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World travel on your bucket list?Semi-retired or have a lot of free time but not quite the resources for that trip to Athens, Atlanta, or Auckland?Author Ainslie Waldron, poster-Boomer for upscale international travel on the super-cheap with freeMoreWorld travel on your bucket list?Semi-retired or have a lot of free time but not quite the resources for that trip to Athens, Atlanta, or Auckland?Author Ainslie Waldron, poster-Boomer for upscale international travel on the super-cheap with free accommodations everywhere, has your answer: join the Home Exchange community. She’s been doing it for years and with Luxury Globetrotting on a Staycation Budget you’ll learn exactly how to:- Live free in a great house or condo in hundreds of cities in dozens of countries-- Spend a week or a month living like a local on the same budget you would use at home-- Stretch your retirement dollar and get the most out of your travels:- Offer your own home for an exchange while limiting the risks-- Choose a great destination or series of locations to visit-- Pick the right Home Exchange network for best results-- Includes lists describing what to pack, how to stay in touch, how to list a home in a way that attracts travelers, how to leave the home you are visiting and how to welcome guests to your home.Skip the insane hotel prices at popular destinations. Save money with full kitchens and often a car included everywhere you travel. Live like a local, travel like a celebrity and make friends around the world.This how-to guide for home exchanges is written from Ainslie Waldron’s own home exchanging experience on 3 continents- from a condo in Budapest to a California beach house, Ainslie’s multi-month global romps are possible, with no housing costs, all because she put her Australia vacation home into a home exchange network.You must have a 1000 questions and Ainslie had the same. This valuable compilation of expertise, tips, warnings, and suggestions delivers the answers.Ainslie is an Australia-based travel blogger focusing on home exchanges. She’s pooled her own experiences, her research, and interviews with other travelers living the home exchange lifestyle to create the content for Luxury Globetrotting on a Staycation Budget.A must-read for the boomers or anyone who loves to travel but prefers to do it on a stay-at-home budget. Hawaii? Colorado? Italy? Russia? Greenland? There’s a free place to stay if you know the system. Ainslie Waldron makes it simple and the best part is she’s done it herself and it’s a safe bet she’s someplace awesome today.Best practices for a whole new, affordable, travel lifestyle. Learn about Home Exchanges in Ainslie Waldron’s new Luxury Globetrotting on a Staycation Budget!In this guide you will find the best home exchange sites, lists of what you will need, best practices, humorous stories and adventures, tips and tricks to get the most out of your vacation and much more.See the world without emptying your bank accounts or going into debt. Ainslie takes the scary unknown out of the equation and lays out a roadmap to affordable luxury.