Staying For Cheap
Many times people think that travel is so expensive and not really affordable. Of course if you think to travel in 1st class and spend your time in 5 starts hotel it might be. But there is a huge range of possibilities on the web to find accomodation for free or just with trading your skills. Here you can find a list of website that could be really useful to visit new countries, meeting locals and have fun.
HOUSE CARES: House Carers was launched in recognition of the need to provide a secure environment where homeowners can locate a reliable house sitter and sitters can achieve their financial and housing objectives. They have researched the standard practice of house sitting and created acceptable guidelines to help their members make informed decisions. Annual Fee: 50$
HOSTEL WORLD: Initially focusing its business on independent and official youth hostels, the site now features campsites, self catering accommodation, B&B’s, and budget hotels and currently lists over 27,000 properties in more than 180 countries.
WE HOSTEL: We Hostels is a mobile app that helps young and budget-conscious travelers find and book value accommodations around the world, while also helping them connecting with other travelers right from their mobile devices.
HOSTEL BOOKERS: with youth hostels and cheap hotels in over 3,500 destinations worldwide, our aim is to be the number one website for backpackers and student travel, and every traveler looking for great budget accommodation.
BED Y CASA: Bed y Casa has been a pioneer in homestay rental since 2007, putting hosts who have a room to rent in touch with travelers students or people away on business trips who are looking for cheaper accommodation, with security, ease in booking, and a more humain experience.
HOME STAY BOOKING: Brings travelers and host families together worldwide – whether you want to find a host family or offer a homestay. Our goal is to further the exchange of cultures and we did this by launching the first worldwide booking platform for homestays in 2007.
BED & LEARN: It was born out of the desire to promote cultural enrichment among people. The guiding principle of our philosophy is based upon the mutual gifts of hospitality and learning. BeLearners with common interests have the opportunity to come into contact with each other and learn from one another.
COUCH SURFING: A hospitality exchange and social networking website. The website provides a platform for members to “surf” on couches by staying as a guest at a host’s home, host travelers, or join an event.