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bloomberg

Ex-Googlers Take On Former Employer in Vacation-Rental Search

A group of former Google employees are ramping up growth at a startup that seeks to grab a piece of the rapidly expandin...
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What to Know About Booking Holiday Travel in 2020

So far, 2020 has been an unprecedented year for RV travel, with VacationRenter reporting a 350 percent increase in RV re...
chicagotribune

Thinking of a staycation? Here are 8 of Chicago’s most Instagrammable short-term rentals.

According to data from Vacation rental search aggregator VacationRenter.com, nearly 80% of respondents agreed that there...
forbes

Work-From-Home Advice For Owners Of Vacation Rentals

The VacationRenter team has provided five main takeaways for hosts revamping their rentals to appeal to a WFH guest.
forbes

This Is Travel's New Normal: Say Hello To The American Staycation

These short-distance destinations, or nearcations, are also likely more affordable, which could be another factor for ca...
departures

Everything You Need to Know Before Renting a Luxe RV

To answer all our RV queries, we tapped VacationRenter’s head of organic growth, Zander Buteux, who lives full time in a...
washingtonpost

Ready for fall? This tool will tell you exactly when autumn foliage will peak in every state.

As far as where to stay, data from VacationRenter.com shows that Lake Willoughby, Burlington and Stowe are the most-book...
USAToday

Las Vegas RV rentals are surging. Here's why

This glittering entertainment and gambling destination ranks as the No. 3 most popular city for RV bookings, according t...
departures

How to Travel Safely in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

[Marco del Rosario] recommends travelers “map out where the gas stations are along the way to your destination, which re...
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Your Road Trip Essentials Checklist

According to VacationRenter, searches for RVs were up more than 350 percent at the beginning of the summer compared to t...
thrillist

How to Feel (and Smell) Fresh During a Long-Haul Road Trip

“Perfect Bars, Pro Bars, fruits, nuts, trail mix, hummus, pita chips, PB&J, a loaf of bread, kombuchas and other beverag...
forbes

Miss Traveling To Europe? These 10 U.S. Towns And Cities Offer European Charm

Swiss/German vibe, Leavenworth, Washington: This city’s landscape and architecture capture a mix of Swiss and German aes...
travelleisure

It's National Forest Week — Here's How to Celebrate

Data from VacationRenter shared with Travel + Leisure shows that rentals near many major forests have seen major increas...
forbes

All Aboard The ‘Land Yachts’ As RV Bookings Spike 1000%

“We are also seeing a strong surge in destinations within less than a 3-hour drive from cities as travelers look for mor...
parents

These Are the Safest Ways to Vacation with Kids During the Summer of COVID-19

RVs are popular this summer. No, we mean really popular. RV searches were up 350 percent in May, according to data from ...
forbes

Travel As We Know It Is Over: Now It’s Isolationist, Individual And Always Behind A Steering Wheel

Marco del Rosario, Chief Operating Officer at VacationRenter states, “we are seeing two major trends: growing demand for...
USAToday

Best cities to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cities across the country will take to the streets on Cinco de Mayo to celebrate, and VacationRenter and Dreamstime have...
parade

25 Picture-Perfect Beach Vacations Ideas Where You Can Soak Up the Sun In Style

Tucked away in the southernmost point of South Carolina, Hilton Head is the ideal beachy vacation destination for anyone...
popsugar

7 Creative Ways to Save on Holiday Travel — Straight From the Experts

Marco Del Rosario, COO of VacationRenter.com, recommends shipping your gifts directly to your destination, especially if...
readers-digest-logo

13 Little Etiquette Rules to Always Follow in Vacation Rentals

“Owners will typically mark ‘pet-friendly’ if it is, but if it’s unclear, ask before you book if you can bring your pet ...
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Michigan's Frankenmuth named top US city for holiday vibes

Located a short 90-minute drive north of Detroit, Frankenmuth'sLocated a short 90-minute drive north of Detroit, Franken...
Cincinnati-logo

It's National Beer Lovers Day. Here's an ode to Grand Rapids.

