Could the 'share economy' revolutionise holidays?
28 March 2013 Last updated at 09:26 GMT
If you prefer your holidays full of sun, sand, sea and a sprinkling of sightseeing for variation you are spoilt for choice.
But if you are looking for something different, you may want to try websites involved in the "share economy" . These sites by-pass traditional hotels to provide unique and alternative holiday experiences - from staying in local people's houses to driving their cars.
BBC Click's David Reid finds out more.