A swap meet is an informal gathering for the barter or sale of used goods or handicrafts. You may sometimes see vendors selling new products or even trading discontinued goods. Swap meets are where people come together to swap and purchase items they no longer want or need. A swap meet is similar to a flea market if you bring your items to sell. A swap meet is a perfect way to get rid of unwanted items and replace them with something you are going to use or sell. Swapping or bartering for trade was at one point forgotten about. Since our economy has gotten worse, people have begun to realize that they need to change the way they spend money. By realizing this it has brought back trading and swap meets around the world. Swap meets are enticing because you don’t need money to attend or receive new items.