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Hi. We have loved being on the houseswap site. Its very good value. We saved around $2,500 on our last trip to Perth. Kind Regards Angela
Aussie House Swap has been a fantastic success for us. We live in the UK and have enjoyed 2 great house swaps in Australia. 3 mths in Sydney and 6 wks in Brisbane. Many thanks. Patrick (Chorleywood, England)

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Swap Blog

House swapping is always an adventure - with so many wonderful stories of people and places, around Australia and the world.

A Serious Case of Wanderlust ...

After a busy year of travel in 2017, 2018 has certainly had a slow start. Between work, kids, pets and volunteering with a local theatre group, our Swap team member Kylie has been bunkered down in the Northern Rivers. Although it's not a bad spot to hang out in, she is itching to start planning some more travel adventures around Australia.... more

All Roads Lead To Rome...

“All roads lead to Rome.” Though this age-old saying feels distinctly out of place in the vocabulary of an Island nation, it proved true as my Italian adventure took me across the world, leading to –you guessed it- Rome. ... more

Meet the Friendly Aussie House Swap team

Meet the friendly faces who make up the Aussie House Swap team. We love to travel and want to share with you some of our favourite holiday destinations and places we'd love to visit next. Meet the people behind the emails...in no particular order!... more

A Melbourne Weekend Escape of food, arts and tennis

When the going gets tough, the tough go to Melbourne. Well just for the weekend! After surviving six weeks of school holidays with the kids, I managed to steal my lovely sister away for a girl’s weekend to enjoy some (child and partner free) food, culture and tennis in Melbourne.... more

A Margaret River Family Adventure

Travelling South West WA with the kids? Fear not! You can have fun as a family but also sneak off to sample the amazing food and wine on offer. Margaret River region is surprisingly family friendly, with caves to explore, bike tracks to ride and plenty of rock pools. It also just happens to be a wine or craft beer lover’s paradise! The local produce is amazing, with high quality restaurants in the town centre as well as at many of the wineries.... more

Discover paradise in the Northern Rivers region of NSW

With so many great places around Australia to write about, you can imagine how hard it was to choose which destination to focus on for my first blog post! Do I pick a big city or find a quirky little town somewhere? Decisions decisions….... more