The idea

The concept

Imagine arriving in a city like Paris or Mumbai and, instead of trying to find a taxi, there is somebody already waiting for you. Imagine that instead of going to eat at the place recommended by the guidebook, someone shows you their favourite restaurant. Imagine the experience staying as a personal guest of your new friend rather than sleeping in an impersonal hotel room. BeWelcome makes it possible.

You like the idea? Get active!

Join one of our teams: Share the work, commitment and fun! We are currently looking for:

  • Developers
  • Designers
  • Testers
  • Member Support
  • Translators
  • Local volunteers
Feel like helping? Click here and choose your team.

Thank You!

Your opinion, please!

We are constantly working on the improvement of BeWelcome. If you have a suggestion, please let us know.

How is it organised?

Dreaming alone is not enough. That's why we have founded BeVolunteer, a non-profit organisation registered in Rennes, France. Through BeVolunteer's official statutes, we provide a basis for democratic decision making, financial transparency and information security so that we can protect our members and manage the project BeWelcome effectively.

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New donation campaign started!

written by amnesiac84 - 2015/02/19 08:29

As you can see, we've started a new donation campaign! This year, our donation goal is €1620!

In other good news: after a long procedure, Paypal acknowledged our non-profit status, which means our transaction fees are down to €0,25 + 1,4% (previously a higher basic fee and a higher percentage, dependent on the origin of the donation).

Please consider donating, as the donations guarantee a free (from ads), transparent and independent hospex network.

A little design update

written by shevek - 2015/02/07 11:57

Hi all,

The dev Team just deployed a new version of the site. We hope you like the new layout for header and footer.

Some small improvements were made to the signup process (the most notable being that new members are redirected to the 'Edit my profile' page on first Login, hopefully creating a lot more filled in profiles).

The get active and donate page were also updated.

This was only possible thanks to OctoberTales who provided the design proposal an...

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