Preferred Exchanges

  • Open to Any Destination
  • Open to Any Dates
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    November 2 — November 30, 2016 These dates are flexible

    We are looking for one to two weeks in Sydney and Melbourne for November 2016.

  • United States

    March 1 — March 15, 2016 These dates are flexible

    We are looking for an urban vacation in March of 2016. Could be anytime from five days to two weeks.

  • Seattle, WA, United States

    January 1 — December 31, 2016 These dates are flexible

    We would go up to Seattle anytime of year.


  • Tennis
  • Historic Sites
  • Museums
  • Theater/Cinema
Vacation Type

Exchange Reviews

August - August 2013

We enjoyed a week in Pat and Barry's beautiful downtown ...

Susan from British Columbia said

We enjoyed a week in Pat and Barry's beautiful downtown condo. Spacious, filled with light , beautifully decorated, with many good books to read, it was a very comfortable home base. We enjoyed morning coffee on the lovely and large deck, overlooking the park across the street. The location is super convenient. It is walking distance to many harbour attractions, like the Seaport Village. Public transportation is just a short walk. Great grocery store is just 2 blocks away, as is shopping. We didn't have time to enjoy the additional facilities in the complex, like the pool and gym, but they looked great. We'd really recommend staying at Pat and Barry's; you'll feel right at home.

Pat & Barry
What we said about Susan's house:

Susan's home was completely as described. The pictures don't do justice to the spaciousness and beauty of the view from her livingroom/kitchen and master bedroom. Susan also was easy to communicate with and had a book filled with information. This is a real getaway retreat on an island with many activities such as kayaking, hiking, boating, and fishing. Or you could choose to sit with a good book on the many outside seating areas and enjoy the awesome view. Susan left our home in spotless condition with a lovely note. I highly recommend her property.

September - September 2014

We stayed just over 2 weeks in this wonderful apartment: spacious, ...

Jan and Mary
Jan and Mary from Binnenstad said

We stayed just over 2 weeks in this wonderful apartment: spacious, comfortable, full of light, tastfully decorated and a great and sunny deck. On top of that a perfect and quiet downtown location. Every day was a real pleasure. What more could one ask? I highly recommend Pat and Barry as exchangers. Mary and Jan

Pat & Barry
What we said about Jan and Mary's house:

We stayed at Jan and Mary's lovely apartment in September, 2014. The apartment is comfortable and well equipped. We particularly liked the big windows overlooking the canal. The location of their home is fabulous. You can take day trips from the nearby train station. The trams are also walking distance and take you anywhere you like in Amsterdam. The apartment is also easy walking distance to a number of restaurants and food shopping. Jan and Mary were easy to communicate with and they left a very informative book to help us with our touring plans. Amsterdam is a great city to visit with many small museums and friendly people. We would highly recommend considering a home exchange with Jan and Mary.

October - October 2014

Beautiful apartment in downtown San Diego, perfect to tour the ...

Marina and Giovanni
Marina and Giovanni from Brollo said

Beautiful apartment in downtown San Diego, perfect to tour the area and extra near to shops and facilities. The condo is gorgeous with a 24 hour doorman which makes you feel secure. Barry and Pat are easy to work with and very nice people. One of our best exchanges.

Pat & Barry
What we said about Marina and Giovanni's house:

We stayed in our home exchange residence in October, 2014. The location places you next to Chianti region and about one to one and one half hours from all the major hill towns in Tuscany. The home is also 5 minutes from a small town where you can get groceries and any other personal items that you may need. There is also a train station in the town that will take you directly to Florence in about 20 minutes. The home has salon/dining room, two bedrooms and a bath and has a kitchen with ample supplies and a dishwasher. The couple is easy to work with in arranging the exchange and Marina keeps a book with suggestions for sights and restaurants in the area. Marina speaks English so there are no communication problems if you are an english speaker. The countryside tours through this region are gorgeous. It is one of the prettiest places we have been.