NEW 2018 HousesitMatch Video Competition – Win £200!

5 Jan, 2018

NEW 2018 HousesitMatch Video Competition – Win £200!

Enter the New 2018 Video Competition – Win £200!

Announcing our New HouseSitMatch Video Competition! Enter and you could win £200 in top prize, and 3 runners up also win £75 in vouchers or Paypal payment. Ever wanted to tell the world about why you love housesitting and how it works for you? Well now is your chance. Here’s how…

Video Competition



Homeowners and housesitters walking the dog together
How great was your last housesitting experience?

Video Competition Entries

If you have had a great housesitting experience whether you are a homeowner or a housesitter we ‘d love to hear about it. Please ensure that the video content you submit is entirely of your own making with the permission of all who take part.

Theme – Your video should tell a housesitting story that others will want to hear about, whether you tell it from a homeowner’s perspective or a housesitter’s. You could also collaborate and tell both sides of the story.

Ideas – We have listed some ideas that people have shared with us in the past about why they like and benefit from housesitting.

  • Pets – You may want to include the pets you have been looking after, or for whom you want care in your absence
  • New perspectives – as a housesitter you may see new locations from a fresh neighbourhood perspective, living like a local
  • Travel – You may want to talk about how housesitting enables you to travel affordably either as a housesitter not paying for accommodation, or as a homeowner finding housesitters you can trust to care for your property and pets for free! Meeting new people –
  • Making Friends – Some of our members say that through sharing and collaboration in housesitting they make new friends along the way
Homeowners Peter & Liz (far side of table) and housesitters Simon & Anna (near) now good friends

Video Competition Prize


And, if we publish your video you WIN £200 in Amazon or Book Depository Vouchers!  Yes £200 that’s right! (or you can have the equivalent sent to you via Paypal. Just let us know with your entry).

PLUS – Lifetime membership of as either a housesitter or a homeowner

WINNER – will be emailed by midnight UK time on Saturday 26 May 2018

RUNNERS UP – 2018 Video Competition –

Best 3 Runners Up also win:
Prize = £75 (paid in Amazon vouchers/ Depository Vouchers/ or direct to your Paypal account)
All 3 shortlisted videos will be posted on the HouseSitMatch YouTube account and promoted via our blog

SUBMISSIONS – Email entries to Dropbox account: [email protected]

DEADLINE: Saturday 20 May 2018

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Sunday 27 May 2018

Video Competition Rules

Open to: all housesitters and homeowners who are active in housesitting. You don’t have to be a member of HouseSitMatch to enter!

    – Length – 1 minute maximum duration
    – Original  – Your video submission must be original, not previously published anywhere online
    – Format Your video must be in a format compatible with YouTube Click to view options
    – Theme  – “Housesitting is brilliant because..”
    – Content – Please keep all entries legal, decent, honest and true, we know you will – Thank you!
    – Credit  – We will credit the originator and all participants of the video should your submission be used for promotion (please give full names of all involved).
    – Permissions  – By entering the 2018 HouseSitMatch Video Competition you will have secured permission from all participants for use of their images and voices, and you will allow HouseSitMatch to use the materials for promotional purposes.



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