The referencing system allows members to share information about their interactions with other members, enabling the community to make more informed decisions.
Relationships forged in our community are based on trust, honesty and respect. References should reflect those core concepts. We ask that the information provided in a reference is accurate and relevant to the experience with the recipient.
Couchsurfing’s default position is to not interfere with reference content left by members. In extremely rare circumstances, Couchsurfing may moderate reference content:
References may be temporarily hidden or removed when they:
If you've received a reference that falls under the above cases, you may contact the Safety Team directly through the Help section, found at the bottom of every page.
Please note that you can only report inappropriate references left on your own profile.