Register to become a Potluck Stay Member.
Complete your profile and settings thoroughly to appeal to other Members.
Check the profiles of recommended Members and add them to the “Interested” list.
From the “Interested” list, choose friends who are actually willing to engage in exchange with you and request to Add Friends.
Strike up a conversation with your new friend via the messenger.
Discuss with new your friend on the messenger to see if they're willing to visit, host, or both.
Even if there's a language barrier, the translation app will take care of basic communication.
Talk about what you do for a living, what your hobbies are, and what you'd like to do on the trip.
To have your local host accompany you on your cultural experience, you'll need to coordinate things in detail ahead of time.
If your host cannot show you around, set aside some time for dinner or a coffee to have a conversation.
If you're bringing someone along, be sure to check with the host prior to the visit to make things easier for each other.
Once you decide to visit and host each other, exchange your address and contact information for a final check.
Share videos and pictures on the messenger to reassure each other and check a few basic things about each other.
Discuss your travel plan with your friend so he or she can make some "local's recommendations.
Exchange itineraries with each other for one final time to clear any confusions or misunderstanding.
If you're a host, offering your room or an area of the house will let you spend more quality time together and grow close.
If you are the host and cannot provide the space to stay, the visitor is directed to another commercial lodge in the vicinity.
To facilitate friendlier communication with each other, the host and visitors should learn more about each other’s countries and regions, including geography, history, culture, customs, religions, basics, local language, and expressions.
Stay in touch through the messenger and maintain your friendship until you finally get to meet in person.