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How to make big money from your vacation home
04/17/14 USA TODAY According to FlipKey, the average homeowner in its network earns $26,000 a year.
Would you travel to see museums on neon or spuds? List says you should
04/01/14 Los Angeles Times If you have a hankering for banjos or spuds, salt or neon, there’s a museum for you, according to a new list of such repositories in all 50 states.
Give your house keys to a stranger?
03/31/14 BBC The largest peer-to-peer rental websites including Airbnb, Flipkey, Homeaway operate in more than 140 countries. But no matter where you are, the threat of damage to your home or unexpected hiccups in the rental process can make it seem daunting to get started.
FlipKey - Office Tour [Slideshow]
03/12/14 Venture Fizz Welcome to the FlipKey Office Tour!
Plan Your Vacation
02/24/14 NBC Online vacation-home giant Flipkey.com reports over 40-percent of its properties already have reservations for either June, July or August.
Dreaming About a Summer Rental? Act Soon
01/28/14 New York Times The race is on. There may be snow on the ground but if you want to rent a summer house in some of the most competitive markets in the northeast — the Hamptons, Cape Cod, the Jersey Shore — it’s time to put down your shovel and pick up your checkbook. Novice renter? Not to worry. Here’s a primer.
FlipKey Names Top Ten Vacation Rental Destinations
12/30/13 Travel + Leisure All eyes are on Brazil, host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. It should be no surprise then that Rio de Janeiro tops the list for the number one vacation rental destination for next year, as determined by FlipKey®, a leading vacation rental website.
The 20 Most Expensive Seasonal Rentals for Christmas and New Year's
12/14/13 Forbes There are many reasons spending the holidays in Costa Rica could be a fabulous way to go. For starters, the weather: right now it’s 74 degrees Farenheit in Turrialba, Costa Rica. That balmy area is home to Hacienda Santa Ines, a 10-room, 12-bathroom villa situated on 300 acres in Costa Rica’s Tres Rios mountain range. Going price for the holiday week: $192,000.
Renting a house for $6,000 per night?
12/10/13 FOX Business FlipKey VP of Marketing Eric Horndahl on house rentals during the week of the Super Bowl.
It's becoming a breeze to rent Caribbean villas
12/04/13 USA TODAY Sometimes a hotel room just isn't enough. For those in search of parlors and patios to gather a far-flung family or privacy in the form of their own moonlit pool, booking a villa, cottage or condo is the way to go.
For North Jersey homeowners, rentals may be ticket to Super Bowl windfall
11/17/13 NorthJersey.com With the Super Bowl less than three months away, more North Jersey homeowners are trying to rent out their homes to out-of-town football fans — asking as much as $10,000 a night.
Food Fights: Which Country Deserves the Credit for Some of Your Favorite Eats?
10/07/13 Huffington Post Today, when one thinks of pasta, one almost always thinks of Italy. Italian cuisine is serious business for gastronomy enthusiasts around the world and many of its fans would agree that the country has perfected the art of all things pasta related.
Top 5 travel mistakes — and how to avoid them
09/08/13 The Boston Globe Common weekend travel errors that are easily avoidable.
Beach house bonanza: Rent in September for big savings
09/02/13 USA TODAY It's no secret that prices plunge at popular beach resorts after families head home for the start of school. Now vacation rental site Flipkey has done an analysis of just how much you can expect to save if you plan your beach vacation after Labor Day.
5 Best Villas in Vieques, Puerto Rico
08/30/13 ISLANDS Magazine If you're thinking about traveling to Puerto Rico, might we suggest one of these swoon-worthy villas? Private beaches, cozy pools and plenty of space — the Vieques villas that Islands photographer Zach Stovall visited have it all, but these are the digs he chooses as the best.
FlipKey simplifies holiday rentals with Book Now feature
07/31/13 Travolution Holiday rentals specialist Flipkey.com has made 90,000 properties bookable online with the addition of a new Book Now feature.
Things to Do in the Land of the Royal Family
07/25/13 Huffington Post The entire world is excited for the royal baby to finally join Prince William and Duchess Kate. With all the excitement, we're just about ready to book a trip to visit the royal family in person.
Best deals on travel
05/23/13 CNN Money Money magazine's Best Deals on Everything: Your guide to the latest vacation bargains in Mexico, Greece and Disney World. Plus, how to get cheap airfare
FlipKey Vieques Vacation Rentals: Sweet Island Stays
05/06/13 Voyage Vixens Ever stayed in a vacation rental versus a hotel? If you have, you’ll understand our enthusiasm for them. It’s like having a home away from home with all the comforts you don’t get in a hotel.
How to Rent a Vacation Condo
05/01/13 Better Homes and Gardens A condo or house can be a great option for a family vacation. Try these tips to avoid rental anguish.
10 Places to Forget About Winter
03/27/13 Huffington Post To mark the end of winter, travelers spread out to exotic locales across the globe, either to relax in warm weather or explore off-the-beaten-path cities.
5 family vacation bargains
03/08/13 CNN Money How to plan a vacation your whole family can enjoy -- and afford.
Essential Tips for Villa Rentals
03/01/13 Travel+Leisure Whether you’re looking for a Tuscan farmhouse, a seaside cottage on Maui, or a cozy flat in London, you’ll find your dream villa rental here.
The 5 Most Romantic Villas On Earth
02/13/13 Huffington Post From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, our travel experts have hand picked the sexiest and most romantic rentals of 2013.
