Category Archives: "House-Sitters"

best value travel
25 Mar, 2019

Best value travel as a student

Travelling is an experience nobody wants to miss out on. As a student, travel is one of the best experiences in this phase of your life allowing you to indulge in new adventures, have different cultural encounters and learn new aspects of the ways of living. This all depends of course on how you research and make the most of the best value travel options when you make your journey.

housesitting trust
19 Feb, 2019

Housesitting trust and the kindness of strangers

What is housesitting trust and how does it vary from regular trust you have in other people? Making any kind of housesitting arrangement where you exchange services rather than money requires a degree of built-in trust. Homeowners inviting sitters into their home need to trust the housesitter. And the sitter requires a commitment to pay […]

a housesitting year
20 Dec, 2018

2018 A Housesitting year – Blog Competition – WINNER!

Winning entry in the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Michelle McDines. Her entry is about a housesitting year travelling with her dog Eddie. Read on to discover their take on how housesitting enables authentic travel. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG POST. Only one […]

house sitting worldwide
20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting worldwide – Blog Competition Entry 4

Entry number 4 in the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Glen and Jacqueline Lamb. As international house sitters Glen and Jacqueline travevl around the world from one housesit to another. Read on to discover their take on how house sitting worldwide enables authentic travel. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND […]

20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting to travel – Blog Competition – Entry 3

Entry number 3 into the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Sandra Gurvis. Sandra started house sitting to travel out of necessity and now believes it surpasses conventional travel. Read on to discover how and why she believes housesitting creates authentic travel experiences for the traveller.  DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND […]

20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting travellers – Blog Competition Entry 2

Entry number 2 into the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Kath Perreault who travels by house sitting around the world. Read on to discover how and why she extols the benefits of housesitting and how it creates authentic travel experiences.  DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF […]

housesitting family
20 Dec, 2018

2018 Family House sitting -Blog Competition Entry 1

Our first entry into the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from the family Hamner house sitting their way around the world. Read on to discover their take on how housesitting enables authentic travel. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG POST. Only one vote per email […]

grey gap year
10 Jun, 2018

‘Grey gap year’ – House sitting over 50

We are often asked at HouseSit Match what are the chances of being selected as house sitters if your house sitting over 50, some even declare they are trying a grey gap year! We always say the chances of securing a house sit are very good indeed, this is true. Not only is the trend […]

house sitter check list
7 Jun, 2018

House sitter check list – the ultimate guide

How would you prepare the ultimate house sitter check list to ensure peace of mind when you leave home? Here are some top tips on how to prepare the ultimate check list prepared by housesitters for home and petowners.  While home and petowners experienced in having petsitters at home will have established routines and approaches […]

6 Jun, 2018

House sitting employment gap – Explain your reasons

People take time off from their jobs for different reasons: travelling, caring for sick relatives, giving birth and raising children, and going back to school. In other cases, you might take time from work because you were laid off or fired and finding a new job took time. A house sitting employment gap is a […]