Tag Archives: "affordable travel"

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11 Apr, 2024

Why Housesit? How Will I Benefit?

Whatever your reason for asking the question ‘Why housesit’ and even approaching the idea of housesitting read this article. In this piece we offer a large variety of great reasons that our housesitters have given us over the years about why they choose to housesit again and again. Why housesit? What are the advantages for […]

grey gap year
10 Jun, 2023

‘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 […]

Infinity pool at the villa in Costa Rica
12 Feb, 2023

House-sitting in Costa Rica

House-sitting Costa Rica was one possible option discovered by accident when searching online that became a reality for a young American couple. After a strenuous commercial period in running a business Tim and Kristie decide to take time out to enjoy a belated honeymoon in a tropical paradise. Housesitting seemed like a great idea. Here’s […]

budget travel guide budapest
6 Sep, 2022

Budget travel guide Budapest – Housesitting

We are always delighted to hear about your house sitting experiences. And we are even more delighted when our petsitters and housesitters are happy to share their experiences with a blog and personal photos. Read on to read Ellen’s budget travel guide Budapest, where she tells us of her budget travels this Summer while housesitting […]

1 Jul, 2022

Homesitting in London – Visit London on a shoestring!

“My first international housesit was in London for six weeks – during the 2012 Olympics”, writes Kelly Hayes-Raitt in her latest blog for Housesit Match. In this blog entry, Hayes-Raitt gives you some tips on what to do while homesitting in London on a budget. With her tips you can visit London on a shoestring. […]

train travel and housesitting
23 May, 2022

Train travel and housesitting – Best value travel

Have you been thinking about affordable ways to travel? Have you considered the combination of train travel and housesitting? It is a wonderful way to save large sums on your travel budget, and to enjoy new locations from the security and comfort of an established home. Read on to learn more about why this might […]

plans to travel
30 Sep, 2021

Plans to travel? Top tips to keep in mind

Whether you are a housesitter considering going further afield or an inveterate traveller lockdown has made us all dream. Travel is a great way to make memories. If your dreams have helped you make plans to travel then do some research before you set off. If you are considering how to plan a trip for […]

uk staycation
10 May, 2021

Traveling to London – How to save money

Travel can be expensive depending on how you choose to travel around the world. However, some destinations are consistently more expensive than others, capital cities for example. If you are traveling to London in the near future think carefully about your travel arrangements.  Experienced housesitters will tell you that you can travel to a capital […]

housesitting or homestay
22 Oct, 2020

Student Travel – Gen up on the best secrets

As a student it can be a fantastic time to imagine new destinations, and student travel can take you beyond your usual horizons. But how can you make it an affordable experience? As many a housesitter will tell you there are many advantages to travelling on a budget. And housesitting offers a collaborative experience. Free […]

16 Oct, 2019

Housesitting in Retirement – HouseSitChat Interview

Housesitting in retirement offers a range of fantastic opportunities for affordable travel and living like a local while you care for pets and property of your hosts. Bev and John, fun loving pet lovers from the USA, recently registered as housesitters on HousesitMatch and shared some of their fun petsitting and travel experiences. Check out […]