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Rent a Local Friend Affiliate Program: Earn income for your referrals

Help travellers uncover unique local experiences with a Local Friend

When you join our Affiliate Program, you will be helping travellers live memorable experiences around the world and earning money for your referrals. It is fun to do it: just tell your friends, family, guests, blog and social media followers about Rent a Local Friend and keep track of your results on our Affiliate Dashboard. 


Our commission is set on 20% and our booking prices vary from USD 50 to 700! The average booking value is USD 150.  To maximize your earnings, each referral will be nurtured by our support team to assist visitors on finding the right local friend for their trip.


Have an article or video idea? As an affiliate, you can contact our team at any time and we will get the information you need from our Local Experts in any of our destinations. We want help you create value to your community, with engaging, relevant and interesting content.


With our intuitive Affiliate Dashboard you can keep track of your link clicks, coupon users and your commissions. Your referrals will be tracked even if they don’t convert on their first visit. Get priority support from our finance and tech team anytime you need help.

Your own Affiliate Dashboard

Free your creativity

To be successful as an online affiliate you need to be able to create content that will engage with your audience and know how to promote your content to target groups. The Rent a Local Friend brand is closely associated with the idea of Slow Travel but our visitors come from all walks of life. From savvy cruise ship travellers who want to avoid the high prices of official city tours to young digital nomads who wish to make friends in their new location. 

Affiliate's FAQ

Affiliate marketing is the process of earning a commission by promoting other people’s (or company’s) products. You find a product you like, promote it to others and earn a piece of the profit for each sale that you make. (Pat Flynn). 

There is no limit on what you can earn. The more referrals you make, the bigger the chances of making a conversion and earning a commission out of a sale. 

After you join the Rent a Local Friend Affiliate Program, you will be assigned a unique referral link and a coupon code. You can use the referral link to direct visitors to our website from your blog, website or social media channels. If you wish to refer a potential lead offline, you can do this by offering them our coupon code. The coupon will give the traveller a 10% discount when booking a Local Friend and you will still get your 20% commission. 

No, it’s absolutely free!

It only takes a few minutes to sign up and you can start working on it straight away! 

You choose! Your creativity rules. We will be here at anytime to help you with information and materials that you may need. 

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