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Couchsurfing is a Homey & Cost-Effective Lodging Alternative

 - Apr 24, 2018
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Couchsurfing is an online traveling community that values kindness, curiosity and companionship, whilst offering foreigners an adventurous cultural experience from a local's perspective. The platform allows for 'surfers' to connect with potential hosts and stay at their place for free. Every year the organization supports 400,000 hosts, 4 million travelers and 100,000 events that strengthen the community.

Couchsurfing values the safety of its users, hence the online global traveling community integrates a platform for messaging, where host and surfer can get to know each other. In addition, individuals can check for verified payment methods, specific home addresses or mobile phone numbers. Couchsurfers are able to rate and share their experiences with a host and if more concerns arise, the parties can contact the organization's Trust and Safety team.