How would you like to live like a local on your next vacation and stay in a Muslim-friendly home for a fraction of the cost? 

HalalHomeExchange.com offers just that. It is the world’s first Muslim home exchange, in which travelers swap homes with fellow Muslim families and enjoy the peace of mind that their accommodations will be Muslim-friendly. 

Refined Apartment by the most beautiful Moroccan coast (Cabo Negro, Morocco)

What is a Home Exchange?

For many travelers, a home exchange – also known as a house swap – is an economical, comfortable and fascinating way to vacation far from home. You arrange to occupy someone’s home at your destination while he or she occupies yours. The possibilities for home exchanges are just about endless.

HalalHomeExchange.com allows for Muslim travelers to list their homes and contact one another through a messaging system to arrange to stay wherever they are going in the world, allowing them to experience life like a local.

A home exchange not only provides costs savings, but it also gives you the freedom and convenience that you enjoy in your own home; in other words, a home-away-from-home experience. If you have kids, they can have their own rooms, and you’ll get access to all the amenities you would have in your own home. You’ll have the chance to experience life in a foreign country as a local instead of a tourist. You’ll make lifelong friends along the way. And on top of all that, you can stay for as long as you like, per your arrangements with the host. Take a look at this halal-friendly home located just 2 minutes from the city center of Amsterdam!

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Currently, most existing home exchange websites do not offer homes with a halal lifestyle in mind. HalalHomeExchange is a great platform for Muslims who share similar values and want to connect with other travelers with the same lifestyle.

Cost Savings

Traveling is quite an expensive hobby. By exchanging homes, you will save on one of the largest expenses: hotel costs. Every night you spend in someone else’s home is a night of not paying for a hotel room, and that can add up to thousands of dollars over the course of a year.

HalalHomeExchange.com already has house swap vacation listings in Amsterdam. If you would like to visit Amsterdam but find it too expensive, becoming a member of this site is a no brainer. Just take a look at the infographic below which shows the potential cost savings in select European cities. Members have the potential to save up to 41% on travel costs in Amsterdam alone!

Here is a quick look at typical hotel costs in Amsterdam.

Weekday rates for 1 night in Amsterdam at various 3 star properties. Source: trivago

One night in an “average” hotel in Amsterdam comes at a hefty price. A weekend getaway for 2 nights can easily cost $200-$400. How about Airbnb?

Weekday rates for 1 night in Amsterdam at various properties. Source: Airbnb

Airbnb will save you some money on hotel costs, but a 2-day weekend getaway can still cost $200-$300 just for lodging. With HalalHomeExchange, you pay a one-time annual fee and can stay for as long as you like (pre-arranged with the host) with all the benefits of a halal-friendly home.

We love to travel and some of our best moments have been our interactions with locals — immersing ourselves in new cultures and creating international friendships across borders. HalalHomeExchange.com makes these relationships more accessible through a digital community of Muslim travelers hungry for a better, cost-efficient travel experience.

Check out HalalHomeExchange and save on family holiday travel!