Top 10 destinations for vacation rentals in 2013
01/14/13 USA Today FlipKey released search data revealing its top reservation requests for 2013. Of the top 10 destinations in FlipKey's network, seven are in the Sunshine State.
Summer vacation planning should start now
01/11/13 New England Cable News Millions have already started making summer plans; tips from FlipKey.com co-founder and Angie's List founder.
English Countryside Rentals Welcome Downton Abbey Fans
01/09/13 Huffington Post If you had your TiVo set to record this past weekend's season three premiere of the hit PBS series Downton Abbey, then take a look at this roundup of FlipKey's favorite vacation rentals nestled in the beautiful countryside of England.
Hobbit Homes You Can Rent
12/19/12 Huffington Post With The Hobbit hitting the big screen, most fantasy fans will be heading to the theaters. But if 3D isn't realistic enough for you, then gather your fellowship and set off on a quest to discover a true hobbit hole.
How To Pick The Perfect Family Vacation
11/28/12 Huffington Post Beach, city, or mountains? Stop pulling your hair out trying to pick your next family vacation. Every family is different, so before you start planning your next trip, we wanted to start you off on the right foot. Pick the essential shoes for your group's getaway and let us guide you to a great destination.
Nude Beaches: Vacation Rentals That Cater To Nude Tourists
08/20/12 Huffington Post FlipKey.com, the five-year-old rental site with 120,000 homes to its name, offers rentals based not only on proximity to nude beaches but also preferred rentals for nudists.
SPLURGE VS. STEAL: 10 London Apartment Rentals That Are Still Available For The Olympics
06/16/12 Business Insider If you're headed to the Olympic games in London this summer you'll need somewhere to stay, whether you're a hardcore sports fan in the market for a cheap-but-convenient rental or a vacationer looking for something a little more lavish. Our friends at FlipKey helped compile a list of splurge vs. steal rentals that are still available if you're looking for a last-minute place to stay for the London Olympics.
Film Sets As Vacation Rentals
05/05/12 Huffington Post Home, apartment and condo rental site FlipKey.com has created a list of eight properties around the world featured in movies that ordinary Joes can rent.
Homes for Rent During the 2012 Olympics
05/04/12 ABC News While there are hotel rooms still available, most are pricey and not necessarily the best choice for groups. With that in mind, vacation rental-home site FlipKey.com has combed through its London listings for homes available to rent during the Olympics.
7 Bargain Summer Destinations
04/27/12 Smart Money Most years, waiting until late April to book your summer vacation meant missing out on the best deals. But this spring -- thanks to a glut of rentals and un-booked hotel rooms -- experts say it's still possible to score a cheap trip.
04/01/12 The Sydney Morning Herald Do a search on flipkey.com and you might well find a property that will suit you. On this site you can access reviews from past guests. Take a look at Casa Serena, a two-bedroom villa with its own pool just south of Arezzo.
Rent a Movie or TV Set
03/27/12 ABC News Here are 10 locales that were used for movies and TV shows compiled by FlipKey, TripAdvisor's vacation rental marketplace. Some of these locations were actual sets for Hollywood scenes while others allow you to at least feel as if you are living in the big- or small-picture settings.
Find a Great Vacation House on the Cheap
02/27/12 Redbook Our faves are homeaway.com, the largest online marketplace for rentals, and TripAdvisor's flipkey.com, which posts real, unedited rental reviews by certified past guests only (so you know it's not just the property manager's false praise).
Realtor gives fans license to rent
02/18/12 Variety FlipKey, a division of TripAdvisor, recently added a listing of homes to rent that have appeared on TV shows like MTV's "Real World," films like Summit's "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1," the James Bond actioner "Quantum of Solace" and "Scarface," or homes in which Orson Welles and rock stars Jim Morrison and Iggy Pop once lived.
10 places you never thought you could afford
02/16/12 USA Today If you're looking for even more savings, beat those notorious New York hotel rates by booking alternative accommodations on sites like Airbnb and Flipkey. We found one-bedroom apartment rentals in Manhattan listed on Airbnb for as little as $100 per night for high-season summer stays.
Mom tips: 9 ways to save money on Valentine's Day
02/08/12 The Orange County Register Plan a getaway: Have a sitter and want to get away but don't want to spend a fortune? Or maybe you want to bring the kids on a getaway? Try this Santa Monica Vacation rental from Flipkey.com. Just minutes away from the beach, what better way to spend the weekend?
Top 5 Weirdest Vacation Rentals
12/09/11 ABC News The travel lodging site FlipKey.com just released its list of the Top 5 Weirdest Vacation Rentals.
Win a Week-Long Vacation Through FlipKey
12/07/11 Ask Miss A Here is an early Christmas present from Santa’s Little Elves at Flipkey.com! As a writer at Miss A who loves to eat food from many different cultures, I thought it was my duty to pass on the knowledge of this competition!
How to Rent out Your House or Vacation Property
12/07/11 Fox Business Take clear, crisp photos that accurately show the property. You want guests to feel as though they stayed in exactly what they saw online, but also show the listing in its best light. Jennifer Conway, spokesperson for FlipKey, recommends taking pictures from a balcony or at other angles that highlight the property's amenities.
FlipKey at a Glance
FlipKey is a leading vacation rental service featuring the world's largest collection of verified vacation rental guest reviews. FlipKey currently features more than 240,000 vacation homes offering vacationers the unique advantages of more personal space, superior amenities and ideal locations throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico and Europe. FlipKey is majority owned by TripAdvisor, LLC and powers the vacation rental experience on TripAdvisor.com.