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Vacation Rentals

5 Tips Landlords Must Know Before Wrapping-Up Seasonal Rentals

Andrew M. Lieb | Posted 09.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Andrew M. 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 08.22.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 08.05.2014 | 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.

What We Learned Living In 20 Different Homes In 3 Years

Lynne Martin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

Imagine learning to cook in 20 different kitchens, operate 20 different washing machines and TVs, find the 20 best bus stops, subway stations, ferries or taxi stands, all without speaking the native language!

Have You Stayed in One of These?

Home Away | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Home Away

What will make your summer vacay the most memorable, one-of-a-kind trip this year? We've got a million options. No, literally a million!

Keep a Lid on Vacation Costs

Jason Alderman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Jason Alderman

I'm not a big believer in pre-planning every single detail -- sometimes the best vacation moments are spontaneous. But unless your rich uncle is paying for the trip, you'll need to do a certain amount of preparation or your budget will fly out the window.

Please Tax Us: Airbnb Offers City $21 Million

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.25.2014 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

Discouraging new forms of entrepreneurism that threaten established businesses, is a classic form of government interference that affects many different industries in the urban marketplace.

5 Surprising Ways People Are Using Airbnb

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.17.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Airbnb CEO and cofounder Brian Chesky was in our office this morning talking about his company's plans for the future. While he mentioned many interesting things, the most fascinating was his list of the unexpected ways people use Airbnb.

Relax on the Edge of Forever: 8 Breathtaking Infinity Pools

FlipKey | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
FlipKey

Many homes today have a swimming pool, but how many homeowners can boast that they have a luxury infinity pool with the perfect view? Curious about wh...

8 Ways to Earn More Money on AirBnB

Amiad Soto | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business
Amiad Soto

Airbnb'ing your place is not as easy as it seems! Like any income-generating business, it requires doing your homework and a lot of planning. That being said, doing it right can be very lucrative, sometimes generating more income than your full-time job.

5 Rules For Choosing A Fantastic Vacation Rental

Lynne Martin | Posted 12.24.2013 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

All furnished rentals are NOT created equal. I say this with authority because my husband and I have been living internationally in other people's rented spaces for almost three years; from Portugal to Turkey, from Paris to Morocco, in Mexico, Berlin, London, Italy, Ireland, California, and Buenos Aires.

8 Airbnb Hawaii Rentals That Will Put Your Hotel To Shame

Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel

Hawaii is a place like no other, so if you come to visit, why not stay in a home like no other. Picture yourself in a yurt, micro-house, tree house, o...

PHOTOS: Inside The Most Romantic Beachside Home

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

With the end of summer rapidly approaching, we're trying to cram in some beach time. If only we could plan a trip to the Breakers Home, an adorable li...

The San Diego Beach That Swallowed up My Family

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Each trip to San Diego started with the best of intentions. We wanted to visit the famous San Diego Zoo with our three young children. And then we arrived in Mission Beach, and it all fell through, like the coarse gray sand slips through your fingers. We were grounded.

Being The Best House Guest

Maile Keone | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

According to ustravel.org., residents of the United States logged 1.6 billion personal trips in 2012. When I travel, my preference is to always stay in a hotel. I suppose that comes from my father.

8 Ways to Save Big on Summer Travel

Budget Travel | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Here are our favorite insider secrets and online tools to get you where you want to be.

Content Marketing Close-Up: Airbnb's Content Strategy

Amanda Fayer | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Amanda Fayer

Airbnb has single-handedly disrupted the traditional model of short-term vacation rentals. The online service is the web's hottest peer-to-peer rental service, giving users the ability to virtually tour apartments and homes available for rent by actual owners.

7 Offbeat American Hotels

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Summer is way more than just cookouts, beaches and bonfires. It's also that special time of year when millions of travelers hit the road and embark on cross-country adventures. From mid-century kitsch to caveman chic, these offbeat hotels will leave your head spinning and won't kill your wallet.

Tree Houses You Can Live In

Vanity Fair | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
Vanity Fair

AirBnB has seen property owners rent their private Scottish castles, retro, pastel-colored VW vans, igloos, and -- drumroll -- tree houses.

The Coolest Vacation Rental Infinity Pools

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel

There is nothing better in the world than catching some rays on the beach, sitting so close to the water you can feel the mist of the breaking waves o...

5 Affordable Cities For Vacation Home Rentals

Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty

Florida -- with its warm temperatures, amusement parks, no income taxes and active post 50 population -- has been synonymous with retirees and family ...

A Simple Story of Mind-Blowing Customer Service

Maile Keone | Posted 08.09.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

Throughout my years of being on the road, I've become mesmerized by the wide variation in the levels of customer service. For me, one recent experience has set an entire new level of expectation.

5 Villas to Host An Over-The-Top Dream Wedding

JustLuxe | Posted 08.07.2013 | Weddings
JustLuxe

(Photo Credit: Norina Jane of Iconic Bride) Summer is undoubtedly wedding season, which means you're either attending a ceremony, in the wedding par...