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If you are looking for the best Home Exchange company then you have come to the right place!

Home exchanging is the best kept secret for these tough economic times. We are growing while other travel related businesses are struggling. We are growing mainly by word of mouth. With a retention rate of around 65% it must be good!   With offices in 27 countries around the world, HomeLink is uniquely placed to support journalists in their development of articles.

We have approximately 14,000 listings spanning over 80 countries!

Established in 1953, we are the pioneers of home swapping.  Karl & I have been home exchanging for over two decades and are well placed to answer all your questions about the wonderful world of Home Exchange and HomeLink, specifically.

Please click on the various links to the right for answers to our frequently asked questions.


Feel free to browse numerous articles, many of which were written by our very own members and published in major magazines and newspapers! 



HomeLink South Africa appears on television

Tania Sanahewe from CNBC Africa and her cameraman recently joined our South Africa Organiser, Avril Mitchley and two of South Africa's most experienced exchangers, Marianne Morgan and Roy Watts at the Morgan's lovely Constantia home.  Marianne gives you a good insight into what it is like to exchange for the first time and what the many exchanges she and David have had over the years have meant to them

 Click here  to watch the video. Makes me feel like trying for an exchange in SA !


› Please feel free to contact us with any questions you might have. 

› We also have numerous members who love sharing their home swap experiences with journalists and we are happy to put you in touch with them!

Venice Home Exchange

        HomeLink USA Representatives 

       Karl & Katie Costabel

2937 N.W. 9th Terr.,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311


Phone 1-800-638-3841 or 954-566-2687

Office hours are Monday through Thursday
10AM until 5PM Eastern Time

We recognize federal holidays