Swapping might be the new shopping this holiday season as more buyers are simultaneously trying to get rid of the old and acquire the new...all without dropping a dime. The New York Daily News pointed out the growing amount of websites devoted to the cause:
Sites like BarterQuest.com, SwapTree.com, U-exchange.com, SwapTreasures.com and TitleTrader.com let you swap almost anything online. PaperBackSwap.com and BookMooch.com are great for trading books; SwapStyle.com, ClothingSwaps.com, DignSwap.com and RehashClothes.com are great for trading clothes. Try Zwaggle.com and SwapBabyGoods.com for trading clean, safe children's toys with other parents. Craigslist.com can also be a goldmine - just check out their barter section.
But there's also been a surge in community swap meets, like the recently-held Score! hosted by Bust, Flavorpill, & MeanRed in Brooklyn, New York. And some circles of friends are even holding swap parties to trade their gear.
What do you think about swapping for the holidays?
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