HomeAway.com Offers Summer Travel Savings


AUSTIN, TX, February 28 , 2007— Summertime fun is just around the corner and now's the time to start planning trips to take advantage of hot deals and special offers. Vacation rental homes from sites such as HomeAway.com offer significant savings and more space, flexibility and privacy than a hotel. Whether living like a celebrity in L.A. or enjoying a family clambake from a St. John's Bay cottage, there's no reason to break the bank on lodging for your ideal summer getaway.

Online vacation rental leader HomeAway.com lists more than 75,000 homes all over the world, hundreds of which feature reduced weekly rates or added perks. With an easy-to-use search, travelers can book early to save big bucks on accommodations.

Here's a look at some of HomeAway.com’s summer specials:

Property 149758 Luxury Orlando Home:
Book now and pay $1000/week (regularly $2,500/week)
Five bedrooms, sleeps 14
This house is perfect for groups vacationing in Orlando. Although it's only located 1.5 miles from Disney World, the park, gourmet kitchen and resort-style pool mean both parents and kids will even enjoy the vacation "home" time.

Property 118757 Long Beach Island Condo:
Book now and pay 50% of the rental fee to save $300 on weeklong rentals from July 7- September 1 (regularly $2500/week)
Three bedrooms, sleeps eight
Two blocks from the ocean, this raised, contemporary duplex is bright, spacious, and totally renovated?everything you dream of for a beach vacation!

Property 146270 Waikoloa Penthouse:
Book six nights and get the 7th night free ($1920/week)
Two bedrooms, sleeps six
Styled in Hawaiian décor, this luxurious villa features flat screen televisions and a gourmet kitchen.

Property 145042 Fort Myers Beach Home:
One free night with any booking from April 7 to July 31 (Rates from $1,400 - $2,000/week)
Two bedrooms, sleeps eight
A stay in this spacious home provides an easy walk to the white sand beach across the street. Relax at the beach all day and then retire to the home's large, screened lanai with pool.

Property 304405 Myrtle Beach Resort:
$500/week from April 21 - June 2 (compared to $900/week peak rate)
Two bedrooms, sleeps six
Located in a popular, family-oriented resort, this condo provides access to six swimming pools, sauna, hot tub and an exercise room - not to mention a heated water playground.

Property 110064 Oceanfront South Bristol House:
$2,000/week from June 16-30 (compared to $2,500 peak season rate); plus six fresh lobsters
Five bedrooms, sleeps 12
Relax on the front porch swing and watch the lobster boats go by from this historic cottage located in New England’s most picturesque area. Nothing beats memories shared at a Maine clambake set in the piney forests with the warm water beaches as a backdrop.

Property 147281 Colonial Home in Akumal, Mexico:
15% off all weekly rentals from April 15 through October 15 ($2000/week)
Two bedrooms, sleeps five
Esperanza offers modern conveniences coupled with the charm of colonial Mexico. The home features an arched terrace and swimming pool surrounded by a beautiful garden.

Property 217285 Outer Banks Retreat:
From $795-$1,450/week in April and May - compared to $4,295/week summer peak
Seven bedrooms, sleeps 20
Great for groups, this seaside home features a private pool, hot tub and a covered deck. Get here before the summer crowds do and save big bucks.

Property 109996 Stunning Hollywood Hills Home above Sunset Blvd:
$7,500/week (March 15-June 15), includes chef and housekeeper
Five bedrooms, sleeps 10
Tucked in the Hollywood Hills, this house provides panoramic views of the ocean, downtown and the Hollywood sign. Live like a star and enjoy five-star luxuries including a daily breakfast prepared by a personal chef and daily housekeeping.


For information contact:
Eileen Buesing
Director of Public Relations
HomeAway, Inc.
Office- 512-493-0375
ebuesing@homeaway.com