It feels like spring is here at last! I am looking forward to some warm & sunny days ahead. With that in mind, lots of members are starting to arrange swaps for the coming spring & summer months. We now have over 600 properties on the site, with more being added weekly – so many great places to swap with!

If your Holiday Swap membership has expired you can renew it here

Some of our great new properties: Click to find out more!



What’s on over spring: So many reasons to get out & about in NZ
Taste of Auckland
Queens Wharf, Auckland
1st – 4th of November 2018    Auckland properties HERE  

World of Wearable Art ( WOW)
TSB Arena Wellington
27 Sep – 14 October 2018    Wellington properties HERE

Mercury Bay – Celebration of Seafood
Mercury Bay, Whitianga
21st – 23rd of September 2018   Coromandel properties HERE

Mitre 10 MEGA Tauranga City to Surf
Tauranga Yacht & Power Boat Club
4th of November 2018    Bay of Plenty properties HERE

New Zealand Cup & Show Week
Riccarton Park Racecourse, Christchurch
10th – 17th of November 2018    Christchurch properties HERE

Australia Swaps: Get swapping across the ditch !  We have had lots of people in Australia asking to join Holiday Swap – we now have a search category of  “Australia” – it has 15 properties already, with more to come soon.

Don’t wait – start chatting: Members who are proactive are the most successful swappers. Don’t wait for others to contact you – get in touch and you could agree a holiday swap in no time at all. Remember to reply to any swap messages quickly – it’s polite and means members can make other plans if you can’t swap with them.

Need help to find a swap?: We can help you find a swap. Simply email us the dates you want to swap (if you have any flexibility on dates), where you want to go and your group size & we will contact other members on your behalf. We can also post your swap request on the Holiday Swap facebook page. Email: 

Not getting replies to your swap requests?: We can help if you have not had a reply to a swap request after a few days. Please contact us with a copy of you original swap message and we will contact the member on your behalf – sometimes emails can go into junk/spam. Email:

Get set for summer & some great holiday swap adventures: Make sure your property listing is looking it’s best on the Holiday Swap website. Check your photos look good, you have a full & accurate description of your house / things to do locally & update any significant dates/requests you may have.
If you need any help to upload photos just ask. Email:

Swap Guarantee: We are very confident that you’ll get a swap in your 1st year of paid membership. If for any reason you don’t, we will refund your $49.95 membership fee! Renew your membership here.

Become ID verified: Members who are ID verified tend to get more swap enquiries. To do this simply email us a copy of your driver’s license or passport along with a recent rates bill for your Holiday Swap property. We can then check you are the owner of the property and place an ID verified stamp on your property listing. I want to be ID verified.

Swap stories or videos: We love to hear about your holiday swaps – you can send us a short video of your swap or email a few words about where you went and how you found the experience to:

Browse the properties here:
Happy Swapping!