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About HomeAway

HomeAway, based in Austin, Texas, is the world leader in vacation rentals with more than 2 million unique places to stay in 190 countries, and is a part of the Expedia, Inc. family of brands. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online.

Top 10 Facts About HomeAway

  1. HomeAway, Inc. was founded by Brian Sharples and Carl Shepherd in February 2005.
  2. In December 2015, HomeAway was acquired by Expedia for $3.9 billion.
  3. In September 2016, John Kim became President of HomeAway.
  4. Today, there are more than two million unique places that can be booked on HomeAway. Of those, more than one million are instantly bookable with no wait for confirmation.
  5. The rentals listed on HomeAway’s sites provide enough beds to accommodate the entire population of New York City.
  6. HomeAway operates more than 50 websites in 23 languages with rentals in 190 countries.
  7. During Q3 of 2017, HomeAway grew online gross bookings to $2 billion, a 44% increase year-over-year. HomeAway also delivered $305 million of revenue, representing an increase of 45% year-over-year.
  8. The average traveler is a 35-to-50-year-old female who travels with family, typically a group of four or more people. Vacation and special occasions are the most common reasons for a trip, with an average stay of seven days.
  9. After staying a vacation rental for the first time, 82% of travelers plan to do so again in the future.
  10. By renting a vacation home, many travelers can get twice the space for half the cost of a hotel.

HomeAway's privacy policy and terms & conditions can be found on our Legal page. Our anti-discrimination policy is as follows: HomeAway has a zero-tolerance policy regarding acts of discrimination (including but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or age), harassment, or violence and we will use our discretion to remove any travelers and/or owners/property managers from our website who exhibit or promote such behavior. Interested in advertising on HomeAway's site? Visit our Advertising page.