House Sitting Resources

We are really passionate about house sitting. We love inspiring and motivating others to get out there and start their own house-sitting adventure. 

Below we have put some of our first-hand knowledge into some helpful guides to help you out. 

We have split it into six sections;

  1. Guides for Geting Started as a House Sitter
  2. House Sitting Internationally
  3. Why You Should Start House Sitting
  4. Interviews With Professional House Sitters
  5. Resources for House Sitters
  6. Resources for Home Owners

    Please check back here again! We are always adding new helpful content when we can! Is there something you would like to learn or know? Let us know we would love to share what we can!

Section 1: Guides for Getting Started as a House Sitter

Why We Love House Sitting and How It Has Allowed Us to Travel The World

Why We Love House Sitting

We talk a lot about house sitting, but why do we really love it? Find out here!

How To Become A House Sitter (10 Easy Steps)
How To Become A House Sitter (10 Easy Steps)

How To Become A House Sitter

Do you want to start your own house sitting adventure? Find out how in 10 easy steps here.

Trusted House Sitters Review
Trusted House Sitters Review

Trusted House Sitters Review

Are you thinking about joining a house sitting website? Don’t join until you do your research to see if it’s right for you!

The Best House Sitting Websites

The Best House Sitting Websites

Wondering where you should join? Find out our thoughts on every house sitting website out there that we have used.

Getting Free Accommodation with House Sitting

Learn how we get free accommodation with house sitting

How to get Free Rent in Exchange for House Sitting

How We Get Free Rent in Exchange for House Sitting

See how you can get free rent when you house sit!

Learn to Build Your House Sitting References

You need references to be a successful house sitter, learn how to build them fast.

House Sitting for Snowbirds in Winter

House Sitting For Snowbirds

Want to head North for the winter? House sitting for Snowbirds is perfect for you!

How to House Sit With Your Own Pets

Have pets? You can house sit! Find out how to find suitable assignments for you and your best friend.

Dog Sitter Instructions Template

Printable Pet Sitter Instructions

Need a printable instruction template for your house sitter? Or if your a house sitter we have a template to ensure you get all the information you need before a sit”

Section 2: House Sitting Around The World

International House Sitting

International House Sitting

Love the sound of travelling the world house sitting? We break down everything you need to think about before embarking on this magical journey.

House Sitting in Australia

House Sitting in Australia

Looking to start house sitting in Australia? Here is everything you need to know about house sitting down under.

House Sitting in Thailand

House Sitting in France
Our experience house sitting in France

House Sitting in France

Boat Sitting in the Caribbean

House Sitting in The Caribbean

Want to house sit in Paradise? Learn how we house sat in the Caribbean, so you can too!

House Sitting in London

Find out how we started house sitting in London and how you can too!

Section 3: Why You Should Start House Sitting

House Sitting Benefits

See The Benefits to House Sitting

No more paying rent and bills! See some of the incredible benefits to house sitting

Learn How You Get Free Accomdation with House Sitting

Want to learn how to get free accommodation anywhere in the world? We will show you how!

Why We Love House Sitting and How It Has Allowed Us to Travel The World

Learn Why We Love House Sitting (& You Will Too)

See why you’ll love house sitting (hint, no more paying rent or bills)

Are You Broke? Learn to Travel for Free!

Want to travel but you are broke?
Don’t worry we managed to travel the world for 4 years without paying for accommodation.
We can show you how to do it!

Section 4: Interviews With House Sitters

Vanlife to House Sitting

See how YouTube stars went from van life to house sitting

The Pet Sit Boys House Sitting Stories

The Petsit Boys

The Petsit Boys mainly house sit in Queensland but learn where else they have been!

Hyekyong & Jodi AKA The Lifetime Travelmates

Lifetime Travel Mates

See how YouTube stars Lifetime Travel Mates house sit around the world including India!

House Sitting Family

House Sitting Family – The Oily Travellers

Learn how this family house sits around the world!

Section 5: Resources for House Sitters

How Much To Charge For House Sitting

Not sure what to charge for your pet sitting service? We have you covered!

Luxury House Sitting

Want to care for mountainside mansions, beachfront villas, and penthouse apartments? We will show you how!

House Sitting etiquette

Learn The House Sitting Etiquette

From what to charge, to where to sleep

House Sitting Handovers Guide

House Sitter Checklist

Make handover days a breeze with our house sitter checklist.

How to Make Money While Traveling

If you want to travel full time you’ll need to learn how to earn an income while traveling

Broke Traveller? – Here’s A List Of Jobs You Can Consider While Travelling

Jobs While Travelling

See some great job you can do while traveling the world and house sitting/

How To Gain A Dogs Trust

Want to learn how to gain a dog’s trust? We have some great tips

Section 6: Resources for Homeowners

Printable Pet Sitter Instructions Template

Make sure you give your pet sitter all the tools to succeed! You can download this form and customize it with all the information your pet sitter needs!

Average Dog Sitting Rates

See what the going rate is for dog sitting in your area

How Much To Pay A House Sitter

Not sure how much you should pay your house sitter? We have you covered!

Trusted House Sitters Cost

Trusted House Sitters has great new tiered membership plans, we show you the perks of each one!

How to Find a Pet Sitter

Need to hire a pet sitter? We will help you find a reliable pet sitter

How to Find a House Sitter

Want to find a house sitter? We will show you exactly how to find the perfect one!

Pet Sitter Check List

Questions to Ask Pet Sitter

Hiring a pet sitter? Here are the questions you should ask!

Why Hire A Pet Sitter?

Why Should You Hire a Pet Sitter?

Learn how a pet sitter can keep your animals and home safe.

Ways to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Using house sitters is the perfect way to protect your home while on vacation

House Sitting Jobs for Retirees

House sitting in your retirement is perfect!

Author: Brittnay

Brittnay is one of the Travelling House Sitters. She has cared for 25 dogs, 35 cats 1 turtle, and 1 rabbit over 40+ houses in 15 countries over 5 years.

She is ready to teach you exactly how to become a house sitter! She wants everyone to enjoy this incredible lifestyle as well!

You can read more about Brittnay and Jay on their about page.

Or connect with Brittnay on Facebook or in their house sitting community on Facebook

House Sitting in Salon-de-Provence
Brittnay House Sitting in Salon-de-Provence