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Travel trend: Family vacation rental bookings for the holidays are up 45 percent

November 9, 2018

More and more families are choosing to rent a home for the holidays and connect with what really matters: the people they love. HomeAway® analyzed its booking data and found a nearly 45-percent increase in year-over-year demand for those traveling with children and booking vacation homes over the winter holidays.


Top vacation rental management companies for providing best traveler experiences from booking to stay

October 29, 2018

HomeAway recognized nine leading property management companies with awards across six categories for their commitment to providing unforgettable experiences to their guests. Awards were given in the categories of: Above & Beyond, Hero, Traveler Favorite: Groups, Traveler Favorite: Families, Whole Family, and Community Champion.


Rent Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s former London home

October 22, 2018

Live like Madonna (literally) in the two-bedroom, two-bathroom Georgian mews house in the heart of the Kensington neighborhood. The home boasts open spaces to entertain, a gourmet kitchen, paved limestone shower and a floor-to-ceiling library.

VRBO gives away a whole mountain: Win a vacation home stay complete with a private ski resort

October 17, 2018

VRBO® — the website where you can rent vacation homes, cabins and condos — is giving one lucky winner an entire ski resort for a day: the whole mountain to themselves and 20 guests. Win the Mountain sweepstakes opens today and runs through November 17.


VRBO unlocks tens of thousands of ski-in/ski-out vacation homes around the world with new search option

October 9, 2018

Groups that want to stay right on the mountain now have an easier way than ever to find ski-in/ski-out accommodations, thanks to a new search option on


Austinite becomes first ACL Fest attendee to sleep inside Zilker Park during festival

October 5, 2018

Today, Austinite Zach Moses becomes the first concert-goer in the Austin City Limits Music Festival’s 16-year history to stay inside Zilker Park, home to the festival.

Top 10 Thanksgiving vacation rental destinations according to HomeAway

September 27, 2018

Mountain getaways and Disney trips top the list of Thanksgiving trips families are taking this year. According to HomeAway®, Americans are renting vacation homes in the Appalachian Mountains, near Florida attractions and on Hawaii’s beaches for the holiday weekend.


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.

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 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.

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