MEDIA ADVISORY: HomeAway Customers Offer Vacation Properties to Northwestern Wildfire Evacuees in Need of Temporary Lodging
AUSTIN, Texas, August 22, 2012 — Austin-based HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY) has organized a directory of vacation homes available for rent, many at reduced rates or free of charge, to evacuees in need of housing. HomeAway® customers with properties located in northern California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho on U.S. vacation rental sites HomeAway.com®, VRBO.com℠ and VacationRentals.com℠ have volunteered to offer their rentals to evacuees.
Fully furnished homes can be rented for short- and long-term stays. Individuals should contact the owners directly; more information is available on the site. For the list of available homes visit: community.homeaway.com/docs/DOC-2963. Thanks to the generosity of HomeAway customers, more homes are being added regularly.
Owners and property managers wishing to connect with each other to discuss the latest news on the wildfires and share advice and resources can visit: community.homeaway.com/groups/northwestern-wildfires.
For more information, contact: