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Here's a fun idea…Ever considered a home for exchange? Why pay for a hotel or holiday accommodations when you can swap your home for someone else's in a great vacation spot of your choosing? Home exchange organizations are marketplaces for non-commercial home exchanging. You stay in someone else's house while they stay in yours. Save money on your next vacation and meet new people.

Here is an example of a property listed for swapping:

Center of San Francisco, residential area with parks, movie theatres stores...House, urban with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6, children OK, pets OK, NO smoking, includes highspeed internet. Exchange dates are open. Where we want to go:
1) Alpes-Maritimes (France)
2) Corse-du-Sud (France)
3) France, someplace warm and sunny

How does it work?

1) Register your home
2) Browse the listings
3) Contact other members
4) Finalize the contract

Your exchange can be anything you want it to be. Plan it on your time, travel where you want, on your schedule. Partner with like-minded members to get everyone's ideal vacation. Travel your way and live like a local. If your home is unique, show it off!

Two popular home exchange services are:




This concept played a prominent role in the movie "The Holiday," a romantic comedy starring Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet who use home exchange to change their lives as they trade homes between Los Angeles and England.









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