May 2018

USA Today

The cheapest vacation rental destination in every state - Ben Abramson

Vacation rental site HomeAway analyzed its booking data to determine the cheapest destinations in all 50 states based on actual per person cost for stays in 2017.

Travel Channel

7 Last-Minute Travel Booking Hacks for Procrastinators - Erin Gifford

"For those who prefer to stay in a rental apartment or home when they travel, download the HomeAway app. Simply input your dates and destination to see what’s available. For last-minute travel, filter results to see only those that enable you to “Instant Book.""

Southern Living

This Royal Wedding-Inspired Collection of Castles and Villas Is So Dreamy - Perri Ormont Blumberg

HomeAway's 2018 wedding collection is here, and wow, does it dazzle. The popular vacation rental site has really gone above and beyond this year in rounding up one-of-a-kind retreats. From picturesque castles in Europe to stunning villas in Bali, here are some of our favorites to experience a taste of royal living — even if Megs and Prince Harry forgot to send you an invite to their big day tomorrow.


Here's What It's Really Like to Be in Windsor Ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding - Simon Perry

The luxury HomeAway rental is topped off with the master suite, the Admiral’s Den, that comes with a magnificent stone bath from which you can look up and see views of Windsor Castle.”

Reader's Digest

20 of the World’s Most Enchanting Homes You Can Rent - Lisa Milbrand

From a castle fit for a fairy tale to a seaside villa with breathtaking views, you can live like royalty anywhere in the world—even if it’s just for a few days.


Traveling With Teenagers? Gelato And These Expert Tips May Create Family Harmony - Gary Stoller

Look at apartment rentals rather than hotel rooms," she says. "It’s the cost of renting two hotel rooms that usually balloons budgets. But, if you go to,, and other sites, you’ll find that apartments are often the better solution for groups of four.


Texas Companies Rank Among The Best To Work For In Nation - Dennis Foley


April 2018

Phocus Wire

Expedia Group ticks solid start box for 2018, helped by HomeAway - Mitra Sorrells

The company’s HomeAway vacation rental unit drove much of that growth, with a 46% increase in gross bookings year-over-year to $3.9 billion, and $10 billion in gross bookings during the trailing twelve months that ended March 3

Travel Channel

13 Incredible Converted Barns You Can Rent - Erin Gifford

"Bookings of renovated barns are on the rise, according to short-term rental companies, and no, you won’t be sleeping on hay or with cows. Check out these charming, picturesque barn rentals around the country."


Inspired by the Royal Wedding? Here Are 6 Castles, Chateaus and Villas You Should Book ASAP - Megan Stein

"'Rental site HomeAway just announced their Wedding Collection: the top 20 castles, villas and chateaus that can serve as picture-perfect accommodations for guests traveling to your destination affair. Here, our favorite picks that will make securing hotel blocks a thing of the past."

Huffington Post

18 Magnificent Caves You Can Actually Sleep In - Brittany Nims

"Cave hotels and cave vacation rentals are on our endless list of travel to-dos, right behind staying in a tree house home and swimming in a Caribbean infinity pool. (Can you tell we’re into planning trips around amenities and accommodations rather than destinations?)"

Houston Chronicle

Celebrate Earth Day with these incredible vacation rentals nestled in the Earth itself - Fernando Alfonso III

"With Earth Day just a few weeks away, HomeAway has compiled a list of rental properties around the globe that have a unique rustic quality."

The Chicago Tribune

10 dreamy summer lake houses to book now

"It may not seem like it now — with temps stubbornly hovering in the 30s — but summer is less than three months away. According to vacation home booking site, most summer rental homes are booked April 1. Which means it's time to start planning."

March 2018


5 Desert Resorts That Feel Straight Out of ‘Westworld’ - Dan Koday

"DEADBROKE BUNKHOUSE, YOUNG, AZ This large, compound-style rental, available on HomeAway, is like staying overnight in Westworld’s Mariposa Saloon—with the shenanigans that take place under Maeve Millay’s watch being completely optional."

