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Episode 2 of 6

Katie Derham hears from people who have stayed with locals or swapped houses with others as an economical accommodation alternative.

Katie Derham presents the programme which examines our holiday and travel trends.

Staying with local people or swapping your house or flat for theirs is an economical solution that can deliver a prize holiday. The programme follows the Gordon family as they swap with the Coppolas in Italy, veteran swapper Sara Wheeler discusses her experiences and a listener report from Morocco where Rose and Mick Hart have booked in with a local Berber family in the foothills of the Atlas mountains.

A Just Radio/Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

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30 minutes