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More Vacation Home Buyers Purchasing for Financial Gain, Not Just Family Getaways

September 17, 2018

The international market for second homes has changed significantly over the past ten years, with buyers now prioritizing rental income over purchasing exclusively for their own use, according to a major new international survey* from real estate adviser Savills and HomeAway®, a global expert in vacation rentals.

HomeAway Hurricane Florence Advisory

September 11, 2018

HomeAway® reminds travelers who have yet to embark on their planned trip to locations in the areas that may have been affected by Hurricane Florence to contact the vacation rental owner or property manager to determine if traveling to the destination is safe or accessible, or to discuss rescheduling or refunding the stay.

New college football ranking finds SEC schools atop HomeAway analysis of game weekend rental prices

September 10, 2018

A first-ever analysis by HomeAway® of vacation home rental booking prices in big college towns during football season finds the SEC and Notre Dame are the conference and team to beat in terms of team fanaticism.


HomeAway and Proper Insurance develop comprehensive homeowners policy for vacation rentals

August 28, 2018

HomeAway® today announced a collaboration with Proper Insurance®, the nation's leading insurer of vacation rental properties, to offer a comprehensive home insurance policy for those who rent vacation homes or second homes to guests.


Drop the pumpkin spice latte until you’ve completed this one travel task

August 27, 2018

Data from vacation home rental site HomeAway® reveal why people who insist on drinking PSLs while it’s still summer-hot should start winter ski planning at the same time. Call it the pumpkin spice rule of travel: Book winter ski trips while sipping that first famous latte in order to beat the avalanche of ski-trip planners who rush ski home rental sites like and in September.


HomeAway treehouse makes TIME Magazine’s 2018 World’s Greatest Places list

August 24, 2018

The world’s first ski-in/ski-out treehouses, located on the slopes in Whitefish, Montana, have been selected as one of TIME Magazine’s 2018 World’s Greatest Places. The homes were the only vacation rentals to make TIME’s list and can be found on HomeAway.


New travel website makes it easier to travel with pets

August 20, 2018

Just in time for #NationalDogDay on August 26, HomeAway®is launching a website of pet-friendly vacation homes, cabins and condos. To celebrate, the company will donate $100 for every vacation booked on to subsidize veterinary care for pets in need.


Travel trend: Vacation rental bookings near national parks up 31 percent

August 20, 2018

HomeAway®– the site travelers use to book beach houses, cabins, condos and more – analyzed its booking data and found a more than 30 percent increase in year-over-year demand near national parks. Parks like Congaree and Yellowstone showed some of the largest spikes in bookings, growing over 150 percent and roughly 65 percent, respectively.

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