Tag Archives: "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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Housesitting helped me
11 Jun, 2022

How housesitting helped me move country

“I sleep around. Usually with animals,” Kelly Hayes-Raitt jokes in the opening of her book How to Become a Housesitter: Insider Tips from the HouseSit Diva. From housesits in countries Hayes-Raitt has never heard of to sitting in her hometown, “I’ve been travelling and housesitting full-time for 12 years straight – until last month”, she writes […]

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 […]