Tag Archives: "housesitters"

driving more traffic to your blog
6 May, 2021

A Secret Guide in Driving More Traffic To Your Blog

Many full time or frequent traveller housesitters today are also digital nomads. By working online, managing their digital businesses they earn they living as they travel. Learning to optimise traffic to a website or blog is an essential part of learning to optimise revenue through an online business.  Driving more traffic to your blog or website […]

empty home
22 Apr, 2021

Empty home? How to prepare for a long absence

Every homeowner worries about their property. Whether you are actually living in the property or not the security and maintenance of your investment are naturally a concern. If you have to leave an empty home for a long absence, whether for work or holiday, the anxiety increases. So how do you go about preparing to […]

sleep at night
2 Sep, 2020

Top Tips to Improve How You Sleep at Night

Whether you are in your own home or travelling as a housesitter, it can be challenging to sleep at night. Here are some top tips that help you improve the change of getting a good night’s rest. 6 ways to get a better night’s sleep We all know the importance of getting a good night’s […]

sharing economy
10 Jun, 2020

Tent sharing earns you income while you’re housesitting

New ideas are always surprising and delighting us in the Sharing Economy. And Tentshare a new platform is one such exciting idea, offering all who love camping the opportunity to share tents for a set agreed period and fee. Whether as a housesitter or a homeowner on HouseSitMatch if you have a tent or want […]

pet sit
19 Mar, 2020

Top Tips – Before you take on a pet sitter or a housesitter

When a pet owner needs to travel away from home it is always a worry if you need to find new pet care, whether that pet sitter is a paid service or found on a house and petsitting service like HouseSitMatch. Before you go ahead and choose your pet sitter check out our blog on […]

care of the fish
24 Jan, 2020

Top Tips for Taking Good Care of the Fish

Care of the fish in any home is a much overlooked theme, but all the more important for it.  As a housesitting platform at HouseSitMatch we occasionally get asked by housesitters if there are guidelines for the good care of the fish in a housesitting assignment.  Homeowners are usually pretty good at preparing guidelines and […]

housesitting accidents
19 Dec, 2019

Housesitting Accidents And In-Home Workers Accidents

In our platform housesitting accidents are rare. However, the unexpected does happen from time to time.  We try to help our homeowners and our housesitters by helping them to get prepared. We provide check lists, and guidelines. These can help you to detail the assignment. Describe any extra tasks that are requested. As a homeowner, […]

travel hacks
3 Dec, 2019

Travel Hacks: See The World for 70% Less Than Staying at Home

We love to share the great travel tips we hear in our housesitting community. In this blog we share some extraordinary travel hacks from long term international travellers and housesitters Nat n Jodie.  Travel Hacks for Affordable Long Term Travel Every year, it seriously never ceases to amaze us, that even though we travel internationally […]

12 Nov, 2019

International Housesitting and Tourist Visas – By Gobsmacked at Gatwick (Prt 2)

Housesitters often ask us about the need for housesitting visas or tourist visas when committing to international housesit assignments. We explain that there are no such things as ‘housesitting visas’. Instead we say they must always check with their destination country visa office regarding their entry and requirements for tourist visas. There will always be […]