iStopOver: Earn Extra Income or Travel on the Cheap
Many people have put their vacation on hold with the current economic downturn, or are searching for alternative ways to travel on the cheap. Other people yet are looking to earn some extra income on the side to help pay the bills. iStopOver is a solution for both of these groups. And they are offering a special promotion just for Wise Bread readers.
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The premise of iStopOver is that it is an online platform which connects people who want to rent out extra rooms in their homes to travelers who want to save on costly hotel bills.
It has the added benefit of offering travelers a taste of “home” on the road; a cozy place to stay that is far from the sterile cubicle environment of a hotel or motel.
Where are the Listings?
As a fairly new entity, iStopOver currently has listings in the United States, Canada, London, France, South Africa, and Brazil. But they are planning on global domination, so hosts from more countries are adding their listings each day. There are no geographical restrictions.
As a traveler, you can browse the listings, converse with “hometel” owners (hosts) using the secure online platform, and pay for your stay online with credit card or PayPal. There is no cost to the traveler, aside from ”¦