The House Sit Match Directory has been established since March 2013 and is an online social house sitting platform for house sitters, home and pet owners. The House Sit Match Directory currently operational in the UK, Australia, Brazil, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and the Ukraine, USA and is managed from the UK.

Subscription based, the house sitting platform allows homeowners and house sitters to meet online in a dedicated space. With exclusive specialist resources, House Sit Match facilitates matching between the two types of customer. Whether they are house sitters or homeowners based on their profile requirements (e.g. length of house sit, experience with pets, home chores, etc.).

The business is set to roll out further to other countries shortly. The business was founded by Lamia Walker, marketing consultant and keen traveller, seeing an opportunity to create affordable travel options for home/pet owners as well as house sitters.

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Free pet care – Offer free accommodation to our house-sitters and cut out kennel fees!

Security for pets and property – Leave home knowing your property is occupied and pets cared for.

House sitters minimise pet disruption – Keep pets at home to minimise pet stress while you travel.

Trustworthy References – References on our site between house-sitters and homeowners are purely generated from house-sits on our site. You can trust these references, they are genuine.

Membership Cost – Standard membership is only £1 per year and premium membership is only £5 per year.

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Free accommodation — in exchange for pet care and property maintenance.

Authentic travel — Live like a local with real community based travel.

Real cost savings — Saving on rent and hotels means you can travel further.

Membership Cost – Standard membership is only £34.80  per year and premium membership is only £58.80 per year.