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Wish Santa had brought you something else? Been given that new computer you wanted and don’t know what to do with the old one? Trying to get hold of a Playstation 2? Whether you want to exchange something you have or find something you want, you will be able to swap it at, Europe’s most popular online swapshop.

Every year more than £2 billion of unwanted gifts will go to waste in the UK alone. While £billions more goods are destined to sit idle as masses of people will have received a gift that replaces something they already own this Christmas. has the answer. You can swap the things you don’t want for the things you do - for free!. With over 90,000 swaps online and thousands of swaps being added and completed each week across 400+ categories, from books to CDs, cars to houses, toys to computers -, Europe’s largest and most popular swapshop, has something for everyone.

Jonathan Attwood, Webswappers CEO, said: "For every unwanted present we throw into the back of our wardrobe there is someone out there who wants it and there will be other people who have the things you hoped for but didn’t get."

From swaps for high flyers to the latest trends or even the weird and wonderful - your swaps are only limited by your imagination.

So what are the top of the swaps?

Top five ‘high flyers’ swaps:

1. World War Two bomber

2. Rotaway executive helicopter

3. Five bedroom house in Georgia, USA

4. Aston Martins

5. Holiday in Hawaii

Top five most popular swaps:

1. Playstation 2

2. Nokia mobile phones

3. Sega Dreamcast

4. Laptops

5. DVDs

Top five kids swaps:

1. Pokemon cards and figures

2. Beanie babies

3. WWF

4. Scooters

5. Robot dogs

Top five weird & wonderful swaps:

1. Ethiopian silver earwax scoop

2. Wedding dress for a set of golf clubs

3. Life size model of Big Ben

4. Canoe for a pair of mannequin arms

5. 1000 solar eclipse sunglasses

Whatever the latest craze, you will find people swapping it. You’ll find it addictive! So, if you fancy swapping what you’ve got for what you really want come to and swap ‘til you drop.

Note to Editors:

Webswappers are happy to provide journalists with details of a family who regularly swap items and are willing to be interviewed and photographed for a casestudy.

Webswappers is Europe’s first and leading website dedicated to facilitating the swapping of goods and services online. Webswappers is revolutionising the concept of swapping and bartering by allowing people to swap what they have and find what they want across 400 plus categories - for free. From books to CDs, cars and houses, toys to computers, there is something for everyone.

Webswappers boasts Nicholas Negroponte amongst its backers and advisors. Negroponte is a highly regarded expert on the digital economy. He is the founder and a director of the MIT media lab, a founder of Wired magazine and author of the best seller, 'Being Digital'. He also serves on the board of directors of Motorola Inc.

In the UK, there are also tax advantages to swapping, for example house swaps incur only £5 in stamp duty, saving people thousands of pounds in tax.

Users have complete flexibility in how they place their ‘haves’ and ‘wants’. They can add photos of their swaps and use the confidential email system for online questioning and bartering. If a user does not see the swap they want, they can set up a swap alert to be notified when it comes online.

The site is also accessible through the world’s first WAP swapshop at

Webswappers is also the world’s largest provider of swapping services to other sites through its ‘powered by webswappers’ service.

For further information:

Jonathan Attwood, CEO

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7610 1575, mobile 0403 314 997


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