A piece of Alsace?

New on this site, I have just finished to describe our family home in Strasbourg! Don't hesitate to look at our proposal... Helene, Jacques & Alexine

PLU Globes to be allocated to all homes registered by midnight Sunday

A number of people have sent me emails to ask if homes that are already on the site also receive a Globe. The answer to that is Yes! 😃 Other people asked about what "activated" means. An active listing can be seen on the site. If you inactivate it, you can see it but others can't. Globes will be allocated, one per active listing, to all homes on the site as at midnight Sunday. If you have more than one listing in your member profile, you will receive more than one Globe. If you are already listed and activated, that counts, no matter how long ago. The home must stay activated though. They will be allocated around the end of July or beginning of August. If they are no longer active at that time a Globe will not be allocated. I hope that helps clarify things.

Offering hospitality

Our home in Kiama Downs NSW Australia is free 27.6-6.7 & 13.7-27.7 Take a peaceful, relaxing break to the coast. Cosy up by the fire and share long walks on the beach or in the rainforest. Enjoy warm coffee breaks at the local amazing cafes or join the winter festivals at our nearby wineries.

Get a Globe - List your home at PLU before Sunday

Drew, What to do more ? My home is on the site, do the globe will be allocated automatically ? Regards

Get a Globe - List your home at PLU before Sunday

A mid-week reminder that we're introducing a system of "Globes" to assist non-reciprocal exchanges at PLU. You will be able to use a Globe for an exchange anywhere in the world. One Globe will be good for one stay. 🌎🌍🌏 To receive a Globe in our initial allocation when the system starts, LIST AND ACTIVATE YOUR HOME BEFORE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY. More information soon but get in now! www.peoplelikeus.world

PLU tokens will be called Globes

Hi friends, I've taken a few days to think about it, talk to people, take some advice and here's what we're going to do. For a start, we're going to call them Globes. 🌎🌍🌏 I will likely introduce them in August or September. One Globe will be awarded to each home listing that is active on the site by the end of next week, 16 June. "Empty" listings i.e listings without proper descriptions and photos will be inactivated and excluded.

Token Update and Scheduled Update today

Token update The previously announced intention to award a token to new members who had activated a listing before 30 June will be scaled back. I realise now that this will create an imbalance in the number of tokens in the system, and potentially encourage people to register a listing before they are ready. I'll reconsider the way in which we'll award the initial tranche of tokens and make an announcement about it soon. System Update today In one hour's time, the PLU website will be shutdown for a software update which will introduce improved desired destinations and reverse search, and other smaller changes. The system will be down for 1-2 hours. Following the update, it will be necessary to review your desired destinations. This is a major update and requires conversion of a...

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A token system for People Like Us

Counting the votes that I also received by email directly from the website, we received 421 votes, 355 (84%) for, 46 against (11%), 20 undecided. Respecting this, I will go ahead to build this system as described previously, something that I hope will both assist those who need it and can be ignored by those who don't. There is a lot to do so it will likely not be up and running until August, maybe September. I intend to award one token to each member who has registered and activated their home BEFORE 30 JUNE. Let me repeat that: you must activate your listing before 30 June to receive a token when the system starts. A vote for a name for our token will take place on Facebook in the next week. If you'd like to, please email suggestions by replying to this email.

Le Roussillon, en plus des plages, des beaux sentiers de randonnées

Vous avez entendue parler des Gorges de la Carança. Une des plus belles randonnées du coin. Géographiquement, on se trouve dans le Conflent niché dans nos chères Pyrénées Catalanes. Le sentier se démarre depuis le petit village de Thuès-entre-Valls, une commune que l’on trouve après Olette. On ne le visite pas forcément mais il a le mérite d’être tout mignon avec des petits détails insolites à capturer. Mais c’est vrai, on ne va pas se mentir si vous venez là, c’est pour cette splendide randonnée. Après plus d’une heure de route depuis Perpignan, vous arriverez à Thuès-entre-Valls. Montez dans les petites ruelles du village en suivant le panneau « Gorges de la Carança« . Vous tomberez sur un parking (payant) où se trouve un petit bar. Il n'y a pas que la mer a 8km dans notre belle r...

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Do you want a tokens system in People Like Us?

In March and April, we conducted two votes about a tokens system for People Like Us Home Exchange. A tokens system is used to assist with non-reciprocal exchanges. If you want to travel to someone's place but they don't want to come to yours, you can give them a token. They can then use that token to do the same with someone else. The first vote was about whether we should do such a system at all. The result was: 65% for, 25% against, the rest either neutral or wanting more information. The second vote was about what type of system we wanted. The result was that 70% wanted a token to represent a stay with the stay to be agreed by the members. 18% wanted the token to represent one night. The rest wanted another variation or none. PLU is democratic. This is our thing. It is very i...

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