What Is It?
Imagine a ten day holiday in Tuscany or the Dordogne, a week on the beach on the Costa Brava or Phuket, or a long weekend in Paris or New York... all at little or no cost to yourself.
Home-2-Home is a home exchange website which offers the ideal holiday solution to members of the worldwide IB (International Baccalaureate) community.
The IB community is spread across 167 countries around the world. Once you have joined Home-2-Home, you can take advantage of our international network of like-minded members you can trust and start planning your holidays.
And if you are thinking of relocating to another part of the world, then why not try it out first by arranging a house swap?
Home-2-Home enables you to save literally thousands while enjoying a unique holiday experience.
Our Unique Service
You can arrange a home swap for that dream holiday, or release the value in your property by renting it out to other members of the IB family.
You can home exchange with other members as many times as you like within your membership period. You might, for example, arrange a couple of long-weekend exchanges as well as a two week holiday exchange in your summer vacation.
You can arrange a simultaneous or a non-simultaneous swap; and if you have more than one property, your membership entitles you to advertise all of them on our website.
Getting Started is Easy
Complete the easy to follow instructions to list your home on our growing data-base.
Browse the Home-2-Home data-base to find a property to swap or rent.
Use our secure messaging service to contact another member.
Clarify details and set up an electronic contract.
You are now ready to go. So book your ticket, pack your bags and look forward to a great holiday!
1. Get to know your swap or rental partner Getting to know each other inspires confidence on both sides. You may need to exchange 20 or 30 messages and have a phone conversation before coming to an agreement. An successful exchange can sometimes lead to a lasting friendship.
2. Make your home welcoming A clean and tidy home stocked with a supply of basic provisions (tea, coffee, sugar, milk et) and with plenty of wardrobe and drawer space will help to make your swap partners feel at home. We also recommend that you leave a "house book" with helpful hints and local wisdom.
3. Home insurance Tell your insurance company what you are planning to do so that you are covered. Most companies welcome home exchange arrangements on the grounds that it is bettter to have your home occupied while you are away than left empty.
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“We are experienced home exchangers and have only had very positive experiences.
We like the layout of your site and found it very easy to use.
Christine Orkisz Lang, Austria
“Given the reputation of InThinking for quality and attention
to detail, we expect your site to be a great success.
We look forward to using your service.”
Vince & Claudia McCabe, UK
“We thoroughly recommend home exchanging.
Last year we swapped our home in France for a New York
loft and had a great experience.”
Walther Hetzer & Ellen Lewis, Vienna, Austria
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