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An instance of temporarily exchanging homes with another person or family, typically for a vacation.‘every other year we spend Christmas on the beach for free by doing a house swap’
- ‘The novel's plot revolves around the story of how the lives of an American woman and an Irishwoman change when they take part in a house swap.’
- ‘A house swap is a cost-effective way to holiday.’
- ‘When I was 13, my parents arranged a house swap, and we stayed a month at this family's homes in Atlanta and Orlando.’
- ‘As for insurance, there is no policy specific to house swaps.’
- ‘Taking up a long-term house swap means we can show them their roots and let them get to know their grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins.’
- ‘Family living in beautiful beach suburb of Sydney seeks long-term house swap.’
- ‘There are several new agencies that specialize in house swaps for the gay community - though their listings are still relatively limited.’
- ‘Like all good ideas, the plan for the house swap was hatched in a pub.’
- ‘Now his parents are appealing for another tenant in Southampton to agree to a house swap to help Chris.’
- ‘And as we enjoy exploring Wiltshire and catching up with family and friends, our house swap partners John and Libby are revelling in the sunshine of New South Wales.’
Temporarily exchange homes with another person or family.‘we have house-swapped 10 times in the UK and abroad and we've had fantastic vacations’
- ‘You can also house-swap with someone or house-sit for someone while they are on a vacation.’
- ‘David and Anne have house-swapped for their annual holiday for more than 20 years.’
- ‘If you don't want to house-swap you can rent a hotel room, and the rates are lower than last year.’
- ‘Unlucky-in-love Amanda decides that the best thing for a lonely Christmas is to house-swap with equally forlorn Iris.’
- ‘Instead of booking a hotel, some folks are house-swapping.’
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