It was named the No. 4 beer lovers' destination in the United States, according to a study by VacationRenter
USAToday

The most LGBTQ-friendly cities in the US, according to travelers

Cities across the U.S. are celebrating Pride Month — but which cities are the most LGBTQ-friendly, outside of San Franci...
USAToday

5 scenic fall road trips, from the Florida coast to California's national parks

Scroll through for gorgeous photos (courtesy of Dreamstime) paired with helpful guides and maps to the ultimate road tri...
businessInsider

7 places to visit if you love vodka

With such a storied history, there are several destinations a vodka fan might travel to learn about and experience the s...
USAToday

Best cities to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cities across the country will take to the streets on Cinco de Mayo to celebrate, and VacationRenter and Dreamstime have...
businessInsider

The Most Gay-Friendly City In America—The Answer Is Surprising

VacationRenter, a vacation portal site that uses artificial intelligence, asked more than 1,000 respondents what they co...
USAToday

St. Patrick’s Day: 10 cities with great celebrations

To help you celebrate the March 17 holiday, VacationRenter rounded up 10 cities in the United States with great St. Patr...
mic

5 small-town destinations you can access from big-city airports

“Part of the draw is Oval Beach, a sandy shoreline that feels like an ocean-front beach instead of a Midwestern lake fro...
the-seattle-times

Strategies for surviving holiday travel

“For travelers who can’t, or don’t want to stay with family members over the holidays, hotels aren’t the only option,” s...
fastcompany

This new vacation rental site pulls together listings from across the internet

Searching for the perfect beach bungalow for your vacation? No need to exacerbate your carpal tunnel syndrome, because f...

Recent News & Mentions

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What to Know About Booking Holiday Travel in 2020

So far, 2020 has been an unprecedented year for RV travel, with VacationRenter reporting a 350 percent increase in RV re...
td

VacationRenter partners with RVshare

The partnership with RVshare allows the site to further expand its inventory and ensure travelers have all the best opti...
rvnews

VacationRenter Partners with RVshare

VacationRenter uses automation and AI technology to help users find RVs. The partnership with RVshare allows the site to...
travelpulse

A New Way for Travelers to Find the Perfect RV Rental

With nearly 70% of travelers considering an RV trip in the next three months, partnering with VacationRenter will help u...
td

Traveling close to home: Summer 2020 vacation plans amidst COVID-19

VacationRenter noticed Americans are searching for travel spots closer to home. To explore this trend, they analyzed int...
thenewslens

Staycation in Taiwan: An Alternative To Flying Nowhere

In the United States, the average traveler in 2020 kept their destination within four hours from home, according to a su...
chicagotribune

Thinking of a staycation? Here are 8 of Chicago’s most Instagrammable short-term rentals.

According to data from Vacation rental search aggregator VacationRenter.com, nearly 80% of respondents agreed that there...
travelweekly

Rules of the road when planning a recreational vehicle trip

The biggest barrier to entry that I've had to explain away is that RVs are difficult to drive, said Buteux. And one of t...
forbes

Work-From-Home Advice For Owners Of Vacation Rentals

The VacationRenter team has provided five main takeaways for hosts revamping their rentals to appeal to a WFH guest.
msn

Best Weekend RV Trips to Take This Fall

[Acadia National Park] is famous for its ocean cliffs, rocky beaches and glacier-formed lakes, not to mention its mounta...
forbes

This Is Travel's New Normal: Say Hello To The American Staycation

These short-distance destinations, or nearcations, are also likely more affordable, which could be another factor for ca...
cheapsim

Best Weekend RV Trips to Take This Fall

A region legendary for its natural beauty, the town of Bar Harbor serves as the gateway to famed Acadia National Park.
departures

Everything You Need to Know Before Renting a Luxe RV

To answer all our RV queries, we tapped VacationRenter’s head of organic growth, Zander Buteux, who lives full time in a...
texarkanagazette

Tool predicts fall foliage peaks, by state

Data from VacationRenter.com shows that Lake Willoughby, Burlington and Stowe are the most-booked fall destinations in V...
unionleader

Tool shows when fall foliage may peak in every state

Those planning a Vermont foliage trip may be interested in taking a train ride through the state on Amtrak's Vermonter r...
washingtonpost

Ready for fall? This tool will tell you exactly when autumn foliage will peak in every state.

