Lots of Search Filters

The most recent system updates have brought a lot of changes to our search including plenty of new filters and more convenient ways to find your next home-exchange partner.

Screenshot of the search page

Find by Location

We've narrowed it down a little after you asked us to and now our new location bar will only show you listings in the location you request.


Filter Your Search Results

Search filters have moved back into the left-hand column and, at our member's request, we've brought a lot of them back. We keep track of the filters you have chosen in the bar aboove the listings cards.

  • House Filters - Facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Car necessary
  • Balcony
  • Baby equipment
  • Garden
  • Suitable for disabled people
  • Lift/Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Pet care wanted
  • Seclusion/Privacy
  • Private swimming pool
  • Public swimming pool
  • Use of boat
  • House Filters - House Type
  • Single storey home
  • House
  • Flat
  • Caravan
  • Holiday home
  • Environment Filters
  • In the city
  • In the suburbs
  • In a small town
  • In the country
  • By the sea
  • In the mountains
  • Surroundings
  • Beach
  • Boating
  • Golfing
  • Forest
  • River
  • Sea
  • Lake
  • Shopping
  • Mountains
  • Exchange Filters - Exchange Types
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Hospitality wanted
  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Hospitality exchange
  • Youth exchange
  • Renting possible
  • Family Filters
  • Number of adults
  • with children
  • without children
  • with pets
  • without pets
  • experienced exchangers only
  • spoken languages
  • Miscellaneous
  • House filters - Sleeping Capacity
  • Exchange filters - Exchange Dates
  • Exchange filters - Length of Stay
    (minimum number of weeks)

Search Preferences

Reverse Search: You can also choose to show only listings belonging to members who have your area in their Destinations Wishlist.

Exchange Filters: If you want to see only listings open for exchange, put a checkmark in the box next to "Open for exchange". This will remove all offers not currently open for exchange from your search results.

Hotlist: You can also choose to show only the listings of members looking for a last minute exchange.

And you can sort the listings that you see by:

  • Most recent: These are the newest and freshest listings in our database and this is the default sort order. You can be sure that the listings you see first, no matter what your search criteria are the newest we have to offer.
  • Country: This is useful if you have not specified a country for your search.
  • Listing number: Especially good if you are looking for your own listing. You can place your search and sort by listing number to make it easier to find your listing in all the others.

My Saved Searches

Yes, you can save and name your search criteria for quick access to the latest listings! Read about how it works in our article: Saving Search Criteria.

Filter Cheatsheets

Thumbnail image of the cheatsheet available for download

If you'd like to have a printable sheet to set beside your keyboard with all the available search options, you can download one of our Search Filter Cheatsheets in your language. Don't see your language? Leave a comment below and I'll make you one.


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