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Summer home rentals are going fast this year, as the vaccination rate picks up and more people look to travel.
There’s a 3,200-square-foot mansion in the mountains of Clayton, Georgia. It can sleep 14 people, and it features massive windows, a bookcase that doubles as a secret door, a fire pit, and stunning mountain views. The cabin is available for rent on Vrbo, and it costs $US345 a night at […]
The house Edward Cullen and Bella Swan stay in while they are on their honeymoon in “Breaking Dawn – Part 1” is available for rent on Vrbo. The Brazilian villa is designed to look like a luxurious treehouse, featuring wicker ceilings and large glass windows to blend the indoor with […]
Vacation rentals globally have rebounded 127% since April after coronavirus lockdowns halted nearly all travel, according to a report from AirDNA. Short-term rentals on platforms like Airbnb and VRBO reached rock bottom around April 5, but have nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to AirDNA. Beach towns and other leisure […]
Thousands of Airbnb and VRBO hosts reportedly used closed Facebook groups to gossip about the guests staying in their short-term rentals, according to screenshots collected by travel site Skift. The report identified two groups: “Airbnb Guests Blacklist” and “Airbnb Host Community – Vent, Recommend, and Discuss,” where hosts shared anecdotes […]
Tiny houses are becoming increasingly popular around the world; their novelty makes for a unique vacation stay. We teamed up with HomeAway to find some of the coolest tiny-home rentals around the world. From a circus car in Germany to a cabin in Wyoming, one of these tiny homes could […]
Los Angeles and Airbnb have battled for years over short-term rental regulations, and home-sharing is technically illegal in the city. On December 11, the Los Angeles City Council approved a new set of home-sharing rules that bars residents from renting out homes that are not their primary residence or are […]
Tiny homes are a big trend, but not everyone...