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What happens when your house swap exchange partners pull out?

Organikal, SU - Jul 26, 2010

Another useful article of Julie Gibbons (ID=22403), read it! And my advise for all your home exchanges is: use our online home exchange contract. It proves that most problems with home exchange are being caused by either miscommunication or misinterpretation. Our home exchange contract can prevent this as it states clearly what has been agreed upon. Besides this you can purchase an insurance for a small amount to protect you from this.

Running and home swapping

RunAbroad.com, EN - Jul 24, 2010

Renato (ID=37658) is a (slow) runner and a freelance writer. With the help of a Weissbier in Munich, a cappuccino in Milan and a camembert sandwich in Paris, he is planning on running a half-marathon in every European country. He posts today about some advantages of home exchange for runners.
I - Ans Lammers - believe home exchange could be a very good idea for international runners. It's practical, saves money and may lead to new running friends. Read the full story by clicking on the above link.

Tripologist: A home away from home in New York

The Age - Traveller, AU - Jul 18, 2010

Michael Gebicki is an editor of The Age and maintain the Travel Tips section. He has addressed home exchange in reply on a question of a reader who wrote:
"We are considering an apartment swap or home exchange between Sydney and New York. Can you recommend reputable, tried-and-tested websites and provide general advice on the do's and don'ts? Are there agencies that manage house swaps?"

Home Exchange for Beginners : Getting Started

Organikal, SU - May 28, 2010

Julie Gibbons (ID=22403) has now posted an article about home exchange for beginners on her blog on the website Organikal.com. A handy mini guide for those of you who are newbies - and we know there are many as home exchange is gaining popularity as the most cost economic way of going on holiday.

Vacances : le grand retour de l’hospitalité?

Terrafemina, FR - May 17, 2010

Marine Deffrennes is a journalist of the French website Terrafemina.com and has interviewed Ans Lammers and Mark Wiersma as well as a few members of our website. This French article not only addresses 'home exchange' but also 'couch surfing' and 'wwoofing'. Overall impression: interesting article about alternatives for renting accommodation.

House swapping holidays: home comforts in foreign parts

Daily Telegraph, EN - Mar 04, 2010

Member and free lance journalist Ginetta Vendrickas (ID=3839) has written already a number of times about home exchange. This time a new article has been published in the Daily Telegraph. In detail she reports about her own exchange experience with Jenny Gibbs from Boston (ID=7108).

House Swap Item on STV Show "The Hour"

Organikal, SU - Jan 28, 2010

Julie Gibbons from Bathgate Scotland (ID=22403) and her family have been asked to appear in the Scottish television programme "The Hour" after their appearance in the the Guardian as 'modern-day-nomads'.
Read the full story and view the video of their appearance.

Home for the holidays

The Star Online, MY - Nov 26, 2009

Christina Mackenzie is an aerospace journalist from France and besides this a member of our website. You can view her listing through this link ID=31532. She has written an article about home exchange which has been published in several media around the world. The article addresses many aspects and stories anecdotes about home exchange and also focusses on the increase in popularity of home exchange due to the worldwide economic crisis.

Home Away From Home - home exchange for beginners

Worldpress, AU - Oct 26, 2009

Richard Tulloch is an Australian travel journalist, based part of each year in Amsterdam, and member of HomeForExchange.com for about 5 years. It has worked very well for Richard's family and he has written about home exchange before for the Sydney Sun-Herald and other newspapers.
In his latest Worldpress.com blog he has written an article which may be interesting to read for newcomers who have never done a home exchange before.

Home exchange on the rise

Blogger.com, EN - Aug 04, 2009

Christine Osborne is not only a member of HomeForExchange.com (ID=29748) but she is a journalist as well. In fact she calls herself an 'independent world traveller and photographer, author, connoiseur or eastern cuisines, French speaker.' On her blog 'Travels with my hat' she wrote this article based on an interview with Ans Lammers and her own home exchange experiences.

Home Exchange Trading (Vacation) Places

Time Magazine, US - Aug 03, 2009

We were very delighted that a prestigeous magazine as Time Magazine was writing about home exchange and of course we were more than willing to cooperate. We have been interviewed extensively and we believe their article gives a good impression about the home exchange phenomenon and market.

Trip to Saint-Raphael

Blogger.com, US - Jul 27, 2009

When our member Deborah Toppan from Weston, MA USA (ID=9073) sent out five inquiries one night in early April, who would have imagined the serendity of the eventual swap arranged with Elisabeth Baugier from Saint-Raphael, Var/France (ID=29281)! In an interesting turn of events, their swap goes beyond “6 Degrees of Separation”! Deborah’s blog http://triptosaint-raphael.blogspot.com/ shows you their swap connected far more than these two travelers!

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