Home exchange offers a unique system for traveling the world in exchange for house sitting. They have over four hundred thousand homes available in 187 countries.
Love Home Swap has basically the same system that home exchange does. You can either complete a classic swap (you watch my house while I watch yours) or use a points system. Love Home Swap is different in that it offers three tiers of membership and a two-week free trial.
Trusted House Sitters is very similar to the two websites above, but focusing on pet sitting. If you’re a traveler who doesn’t mind taking care of the dog or cat while on vacation, it’s a great option