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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Looking for a boat, RV, surf board, climbing gear or other equipment to make your travels more fun? I’ve discovered some new companies in this growing peer to peer rental space. You can charter a yacht in Croatia, drive an RV around the U.S., find surf gear in France, rent climbing gear in California, and more. […]
In the Transportation category of my sharing economy travel services spreadsheet I have a bunch of new additions, with many of them in countries that are not exactly on the forefront of peer to peer services. With traffic particularly bad in some of these places (India!) these are welcome additions for locals, and should also […]
The Asian peer to peer market is growing rapidly so it’s time for another regional roundup. I’ve written before about Southeast Asian peer to peer services, now I want to talk more about China and other parts of Asia. This is a potentially huge market targeting both domestic travelers and international visitors.
Adding to my master spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services, today I have some updates on new lodging websites and services. Trade labor for lodging Amons is a new platform for travelers to trade labor for lodging. A number of housing options are already offered on the website in places around the globe (with mobile […]
I had a great time traveling in Spain last year, and found a strong network of sharing economy travel businesses around the country. I saved money by using these services, and also met a lot of interesting and kind locals. Here are some updates to my master spreadsheet of peer to peer travel businesses from Spain […]
In the sharing economy travel space a lot of new businesses are emerging offering peer to peer tour services to facilitate travelers to explore new destinations guided by locals. There are also opportunities to rent travel gear and a growing number of services for boat rentals and docking. Check out my spreadsheet of peer to peer travel services, in the Activities, […]
Here’s a roundup of the latest peer to peer travel services I’ve recently discovered, and news or updates on those I’ve written about in the past. Boating news: DockHop launched in December 2014 offering an app that connects boaters seeking docks or moorings with marinas in the United States. This is an interesting new model for peer to peer […]
There are so many interesting peer to peer lodging options these days, there’s really no reason to ever stay in a hotel (unless you fancy hotels). Here are a few new ones I’ve just added to my lodging spreadsheet. You can also read my overview of peer to peer lodging options here.