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Information and reviews on travel-related sharing economy services

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    Home exchange, hospitality, rentals and more: find free or cheap lodging for your next trip

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  • Transportation

    From ridesharing to crowdsourced delivery, cheap options for getting to your destination and getting around once you are there

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    Find all the fun stuff: enjoy a hike, meal, or adventure hosted by a local, or rent a boat or other gear at your destination

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Guest to Guest review May 2017

Review updated May 2017 guesttoguest.com Founded in 2011 Free, with charge for add on services including verification and security deposits. Single founder, created by 22 families from around the world English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch 289,000 listings in 187 countries (92,000 active listings) Listings by region: Asia: 7,720 North America: 33,208 South America: 59,429 Europe: 199,233 Africa: 24,569 Australia & New […]

Airmule launches 2.0 crowdsourced delivery site

Airmule is a social shipping company that publicly launched in mid-2016. They’ve just unveiled the 2.0 version of their website and app. Inspired by the latest product updates, I decided to list an upcoming trip on the website. I was immediately frustrated by the level of detail required for my flights. My first thought was: it’s none […]

Intervac Review May 2017

Review date: May 2017 us.intervac-homeexchange.com Founded in 1953 $99/year, 20 day free trial 13 languages Started in Europe by some teachers 5,843 listings (estimated) About 5,000 of these listings are in Europe, with a big concentration in France. Note: Intervac does not make it easy to calculate total membership. I counted up the listings by searching on all possible geographic regions, […]

LoveHomeSwap membership and search shenenagins

“Honesty is for the most part, less profitable than dishonesty.” ~ Plato Last week, right after I released my updated Love Home Swap website review, I noticed that LHS updated their search interface. Among other changes, they removed a filter that I criticized pretty harshly. Overall I’m disappointed with the LoveHomeSwap search functionality. … It is also very […]

LoveHomeSwap Review May 2017

Review updated: May 2017 lovehomeswap.com Founded in 2009 14 day free trial $240/year membership, $408/year standard (always on sale for $276), $816/year platinum (always on sale for $408) English and French Significant venture and private equity funding since 2011 49,000 listings (estimated) Important note on membership claims: the Advertising Standards Association in the UK recently ruled that LoveHomeSwap’s membership claims […]

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