Today, Liz and Brian lift the lid on the one thing that (apart from wine) they love more than anything in the world.

Housesitting.

As some of you know, we are no strangers to Housesitting. When we travelled the world with the kids for a year, we spent three months housesitting around Europe.

And this trip was no different. We left New Zealand three months ago (this time we left the kids at home) to travel around Europe in our little red classic car for six months. We are currently in Porto Santo Stefano in Tuscany, Italy. We are staying here for six weeks, and guess what?? It isn’t costing us a penny. Not a cent. Not even a Euro. Nothing.

Why? You guessed it…Because we are housesitting.

Would you like to do the same? Would you like to know the inside secrets of Housesitting? Find out exactly how to travel all over the world and stay in fabulous houses for free using the BEST Housesitting company out there?

Listen to this podcast while you read and we will reveal everything we know about our favourite topic of conversation – Housesitting!

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If Housesitting seems like a good fit and you too would like to join us and thousands of other savvy travellers who get to travel the world without paying for accommodation then buy a year’s membership (for less than the cost of a night’s accommodation in Europe) and be sure to use the SPECIAL DISCOUNT CODE “SITTERLIZ” to get an extra 20% off! 

 


 

 

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Woman writing next to a window in France. Housesitting

Housesitting in France…

 

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House in France. Trusted Housesitters

 

Housesitting

 

We love Trusted Housesitters.

So far on this trip, we have used the company to housesit a cat in a beautiful old mill in Normandy. A dog in an ancient Chateaux in the Loire Valley and now here we are…looking after a very laid back and friendly pussy cat in Tuscany.

In an Italian home with million-dollar views of the Mediterranean. I really can’t speak highly of Trusted Housesitters enough.

 

Porto Santo Stefano. Housesitting in Italy

How much would you pay for a view like that? It could cost you NOTHING if you become a house sitter!

 

How Housesitting Works

 

You are a traveller who wishes to visit a city or country.

You like animals (or not. Remember that some housesits do not have any pets. Use the filter to say “no pets’ if you would prefer not to look after animals. Your choices will be reduced but it is still possible).

 You sign up for Trusted Housesitters. This will cost you approx $120 a year. Think about that. You’ll make that fee back on your first night’s free accommodation. Even better than that you can use this link and apply the code: SITTERLIZ at the checkout to receive a whopping 20% off

You are a  responsible human being who can be trusted. Trusted Housesitters. Get it?!

You make a profile. On this profile, you add lots of photos and as much information about yourself as possible. Remember, people are trusting you with their home and pets; they will expect more than a few lines saying ‘we are nice’.

You can add a video to your profile. (Listen to my tips on this in the podcast!)

You are sent emails every day with the latest international housesitting opportunities. You start searching.

You find you’re perfect housesit. It is in Rome, and you’ve always wanted to go to Rome. Lots of nice Italian men and cheese.

You apply. Send the owner a chatty message about who you are and why you would be the perfect sitter for them.

The homeowner falls in love with your profile because you have listened to my advice and your profile beats everyone else’s hands down.

The host contacts you and perhaps arranges a zoom call. You have a chat and before you know it: Mama Mia! You’re going to Europe to housesit in Rome for two weeks! (Don’t forget to check out my Italy travel tips before you go!)

 

 

Use This Link For The BEST Housesitting Discount: 

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Husband and wife housesitting in Italy using Trusted Housesitters

We LOVE Trusted Housesitters and you will too!

 

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“How We Are Staying In Tuscany For Six Weeks For FREE (And You Can TOO!)”

 

 

 

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