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Safe House Sitting Travel in 2020

With many Australian Premiers encouraging residents to start travelling within their own states and territories, now is the time to start organising a house sit. Whether it's to visit family or friends, or explore a new place, house sitting is a safer and more affordable way to start travelling again.

2020 has been a challenging one for many. With the COVID-19 crisis, families have been separated, jobs have been lost and sadly many people have lost their lives.

Despite all this, the Aussie House Sitters family have been heartened by the sense of community that has flourished during this time. Elderly citizens have had meals brought to them, musicians have entertained us from their homes, all while nurses, cleaners and supermarket workers have strived to keep our communities going.

Fortunately, restrictions are now easing which means we can once again travel to see our friends and families. This means that homeowners all around Australia will once again be needing house sitters to take care of their homes while they visit their loved ones.


Many State and Territory Premiers are asking residents to choose to travel at home this year. Travelling at home gives people the opportunity to explore their own state and helps to revitalise the economy that has been hit so hard from the bushfires and now COVID-19. House sitting is the ideal way to do this.

As a house sitter you can live like a local and spend your travel money on experiences not accommodation. With cafes and restaurants slowly re-opening, this is the perfect time to go on a house sit and support the local businesses in that area.

House sitting, especially at this time, is a real win-win for both homeowners and house sitters. As a homeowner you can travel to see friends and family confident that your home and pets are safe and cared for.

As a house sitter you can take care of someone’s home and pets and stay rent free. This means more money to spend on coffee, meals out and local attractions that are open.


For a house sitter this means:
• Maintaining social distance from owners you house sit for
• Ensuring you maintain good hygiene and thorough hand washing
• Keeping the house surfaces clean using disinfectant


For a homeowner this means:
• Maintaining social distance from sitters you employ
• Ensuring you maintain good hygiene and thorough hand washing
• Cleaning the house surfaces using disinfectant before the sitter arrives


Basically, as long we all practice good personal hygiene, thorough house cleaning and keep 1.5m away from each other, we can start to enjoy more housesitting adventures now!

So, start planning your next trip whether you are an owner or a sitter. Go and visit family and friends or explore a new town you’ve never been to before. Together we can enjoy travel again and help rebuild the businesses that need local tourism.

Together we will get though this.

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