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Top Coastal Destinations

Top Coastal Destinations

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Some of us may be in the dead of winter now, but you’ll be surprised how quickly the summer creeps up on us. A lot of us visit the seaside during the summer, so why make this summer any different? They say half of the world’s population lives just 60KM from the sea, which means you can bet there are a lot of people looking for house sitters near the sea. If you’re spoiled for choice or like to plan ahead, here are some recommendations for some of the top coastal desti...
Top city house sitting destinations

Top city house sitting destinations

Posted in Pet Care 3 years ago

Who fancies a city break? With so much to see and do you’ll be glad you saved money by not staying in conventional accommodation. So you’ve established you’d like to stay in a city, but which one? There are so many big cities in the world, each with their own rich culture and livelihood. We’ve selected a few to highlight, so if you see a house-sit nearby make sure to jump on it because it’ll get snapped up quick! Rome, Italy In Rome, you will find th...
Tips on creating a perfect profile

Tips on creating a perfect profile

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

If you’re stuck on what to write in your profile, don’t worry, we’ve all been there, making sure that your profile, whether it’s a sitter or home owner profile, stands out is essential to making sure you get matched with the right person. We’ve compiled a few of the top tips for creating a perfect profile on Worldwide House-sitters. If you're a sitter References It is important to use some of the space in your sitter description to talk about ...
Starting your housesitting adventure

Starting your housesitting adventure

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Becoming a house sitter is a straight forward and simple process, however there are some basic essentials we propose you do whilst setting up and planning your housesitting adventure, this will help maximize your membership and the chances of winning those dream house sits. A Love for animals One of the most important factors, is a love for animals. Although not every house sit may require animal care, the majority do. Demonstrate you have a love for animals on your profile, many...
5 tips for your first time using a sitter

5 tips for your first time using a sitter

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

1. Don't be worried The odds are if this is your first time away from your beloved animals then you are going to be worried sick, this is entirely normal, you are leaving your very home in the hands of a stranger, but in reality you have nothing to worry about. At worldwide house sitters we have a wide variety of sitters to choose from, this means that you don’t need to leave home without first deciding who is best to look after your house, we suggest having a Skype call or ...
5 Tips for first time house sitters

5 Tips for first time house sitters

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Housesitting is a cost effective way of experiencing and traveling the world, exploring new cities and places whilst helping out a homeowner with either looking after their beloved pets, or simply keeping their home occupied whilst they are away. House sitting is simple and easy, plus more importantly an enjoyable experience. As a first time house sitter you may not know what to expect when arriving at your first house sit, so we have put together 5 top tips to adhere to whilst the ...
10 reasons to become a house sitter

10 reasons to become a house sitter

Posted in Pet Care 3 years ago

1. Save on expensive accommodation costs Becoming a house sitter is a great way to save on accommodation costs when travelling. Due to the win-win situation, the majority of homeowners are happy to offer free accommodation and utilities in exchange for looking after their property and pets. A Typical two week “House Sit” based on average room rates for major cities around the world could save you as much as, London - £2,000.00 New York - USD$2,800.00 Milan - Euro 3...
10 reasons to use a house sitter

10 reasons to use a house sitter

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Attention to details Imagine you’re away on a business trip and you get a call from your next door neighbour to tell you that your house has flooded due to some leaky pipes…it might be unlikely, but these things do happen. A house sitter would have noticed the crack in the ceiling or the tap that was accidentally left on, having a house sitter at home will stop those thought of “did I leave the heating on” while you’re away from home. Property main...
The world is your oyster!

The world is your oyster!

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Why not join the growing community of house sitters to experience an amazing lifestyle and to travel to new incredible destinations. Housesitting is becoming a way of life for some people, offering individuals, couples and families to use it as a way to travel, live and work remotely. More importantly it provides a valued service to pet and property owners. Most homeowners offer free accommodation in return while you look after their home and their beloved fur babies. It offers p...
WWHS is online!

WWHS is online!

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

The Worldwide Housesitters team have been working hard over the last couple of months since the May launch of the website to build brand awareness and get their name out there for all to see and share! You will notice lots of activity around our social media networks and of course our brand spanking new website to bring our passion and love for animals, along with our experiences of travel to those with similar interests. Offering a win-win solution - not to mention our introductory...