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Home Exchange and Swap, Save Thousands on Your Vacations

Turn Your One Vacation Home into Hundreds

  • Chose Credit Trades or Direct Home Exchanges or Both 
  • Personal coordinator to arrange your vacation home swap
  • Feel secure with our 4 Star Verification system
  • No need for house swaps to be simultaneous when trading vacations homes
  • Travel researchers help you with your plans
  • Leverage you asset for exclusive trades to travel and luxury house swap
  • Vacation house trade and holiday home swap with property owners just like you
  • Hassle FREE schedules and destinations
  • See what our Home Exchange members say
  • Try us now - from only $13.25 per month (cancel any time)  

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   We personally call and talk
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The IVHE team were incredibly helpful from the beginning to locate the accommodation and to provide additional concierge services that added to our experience of the area . 

Charles B #0756, #0625, #0568, #0567, #0318

The support from the IVHE team was superb. 
Our experience was - simple and hassle-free : almost as if we had been lent the property by an old friend.

Gary and Wendy V #0566

Thanks so much for assisting us with this trade. We had a wonderful time at in Mexico in  the little beachfront paradise. We want to go back next year! 

Jane & Glenn #0524

We are different - More than an ordinary home swap

Credit trades, Non- Simultaneous and Simultaneous Exchanges

You have a choice, to do direct home exchange/swaps or use Our unique credit system makes non-simultaneous home exchange possible. Credits are built up every time other members stay in your property. You use your credits to choose from an exquisite selection of luxury villas, boutique hotels, city condos, ski apartments, chalets, safari game lodges, log cabins and even yachts all owned by IVHE Vacation Home Exchange members. We provide you year-round access to luxury vacation homes, all in prime travel destinations. Read more...

Join IVHE Vacation Home Exchange NOW chose from Direct swaps- credits trades- Or Both

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Home Exchanges and Swaps with IVHE Makes Sense

  • Maximize your current investment - Trade empty periods at your property into luxury vacations.
  • Personal service - Our trade coordinator team are there to look after you as a member and arrange your exclusive exchanges.
  • Non-simultaneous vacation home exchanges - The timing of your vacation is not guided by anyone else's time and it can be non-reciprocal giving you more flexibility for your vacation plans.
  • Direct Exchanges, contact the owner to arrange a direct home swap securely via your member's area, no personal details what so ever are shared until you are ready to do so.
  • Security - NEW a 4 Star Verification. Know you are part of an exclusive member’s  community and that guests to your house are like-minded property owners. You have professional home exchange contracts, verification by call, personal & Property ID, experienced exchanger.
  • Lots of options - Your luxury property can be used for exclusive vacation home exchanges with any size or type of property, using our versatile and fair credit system. You do not need to exchange on a like-for-like basis, giving you greater and more interesting choices.
  • Location - You can stay in any property within our global luxury home exchange network. IVHE's non-reciprocal trading gives you the freedom to choose your location without the ties of a direct home swap.

Read what our Home Exchange members say....

Join IVHE Vacation Home Exchange today and start exchanging/trading straight away!

We returned from a fantastic IVHE home exchange trip to London and Copenhagen. My husband commented on the trip, "This is the only way we are going to travel from now on!" I agree!

Sommer 04 Jul 2013 #0699

The IVHE team were incredibly helpful from the beginning to locate the accommodation and to provide additional concierge services that added to our experience of the area . 

Charles B #0756, #0625, #0568, #0567, #0318

  • Direct Exchange Plan

  • $13.25 per month or $159 per year
  • For those looking for direct swaps only.

  • Free Exchanges

    Swap as many times as you like for free. 

  • 4* Star Verification 

    Phone verified members
    ID verified members
    Property verified members
    Experienced exchanges

  • Exchange Agreement

    Tailor our exchange agreement to suit you.

  • Unlimited Properties

    No limit on the number of properties you can list.

  • Personal Profiles

    Get to know your hosts and guests.

  • Secure Member to Member Communication

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  • Silver Credits Plan

  • $13.25 per month or $159 per year
  • For second / vacation home owners looking for the freedom of choosing locations without the ties of a direct home swap

  • All the Benefits of Direct Exchange

    Tailored home exchange agreement
    4* Star Verification 
    Unlimited properties
    Secure member to member communication
    Plus the following:

  • Non-simultaneous Exchanges

    Benefit of flexible scheduling with more destinations.

  • Travel Immediately

    Participate in our unique Prime Time program and get credits to use from day one.

  • We Do It For You

    You have a personal travel coordinator to find & organize your luxury home exchanges.

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  • Platinum-Deluxe Plan

  • $31.25 per month or $375 per year
  • Additional benefits and even more personal service to save you time and plan a perfect vacation. 

  • All the Benefits of Direct and Silver Plans plus the following:

            

  • Credits Protection Program

    Whatever life brings in the way of your vacation, your credits are protected.

  • A Personal Travel Researcher

    Looking for the best restaurants or things to see and do? Let our Travel researcher help you!

  • Top Up Credits

    Ability to buy top up credits if you don't quite have enough.

  • Exclusivity

    Option of only receiving requests from ID verified home exchange members.

  • Listing Expert Team

    Save time and let our listing team set up your property for you.

