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Travel the home exchange way
Travel the home exchange way. Whether you're looking to arrange your summer holidays or a break later in the year, Home Base Holidays has thousands of tempting home swap travel offers. By swapping homes you'll enjoy free accommodation and get a real feel for the places you visit. So get off the tourist trail and start travelling the home exchange way: www.homebase-hols.com  
Featured home exchange offers
Home Exchange in London
London, England
Lovely 3 bedroom Victorian house in London's Battersea.
Home Swap in France
Eymet, Aquitaine, France
Beautifully restored C19th farmhouse just 30mins from Bergerac.
Home swap trip report idyllic trip to rural France
Home Swap in Palluau sur Indre "A three week exchange meant we could take a more relaxed view about daily activities. The location in central rural France really lends itself to an unhurried exploration of all the area offers. There are numerous historic sights, towns and chateaux to discover, we particularly enjoyed Loches and Chenonceau. The surrounding countryside has that timeless French feel, villages and rural peace and quiet that have not much changed in hundreds of years. If you enjoy the hustle and bustle of a busy city, this might not be for you, although Paris is only a 2 hour train away. However if relaxation and settling into the peaceful rhythm of countryside life appeals, then this swap comes highly recommended." (Tony and GillChalton, England)


 - View Carol & Doran's home swap offer in Palluau sur Indre, France

 - View Tony & Gill's home swap offer in Chalton, England

Home swap offers to tempt you
Home Swap in Sydney
 Sydney, Australia
 Overlooking Whale Beach
Home Exchange in Vancouver
 Vancouver, Canada
 Lovely hip neighbourhood
Home Exchange in Acapulco
 Acapulco, Mexico
 Mexican beach house
Home swap Q&A looking after a cat during an exchange
Looking after pets during a swap Q: Will I find members willing to look after my cat during an exchange?

A: Many member are happy to look after pets while on an exchange (some will even consider it a plus!). However it is important when adding your home swap offer to clearly indicate that you have a cat that will need looking after and also mention this when discussing a swap with members. This will ensure that everyone knows what is being agreed and also avoid anyone with a cat allergy taking up the offer. It's a good idea to leave detailed instructions for your exchange partners e.g. Is the cat allowed outside? If you have a cat flap and your cat is outside when your guests arrive, leave them a photo - to make doubly sure they feed the right cat!
Participants needed for BBC One's Home Away from Home
BBC One series on home swapping BBC One's Home Away from Home is back and are looking for people who want to try out a home swap holiday in the UK.

Do you live in a home you'd be happy to swap with someone elsewhere in the UK for a short break?

For an application form or an initial chat, please contact us at info@homebase-hols.com ("TV series" in the subject line) and we'll forward your message to Emma, the Assistant Producer, who will then contact your directly.
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