Estimated savings on a HomeLink holiday for 2 in the United Kingdom for 3 weeks

Cost Without home exchange With home exchange
Flights $1,400 $1,400
B&B accommodation $3,360 Free
Car Rental $1,270 (VW Golf from Avis) Free
Meals $2,100 $500
TOTAL COST $10,730 $4,500

Estimated saving $6,230



It's amazing how fast the savings add up when you choose to home swap as your preferred way to holiday.

Of course, you can never put a price tag on the fabulous, authentic cultural experiences you have when you swap homes. Nor can you put a price tag on the great, long term friendships you make by being an active member in HomeLink's 58+ year old international community.

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Switzerland - Bern

Situated by the lakeside at the foot of the Jura mountains and at the heart of Switzerland, Biel/Bienne is the world capital of watchmaking (Rolex, Omega, Swatch). With the lake and the rivers, the Jura forests and the vineyards, Biel has a wonderful recreational area right on its doorstep - including miles and miles of cycle tracks. Biel/Bienne is Switzerland's largest bilingual town. Here, German and French language have equal rights. Biel/Bienne's old town is a jewel and the Ring the city's oldest square.

Bern, Capital of Switzerland is about 30 minutes by car or train, Interlaken (Mountains) is about an hour driving, Geneva or Zurich are only at one hour and a half drive.

We are in the heart of the city with lots of shops and restaurants. However, our street is quiet at night. Our house was recently renovated. It has three floors;