Being a great guest for a home exchange or rental means treating the host’s home like your own.


The Golden Rule, do unto other’s homes as you would have them do unto your own, is the foundation of being a gracious guest. But as we discussed in our accompanying post, How to be the Perfect Home Exchange or Rental Host, it’s the small things that really leave an impression. Be sure to consider the following before, during and after your next THIRDHOME stay:


But being a perfect guest doesn’t end there. Keep reading to see how each stage of your trip should be approached as a guest.


Below we’ve outlined some of the most important things to consider when preparing for your stay at a host member’s property.

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Perfect Guest

Before Booking your Stay


Perfect Guest

Directly After Booking your Stay


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During your Stay


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Before Departing your Stay


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