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Discover the world rent-free by house-sitting and pet sitting while owners are away. The Nomador website allows you to search for housesitting and/or petsitting jobs all over the world. You can also narrow your search parameters by searching a job by exact location, city, region, country, and/or your date availability. You can also set up your profile to exclude pets if you’re not a pet lover. If you’re a world travel and are looking for inexpensive lodging, this is the way to go!
Booking.com is a great booking site for cheap hotels and other accommodation. They have an easy to use interface, wide selection, and no money down policy. They are especially good for listings in developing countries as they feature a lot of non-chain hotels. Booking.com will also ensure that if your booked hotel overbooks, Booking.com will hold them accountable to pay for any price differences upon re-booking. This happened twice to me and Booking.com went to bat for me.
Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations. Airbnb helps make sharing space easy, enjoyable, and safe by verifying personal profiles and listings, maintaining a smart messaging system, and managing a trusted payment platform. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 65,000 cities and 191 countries.
Travelzoo is a global company and the largest publisher of travel, entertainment and local deals. Travelzoo publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel, entertainment and local businesses such as restaurants and spas. Travelzoo employs more than 250 “Deal Experts” worldwide who are ex-journalists and researchers that research, evaluate, negotiate and test offers to find and confirm the best deals. Each deal published by Travelzoo is tested for accuracy, availability and overall booking ease.