The time leading up to a very first home exchange is always filled with excitement. And also, sometimes, worry. These HomeExchangers share memories of their first times — the hesitations and doubts — and how they came away convinced and enthusiastic for more!


Free time? For many people it’s a foreign concept. From the moment the alarm goes off until night folds us into exhausted sleep, there’s a seemingly limitless supply of emails, family, friends and activities vying for attention. The calendar dates marked “vacation” march ever closer, but there never seems to be time to plan anything. When it’s just a few days away, do you sigh, renounce your holiday and stay put? No! HomeExchange connects thousands of users just like you searching for the perfect Last-Minute Exchange. There are…