IT IS NOT SUBLETTING since it is considered lending your flat. There is no money exchange. Subsequently, you are totally allowed to exchange your flat in the same way you would lend it to a friend. You have NO LEGAL OBLIGATION TO INFORM YOUR LANDLORD, though we strongly recommend you to let them know, especially of you are exchange your flat for a long period.
What does the law say? There is no legal text which states that you must ask your landlord for permission to exchange your flat. It is totally legal.
The housing contract you signed allows you to welcome and host guests at your place. You are free to exchange your flat. Besides, it is a win-win situation for you and your landlord. Landlords are - almost unanimously - not against flat exchange in a sense that it allows them to keep tenants for a longer period of time. We strongly recommend you to inform your landlord though, especially in case of long exchange.
You can exchange your room with the owner's permission. It is a win-win situation for you and your landlord. Landlords are - almost unanimously - not against flat exchange in a sense that it allows them to keep tenants for a longer period of time.
Yes, you can exchange your room for your holiday or your studies, which is one of the advantages of travelling with SwitchAround. You can also choose to exchange your flat with a member's room if they live with flat/housemates. You will then enjoy the advantages of this lifestyle, such as cultural and social sharing.