Established 1953 and still Number 1 in Customer Service

  • Highest percentage of European Members
  • Worldwide English-speaking support to members
  • On-line exchange agreement and evaluation forms
  • Mediation service

  • 2nd-Year-Free-Guarantee: If you do not get an
        exchange in your 1st year, the 2nd year is free
  • Proprietary internal messaging system
  • Exchange Cancellation Fund
  • A sampling of the countless articles written about HomeLink & Home Exchange

    Insider's Guide To Luxe Stays For Less, by Nancy Wartik (HomeLink Member),, January 30, 2013

    10 Things You Need To Know About Home Swapping, by Caroline Costello,, January 29, 2013

    10 Things You Need to Know About Home Swapping, by Caroline Costello, USA Today Travel Section, January 31, 2013
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    Home Exchange Revealed Interview With Karl & Katie Costabel, Owners HomeLink USA, by Shelley Miller,, October 15, 2012
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    Home Exchanges: Free accommodations with Perks, by Nora Dunn,, July 10, 2012
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    The Ultimate Sharing Opportunity: Home Exchange And Get Free Lodging, by Shelley Miller, Home Exchange Expert, The Huffington Post, Travel Blogs, June 20, 2011,  
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    How to Swap Your House With a Stranger, by Jim Gray for The Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2012
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    Dreamy Dad Suggests Home Swap Idea , by Shelley Miller, Home Exchange Expert Travel the World. Stay for Free, June 11, 2012
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    Why a Home Exchange is a Great Indie Travel Experience, by Margaret Foley, BootsnAll One-Stop Indie Travel Guide, May 29, 2012
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    Open Your Home To Strangers -- And See The World, by Jim Gray, Wall Stree Journal, April 29, 2012
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    A Virtually Free Vacation Can Be Yours When You Home Swap And Use Air Miles, by Shelley Miller, Home Exchange Expert, The Huffington Post Travel Blogs, April 2012
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    Trading Places How one Saratoga family swapped houses for a vacation in Wales, by HomeLinker, Julie Kemeklis, Capital Central Spirit of Saratoga, January 2012

    Smart Consumer: How to Fund Your Next Holiday, by John Cradden, Irish Independant,, Jan '12
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    The Only Expenses are Travel Costs, by Irish Independant,, January 26, 2012
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    Saving Money on Travel: House Swaps , Arizona Illustrated, Arizona Public Media, January 4, 2012
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    House Swapping TV Interview on Ireland:AM, and House Swapping blog by Julianne Mooney, October 20, 2011
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    Going Dutch, by Diane Andrews, The Santa Clara Weekly, September 7, 2011
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    Paris Family Swaps Home with Sault Clan For Summer, by Jordan Allsard, The Sault Star, August 23, 2011
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    Finding the Exotic in Familiar Places, by Michael Geller, The Vancouver Sun, July 16, 2011
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    Tricks of the Trades  by Emily Hedrick, HomeLink USA Member,  Savor NC Magazine, May/June 2011
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    HomeLink South Africa Interview by, The Real Estate - Home Swapping, February 2011

    Staycations With A Twist  by Diane Andrews, The Santa Clara Weekly, September 2010 
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    Let's Make A Deal/Exchanging Your Home by Laura Powell, The Daily Suitcase
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    CBS "Great Day Houston" Interview with HomeLink USA Members by Debra Duncan 
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    French Newspaper Article with HomeLink USA Members, Jim & Doris Wright by Carole Raynaud, Le Dauphine
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    Swapping Lives With A Stranger by HomeLink USA member, Allison Humes for Oprah Magazine, August 2010
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    Q & A: Swapping an Apartment for One in Rome by Rusha Haljuci, In Transit blog, New York Times, March 2010
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    Swap Homes and Stay for Free by Arthur Frommer

    Vacation house swapping: Your place or mine by Marla Jo Fisher, Orange County Register

    Connecting home by home. A solo travel report by Solo Travel Network & Diane Redfern

    Home Swaps Off The Beaten Path by Associated Press at Today Show's Family Travel Section

    Vacationing abroad with all the comforts of home by David and Mary Lee Cole

    Trading Places by David Ressell, Columbia News Service

    House Swapping Tips  by Rick Steves" Europe

    A Cheap Way to Live Abroad by Catherine Price

    Home Exchanges can cost no more than Staying Home by Linda Lewis

    The appeal of home exchange vacations by Kate Brumback, AP

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    A calm, light apartment in Paris 13, 73m2 near the Seine and the National Library. Thera are 2 bedrooms, with sofa bed, one on the mezzanine. Big living room with sofa bed, open kitchen. Seperate bathroom and WC. Near metro, RER and bus.