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Peer-to-Peer Tours: News from early 2016

There’s a lot of money in tour services, and a growing segment involves peer-to-peer tours. Offering a different way of experiencing a city, with sharing economy tours you get to experience something special about your destination with a local. Instead of going out with a professional guide, usually peer-to-peer tours are with someone who isn’t doing the guiding […]

New Sharing Economy Listings for Journalists, Boating and Paris Tours

As regular readers know, I maintain a spreadsheet of all the peer-to-peer travel businesses I can find. This month I’ve got a few additions to report. Hostwriter is a unique (free!) organization connecting accredited journalists around the world for collaboration and lodging. The platform is focused on connecting journalists with one another for help with their work. This […]

New in Sharing Economy Travel Services: November spreadsheet updates

Every so often I like to sum up the new businesses I’ve added to my peer-to-peer travel businesses spreadsheet.  Yep, this is spreadsheet news! Today I have four new companies of interest to folks who want to save money on travel services and enjoy alternative experiences and possibly some quality interaction with locals. 

Compare And Share: a Website for all things Sharing Economy

There aren’t many websites devoted to talking about sharing economy services, a space I obviously find quite interesting. So I’ve been paying close attention to Compare & Share, a site that describes itself as “the comparison site for sharing” Of particular interest to me is their directory of sharing economy companies, which is significantly more […]

Support my Website

It’s a boring topic for a post, but I’ve been writing about sharing economy travel for about a year and a half now and I haven’t attempted to make any money off it. Which means this is actually a money losing operation, strictly speaking, since I pay for hosting. The truth is, I save a lot […]

More Sharing Economy Gear Rental and Guides

I’ve written about the emerging sharing economy market for travel gear rental. The idea is that you can travel without lugging all your adventure gear along, and just find locals at your destinations who want to make a few dollars by renting you their surfboard, skis, bike, tent, or other equipment. All of the companies […]

My Best Posts: what the heck do people want to read?

Looking at my site stats for the month of September I see that my table of all house swapping websites is my post popular link. Actually I suspect my table of all peer to peer travel services is even more popular, but I don’t have a wordpress landing page for that so the link goes out directly to […]

Support this Website

I don’t make any money off this website and I don’t run ads or get paid to write reviews. So it would be super cool if you helped me cover my expenses by using the links below. They don’t cost you anything, and some even benefit you! Shop on Amazon using my Amazon affiliate link: just […]

Peer to Peer Delivery News for September 2015

People are always looking for ways to save on travel, but why not turn your trip into a money making opportunity? I wrote this overview of peer to peer delivery last year.  Since that time I’ve found a lot more crowdsourced delivery companies, published interviews with a few of them, and the space keeps growing.  You […]

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