on the plane the other day about home/house exchanges.

Has anyone been ivolved in one of these? apprently it is a very popular way to go.

There are a few websites where you can put a search of who wants to come to your country from the destenation you want to go to.

You then contact each other and swap home for the time you wish while they come to your house and yours to theirs. Some exchanges even have a car to exchange with you.

Anyone done this before?

2. Posted by acetravels (Full Member 181 posts) 12y

can definetely look into this ..and other such options..good

3. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 12y

hey, well this is going back few years but at school we had french and german exchanges and a few of my mates that done them said that they are fab, you really get to know how other people live and it is an experience not to be missed-i can't say that i have experienced it myself tho! i suppose as long as it is set up through a well known 'group' you should be ok!

4. Posted by acetravels (Full Member 181 posts) 12y

lil j aka jasmine lets then go ahead and start this endeavour... r u game..lets get tp moving..on this .i really think it will be great if we germinate this .
whats say kristi...

5. Posted by babe967 (Full Member 98 posts) 12y

I live in central Scotland and would be happy to do a house exchange. At the moment im in Australia travelling.So not quite sure when i would have the money for my air fare to new zealand.I'm happy to look at the possibility with anyone.provided its a place i wish to vist.

6. Posted by EBRJPB (Budding Member 9 posts) 12y

I've heard about a website that is not exactly a home exchange but you can stay with members in countries you will visit. It sounds like a great idea. Anyone heard of this?