Couchsurfing is the world’s most trusted travel community, enabling members to stay with locals for free, and meet fellow travelers while sharing authentic travel experiences.

Founded 2004
16-50 employees
  • Hotels, Restaurants, Leisure, Travel, & Hospitality
  • Headquarters address
    340 Kansas St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

    About Us

    Couchsurfing is the world’s most trusted travel community, connecting a global network of travelers, adventure seekers and lifelong learners dedicated to sharing their cultures, hospitality and authentic experiences.

    Members of Couchsurfing use its website to find free accommodation, meet up, and connect with other community members around the world. Members can create profiles, travel, and use the site totally free, but a paid membership with additional benefits is encouraged.

    Founded in 2004, Couchsurfing connects over 20 million members in more than 120,000 cities via its website and mobile applications.

    Tech stack

    Native iOS and Android, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, SOLR, neo4j, AWS


    Compensation and retirement

    Stock Options
    401k plan
    Cell phone reimbursement
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)
    Fitness reimbursement

    Vacation and time off

    Unlimited time off
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement

    Values and quality of life

    Snacks and beverages
    Catered meals
    Company activities
    Couchsurfing - Company Photo
    Couchsurfing - Touring the Anchor Steam Brewery as a team