Those who love the movie might be happy to know they, too, can experience a similar home exchange through — though we can’t promise you’ll meet Jude Law or Jack Black upon arrival at your home away from home. It’s also possible for you to check out the movie’s most iconic filming locations on your home exchange, should you end up in Los Angeles or in London.

“I thought it was a joke when in early 2006 I got a phone call from SONY/Columbia asking if they could use our HomeExchange website in a movie they were producing.”

Ten years ago, on December 8, 2006, The Holiday was released to appreciative moviegoers. A romantic comedy based on a home swap, it starred Jack Black, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law and Kate Winslet. Oh, and one other young up-and-comer: HomeExchange!

HomeExchange The Holiday movie

Did you know that is a bit of a movie star? We made our debut in the 2006 movie “The Holiday”, starring Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, and Jack Black. The movie “The Holiday” tells the story of two women, Amanda Woods and Iris Simpkins, who find love in a new city after they swap homes.

In the 2006 movie “The Holiday” two women with troubled relationships exchange homes in each other’s respective countries setting off a romantic chain of events that seems plausible only in Hollywood.  The exchange website used in the flick was our very own HomeExchange.Com.  The Los Angeles/England swap that resulted in love showcased the possibilities that exist when you make your way out onto that proverbial limb and take a few leaps. And while the storybook romances that made for a feel-good story and happy ending for both protagonists…