A Message from the
Holiday Swap CEO

CEO of Holiday Swap, James Asquith shares his thoughts on home swapping.

Short Breaks to Budapest, On a Budget!

Short Breaks to Budapest, On a Budget!

Budapest is one of those cities that takes your breath away each time you visit. Aside from the natural beauty that pervades the city ... read more

Eco-friendly Ways to Travel

Eco-friendly Ways to Travel

We are living in a beautiful world, which means there are millions of things to see in a lifetime. Let's say that you found some time ... read more

20 Incredible Road Trips in the U.S.

20 Incredible Road Trips in the U.S.

The transportation in your travels doesn't have to stay only as a way of going somewhere; you can use that time to also enjoy the ... read more

20 Best Hikes in the USA for Your Bucket List

20 Best Hikes in the USA for Your Bucket List

United States has the best hiking places in the world, which is home to famous trails like the PCT, Half Dome, Mt. Whitney, and the ... read more

NEW! 5+ Best Airbnb Alternatives

NEW! 5+ Best Airbnb Alternatives

When vacations come, we are filled with happiness, but it doesn’t always last. The moment we realize how expensive hotels are, we look ... read more

Holiday Swap Teamed up with Mexico’s Premiere Adventure Tour Company: Vibe Adventures!

Holiday Swap Teamed up with Mexico’s Premiere Adventure Tour Company: Vibe Adventures!

Back in March 2022, Holiday Swap teamed up with Mexico’s premier adventure tour company Vibe Adventures for an amazing giveaway for 2 ... read more

Home Swap Tips You Should Try House Exchange to Change

Home Swap Tips You Should Try House Exchange to Change

Home Swap Tips You Should Try House Exchange to Change Have you ever wondered what it is like to be in someone else's shoes, to be ... read more

The Ultimate Guide to Renting Holiday Homes this Winter

The Ultimate Guide to Renting Holiday Homes this Winter

Do not save your holiday plans for summer here is the ultimate guide to renting holiday homes in winter. Any time of the year can be ... read more

What are the best countries for house swapping?

What are the best countries for house swapping?

Let's say that you are looking for a new way of accommodation on your next travel; house swapping is a great way! What is house ... read more

What Makes a Good Travel App?

What Makes a Good Travel App?

In the 21st century, our phones are our best friends; we use them regularly, every day, every second; in fact, we need them for doing ... read more

Everything You Need to Know about Home Swapping!

Everything You Need to Know about Home Swapping!

While planning a vacation, accommodation might be a huge issue, and in this article, we will try to solve that issue for you! First, read more

11 city breaks in Europe

11 city breaks in Europe

While hot days of summer are ending and the fall is right at the door, what is better than a quick break in Europe? With its beautiful ... read more

Happiest cities in the world

Happiest cities in the world

The 186 cities in the globe were ranked based on their level of subjective well-being in the 2022 World Happiness Report. Additionally, read more

What to Include in Your Guests’ Welcome Pack

What to Include in Your Guests’ Welcome Pack

The welcome pack is one of the most essential things in your vacation rental; it is more than just a primary supply of groceries to ... read more

The Best Travel Destinations for Foodies

The Best Travel Destinations for Foodies

Food is one of the most important factors to consider when planning a holiday. For some, it may even be the ultimate goal to visit a ... read more

The Most Surreal Places on Earth

The Most Surreal Places on Earth

If you want to see some state-of-the-art places you will never forget, we have the list for you! This magical places will even make you read more

Free Travel Accommodations For Life

Free Travel Accommodations For Life

On November 30, 2022, Holiday Swap, is giving away the largest prize ever in the travel industry.  One lucky winner will receive free ... read more

9 Italian Restaurants You Need to Visit in NYC

9 Italian Restaurants You Need to Visit in NYC

There is a glut of excellent Italian restaurants in New York City, with some of the greatest located in the West Village, the Lower ... read more

9 Fun to Do Activities in Miami

9 Fun to Do Activities in Miami

It is unnecessary to introduce Miami. It is renowned worldwide for its glitz and splendor, as well as its beaches and pleasant climate. read more

4 Non-Smoking Alternatives for When You’re Travelling

4 Non-Smoking Alternatives for When You’re Travelling

Smokers usually need to take extra steps while travelling. Health and safety measures have tightened around the world, and for house ... read more

7 Pacific Islands You Should Explore

7 Pacific Islands You Should Explore

When people think of visiting islands in the Pacific Ocean, they envision glistening blue waters, sand beaches with palm trees, and ... read more

Home Swapping in Chicago

Home Swapping in Chicago

Do you have an idea to travel to Chicago? Do you wonder how to home swapping in Chicago? Where to stay once you go to Chicago? When is ... read more

Western Canada Top 6 Places To Visit

Western Canada Top 6 Places To Visit

If you are looking for answers to your questions, such as where to go in Western Canada, here is a travel guide for you.  Western ... read more