Reader's Digest

15 Fairytale Irish Castles You Can Actually Stay In - Lyn Mettler

"Get ready to make like royalty in these incredible Irish castles that let you step back into history. They’re all available for rent on or"

Huffington Post

Breathtaking Tree House Vacation Rentals You Can Actually Afford - Brittany Nims

"Instead of planning your next getaway around a specific city destination, turn your trip on its head by instead planning around specific accommodations you want. Whether it’s a vacation rental with an infinity pool, a private hot tub, or one that’s in a tree house, stunning upgrades to your digs will make your next trip one for the books."

Travel and Leisure

Here's Your Excuse to Finally Book That Solo Vacation You've Been Dreaming of - Stacey Leasca

"Living among locals is easier than ever thanks to sites like Airbnb, HomeAway, and Flipkey. There’s even a few options for people looking for more luxurious local digs like onefinestay, Oasis, and Sonder."

February 2018


6 Breathtaking Destinations with *No* Cell Service for Your Next Vacation - Dan Koday

"Ignore your Insta, sign out of Facebook and turn on your out-of-office, because it’s time for a real vacation, sans cell phone. From an African safari to a private beachside bungalow, you can search high and low, but you won’t find a single bar of signal at these properties—making them some of our favorite resorts and vacation rentals for true digital detox."


Top 10 Dog-Friendliest U.S. Destinations to Celebrate the Year of the Dog with Your Pup - Saryn Chorney

"In honor of this celebration of all things canine, leading vacation rental site HomeAway has just released its “Dog Friendliest Destinations of 2018” list. The company found that more than 19 million families have or will travel with their dogs this year, meaning the Year of the Dog will also be the Year of  … Traveling with Dogs.

January 2018

Conde Nast Traveler

The Best Time to Book a Vacation Rental for Every Holiday - Bridget Hallinan

We know you just splurged on that holiday vacation, but it's already time to start thinking of doing it again—we're looking at you, President's Day Weekend. Luckily, HomeAway's got a hack to help you save time and money while you look for rentals. Last week, the vacation rental company released a study showing the best times of the year to plan holiday getaways on their site, which showcases more than two million rentals.


This Is the Most Private Island in the World, and You Can Rent It Right Now for Valentine’s Day - Roberta Fiorito

"A glass of wine and a box of chocolates are great and all, but ever wish you could jetset somewhere super romantic for February 14? Well, you’re in luck, lovebirds. Gladden Island, located just off the coast of Belize and deemed the most private island in the world, is almost fully booked on HomeAway for the rest of 2018. But, by some sort of true-love miracle, is available this upcoming Valentine’s Day."


Real Simple

Planning Your Summer Vacation? This Is the Best Time to Book Your Rental - Nora Horvath

The rental booking site HomeAway released data today that highlights when are the best times of the year to book a vacation home depending on your date of travel. Booking during these optimal times gives renters the most options to choose from while staying within their budget.


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UEFA HomeAway Eiffel Tower
NBC’s Keir Simmons takes TODAY viewers inside the luxury 2,000-square-foot HomeAway apartment inside the Eiffel Tower. 

Mornings with Maria

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#EiffelTowerAllYours and Brian Sharples Featured on FoxBusiness 
CEO Brian Sharples joins Maria to talk about HomeAway's Eiffel Tower Apartment contest during the Euro Cup 

CNBC Mad Money

HomeAway's Stock Prices 
Brian Sharples, Co-Founder & CEO, discusses HomeAway's stock with Jim Cramer. 

Fox Business

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Super Bowl Vacation Rentals
HomeAway CEO Brian Sharples on the company, how it helps customers find vacation rentals and the impact of Super Bowl Sunday on the business.

Fox Business


HomeAway's valuation and market-leading position
COO Brent Bellm provides insight into the incredible growth of the vacation rental industry and HomeAway's role within it.

Fox Business

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Renting a $5,000 home for the Super Bowl
HomeAway CEO & co-founder Brian Sharples on renting homes during the Super Bowl weekend.

Fox Business

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NY AG probing rent-by-owner industry
HomeAway chief strategy officer Carl Shepherd on NY AG Schneiderman subpoenaing his business asking for clients' info.

CNBC: Street Signs

HomeAway CEO Brian Sharples talks to CNBC about sequestration.

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