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Whilst You're Away, Keep Thieves at Bay

Keep your home and pets safe while you go away - find an ideal
house sitter free of charge!

Unique new service offers free
house/pet sitting in exchange for a place to stay.

Leaving your home, pets and garden when you go

away can be a worry.
Whether you are planning a holiday or going home to visit family,
finding someone reliable to care for your pets and water your garden
can be expensive, troubling or sometimes just impossible.

Until now, employing the services of a house sitting agency or taking
your pets to kennels could add hundreds of Euros to the cost of going
away. now enables you to find a house sitter
worldwide, for little or no cost.
The website profiles many potential sitters, including retired
doctors, veterinary staff, retired head teachers, attorneys, animal
rescue centre staff, police, even a retired FBI special agent, keen to
look after homes and pets to save on the cost of holiday
accommodation. This provides a great win-win for all, particularly in
today's economic climate.

Homeowners can securely advertise and search for sitters, read
reviews from other assignments and relevant pet sitting experience.
They can also view references, photos, video profiles and police check
information to help give peace of mind.

The service is proving particularly popular with expats worldwide as
it can be difficult to find ideal kennels locally for pets and
exposure to unwanted disease, such as kennel cough, is also a major
issue. According to Veterinary Surgeon, Katie Blackburn, "Pets
generally prefer to remain in their natural surroundings. Cats in
particular can get highly stressed when out of their natural
environment, especially when put in close proximity to other cats."

With so many expats in Greece adopting the local cats it becomes a
real concern about who will care for them while they are away.

There are also issues about who will deal with domestic emergencies
during an absence. If the air conditioning breaks down or your
electricity supply is interrupted the result could be inconvenient and
expensive if not dealt with promptly.
Having a house sitter and a pet cared for at home helps prevent
burglary which may be an issue in some areas, particularly in the
busier resorts. Also, homes left unoccupied for long periods of time
usually voids an insurance policy.

Finding a house sitter via helps homeowners
overcome these dilemmas, significantly reduces unwanted costs and also
opens up a world of travel opportunities for potential sitters.

Homeowners and house sitters only pay a small subscription to join (€10 for a month, to €42 for a year's
membership), although homeowners only pay if they find an ideal sitter
they'd like to contact. would like to offer readers of Quest Greek
Islands complimentary 6 months homeowner membership of the site as
well as a 25% discount for those who think they would make an ideal
house sitter with promotional code: Quest