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Look After Me caters to mature New Zealand travelers

Look After Me is a website that connects mature travellers, particularly women and mature couples in the 50-plus age group, with like-minded private hosts who provide “old fashioned Kiwi hospitality” and personal security.  All hosts are vetted and properties checked for quality to ensure they meet the requirements of the company’s three grades of accommodation – (basic, classic and premium), according to Nisha Bedi with Tourism New Zealand.
Look After Me provides hosts with a ‘hotel-in-a-handbag’ that includes New Zealand made toiletries and chocolates, a compendium and business cards.
Travellers are encouraged to stay with hosts with shared interests like gardening, fishing, cooking, wine appreciation, travel, literature, theatre or music. Some hosts also offer pick-ups and home-cooked meals, all of which are offered at reasonable rates.
The website currently lists about 100 local hosts and their properties.