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Vacation Rentals

You Can Vacation In One Of Chip And Joanna Gaines's 'Fixer Upper' Homes

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 08.17.2016 | HuffPost Home

“Fixer Upper” fans, rejoice. You can now stay in one of the homes renovated by wizards design extraordinaire duo Chip and Joanna Gaines. According...

This Mega-Sized Vacation Home Comes With Slot Machines, Laser Tag And A Human Bowling Alley

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel

New York may have the hottest clubs, but Florida has the hottest vacation homes by a long shot. Yup, even Saturday Night Live’s savviest culture ma...

You Won't Believe These Beachside Rentals Are Below $250 Per Person

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
SmarterTravel

From the Keys to Kona to Cuba, you can find your beachside bliss with vacation rentals just a stone's throw from some of the world's most beautiful wa...

Airbnb: I'm Not Trying to Break Up With You, But I Think We Should See Other People

David Landsel | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
David Landsel

Let's get this out of the way: Airbnb is fairly amazing. These days, with the click of a button, you're at home pretty much anywhere around the globe, whenever you want to be. Yes, Airbnb is terrific -- until it's not.

Why You Might Want To Think Twice About Using Airbnb Internationally

Map Happy | Posted 03.10.2017 | Travel
Map Happy

Because I understand the pitfalls of traveling internationally (there are so many things that can go wrong) and the weakness of some of Airbnb's claim...

Santa Barbara Tourism Industry Under Fire by City Council Regulation

Kiley Smith | Posted 03.03.2017 | Travel
Kiley Smith

A new study measuring the impact of short-term home rentals in Santa Barbara County, one of California's top tourism destinations, shows that the indu...

Several Essential Tools for Managing an Airbnb When You're Not There

Map Happy | Posted 12.21.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

The key to running a great Airbnb listing is having somebody who works from home who can also manage the property. But sometimes that's not possible w...

This Is Where The Obamas Are Staying For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.22.2015 | HuffPost Home

The Obamas arrived for their annual Christmas vacation in Kailua on Saturday, settling into the laid-back beach town on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. I...

The Ten Commandments of Being A Good Airbnb Guest

SmarterTravel | Posted 11.24.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Though Airbnb's user reviews empower travelers to make educated decisions, what's not often considered is that your hosts can also review you. But the feedback you get on your Airbnb page is important. Here's what you need to know.

Finding Your Niche, Ex-Pat Style

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.06.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Last year, a chance encounter with Einstein's legacy and its keepers, the Landau brothers reignited my passion for physics and math. My search for cl...

The Cooking Essentials for Traveling

Map Happy | Posted 10.05.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Now, there's a whole wide world of travel cooking gear and how-tos out there but it's pretty useless if you can't get your mittens on some salt, pepper and oil, so we're gonna start with finding the basics.

Is A Vacation Villa Right For You?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.21.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you're looking for a well-appointed getaway that offers some of the hotel luxuries you've come to expect, but without the cookie-cutter feel of a resort, luxury vacation villas offer a compromise.

How to Avoid a Vacation Rental Nightmare

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.20.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Before you book your next vacation rental, read these tips to understand your consumer rights and what you can do if the property isn't what you expected.

Top 10 Weird And Wonderful Things You Can Rent

Cheapflights | Posted 07.31.2016 | Travel
Cheapflights

Some may seem far-fetched, but might actually be extremely useful to you on your next trip. While you might write them off at first, you may find yourself wondering, "Why didn't I think of that!?"

I Made $41,879 As An AirBNB Host

Kelly Kampen | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Kelly Kampen

I started out like anyone else, skeptical but intrigued. Who is going to rent my room? Is it safe. Luckily AirBNB has a pretty good verification, review and rating system. So I figured what the heck, let me give it a shot.

7 Castles That Will Help You Live Out Your 'Game Of Thrones' Dreams

JustLuxe | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
JustLuxe

Since Americans have a never-ending fascination with British kings and queens, it got us wondering what it'd be like to rent out a palace on our next vacation.

Best Villa Rental Agencies

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

These days, many villa rental agencies double as personal concierges, organizing private tours of museums, hands-on cooking classes, and more. These experts have you covered.

LOOK: The Gorgeous Hawaii Rentals Obama Should've Booked

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.31.2014 | HuffPost Home

We get why the Obama family loves going to Hawaii every year for Christmas, but after seven years of renting a place on the same island (Oahu) and in ...

The Nitty Gritty Details You Need To Know Before You Rent A Vacation Home

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel

It's vacation time in our minds -- thank you holidays! -- and we're planning (or more likely dreaming) about that vacation we'll be taking soon. But t...

How Airbnb Will Change the Way You Travel

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Michael and I have been on the road for over three years now with no fixed address, yet people still ask us where we call home. We finally have a good answer: we live at Airbnb.

5 Tips Landlords Must Know Before Wrapping-Up Seasonal Rentals

Andrew Lieb | Posted 11.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Andrew Lieb

Just because the term of the lease is over does not mean that the landlord automatically gets their seasonal rental property back. In many States, the tenant must surrender possession of the property prior to the landlord retaking possession.

Useful Tips on Renting a Family-friendly Villa

MiniTime | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

Traveling with family or a large group? Renting a villa may be a better value than a hotel. With the right villa rental, you'll have more space, family-friendly amenities and can live like locals rather than tourists. Plus, depending on the villa, you can save money.

Renting Out Your Vacation Home -- What Are The Tax Rules?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

A vacation home can provide you and your family with precious R & R, and it can also be a source of income in the right circumstances. But unfortunately the tax rules for renting out your home can be mind-numbingly complex, depending your intentions and circumstances.

Strangest Vacation Rentals (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whichever of these 15 quirky properties captures your imagination, you can be sure a stay will reboot your reality.

6 Tips for Planning the Perfect Family Reunion

Home Away | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel
Home Away

Family reunions have been gaining in popularity for the past several decades and show no sign of slowing.