Even better than B & B - and free!
Ideal for city trips and short breaks: no hotel costs, and advice from your hosts on top.
Home hosting is like B & B. It's even better: the beauty of Home hosting is that your hosts are there during your stay, and the personal contact often becomes the start of a new friendship. And: you don't pay anything for your stay.
If you want to stay somewhere for more than a couple of days, look into
If you participate in Home hosting, you can stay
with all our Home hosting members and you are offering your hospitality to them. If you stay with a member, they will not
necessarily stay with you afterwards. Other members may contact you for a stay
at your home.
The hospitality that you receive or offer extends to:
If your hosts are absent during the day, you leave before them and return after they're back. You provide your own lunch and dinner. You must be willing to "go with the flow" of the family. You are expected to fit in with their culture and routines, and be the perfect unobtrusive guest in the family home.
These tips will help you make a success of your Home hosting stay.
To enquire about the possibility of a Home
hosting stay with another member: simply send them a message. Introduce yourself
and ask if it would be convenient for them to host you on the day(s) that you
have in mind.
A unique and rewarding stay
-Jump into another culture and experience
the food, the language, the social life.
The little extras that make all the difference
Some members will surprise you with some unexpected
delights. Because they are