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

    Explore the USA's Own Backyard

    Local Friendships.  More Savings


    Don't let the rising cost of international air travel discourage you from taking a holiday this year. While you may naturally be attracted to the exciting possibilities of exchanging with one of our 13,000+ HomeLinkers in exotic locations around the world, do remember one thing...

    There are almost 3,000 American members to swap with too!

    And sometimes, it turns out that the very best holiday experiences are the ones we can find and enjoy right here, amongst friends, relatives, and fellow Americans.

    Exchanging homes with a fellow American is a great way to explore our own backyard and on a super shoestring budget too! Consider our "Savings" comparison for a typical international holiday - the greatest cost by far, is the airfares. So imagine how ridiculously affordable your holiday can be, just by choosing to swap homes with another HomeLinker right here in America.

    For home exchange first timers, it's also a great way to "dip a toe in the water" with local people perhaps in a nearby capital city or tourist region.

    Don't forget about our friends to the north. There are nearly 1000 HomeLinkers in the beautiful Land of Canada and their accent alone might be enough to give you a taste of the alternate cultural experience you'd expect to find in a non-English speaking country!

    Best of all, the new friendships you will make around the USA are so easy to foster and maintain. Happy reunions and follow up exchanges are naturally just par for the course when you exchange homes with a fellow American ... just ask some of our longstanding members.

    Seeking USA

    Cologne, 0k,

    Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia
    Cologne, 0k,

    Rural site of Cologne nevertheless near to the city. Also near to "Bergisches Land" and the "Eifel" with a lot of beautiful scenery and walking and hiking areas. Picturesque is the "Flittarder Aue" directly to the English Gardenpark "Stammheimer Schlosspark" (Gardenarchitekt Maximilian Friedrich Weyhe). Since 2002 it's a sculpturepark.

    We can offer you 2 cars and 4 bikes.

    In the back of our house we have a garden, a nice quiet place to relax.

    We can also offer you free swimming at the(very child-friendly)public swimming pool! There are also some lakes nearby. To the center of Cologne (also biking along the Rhein)5 km, Düsseldorf 30 km, Amsterdam 250 km, the border of the Netherlands in 50 Minutes,the beautifull coast of Zeeland in 2,5 hours. On the website you will find information to our city: the Cathedral of Cologne(the greatist gothic Cathedral of the world), romantic Rhine(Weltkulturerbe), Roman Thermes.