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Home Base Holidays - Travel the Home Exchange Way
Travel like a local by arranging a home swap through Home Base Holidays. Choose from thousands of home swap travel offers in over 90 countries. Enjoy free accommodation and also get a real feel for the places you visit. Get off the tourist trail and start travelling the home exchange way: www.homebase-hols.com
Featured home exchange offers
Spanish Home Swap
Frigiliana, Spain
Rooftop apartment with pool in one of Spain's most beautiful villages.
Guardian Home Exchange in Devon
Mortehoe, England
Stunning Devon coastal apartment on hillside overlooking National Trust Land.
Trip report a very successful swap in Brighton
Brighton Home Swap "This was a last minute swap and was easy to arrange. We found Gil & Anne-Marie's house clean, comfortable and, as a family of five, deceptively spacious. Parking around Hanover area is not easy but it is free and we never had to park more than a street away. Buses in and out of town are easy to use. As well as the usual seaside attractions Brighton has a great range of unusual bars, restaurants and shops. The surrounding countryside is quite stunning especially east along the coast to Eastbourne. Our house was well looked after and spotlessly clean on our return." (Andrew & LucyMalvern, England)
 

 Highlight of the exchange: 

  1. Walks on South Downs, Birling Gap & Seven Sisters
  2. Great range of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets
  3. Lots of interesting independent shops  

View Gil & Anne-Marie's home in BrightonView Andrew & Lucy's home in Malvern

Win a Kindle Paperwhite send us your best holiday photos!
Win a Kindle Paperwhite Send us your best holiday photos by the 15th September to be in a with chance of winning a Kindle Paperwhite or a Home Base Holidays membership (worth 49) for three runners up.

Send a shot of you or your children eating ice-cream on a beach, a selfie in front of a famous building or beautiful scenery, or, if taken on a home swap, your family enjoying dinner in your hosts' home.

How to enter: visit Home Base for details on how to enter the Kindle prize draw
Home swap offers to tempt you
 
Guardian Home Swap in Venice
 Venice, Italy
 4 mins walk to Rialto Bridge.
Guardian Home Exchange in London
 London, England
 Lovely London townhouse.
Home Swap in Goa
 Goa, India
 Beautiful resort in Arpora.
Home swap tip pets in residence?
Home swap with pets You've tidied and cleaned your home thoroughly to make it as welcoming and comfortable as possible for your home exchange guests. But, if you have pets, please be extra vigilant and check carefully for signs of fleas on your pet or in your home; any cat or dog can pick up fleas so it is in no way a reflection on the cleanliness of your home. If you do notice any fleas make sure to deal with them before your guests arrive.
 
Not had an exchange yet? Don't be alarmed by the thought of fleas in a home. It happens very rarely and, to put it into perspective, you are much more likely to encounter bed bugs in a hotel room!
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