As far as where to stay, data from VacationRenter.com shows that Lake Willoughby, Burlington and Stowe are the most-book...
psl

5 Popular Rental Properties in Palm Springs

According to VacationRenter, among the top five amenities house renters look for in Palm Springs is a pool followed by a...
rvblogo

COVID-19, Location Has RV Rentals on the Rise in Las Vegas

As far as interest in Las Vegas goes, proximity to popular tourism destinations in the Southwest has been a huge selling...
USAToday

Las Vegas RV rentals are surging. Here's why

This glittering entertainment and gambling destination ranks as the No. 3 most popular city for RV bookings, according t...
rgj

Las Vegas RV rentals are surging. Here's why

Renters that took part in the survey listed national parks, mountain ranges and beaches as their most common destination...
lifehacker

How to Get 2-for-1 Amtrak Roomettes Until August 15

Given that our world now consists of living in “bubbles” in which we can control our environment and feel (at least some...
thisismibest

Crystal Mountain is your northern Michigan home base for a summer ‘staycation’

In fact, 84% of people feel “extremely or moderately comfortable” about traveling by car right now, according to a Vacat...
departures

How to Travel Safely in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

[Marco del Rosario] recommends travelers “map out where the gas stations are along the way to your destination, which re...
travelagentcentral

RV Travel: The New Trend

VacationRenter has seen growth in travelers interested in RV rentals, indicating a major surge in this mode of travel. T...
readers-digest-logo

Your Road Trip Essentials Checklist

According to VacationRenter, searches for RVs were up more than 350 percent at the beginning of the summer compared to t...
thrillist

How to Feel (and Smell) Fresh During a Long-Haul Road Trip

“Perfect Bars, Pro Bars, fruits, nuts, trail mix, hummus, pita chips, PB&J, a loaf of bread, kombuchas and other beverag...
forbes

Miss Traveling To Europe? These 10 U.S. Towns And Cities Offer European Charm

Swiss/German vibe, Leavenworth, Washington: This city’s landscape and architecture capture a mix of Swiss and German aes...
travelpulse

Americans Are Still Vacationing, Just Not as Far Away

VacationRenter’s survey found two specific variables that weighed heavily into U.S. travelers’ decisions about travel fo...
sfgate

Vacationers are still traveling – just not as far

VacationRenter.com found that many [travelers] have been actively looking for destination options closer to home than in...
travelpulse

Expert Tips for First-Time RV Renters

New data coming from search site VacationRenter shows that RV bookings are up by more than 300 percent amid the COVID-19...
rvblogo

All Aboard The ‘Land Yachts’ As RV Bookings Spike 1000%

VacationRenter is an aggregator that allows travelers to search for any and every kind of holiday and recently partnered...
travelleisure

It's National Forest Week — Here's How to Celebrate

Data from VacationRenter shared with Travel + Leisure shows that rentals near many major forests have seen major increas...
forbes

All Aboard The ‘Land Yachts’ As RV Bookings Spike 1000%

“We are also seeing a strong surge in destinations within less than a 3-hour drive from cities as travelers look for mor...
forbes

Travel As We Know It Is Over: Now It’s Isolationist, Individual And Always Behind A Steering Wheel

Marco del Rosario, Chief Operating Officer at VacationRenter states, “we are seeing two major trends: growing demand for...
telemundo

Consejos para unas vacaciones seguras con niños durante el verano de COVID-19

De acuerdo con el sitio VacationRenter, las búsquedas de autocaravanas aumentaron un 350 por ciento desde mayo.
parents

These Are the Safest Ways to Vacation with Kids During the Summer of COVID-19

RVs are popular this summer. No, we mean really popular. RV searches were up 350 percent in May, according to data from ...
USAToday

Best cities to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cities across the country will take to the streets on Cinco de Mayo to celebrate, and VacationRenter and Dreamstime have...
petplace

The Ultimate Guide to Road Tripping with Your Dog

An alternative to hotel stay is renting an RV. “Not all hotels are pet friendly, and if they are, many charge a pet-fee....
parade

25 Picture-Perfect Beach Vacations Ideas Where You Can Soak Up the Sun In Style

Tucked away in the southernmost point of South Carolina, Hilton Head is the ideal beachy vacation destination for anyone...
td

VacationRenter and Outdoorsy partner to bring easy RV access to millions

VacationRenter, a company that aggregates the best vacation rental listings from around the web, and Outdoorsy, the worl...
td

Americans prefer road trips than flying

Vacation rental listings aggregator VacationRenter and Outdoorsy have announced a partnership to make personalised, easy...
shorttermrentalz

