What’s better than having all the conveniences of home while you’re away?
Getting them for free.
We’re all about traveling more while spending less, and getting free accommodations is THE way to spend less. So what is it we did?
An ever-growing community of people who opens their homes to people in exchange for the knowledge that their property and sometimes pets will be well cared for in their absence.
Today Heather joins me as we run through some of the best tips and tricks on how to find your first housesit and once you get it, what to do next.
We had a great time housesitting in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado and we want you to be able to get your own awesome housesitting gigs all over the world. Let us know where you’ll be applying to housesit in the comments below!
In This Episode:
- The site we use the most when looking for housesitting gigs.
- Why a profile picture is imperative
- Tips on how to make your profile more awesome.
- Discussions to have with the homeowner before you arrive.
- A discount code for our EPoP listeners!
and much more!
How to Sign Up for Trusted Housesitters (and 3 months free!)
Here’s how to sign up and make sure you get the extra free months:
- Click this link to be taken to the Trusted Housesitters website.
- Hit “Join Now” in the top right-hand corner.
- Click on “Housesitter Membership and Pricing Plans” on the right-hand side.
- Scroll to the bottom and enter EPOP where it says “Have a Promotional Code?”.
- Hit Apply Code. Scroll back down to bottom and you should see a message that says “Promo code applied” as well as a check mark.
- Now, pick your plan.
- Enter your info and create your account.
- When you get to the confirmation page, you will see that the length of your membership has been extended. Yeah!
Links Discussed in This Episode:
- EPoP 032: Housesitting 101- Scoring Amazing Accommodations Around the World with Andy Peck (Founder of TrustedHousesitters.com
- How I Ended Up in a 5 Bedroom Mansion in Breckenridge with a BMW and a Hot Tub
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