David Falorv Pet-Sitting Lets You Vacation Around The World For Free

This Pet-Sitting Site Lets You Vacation Around The World For Free

Win-win!

A free night in a châteauand free puppy time? Yes please!

TrustedHousitters enables animal-loving travelers to stay for free at homes around the globe in exchange for pet sitting. The catch is that members have to pay $119 per year to join, and according to Bored Panda they may have to pet sit around their neighborhood first to rack up good reviews.

Member pet sitters can reportedly be “hired” to stay in Irish castles, Australian beach houses and a former royal estate in the English countryside. Current job openings include watching a kitty in California, a dog in Miami and a pup at his house in the Hawaiian rainforest, just to name a few.

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Yep, this could be you.

TrustedHousesitters has been around since 2010, and news of the smart concept continues to spread. If you’re interested in pet sitting though the service, you’ll need to create a profile, clear the site’s identification and criminal background checks and pay the membership fee, which can be done in monthly installments.

TrustedHousesitters has been around since 2010, and news of the smart concept continues to spread. If you’re interested in pet sitting though the service, you’ll need to create a profile, clear the site’s identification and criminal background checks and pay the membership fee, which can be done in monthly installments.

What on earth is the REAL ID Act?

Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act enacted the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation to streamline security standards for sources of identification such as driver’s licenses. Because states and other jurisdictions have already made “significant progress in complying,” about 90 percent of U.S. drivers already hold licenses from places that are either determined to comply with the standards or have received extensions, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Will everyone be affected?

Nope. If you live in the 24 states not listed below, you can go on your merry way. Your state is already compliant with the government’s standards. (You can check out this detailed breakdownof each state’s current status.)

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Then, search for a job and apply. No money is exchanged: Pet sitters give their services, and pet owners give their homes as free places to stay. Both parties pay the same up-front or monthly membership fees.

Of course, there are other websites that let you globe trot as a house sitter, such as Hecktic Travels and MindMyHouse. But TrustedHousesitters’s focus on pets, apparent availability of homes around the world and user-friendly layout makes it seem like a standout when browsing other top options.

Sounds like a fur-bulous way to travel.http://davidfalor.com/

LMF