December 15, 2006 01:52 ET Announces Launch of New Vacation Home Swapping Service and Promotional Cash Giveaway

Unique and Innovative Vacation Home Swapping Service Launches Today on the Web

BURLINGAME, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 15, 2006 -- today announced the launch of their free service where members meet online to swap vacation stays in their homes and apartments.

As part of a special launch promotion, announced a $4,500.00 cash giveaway to new members. Details of the promotion can be viewed on's website at

" is a unique destination on the web for homeowners and renters around the world to swap their primary residences and second homes," said Jim Hutchinson, CEO and Founder. "Vacation home swapping makes it possible to save up to 80% by substantially reducing the costs associated with traditional hotel rooms or condominium rentals, making it possible for families to enjoy longer and more comfortable vacations than ever before. With more money to spend on skiing, shopping, dining, or playing golf, our members can enjoy the vacations of their dreams -- not just once, but again and again. This is a revolutionary way to vacation."

"Our members have full control over their properties," Jim continued. "They choose whether to initiate or respond to inquiries without compromising their personal information. Our members decide how to communicate with each other. They can use our private messaging system without using email. They decide when and for how long other members may stay in their properties."

"Our members can swap their properties with peace of mind," added Jim. "Through our unique property listing verification system, our members can easily view feedback provided by independent third-party agents. Our service is ideal for both members who participate in a swap because it saves them time via fast searches and an automated reservation system. Plus, our document library provides expert advice before, during, and after the vacation."

" delivers superior patent pending technology that is easy to use," said Chris Shebib, CTO and Co-founder. "Our service provides fast, convenient property searches and offers advanced features such as private messaging, a stay matching system, and XML feeds. We're using the latest technologies such as AJAX to deliver an engaging, media-rich user experience. We have several new features to be released soon and we're constantly listening to our members for new ideas. will stay fresh and innovative for the benefit of our entire community."

"Thanks to engineering, support, and operations teams working around the clock," explained Jim, "we're proud to announce that, as of today, anyone can join the community as our standard membership is free. Plus, in order to celebrate our launch, we're giving away $4,500.00 in cash prizes to new members who post at least one property listing. We're confident that our growing community will love our service as much as we do."

About, a unique Web 2.0 community of vacation enthusiasts who meet online to swap vacation stays in their homes and apartments, is owned and operated by privately held JC2T Inc..'s offices are located in Burlingame, Calif., San Mateo, Calif., Carson City, Nevada, and Ontario, Canada.

Contact Information

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