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House swap holidays on the rise


As the economic downturn continues to hit people are increasingly looking for ways to save money on travel, and the home swapping holiday is a trend that appears to be growing.

Fiona Foster finds that not only does house swapping save money, it also offers a more "real" holiday experience.

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