ALICANTE BEAUTIES: Bovril, Jack & Pongo

Bovril, Jack and Pongo belong to Jane and Mike who live in have lived in Alicante for 10 years. They brought the dogs over from the UK as puppies, and last year discovered HouseSitMatch as an affordable way to find house and petsitters for when they return to the UK for family holidays.

The dogs are all healthy and just need the love and attention of a sitter when Jane and Mike travel away from home.  Last year they had several lengthy trips to care for elderly relatives in the UK. Recently, we interviewed our dog owners to find out how they were able to save money when using HouseSitMatch to find sitters. Here’s the information they gave us:

For 56 days of holiday in 2018

Kennel for 3 dogs for 8 weeks of travel (Min cost = Eur 10 / day / dog) = Euro 1,680

Professional sitter for 3 dogs for 8 weeks of travel ( Min cost = Eur 35 / day ) = Euro 1,960

HouseSitMatch costs for 56 days of holiday

Cost of housesitters to care for pets = Euro  00.00 / Free

Registration on a housesitting platform = £79 / Euro 87per year (Premium membership)

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Very professional and helpful, and made a match very quickly would recommend this company.

Jacqui Hendry – Dog owner, Orihuela, Spain

How you benefit as a home and petowner

Our membership offers access to a secure network helping you find suitable checked sitters. We hide your contact details and address for security. You post an advert ahead of your travel dates, we publish the advert then housesitters apply. You can view their profiles and chat with them before you accept an applicant. If you join as a Premium member we can also help you at each stage of the process to get you started and manage your account.

How you do join?

Please register online via our website

Choose a membership plan

  • Standard (DIY option) = £49 pa
  • Premium (with support at each step) = £79 pa

Do you need a housesitter? Get in touch. House-sitting can be a win-win for both parties, free house and petsitting, and the experienced and checked sitters get free accommodation!  Register as either housesitter or homeowner with a 20% discount using coupon code P2020 – an exclusive offer for readers.  To find a house pet-sitter go to

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