Some Secret Tips for You #1
#1 How does House Sitters Carers work?
Vacation for free – as an International House Sitter
What if you could spend a month, a summer or even an entire year in any idyllic getaway of your choice… without spending a dime on a place to stay?
I am not talking about ramshackle accommodations like some closet-sized spare bedroom or crashing on a lumpy fold-out couch…
I know, it sounds like a pipe dream. But many people are shocked to discover they can have a luxurious, two-bedroom apartment in London or spacious waterfront cabana in Bermuda all to themselves… for free.
House sitting is a great way for retirees, or anyone for that matter, to spend extended periods of time in dream locations, in beautiful homes, without paying a penny on lodging.
In fact, one Canadian couple, who run their own website called Hecktic Travels – chronicled how they saved more than $30 000.00 in accommodation costs by house sitting their way around the globe.
All you have to do is keep an eye on someone’s home while they’re away, and you get to stay in it for free, saving money on accommodations and food expenses since your lodging includes a kitchen. In return, the owners get peace of mind knowing their house is safe. It’s a win-win situation.
Another great thing about the house-sitting job is that they can last anywhere from two weeks to six months, if not longer.
That extended stay can enable you to immerse yourself in the local culture and to visit places that regular tourists rarely have the time to cram into their schedule.
How Do You Become a House Sitter?
It’s simple: You start by asking family, friends, and colleagues about the possibility of watching their home while they’re away. It’s a good way to get some experience — and references —
under your belt.
Next, you join house-sitting websites. There you can review available listings and apply for house-sitting jobs, carefully choosing them according to your desires based on location, time
and other needs.
These websites provide listings for a fee, ranging from $20 to $60 depending on the membership. If you create an account on multiple websites, it can increase your chances of being chosen for a house-sitting job.
Some of the most popular house-sitting websites you can see below on this page.
Preparing Your Application
Once you join a house-sitting website, create a profile that emphasizes the following:
• Your experience as a house-sitter or a previous homeowner;
• Your fondness for pets (house sitting often involves pet sitting as well);
• Any special skills you have, such as speaking a foreign language or being handy with tools or gardening; and your enthusiasm for the job.
While reviewing available listings, be flexible in your plans and throw as wide a net as possible.
Also, check out Visa requirements for countries you plan to apply for since many countries — including at least two dozen in Europe — only allow Americans to stay up to 90 days at a
Then strike while the iron is hot. When a house-sitting opportunity is posted, try to apply within minutes since attractive house sites go fast. To be able to act quickly, sign up for email
alerts in your desired area. Pay close attention to the listing and draft an email according to specific details in that listing.
When applying for a house-sitting gig, be sure to provide references. It helps to have quality people who’ll vouch for you, such as former landlords, previous neighbors, ex-bosses or anyone who can attest to your character, reliability, and trustworthiness.
It’s also important to know as much as possible about the residence and folks who are entrusting you with their house keys to avoid any inconvenient or unpleasant surprises. So, ask
a lot of pertinent questions before you arrive, such as:
• Are you allowed to have visitors?
• Can you leave the property overnight?
• Will there be a vehicle available for local transportation?
• Is there a home security system? If so, what is the activation code?
• Will there be internet service? Wi-Fi? Is there a password?
House sitting is a great way to see the world without technically leaving home. And think of the hundreds — or thousands — of dollars you’ll save!
House Sitting by the beach in the south west of Koh Samui in a small village called Taling Ngam. One of the thousands of International Housesits posted at THIS SITE. A worldwide listing of some of the International housesits filled recently. House Sitting is a great way to travel anywhere in the world – rent free…Or find a free live-in pet lover to keep your home secure, and pets happy at home. This saves on expensive pet boarding fees and Pet Stress. SITE has been Securely matching House sitters with homeowners since October 2000. You can subscribe on the SITE HERE FREE.
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Both families attended the same shows and events and ate at the same restaurants.
Both families spent the same amount of time at Disney World and returned home on the same flight.
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