DC is a great place to live, but don’t you dream of going somewhere different and exciting? Maybe your dream vacation is to spend time in Spain, Ireland or England. But you only have enough money to stay for a few days. Especially if you must stay in one those expensive hotels.
If I told you there was a way to swing your lodging for close to nothing, for as long as you want, in many of these exciting places across the globe, would you be interested? It’s call ‘House Swapping’ and there are people across the map doing this in all the best places.
Across the globe, in about any place you can think there’s someone who wants to trade places where you are just for the experience of a new location. House Swapping is the perfect answer to those expensive Motel and Hotel rates that eat up your vacation money.
There are several good House Swapping sites on the web that charge a yearly fee to post ads, like http://www.homeforexchange.com. This site is hassle free with clear concise information and pictures you can view up close.
There are places all over the world offering opportunities to exchange living quarters for the travel experience to new areas. You’ll get all excited just by surfing what’s available.
Another website which is good to check is http://www.homeforswap.com/. This site has global opportunities also and offers personal 24 hour services for any needs. There is also a membership charge up front. But again this and websites like it offers some security for all parties involved.
If you want to avoid the membership fees then maybe you will have luck posting an ad on craigslist. Be aware of the risks that comes with this form of search. If you are new to this whole idea it’s best to research all avenues. A little money now for membership fees can save you a big heartache later.
One article that offers some good tips for House Swapping is, http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/tips/0400swap/. This article on House Swapping gives some sound advice on the nature of House Swapping. Like anything else in life it’s wise to be cautious.
If your dream vacation is cut short because of high costs for lodging then maybe House Swapping is for you. With a little research, some planning and very little money you can find a perfect house to swap and enjoy your vacation without the high costs of Hotels and Motels. Save your hard earn dollars and use your lodging fees to sightsee the places you want to see most.
House Swapping is a sure way to make your dream vacation last longer.