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Becoming a Host with UKguests

Thanks for taking time out to view our Host Family page. I guess you have thought about the possibility of unlocking the door to your spare room and how to host our International students/guests? Well look no further. UKguests can help you to earn an additional weekly income for that holiday or special occasion.

YouthUKguests are currently looking for experienced and new host families in North, South East & West of London to host our International students and visitors who come to London each year.

What is Homestay?

Homestay is a living arrangement where a family offers a student/guest a private room in their home for short period of time. This is typically from one week to three month depending on the nature of the visit to London. Some guests choose to stay for a longer period of time which may sometimes extend for up to a year. Long-term guests are usually in London completing a degree, on a work internship or studying an intense English language course.

Homestay accommodation is generally requested by English language schools & Universities who offer their International students a package of English language lessons and UK homestay families as this helps to improve their English. In addition, they also have the opportunity to experience the British way of life and form new friendships between hosts and other guests often for many years to come.

Be an ambassador for UKguests by hosting our student/visitor

  • Do you have a spare room that is decorated to a good standard, clean & private?
  • Do you enjoy meeting people from all over the world?
  • Could you provide a warm welcome to an international guest?
  • Could you welcome an extra weekly income?
  • Are you doing a second job to make ends meet?
  • Are your children attending University and rely on you for funding?
  • Are you a teacher? Could offer one to one English lessons in the comfort of your home?
  • Would you welcome added company?
  • Are all members of your household happy that you have decided to host?
  • Would you like to host for only part of the year without the inconvenience of a long term guests?

If the answer is yes to the above UKguests would like to hear from you!

Area Rep Required

Disabled host families required.

UKguests are also currently looking for host families who are disabled and can host an International student with disabilities.

For further information please call UKguests on +44 (0)208 558 4466/9980

Use Our Online Application Form


I've had a great homestay experience. Coming to a strange place became a delightful and safe experience. I got to know more about the English culture and also highly improved my English while having fun and meeting new people. I strongly recommend UKguests.