Tag Archives: "house sitting"

30 Nov, 2023

House-sitting in England Makes Peak Season Affordable!

Summer is the most expensive time to visit the UK. Never in my wildest dreams did I think my family could afford to travel throughout England for more than a month during peak season! But, we did because of house sitting. We arrived the Last week in May to start house sitting in England, the beginning […]

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29 Sep, 2023

Vet Matthew Bayliss: Tips for rabbit sitters on rabbit care

If you are a pet owner who loves rabbits you may have hired or asked rabbit sitters to care for your pets. We asked Vet Matthew Bayliss to help us prepare a top tips blog for anyone looking after rabbits. The article highlights habits that rabbits are good at using for hiding their illness, and […]

Pet-sitter playing with six small dogs
17 Jul, 2023

What is House Sitting: Everything You Need to Know

What is House Sitting? If you are vaguely interested in the concept of being a house sitter but know little about it, you might be asking yourself what is house sitting? House sitting is a mutually beneficial arrangement between two parties – most usually taking place between a homeowner and a house-sitter – enabling the […]

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 […]

26 Aug, 2022

Petsit like a friend anywhere in the world – Beijing anyone?

Little did Katie know when moving to Beijing that she’d miss a good neighbour from home who would occasionally petsit like a friend for no money for her. Katie teaches in the Chinese capital and as an expat she loves learning about her host culture. To help establish her new home she adopted a cat, then […]

long-term house-sitters in paris
23 May, 2022

Long Term Housesitters in France with Horses

In July 2014 a new client registered with us wanting some help with a rather specific brief. They wanted long term housesitters to help them in France. Never wanting to turn down a challenge we said yes, and then we asked what she needed! Her requirement was to find a couple of long term housesitters […]

Caslte in Ireland
20 Jan, 2022

Housesitting in Ireland near Bono

At Housesit Match we love sharing our housesitters‘ stories and their pet sitting experiences. In this article about housesitting Ireland Jayden and Brittany tell us about their their travel adventures and why as house sitters Ireland is one of their favourite destinations. Read on to learn more. Housesitting Ireland An account of one of our […]

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27 Oct, 2021

How to improve home security – 8 Top Tips

Every homeowner should worry about how to improve home security. Today many of us are already mindful about opportunist thieves and the threat of a robbery or damage to our home when we are away. Here are eight top tips to help remind us of easy ways to keep our home safe and improve security […]

dogsitters near me
27 Aug, 2021

Dogsitters near me – Is this what you need?

Every dog owner goes online to search for dogsitters near me at some point in their pet ownership. Your particular search may start with your imagined picture of the ideal petsitter or indeed a feeling you get when you meet and talk to the dog minder. And you might first look up a professional petsitters […]