Automation, machine learning and RV rentals: Marco del Rosario, VacationRenter

ShortTermRentalz speaks to VacationRenter COO Marco del Rosario about the company’s recent partnership with peer-to-peer...
rvblogo

Outdoorsy Announces Alignment with VacationRenter

VacationRenter, a company that aggregates vacation rental listings from around the web, and peer-to-peer rental provider...
rvpro

VacationRenter, Outdoorsy Partner

VacationRenter, a company that aggregates vacation rental listings, and Outdoorsy, a peer-to-peer RV rental platform, ha...
rvpro

Outdoorsy Partnership Shows a Lot of Promise

What happens when you pair one of the leading peer-to-peer RV rental platforms with a vacation trip aggregator? Well, as...
shorttermrentalz

VacationRenter and Outdoorsy partner for enhanced RV access

Vacation rental aggregator VacationRenter has announced a partnership with peer-to-peer RV rental platform Outdoorsy in ...
wrkr

Michigan Has The Top Christmas Holiday City

That city is of course Frankenmuth which was just named the top US city for holiday spirit by VacationRenter.com.
popsugar

7 Creative Ways to Save on Holiday Travel — Straight From the Experts

Marco Del Rosario, COO of VacationRenter.com, recommends shipping your gifts directly to your destination, especially if...
wwj-newsradio

Frankenmuth Named America's Top Town For Christmas Spirit

Frankenmuth, Mich., was recently named the best city in America to get in the holiday spirit by VacationRenter.com.
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Michigan's Frankenmuth named top US city for holiday vibes

Planning your next holiday getaway just got a little easier. Frankenmuth, Michigan, has been named the top U.S. city to ...
mlive

Frankenmuth, Michigan’s ’Little Bavaria,’ named top U.S. city for holiday vibes

Located in Saginaw County, VacationRenter.com listed Michigan’s “Little Bavaria as the top city in the United States for...
cheapsim

20 Ways to Save Money on Gas for Your RV

When strapping belongings to an RV, it's best to reduce all the pockets and walls of material that can be caught by the ...
the-irish-post

WOAH NESSIE: Your ultimate holiday guide for hunting global folklore

A new guide, devised by VacationRenter, outlines the best spots in the world to hunt global folklore while experiencing ...
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13 Little Etiquette Rules to Always Follow in Vacation Rentals

“Owners will typically mark ‘pet-friendly’ if it is, but if it’s unclear, ask before you book if you can bring your pet ...
abc7

Long Beach named one of spookiest cities in U.S. thanks to haunted Queen Mary

The list by VacationRenter puts Salem, Mass. - home of the witch trials of the 1600s - at the top of the list. Sleepy Ho...
USAToday

5 scenic fall road trips, from the Florida coast to California's national parks

Scroll through for gorgeous photos (courtesy of Dreamstime) paired with helpful guides and maps to the ultimate road tri...
Cincinnati-logo

It's National Beer Lovers Day. Here's an ode to Grand Rapids.

It was named the No. 4 beer lovers' destination in the United States, according to a study by VacationRenter
Detroit_Free_Press_Logo

It's National Beer Lovers Day. Here's an ode to Grand Rapids.

It was named the No. 4 beer lovers' destination in the United States, according to a study by VacationRenter
foodsided

The four best foodie cities aren’t the names you expect

Recently, VacationRenter “surveyed over 1,000 people across the U.S.” and asked where is the best foodie destination?
the-know

Five Colorado hot air balloon festivals to look forward to this summer

Plan now for live music, carnival activities and much more
nashville-post

Nashville ranks third nationally as food destination

A recent VacationRenter survey has yielded Nashville as the third-most popular U.S. food destination among respondents.
austin360

Austin named one of five best cities to visit for barbecue

Looking to expand your smoked meat horizons? Travel website VacationRenter has published its list of the best barbecue c...
td

Ex-Google employees want AI to help travellers find the perfect vacation rental

As more travellers are looking for bespoke accommodations, former Google employees are looking for better ways to make i...
USAToday

The most LGBTQ-friendly cities in the US, according to travelers

Cities across the U.S. are celebrating Pride Month — but which cities are the most LGBTQ-friendly, outside of San Franci...
austin360

Austin has so many bachelorette parties, there’s a beer named after them

A new survey by VacationRenter cited four U.S. cities, not including the obvious choice of Las Vegas, as worth exploring...
businessInsider

