042 - Holidays for teachers: how teachers can see the world for less
Holidays for teachers feature heavily in this episode of The Your Money Sorted Teachers Podcast. I am joined by Susan as we embark on an exploration of Susan's incredible travel experiences through home exchanges. From the exotic landscapes of Bali and Thailand to the enchanting locales of Iceland and the South of France, Susan recounts her global adventures facilitated by this unique approach to travel. The financial side of home exchanges takes centre stage, with Susan emphasising the minimal costs involved—primarily the annual membership fee and travel expenses, making them great holidays for teachers.
Delving into the practicalities of home exchanges, the conversation unfolds the intricacies of discussions with fellow families, covering details like car swaps and ensuring a seamless process. Susan underscores the substantial benefits, including significant savings on accommodation costs, the convenience of fully equipped kitchens, and savvy decision-making on travel expenditures, such as opting for budget airlines and minimising luggage.
Despite initial reservations about strangers staying in her home, Susan's positive experiences dispel such concerns, offering valuable insights into the world of home exchanges. This episode serves as a treasure trove of money-saving tips, showcasing how teachers can unlock luxurious holidays at remarkably low costs.
You can find out more about home exchange and how it offers fantastic opportunities for holidays for teachers. You can also benefit from a £30 discount by using Susan’s sign up code. Promo code: SUSANMCT150
The offer: Anyone employed by a school or university will receive a £30 discount on their membership, so it will cost them £150 instead of £180. New members will need to enter this promotional code on the payment page
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[02:00] My first job doing the morning paper round
[08:00] Amazing experiences from reciprocal home exchanges
[26:00] Reading reviews to give you peace of mind and build trust
[35:00] Communication is everything
[38:00] Money benefits while being able to go to different places
Hi, I’m Eileen Adamson, teacher, money coach, host of Your Money Sorted Teachers' Podcast and ex co-host of BBC podcast Clever About Cash. I help female teachers to become happier, healthier and wealthier.