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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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Holiday Swap introduces new app for home exchange

Holiday Swap launched a new home exchange network late last year. Focused on connecting travelers for either exchanged or hosted lodging, holiday swap charges just $1 per bed per night. So if you agree to a week long swap with someone who offers you a two bedroom waterfront villa in Thailand, you’ll pay $14 for […]

An inside look at the GuesttoGuest ambassador Program

Guest Post from Etienne, an experienced house swapper from France, and an ambassador for GuesttoGuest. GuesttoGuest was launched in 2011. In early 2015, they decided to associate some members to an ambassador program, which started in June 2015. The aim of this program is to help the website to develop, on a volunteer basis, in […]

Uber expands to car rentals and all things transportation

This week Uber announced expanded services that move them into more modes of transportation. From the Uber press release: “Having a greater variety of transportation modes at your fingertips helps make it increasingly easy to live without a car. That’s why we want to provide alternatives to personal car ownership by bringing together multiple modes of transportation right […]

Tips for writing a listing description that makes your home stand out

Guest Post by Janis Fisher Chan of Travel on the House When you search for a home exchange, what makes one home seem more appealing than another? It might be the way the home is described. Along with great photos, a vivid description makes your home stand out from the competition. These tips will help […]

P2P gear rental company Fat Lama expands to U.S.

Fat Lama is one of the peer to peer gear rental companies. They launched in late 2016 and have recently expanded to the United States. Fat Lama has also launched campervan rentals in the UK. You can rent pretty much anything on Fat Lama. And there’s a lot of stuff that is potentially useful to travelers. […]

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