7 places to visit if you love vodka

With such a storied history, there are several destinations a vodka fan might travel to learn about and experience the s...
digital-journal

Q&A: Travel startup paves way for industry consolidation

Travel startup VacationRenter uses an AI platform to consolidate vacation rental listings from the top sites into one pl...
bloomberg

Ex-Googlers Take On Former Employer in Vacation-Rental Search

A group of former Google employees are ramping up growth at a startup that seeks to grab a piece of the rapidly expandin...
Martha-Stewart

10 Destinations to Visit to See Gorgeous Spring Flowers

Who knew you could find a sea of 100,000 tulips just a few hours north of New York City?
USAToday

Best cities to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cities across the country will take to the streets on Cinco de Mayo to celebrate, and VacationRenter and Dreamstime have...
mlive

Grand Rapids is No. 4 beer destination in United States, travel survey says

Compiled by VacationRenter, the shortlist of American cities was created after more than 1,000 travelers were surveyed t...
newsweek

The Most Gay-Friendly City In America—The Answer Is Surprising

VacationRenter, a vacation portal site that uses artificial intelligence, asked more than 1,000 respondents what they co...
mic

5 small-town destinations you can access from big-city airports

“Part of the draw is Oval Beach, a sandy shoreline that feels like an ocean-front beach instead of a Midwestern lake fro...
USAToday

St. Patrick’s Day: 10 cities with great celebrations

To help you celebrate the March 17 holiday, VacationRenter rounded up 10 cities in the United States with great St. Patr...
westword

St. Patrick's Day in Denver: It's Not Easy Being Green

In its list of 'Best Places to Go for St. Patrick's Day,' vacationrenter.com rates Denver at fifth
pennlive

The best place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is… Pittsburgh?

VacationRenter has listed the Steel City as one of the best spots for celebrating the Irish culture festival. It was the...
travelboulder

Why Boulder Is A Top Destination For Solo Travelers

VacationRenter surveyed more than 1,000 people around the country. Their top solo getaway: good ol’ Boulder.
the-know

St. Patrick’s Day 2019 in Denver: where to eat, drink and party

Ten things not to be missed, from block parties to green wine slushies
krqe

Taos recognized as underrated spring break destination

According to a new survey from Vacation Renter, Taos is an unconventional option. However, there are plenty of activitie...
popsugar

6 Insider Secrets For Living Life to the Fullest on Your Spring Getaway

As Phil Santoro, cofounder of VacationRenter, told us, overstacking your itinerary would put you in a sticky situation
td

Talking 2019 travel trends with VacationRenter co-founder

Phil Santoro, co-founder of VacationRenter, on 2019 Travel Trends, shared his thoughts on what to expect this year in th...
the-mercury-news

Holiday travel advice you won’t find anywhere else

“For travelers who can’t, or don’t want to stay with family members over the holidays, hotels aren’t the only option,” s...
the-seattle-times

Strategies for surviving holiday travel

“For travelers who can’t, or don’t want to stay with family members over the holidays, hotels aren’t the only option,” s...
USAToday

Holiday travel advice you won't find anywhere else

Book early. Give yourself a little extra time at the airport or on the road. Prepare for bad weather.
pennlive

10 spookiest cities in the U.S.; see which two from Pa. made the cut

VacationRenter, a website specializing in helping travelers find vacation rentals, has released its list of the ten spoo...
lonelyplanet

Want to bring your dog away with you? Palm Springs comes top for dog-friendly vacations

VacationRenter found that “pet-friendly” is the second most searched rental amenity among travellers, and some cities ha...
desertsun

Palm Springs ranks No. 1 for dog-friendly vacation rentals. Find out what other desert cities chart high

Palm Springs topped the list of 50 cities with 43 percent of rental listings across VacationRenter’s database of propert...
businessInsider

10 tips for planning the perfect staycation

'A proper staycation is all about experiencing your city in a new light — and there is no better way to do that than sta...
usnews

Is Owning an Airbnb a Smart Investment?

The old adage “location, location, location” is true even more in vacation rental ownership.
digital-journal

Q&A: Why vacation rentals are on the rise

For the vacation and travel sector, the vacation rentals sector is showing impressive growth. David Kolodny and Phil San...
fastcompany

This new vacation rental site pulls together listings from across the internet

Searching for the perfect beach bungalow for your vacation? No need to exacerbate your carpal tunnel syndrome, because f...