• What is CouchSurfing?• Imagine having an interesting friend wherever you go. Whether that’s 2,000 miles away, or right in your hometown.• With millions of members in over 230 countries and territories around the world, CouchSurfing is blazing the trail towards a better, friendlier world where people who are different from one another can find their similarities. We are a community, and we are a movement.• If you believe that all types of people can share fun, trust, and friendship, then you belong here.• How does CouchSurfing work?• When you join CouchSurfing, you tap into our network of welcoming people worldwide.• You can share your hospitality and face your city through new eyes by offering travelers a place to stay on their journey.• You can bypass the typical hotel experience by staying at the home of a local and learning about their culture.• You can join cool and interesting people for anything from a bike ride to a party using CS Activities. And you can meet up with new people, whether at home or while traveling, for inspiring experiences and new friendships.
CouchSurfing´s Vision Statement: A world where everyone canexplore and create meaningful connections with the people and places they encounter.
• We believe that the more we see the world as an exciting mix of unique peoples, the more motivated we are to protect and preserve diversity.• When it comes to personal development, we believe the best way to gain and retain knowledge is through first-hand experience.• Our experiences shape how we understand the world, and provide us with opportunities to learn and evolve.• "Creating Inspiring Experiences" means we strive to facilitate diverse, real life experiences for our members that are both fun and inspire growth.
• Step One: Figure Out Your Expectations• Step Two: Create Your Profile• Step Three: Learn How to Read a CouchSurfing Profile• Step Four: Start Connecting
• Our Safety Philosophy:• We empower people to make the most informed decisions possible.• Honest profiles lead to positive experiences.• Reputation is the foundation of a safe community.