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Help the World as You Play

Take a break, give a little back

IVHE Home Exchange supports Mercy Corps.
Mercy Corps, is a highly respected international relief and development charity, that helps more than 14 million people each year recover from disasters, providing emergency relief in times of crisis, helps to build stronger communities and find their own solutions to poverty.
Mercy Corps look for innovation that creates major breakthroughs against poverty and create lasting change. For information on Mercy Corps visit www.mercycorps.org.uk or www.mercycorps.org

Central African Republic
The Central African Republic is going through a time of religious and ethnic violence. Families have lost everything and thousands have become refugees in makeshift sites.

With such a terrible situation you can often feel helpless but because of yourcommitment we are taking action and saving lives:
As well as continuing our projects to lift families out of poverty we are operating mobile services, visiting sites to help prevent gender based violence and assist vulnerable women and children.  Female community members we've trained are busy raising awareness about hygiene and supporting children at safe spaces in overcrowded sites.
We couldn't do this without your support - your geneorsity really does change lives!THANK YOU.

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Featured Home Exchange Property #0974- New South Wales

“The Business and Shopping Hub of Lake Macquarie”

Charlestown in Lake Macquarie, NSW is a great place to go on a holiday home swap. The suburb is surrounded by breath taking beaches, mountains and the ocean regardless of it being the largest business center within Lake Macquarie making it a perfect place to have your vacation home exchange.

Charlestown used to belong to the Waratah Coal Company and was used as the company’s first shaft which sunk in 1873. In its early days Charlestown was known in different names (Charles’ Pit, Raspberry Gully or The Gully Pit) and the first settlers were miners from the pit.

Today, the suburb is home to one of the biggest shopping complexes in the region, Charlestown Square, located just off the Pacific Highway. Charlestown also has one of the largest coastal salt water Lake in the southern hemisphere and no tourist should miss the chance to go sailing and do other water activities here. Funky cafés are scattered all over town. You can also catch a wave at one of the four beaches in the area or go into the mountains and enjoy the view while having a picnic. There will never be a dull moment on your house swap holiday.

If you want to experience everything Charlestown has to offer then IVHE has a perfect place for you! Available for vacation home exchange is Charlestown Executive Apartments, a contemporary accommodation located in the heart of Charlestown, NSW.

Charlestown Executive Apartments is located on a quiet, residential, cul-de-sac street only minutes walking to shops and restaurants. Charlestown Square Shopping Centre is just a short 10 minute walk away, as well as dozens of excellent restaurants. It just takes 10 minutes of driving to reach a number of beautiful beaches and only a 15 minute drive to Newcastle CBD and foreshore. And just an hour’s drive to the Hunter Valley and their famous vineyards and wine tours making it an ideal vacation home to exchange with.

The apartment itself has been designed to bring the convenience and comfort of home to you. Offering short, medium and long-stay accommodation, the luxurious home exchange apartments come in a range of spacious floor plans to suit your needs. Your holiday home swap will definitely be a comfortable one. For more details about the apartment just visit home-exchange listing 0974.

Join IVHE home exchange now and start trading vacation homes to enjoy the benefits of saving money while relaxing on your next holiday!

Featured Home Exchange Property #0972: Western Australia

 “A Stone’s Throw Away from Perth’s Best Beaches”

Are you a hang gliding enthusiast looking for the perfect place to go for your next house swap holiday? Then this Burns Beach residence is the one for you!

A suburb in Perth, Australia, Burns Beach is a small coastal village popular for its beaches and an ideal place to go hang gliding. Burns Beach was originally the property of Midland Railway Company. For many years, the only way to get to Burns Beach was via track or boat, fishing and tourism were the main occupation. Burns Beach was connected to Warneroo Road after World War II making it more accessible. Even after years of losing its isolation, Burns Beach was able to maintain its original character and the original caravan park is still operational. It is an excellent place to have picnics and barbeques. For the outdoor lover, this would be an excellent place to have a vacation home exchange

Property #0972 is a brand new residence offering modern amenities. It has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and fitted out with all luxury furniture and appliances. It’s just two minutes away from the beach and is easily accessible to trains, Perth CBD, shopping center and freeway, all these and more to make your vacation house swap comfortable.

Join IVHE now to start trading vacation homes and enjoy a fun filled holiday in Burns Beach!   

Considering Car/Vehicle trade-Exchange?

If you are considering swapping cars, boats, ski-doo's etc always check with your insurance company that your guests will be covered in the unfortunate event of something going wrong. There are some countries that are fine for occasional guest drivers to use vehicles, especially if the guest has a driving licence from the same country. Others countries  are less helpful, as an example most British car insurance companies will have options like ‘any driver over 25’ but those driver need to have UK licences, adding drivers to the insurance is sometimes an option but again not always acceptable from a different country.

When considering the driving option in a foreign country consider the usual differences, outside of North America most cars are not automatic, this can be a major problem if not used to using a car with gears.

Make sure you look though different traffic signals and laws.

In some countries there are obvious local ways of driving; sometimes it is safer to drive like a local even when it does not seem the safest option.

With the ease of the internet, it is easy to find out about local driving ways.

When renting a car, typically it is cheaper to pre book a car online, always read the small print carefully. Car rentals are notorious for not having clear pricing policies.