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Delete my listing

You can delete your listing by logging in. Under your name in the banner is a delete link...

Hide my listing

You can set your listing to hidden anytime.
Login to the site.
Click Dashboard on the top of any page.
Click Edit Listing.
On this page is H..

Who can use this website?

This site is targeted at bringing together two groups of people:
1. People seeking homestay accommodation, such as students who are ..

What is the cost to use this website?

For homestay guests the site is and always will be completely free.

For host families they can choose a free or paid listing for $19.95 per..

How can I register?

You can register using the Registration page.
As part of the registration you must activate your account.

Do you inspect the accomodation or screen guests?

We do not inspect accommodation or screen visiting students.
The purpose of this website is to provide a platform for students and homestay ..

Who sets the homestay host fees?

These are set by each homestay host themselves...

Does this website take any commission from the payment?

No. Any arrangement is purely between homestay provider and the student.

We feel it is better to have fewer people in the chain wanting a s..

What are the differences between a paid featured listing and a free listing?

For a monthly fee of $19.95 a featured listing provides ma..

How do I change to a Featured Listing?

Login to the site.
Click the Upgrade button in the banner.
Follow the steps to upgrade...

How do I cancel a Featured Listing?

If you created your PayPal subscription to us since 1 June 2015 you can do this directly on our site:
Login to our site.
Click the Billing l..

I upgraded to a Featured Listing but don't seem to have any of the features

Upgrades are automatic the instant we receive payment. Delays occur if you send an eCheque by PayPal.
PayPal will send an eCheque instead ..

I cannot login

You must have activated your account to login. If not please use the resend link.
If you have forgotten your password please use the passwor..

How do I contact a homestay host?

Login to the site.
Locate the host you are interested in. There will be a contact form in the page...

When should I pay a homestay host?

It is typical to pay on arrival but it is up to agreement between the homestay and the guest.

Please read our Onli..

Can I put my email address on my listing?

You can do this but it is not recommended. Amost certainly it will lead to ongoing spam e-mail.

Free host listings that include an email a..

My listing has been deleted

We periodically remove old guest listings.

Free host listings are removed every 3-4 months. Free host listings that include email addresses..

Why you should use the message system

The messaging system on Christchurch Homestay has been designed to help make communication between members simple, centralised and ..

How can I see my sent messages?

You must first be logged in.

One way is to go to the Dashboard \ Sent messages:

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