Families swap homes for bargain British breaks

"We are so excited that these families will get to enjoy free holidays this year for the first time,” said Jackie Wiltshire, co-founder of UKHolidaySwapShop.co.uk.

"Easter is traditionally such a great time for families to get away together, but so many people just don’t have the money to splash out on a week in the sun or even a B&B in the UK this year.

"House swapping gives them the chance to stay in some fantastic locations in the UK and Northern Ireland – and by offering up their own homes they get the added bonus of helping their local economy."

Jackie, and her husband Dave, are so enthusiastic about the home swapping concept they have even arranged to exchange their North Wales home in July.

"We will be staying in a lovely home in Norwich and we can’t wait," said Dave, who also co-founded the website.

"It will be great to introduce visitors to our part of the world – we have put together a list of all the best attractions. It gives you a great sense of satisfaction knowing you are helping another family to have a great holiday."

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