Originally Posted by NomadGal
Thanks ricksca! I knew about couch surfing, and I tried that, but it took the guy I had asked to sty with 2 weeks to reply. I was long gone by then. I think it works with those couch surfing hosts that check their email regularly, or when you know way ahead of time where you will be. Not my case at most times, going with the flow is not quite couch surfing material.
And yes, I'll give you a buzz whenever I get in your area
Yeah, that's the problem with Couchsurfing - hosts aren't particularly motivated. On Airbnb a host is penalized for not responding within 24 hours. I've had MUCH better luck with them.
Hope you're out on the Left Coast one of these days.