Travelling to NYC,  9 Best Places to Visit

Travelling to NYC, 9 Best Places to Visit

The city of New York is vibrant and diverse. In addition, it is a city of politics, business, and culture. New York City, one of the ... read more

10 Amazing Things to Do in Tokyo

10 Amazing Things to Do in Tokyo

Tokyo is a unique city. You can go to temples, museums, and countless excellent restaurants, but you can also do things here that you ... read more

10 Places Every Traveler Need to Visit in Colorado

10 Places Every Traveler Need to Visit in Colorado

Best Places to Visit in Colorado Located in the midwest, one of the states with the highest high altitudes and known for having ... read more

The Best 30 Vacation Captions

The Best 30 Vacation Captions

Your luggage is ready, and you are all set. And you are prepared to upload the hundreds of fresh pictures you will soon capture while ... read more

Top 9 On Budget Vacation Alternatives

Top 9 On Budget Vacation Alternatives

Your most crucial choice is where to go if you would like to travel more and spend less. There are many places to travel that are ... read more

Sustainable Travel Tips

Sustainable Travel Tips

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) defines sustainable travel as "Tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, ... read more

8 Best Vacation Spots in Florida

8 Best Vacation Spots in Florida

Most people associate Florida with alligators, theme parks, sunshine, and orange juice. However, this former Spanish colony—which ... read more

7 Countries Famous for Their Chocolate: World Chocolate Day

7 Countries Famous for Their Chocolate: World Chocolate Day

When July comes, one national holiday comes to mind, the 4th of July. However, there is one more important day involving everyone's ... read more

Holiday Swap is One of the 50 Most Admired Companies to Watch 2022

Holiday Swap is One of the 50 Most Admired Companies to Watch 2022

Holiday Swap is chosen as one of the 50 Most Admired Companies to Watch 2022 by CIO Bulletin. We are proud of this success and also we ... read more

Home swap could help for your remote working!

Home swap could help for your remote working!

For many people in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the way they work has changed. A large percentage of office-based workers have ... read more

The 10 Most Annoying Things About Airports

The 10 Most Annoying Things About Airports

By: James Asquith, CEO and founder of Holiday Swap. Airports: where most aspects of common sense seem to dissipate almost entirely. ... read more

Holiday Swap’s Cleaning Policy

Holiday Swap’s Cleaning Policy

As the world re-opens and traveling begins to resume, we want to ensure you feel safe when you travel, which is why we have prepared a ... read more

Vienna City Break: Your Ultimate Guide

Vienna City Break: Your Ultimate Guide

Vienna – the capital of Austria and a city filled with rich culture, history, and most importantly strudel, cake and schnitzel! Mercer ... read more

A Weekend of Brunch in Melbourne

A Weekend of Brunch in Melbourne

Brunch: a millennial favorite usually including smashed avocado on toast and either a never-ending flow of mimosas or artisanal coffee. read more

What is the best airlines in China?

What is the best airlines in China?

By: James Asquith, CEO and founder of Holiday Swap. What is the best airline in China? There is a decent amount of competition in ... read more

London’s Best Restaurants

London’s Best Restaurants

We’ve been very lucky to have travelled, lived and eaten around the world, and no city can match London when it comes to diversity and ... read more

Holiday Swap Made Travel Cheaper For Everyone

Holiday Swap Made Travel Cheaper For Everyone

By: James Asquith, CEO & Founder of Holiday Swap. In just two years Holiday Swap has grown to become the second-largest home ... read more

New subscription plans to get you swapping in no time! 

New subscription plans to get you swapping in no time! 

Since 2018, Holiday Swap has set out to make our users’ in-app experiences as seamless as possible. To make traveling even easier, our ... read more

Building a Safer Holiday Swap Community

Building a Safer Holiday Swap Community

Building a safe and secure Holiday Swap community is one of our top priorities. We have been working continuously to improve the safety read more

Holiday Swap’s new features to get you swapping! 

Holiday Swap’s new features to get you swapping! 

Since 2018 Holiday Swap has strived to make our users' app experience as seamless as possible by pioneering home-swapping functions. ... read more

Why Home-Sharing Platforms are the Future of Sustainable Travel

Why Home-Sharing Platforms are the Future of Sustainable Travel

Sustainability. It’s a hot topic, and in the face of today’s challenges dealing with climate change and the need to reduce carbon ... read more

Women Who Travel: Packing Essentials

Women Who Travel: Packing Essentials

After living out of a suitcase for the past nine months, you definitely learn a thing or two about packing essentials. Traveling for an read more

What is the Best Airline in Latin America?  

What is the Best Airline in Latin America?  

