Itching to find out more about your neighborhood’s history, or maybe to learn a new skill like fire eating or unicycle riding? Gidsy is your site. The application lets qualified experts share their skills and knowledge with others in their cities. Meanwhile, people looking to get out of the house and try something new can sign up for the activities and tours other locals are offering nearby.
You don’t have to be a tourist to take advantage of the fun – and sometimes wacky – tours and excursions that people post on Gidsy. Just select your city from the list, choose a category like history, nature, sports, or shopping, and click “Search.” Gidsy will provide you with a list of activities that meet your specifications, including brief descriptions and pricing information. Click on an activity that looks interesting to find out which dates it’s being offered and read any posted reviews, and make a reservation once you’ve made up your mind and decided to attend. Although Gidsy requires that you pay with a credit card or PayPal account before the event takes place, your money won’t be transferred to the host until 24 hours after the activity occurs. This serve as one way of protecting participants from flaky hosts who don’t show up or provide the activities they described.
To start earning money from your hobbies and skills, sign up to host an event with Gidsy. Create a listing that describes the activity or tour you’d like to organize, making sure to include details like the minimum and maximum number of participants and the times or days when you’re available. Once your listing has been verified, you can start hosting events. Gidsy will deposit the money you’ve earned directly into your PayPal account.
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