The company has added a hangout feature that lets members post an activity and others nearby can request to join

Before Airbnb, Couchsurfing existed for the poor and/or social travelers to find a couch to crash for free. Even now, hosts and travelers continue to connect in different places across the world. The company decided to take the social aspect one step further by launching a new feature called Hangouts, which you can use to make friends.

The purpose of the feature is for members to get others to join them on different outings. These outings can be as relaxing as grabbing coffee to going on an intense hiking adventure. This way, Couchsurfing users can make friends while engaging in the activity of their choice.

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