Today is PLU’s 2nd birthday. 🎂

Today, two years ago after about 9 months of work, I hit the button to launch my website. It felt like nothing much happened for quite a few months but by our first birthday, things were humming along really nicely. Another year on, we’re a lot bigger (about 4 times bigger in fact), lots more...

A new Feedback system for People Like Us

Feedback on the PLU platform has always been a little inflexible. Home and guest feedback has been mixed in together. For non-simultaneous exchanges, you had to wait till you travelled. You couldn't edit feedback after it was done. So I've done a bit of work on it! We now have separ...

Stories of resilience from our PLU community

I'm constantly encouraged and heartened by the resilience I see in our community. 🙂 While there isn't so much travel going on right now, this community is thriving. Our Facebook group is booming. Seeing all the stories of what's happening for you locally has given me a personal account of how...

Some new stuff at People Like Us

Dear PLU’s, As I announced last week, subscription fees will be delayed until further notice. We all have bigger things to worry about. My thoughts are with you whether you’re trying to get home, already in lockdown, or just dealing with the situation as you can. I have just made a release whi...

The Coronavirus | A delay to subscription fees for PLU

Dear PLU friends, I know this virus is affecting many of you. I’ve spent many hours each day reading about the impact around the world and your comments about your personal experience. I know this is painful and no one is really sure about what to do. Short-term travel is badly affected and no...

600 homes in the US, a new entrant in our top ten, and a trip to NZ!

Every week I like to welcome our new members to our community. We have around 50-60 new homes on our website every week and everyone always brings something new to our community. It's exciting to find out who you are, where you live and where you want to travel. To everyone who joined this week,...

French Alps calling !

French Alps are waiting you ! Globe wanted or non-sim exchange 😉 Hi everybody 👋 Our house will be available from April 25 to May 9 this year. (We will be in Normandy at Delphine's home). ...

60 new homes, 9000 Facebook members, system updates

This week we've added another 60 homes to our website, passed 9000 members in our Facebook group, welcomed our 60th home in Denmark, our 30th in Croatia, our 10th in Romania and our 2nd in Bulgaria! 🥳 Welcome to all our new starters! If you have not yet activated your listing, you must! You can't...

Between sea and mountain

From May 30 to June 11, I am going on exchange and my house will be available, I live in the south of France, a few minutes from Spain in Catalonia not far from the Dali Museum in Figueres. Many other places to visit near the house. It is a village, with a station and buses at 1 €,

3000 homes, 97 countries and other milestones

Welcome to all our recent newcomers! ❤️ This year has already been super-busy with over 60 new homes every week. We just listed our 3,000th home, our 300th in Australia, our 200th in Spain and the first in the Seychelles (that makes 97 countries!). 🥳🤩 We'll also cross 600 in the US and 500 in...