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Tiffany Cherry - Sports Broadcaster & Media Personality Host in Melbourne New Xchange

"I had a wonderful first experience with our Xchanger, Cassandre. She was a delight to host and fit in well in our home. Due to my work, I required flexibility with care for my daughter and she was always available when I needed her. We only had her for a month as she had ready made plans to return to Sydney but I'll certainly be calling on her for babysitting when my daughter and I are up there next. I'm now eagerly waiting for my next Xchanger!"

Andrew Butler 33, - PhD. Astrophysics Guest in Melbourne New Xchange

"I was going through a separation and finishing up my PhD in astrophysics. My scholarship was running out and no job or accommodation lined up. I searched Google and found The Room Xchange. I moved in with the Dautovic family a week later and they made me feel welcome right away. In just six weeks since, I’ve finished my PhD, gained a part time job in my Host’s business, they introduced me to a publisher in Europe and now I'm a contributing writer for a digital magazine. I've recovered from an emotionally difficult situation and saved myself a lot of financial grief. And the best thing is, I feel like I’m part of their family."

Sally Batt, 54 - Wedding Photographer Guest in Melbourne Currently Xchanging

"I had been desperately trying to work out where I was going to live when my daughter came across The Room Xchange. I was 54, separated and my husband and I had lost all of our financial security due to a business failure. I was genuinely concerned about what I was going to do. Here I am, barely a month later and I not only have somewhere to live but am confident about my future! I have also been provided with the freedom to choose my own direction."

Catherine Moolenschot, 23 - Author, Speaker and Business Owner Host in Melbourne Currently Xchanging

"My partner and I both dislike cooking and would rather work on our businesses. We contacted The Room Xchange and they helped us set up an engaging profile and then introduced us to Sally. Having Sally living with us has absolutely transformed our lifestyle! Having raised 4 adult children, she knows how to run a household. We arrive home to a cooked meal, the dishes are washed and the laundry is done. The best thing is that she's such a lovely person! We can't believe how lucky we are. The Room Xchange is such a win-win for us all.

Tracey Hunt - Author and Small Business Owner Guest in Melbourne 8 months

"As a house-sitter, I was constantly looking for and living in between houses. It's glorious to have a permanent spot and not having to move every week. In my first month of Xchanging I've achieved more in my business than I had in the previous six months. I've finished my book, released and launched it in the 8 months I've been Xchanging. If you need somewhere to settle to help you get your business off the ground, I highly recommend it".

Grant and Robyn, Airbnb Hosts Hosts in Melbourne 8 months

"Our property is listed on Airbnb which created a lot of additional work for us. Having Tracey here helped us to prepare our Airbnb space which enabled us to better manage our property. It's also a great way to use resources, meet new people, try new things and open up a new world of friends and family."

Guillaume Dubois, 28 - International Traveller Guest from Canada 18 months

"I made lifelong friends and a second family. They took care of me and I took care of them. What I didn't expect was gaining a second set of parents. They were really kind to me and literally transformed me in ways I never expected. It's a very special bond and an extraordinary experience that everyone should have. If you're on a working holiday in Australia, it's the best way to travel. You get to experience the country like a local and feel at home at the same time."

Ludwina and Harry Dautovic - Entrepreneurs Hosts in Melbourne Hosted 5 Guests over 5 years

"We have a large family home and now an empty nest. Instead of downsizing, we'd rather share our space. Xchanging has provided affordable accommodation to those who need it and we've utilised the space in our home through sharing. The empty nest doesn't feel so empty anymore. Having an Xchanger is about more than getting help each day. Our lives have become more enriched and exciting by inviting new people into our home. It's how The Room Xchange began."

Nicola Collins, 24 Guest in Melbourne 10 months

"Being a Guest is a wonderful way to share your life and passions with other people. Whether you can speak another language, are a secret home Master Chef or just love connecting with like-minded people, it is a great opportunity to expand, share and learn from those around us. Plus, with the high cost of living and housing, The Room Xchange is offering a way to live better and smarter."

Cassendre Ramanaïdou Guest in Melbourne One month Xchange

"Thanks to The Room Xchange, I was able to enjoy Melbourne without the heavy burden of accommodation costs so that I could enjoy the month I was visiting here. My Host, Tiffany, was very welcoming and I enjoyed caring for her 3 year old daughter. I would recommend The Room Xchange for whoever wants to grow from social interactions, have a pied-à-terre to visit the surroundings or if you're in transition like I was."

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