We all know that doing a home exchange is a great idea, but we also know that sharing your home for the first time can be scary. That is true for almost everything we do for the first time in life. The keys to overcome this apprehension are knowledge, preparation and experience. With over 1 million successful, happy home swaps since launching in 1992, we have learned a few tried and true tips to address your concerns.

Sandra and Jafar in Dorset

I’m going to make you an offer you can’t refuse. Take a holiday on me for two weeks. Any holiday, halfway up a mountain, fully stretched on a beach, or anything in between. Off you go, you and your chosen companions.

Happy HomeExchange

So you’ve arranged your very first home exchange. Congrats! You are on your way to living like a local. Here are some tips for preparing your home.

sleeping pup

Pet exchange is an option you can select when searching for your next swap. members care for each other’s dogs, cats, even chickens!