House Sitting Tips

If you have ever considered becoming a house sitter, then you’ve come to the right place. Between our team at Goats On The Road® we’ve house and pet sat for over a decade all around the world. In this section, we’ll share all of our best house sitting tips from years of experience as house and pet sitters.

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6 House Sitting Disasters and How to Avoid Them

House sitting is a fantastic way to travel without the hefty accommodation expense. Of course, there’s always the possibility that something could go wrong. I’ve had many amazing experiences house sitting but in this post, I’m going to tell you about my 6 biggest house sitting disasters to help you avoid them during your own ...
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8 Expert Tips for Landing a House Sitting Job

If you’re looking to enhance your travel experiences, whilst saving a fortune on accommodation costs, house sitting could be the perfect solution. Knowing how to find and secure the perfect postings can be tricky. But, by following these handy tips you could very quickly be living the house sitting dream. 8 Expert Tips for Landing ...
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How to Become a House Sitter in France (Free Accommodation!)

In this article, I’ll be outlining the best ways to become a house-sitter in France. Alongside my husband, Rob, I’ve been traveling the world continuously for two years. I regularly use house and pet-sitting sites to enhance our experiences and keep our accommodation costs down. There are several excellent websites available for house and pet-sitting. ...
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How to Prepare for Your House Sitting Interview (and Nail it!)

House sitting and pet sitting are two of the best ways to travel the world on a budget and see destinations you’ve always imagined visiting, cuddle with some adorable animals, and immerse yourself in different cultures. But, in order to start, you’ll need to get hired. Learn how to prepare for your house sitting and ...
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15 Pros and Cons of House Sitting and Pet Sitting

House sitting and pet sitting are undeniably great ways to travel the world, meet new people, care for animals, and receive free accommodation. I’ve been a pet sitter for a few years now, and while I love it, there are both pros and cons to house sitting and pet sitting. House sitting is when you ...

10 Easy Ways to Get Free Accommodation Worldwide

Accommodation can take up a large section of your travel budget and sometimes it’s the biggest cost of your trip. Learn how to receive free accommodation with the tips in this article. Staying in cheap places can stretch your budget a little further, but when you need to pay for a roof over your head ...
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