By: James Asquith, CEO and founder of Holiday Swap. Let's check what is the best airline in Latin America. A Lack of competition led read more

Holiday Swap App Guide

Holiday Swap App Guide

Holiday Swap is best described as the love child of Airbnb and Tinder. The app has the familiarity of swiping left and right on dating ... read more

Travelling in the Time of Corona: Part 3

Travelling in the Time of Corona: Part 3

This week we are sharing the travelling in the time of Corona of three women who fiercely love to travel and have made the best of ... read more

Travelling in the Time of Corona: Part 2

Travelling in the Time of Corona: Part 2

In a time when the free movement of people and travel has become a cornerstone for many countries, travelling in the time of Corona ... read more

Travelling in the Time of Corona

Travelling in the Time of Corona

As many countries experience an ease in the time of Corona restrictions, people around the world have found creative ways to continue ... read more

Ranking the World’s Worst Airports

Ranking the World’s Worst Airports

By: James Asquith, CEO, and founder of Holiday Swap. The ever-coveted crown of the world’s best airport is one that is often written read more

A Call for Influencers to be Genuine

A Call for Influencers to be Genuine

By: James Asquith, CEO, and founder of Holiday Swap. “Influential – having a great influence on someone or something.” "Influencer" ... read more

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Airline Alliances

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Airline Alliances

By: James Asquith, CEO and founder of Holiday Swap. Why do so many long-haul budget airlines fail? Even independent airlines such as read more

The New York 20

The New York 20

In the 1600s you could trust the British to seize new territory, particularly the east coast of what is now the United States. In 1664 ... read more

The Los Angeles 20

The Los Angeles 20

Los Angeles, located in Southern California, is home to sunshine, beautiful beaches, and ripe avocados. It’s a great summer destination read more

Holiday Swap Featured in Short Term Rentalz

Holiday Swap Featured in Short Term Rentalz

Short Term Rentalz’ recent article featuring Holiday Swap explores the developments of home exchange and home-sharing platforms in the ... read more

Family Holidays in 2020 with Holiday Swap

Family Holidays in 2020 with Holiday Swap

Every year families from across the globe look forward to spending time together during their annual leave. Family holidays are a great read more

House Swapping is the New Way to Travel

House Swapping is the New Way to Travel

Since Hollywood produced the film, The Holiday, home exchange platforms have been on the rise to offer people around the world an ... read more

Working Remotely in 2019

Working Remotely in 2019

By: James Asquith, CEO, and founder of Holiday Swap. Working remotely has become a trend in 2019. People increasingly want to work ... read more

Booking the Cheapest Flight

Booking the Cheapest Flight

By: James Asquith, CEO, and founder of Holiday Swap. People frequently ask how to find the cheapest flight and the best ways to use ... read more

Travel with Holiday Swap to Experience More in London

Travel with Holiday Swap to Experience More in London

Holiday Swap was created to help eliminate barriers to travel. Our app provides users with the opportunity to swap or be a guest at ... read more

Upgrading Your Flight

Upgrading Your Flight

By: James Asquith, CEO, and founder of Holiday Swap. By the end of 2019, I will have taken nearly 200 fights. I certainly spend a ... read more

Is your low-cost airline really low-cost?

Is your low-cost airline really low-cost?

By: James Asquith, CEO and founder of Holiday Swap. As I’m sure many people have seen, I had a little bit of fun recently on both ... read more

The best way to see Machu Picchu

The best way to see Machu Picchu

By: James Asquith, CEO and founder of Holiday Swap. What is the best way to see Machu Picchu? Not via “the” Inca Trail, and here is ... read more

Simple steps to save money for your next trip (Survival manual)

Simple steps to save money for your next trip (Survival manual)

By Harry from Grec on Trek During the past few weeks, in many discussions, I had with friends and family, the subject that always ... read more

Instagram in 2019

Instagram in 2019

Instagram is such a powerful tool, and recently I’ve noticed people that are breaking with the previous norm by posting real, and meaningful content, rather than just the prettiest pictures. Instagram in 2019 will become more about being relatable and real... read more

How To Fly Often And For Less

How To Fly Often And For Less

By: James Asquith, CEO, and founder of Holiday Swap. James Asquith is officially the youngest person to visit every country in the ... read more

15 travel tips I wish I’d known before

15 travel tips I wish I’d known before

By: James Asquith, CEO and founder of Holiday Swap. Have you ever had the urge to wander around and explore new places? If you have, read more

8 Things to Know When Traveling to Central America

8 Things to Know When Traveling to Central America

By Adam Durnham. Many people are drawn to the calmness of the Caribbean Sea on the east coast of these countries, others to the ... read more

Staying true to your roots and giving back: Remote working in 2019.

Staying true to your roots and giving back: Remote working in 2019.

Where did you come from, where will you go? Carving out your own path, remote working and digital nomads in 2019. “How did you afford ... read more

‘Influencer’; There is no such job title.

‘Influencer’; There is no such job title.

Collecting instagramable pictures, competitive travel and one-upmanship in today’s social Media travel the world. By: James Asquith, read more

Yemen Humanitarian Crisis: Need the Support

Yemen Humanitarian Crisis: Need the Support

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ... read more