Tag Archives: "house-sitters"

13 Sep, 2015

Top tip for affordable travel and free accommodation – Try house-sitting!

Ellie our student intern, now graduated, reflects on her impending traveling adventure and offers some top tips for others considering a long term trip and needing affordable travel. Affordable travel and free accommodation through house-sitting and pet-sitting Becoming a new graduate is exciting and challenging all at the same time, not only do you have to […]

16 May, 2015

House-Sitters Sought By Marine Engineer To Care For Pet Dogs in Mallorca

One of our earliest members on the HouseSitMatch platform came to us because he needed housesitters. He wanted someone to stay in his home while he was travelling for work as a marine engineer to ensure there was care for pet dogs while he was away. Read our interview with ‘Goldfinca’ our marine engineer homeowner […]

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27 Jul, 2014

TOP TIPS – Building the Homeowner & House-Sitter Relationship

Never underestimate the importance of building a relationship as early as possible between house-sitter and homeowner, even before you speak to each other. One of the things you learn when you are house-sitting or pet-sitting, or indeed seeking and recruiting a house-sitter or house minders to help you care for pets or property is the […]

26 Apr, 2014

Top Tips – house-Sitting tips for comfort

House-sitting tips Whether you like to house-sit close to home or use house-sitting as a way to experience life and new cultures in different countries most people would agree there is always at least one item or two that you treat as your essential luxury.  Here are some house-sitting tips you might find useful. These […]

3 Mar, 2014

House-Sitting Helps to Fund Our Global Travel

Global travel made possible by house-sitting – from Sydney Australia to London England Chris and I met in Victoria, British Columbia on the west coast of Canada in February 2012. He was on a three-month vacation and had just returned to B.C. from a trip to California. We were both temporarily staying with friends in Victoria B.C., […]

29 Oct, 2013

Professional Couple Swap Commute for House-sit

PROFESSIONAL COUPLE SWAP LONG COMMUTE FOR HOUSE-SITTING IN LONDON Alick and Sarah – A house-sit for homeowners turned Trusty House-Sitters Why a house-sit? About four years ago Alick an architect and Sarah a designer decided to move out of their one bedroom flat in London in search of their ideal country hideaway. They found a charming […]

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12 Apr, 2013

The Difference between house-sitting and house swapping

The house Swap Holiday, House Swap or House Sit? What’s the difference and what’s the best option for you? Find out in this month’s HouseSit Match blog. House-sitting and house swapping – what is the difference..? Whenever I talk about HouseSit Match, people seem to jump immediately to the conclusion that house swap holidays, house-sitting […]