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Make your travel budget last as long as possible

If you are the kind of person who loves visiting different parts of the world, learning about new cultures and meeting people from all over the globe, you have a costly hobby indeed.

Traveling is not exactly a low- budget affair and when you add up the cost of staying at the place of your choice and three meals a day, it can quickly become quite unaffordable.

Thankfully, you do not need to give up on your love for travelling just because of cash constraints. Just sign up with Hovos and all you need to worry about is the cost of getting to the place you want to visit.

It is the perfect win-win situation for every host and traveler who gets involved.

Why sign up as a Hovos host?

You need help with tourists, perhaps during the busy season specifically, or maybe you need someone with language skills all year round. How would you like to have help, but without paying the costly wages that usually come with employees?

Sounds too good to be true, but it isn't, if you sign up with Hovos.

You get to sift through profiles of travelers who want to visit your country and who may also have skills that you can use.

In exchange for their help, all you need to do is open up your home to them and take care of their food needs, while they help with your project.

It's the perfect win- win situation for everyone involved. Travelers get a safe place to stay and homemade food while they indulge in their passion for visiting new places.

Hosts get reliable help from enthusiastic individuals who may have specific skills that bring great value. So what are you waiting for? Sign up now.

Wins from this experience

As a host you will learn to cooperate with and take care of your volunteer(s). You’ll gain an extra pair of hands without any huge increases in costs. Furthermore, a host will learn more about the country, background, culture and lifestyle of their travelers – it’s a great experience and exchange.

Travelers interested in tourist support

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Why sign up as a Hovos Traveler?

Limit your expenditure to only travel expenses by signing up as a traveler with Hovos. Once you are a Hovos traveler, you can get free accommodation and meals from hosts who, in exchange, will require your help with the tourists that frequent their area.

You will get to meet people from all over the world, practice your language and interpersonal skills… while at the same time getting free room and board. All while you do what you love best- traveling!

If you have specific interests, or you want to learn more about a specific kind of activity, or you have expertise in one area, this is your chance to find a project you are sure to love.

Match up with a host who needs an extra pair of hands and visit the country of your choice without burning a hole in your wallet.

hovos travel sim

Free sim card for new signups!

Hovos proudly presents the Hovos Travel Sim. Stay in contact with friends and family with a global sim for fair prices and reduce roaming costs by up to 95%.
  • Free incoming calls in over 95 countries, coverage in 200 countries
  • Low cost calls, data & SMS worldwide - reduce roaming fees by up to 95%
  • Once your travel SIM arrives you can add data bundles
  • Can be used as a data SIM for iPads and tablets
  • 4G SIM works in any unlocked handset and is compatible with all SIM sizes
  • Keep your existing number using our Virtual Numbers service

Wins from this experience

As a traveler you will also learn how to live abroad with another family far away from your familiar surroundings. You will gain insight into their lifestyle and traditions. It's a win-win situation for both sides. Hovos brings hosts and travelers together.

Hosts that need help with tourist support

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What is the cost to sign up as a Host or Traveler?

Traveler Membership: $10/Year This gives full access to all hosts as well as a FREE Travel SIM. However, travelers can create an account for free so they can start ‘favoriting hosts’ and build their profile - but advanced features such as contacting hosts will be unavailable until they become members.

Host Membership: $0/Year It is free for hosts to sign up and they can begin contacting travelers immediately.

An additional advantage of being a member is that you become more trustworthy and therefore members will be shown first on the website. Members can build up more trust by verifying their mobile phone and passport as well.

Are you interested in different types of work?

If you’re not interested in tourist support or you need help with a different type of project, there are many other categories available. Once you sign up, you can select as many different categories as you like.

Hovos offers language practice, animal care, gardening, internet support and many other options!