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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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 ...
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41 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Pet Sitting and House Sitting Job

Before you start accepting house sitting jobs, it’s crucial that you ask potential pet and homeowners the right questions. This will ensure that both you and the owners are on the same page about expectations, duties, daily routines, and what to do in the case of emergencies. If you’re a keen traveler or digital nomad ...

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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10 Reasons Why House Sitting is The Ultimate Job

We’ve spent the last year traveling the world and house sitting in some amazing locations. Imagine spending the winter Down Under in Brisbane or Melbourne, exploring the lovely countryside in Oxfordshire England, or escaping winter on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. As you’ll read below, it’s easy to see why house sitting can become addictive. ...
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10 Things To Do After You Land Your First Pet Sitting Job

So, you’ve landed your first pet sitting job… nice work! All of those emails and Skype calls finally paid off and you’re off to a new place to look after an adorable pet (or 10) for the next few weeks (or months). Now that you’ve found a job, you can relax a bit…. but not ...
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