Spoken Language: English
Business: Hospitality, Travel
HomeAway Holiday-Rentals is the UK holiday rentals< site, connecting private homeowners who want to rent and profit from their holiday home with millions of travellers around the world who enjoy the space, freedom and value of a private holiday home over a hotel. Over 30,000 home owners and property managers trust us to market their property to the millions of travellers around the world who use our sites to find a holiday rental every year.
Based in London and founded in 1996, HomeAway Holiday-Rentals connects travellers with home owners and managers, providing access to a huge variety of great value, unique accommodation worldwide.
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals<, representing more than 540,000 paid holiday rental home listings throughout 120 countries. HomeAway offers an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations.
The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online. HomeAway also operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travellers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.
HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Travel Deals<
- France holiday deals
- Spain holiday deals
- Portugal holiday deals
- Italy holiday deals
- UK holiday deals
- Florida holiday deals
- Greece holiday deals
- Caribbean holiday deals and many more
Escape to the country<
Find your perfect rural hideaway this summer. Search for special offers in great rural destinations around the world and enjoy great deals for your holiday rental accommodation:
- Provence, France
- Umbria, Italy
- Tuscany, Italy
- Andalucia, Spain
- Dordogne, France
- Devon & Cornwall and many more
Classic Beach Breaks<
If you're dreaming of sun, sea and sand this summer, find a bargain holiday with our special offers in our most popular beach holiday destinations:
- Canary Islands deals
- Costa Blanca deals
- Cyprus holiday deals
- Costa del So deals
- Balearic Island deals
- Greek Island holiday deals
- Algarve holiday deals
- French Riviera deals and many more
Off the beaten track<
Whether you'd like to relax on an isolated tropical beach, explore exotic cities or head off into the jungle, find the perfect holiday rental for your adventures.
- Caribbean Islands
- South & Central America
- Andalcuia, Spain
- South East Asia
- India & Indian Ocean
- Mexico travel deals
- Irish countryside
- Croatia holiday deals and many more
HomeAway Traveller Protection<
HomeAway offers a transparent, trusted marketplace for holiday rentals. The site features traveller reviews, so you can read reports from previous guests to aid your decision and for extra peace of mind.
HomeAway is also one of the longest established holiday rentals websites. Since the site was founded in 1996, thousands of owners and millions of travellers have been using it for nearly 15 years to advertise their property and find the perfect home for their holiday.
In addition, we offer the highest levels of financial protection available in the industry with our free basic rental guarantee and have stringent checks and procedures in place to help protect against internet fraud.
HomeAway Basic Rental Guarantee against fraud
HomeAway.co.uk does its utmost to protect against fraudulent listings on our sites. However, in the highly unlikely case you should fall victim to a scam on our site and are not covered by other means, HomeAway.co.uk will reimburse up to 50% of the rental fee you have paid.
You are automatically covered by the HomeAway Basic Rental Guarantee when you make a booking enquiry about our property on our site. You do not need to register in advance to qualify for the Basic Rental Guarantee, but in the highly unlikely event you need to make a claim, simply contact our Customer Support team for a registration form.
Comprehensive trip insurance from Europ Assistance
If you'd like a more comprehensive insurance policy to cover your trip for events such as cancellation & medical emergency, please see more information from our partners at Europ Assistance.
Why Go Private?<
Benefits of renting a private holiday home over a hotel
Spend less, enjoy more<
Private holiday rentals offer exceptional value for money and are one of the most cost effective solutions for your holiday. With a private rental you can save up to 50% compared to the average family hotel stay so you're free to spend the saving on enjoying yourself! And, with great accommodation at affordable prices, you can afford real luxury for less.
A space to call your own<
When you stay in a private holiday rental, you'll never have to worry about being disturbed by hotel staff so you can enjoy your holiday in total privacy. And since you're not restricted to a single hotel room, you'll have plenty of space to spread out and enjoy your family time together. When night falls, you can tuck the kids up in bed and claim the evening for yourselves knowing they're sleeping safe and sound upstairs.
Make your own schedule<
With a private holiday rental, you choose to enjoy your holiday, your way. Unlike with a package deal, there are no restrictive check in times, dining options or tour schedules – you tailor your itinerary to suit you and your family. From choosing the attractions you want to visit, the restaurants you want to dine in and the experiences you want to have – you're free to come and go as you please.
The choice is yours<
With such a wide range of properties available, you set your own wish list. Whether you want your own private pool so the kids can splash around safely or outdoor dining so you can enjoy a family evening around the BBQ – the choice is yours. From luxuries such as a private pool or jacuzzi to everyday comforts such as satellite TV or internet access – we'll have the perfect property to match your needs.
Get all your friends and family together<
Want to enjoy a getaway where there's space for everyone? Whether you're thinking of a New Years Eve with friends in the city, or a family reunion at an idyllic country retreat – private holiday rentals offer plenty space and privacy for the whole party to get together, whatever the occasion. And what's more, the larger the group, the lower the cost per head, so private holiday rentals offer great value group holidays.
Share the perfect family meal<
Flexible dining options are one of the many benefits of a private holiday rental. You can cater to your own family's tastes by creating mouth-watering meals, cooked with the freshest ingredients from the local markets – or choose to escape the cooking completely and enjoy regional delicacies in the best local restaurants. Even if it's just somewhere to make tea & toast in the morning, your own kitchen is invaluable.
Great for the whole family, even your dog!<
Private rentals can be the perfect solution for pet lovers. With plenty of pet friendly rentals to choose from across the UK and beyond, you'll not only be able to enjoy a great holiday for the whole family but save money on expensive kennel fees and rest assured your pet is safe and sound.
HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Top 10s<
At HomeAway Holiday-Rentals, every day we come across thousands of gorgeous holiday homes worldwide that take our breath away and fuel our desire to travel even more! So here, we would like to share with you our favourite 'Top 10s' in various categories; from luxury winter sun villas, to cosy cottages, ski chalets, fairytale castles and more...
Whether you are looking for some holiday inspiration or just enjoy day-dreaming about your perfect holiday home, here you will find a wide range of unique and stunning properties. But don't forget, although here we've selected the best of the best, it's not just luxury properties that are available to rent. Thanks to the huge number of people who have bought holiday homes, there are plenty to choose from. So whatever your budget, holidaying in your own private property is not out of reach.
The Grantourismo Project<
At HomeAway we are strong advocates of renting holiday homes. Between us, we have stayed in an impressive number of properties, discovering for ourselves the benefits of staying in a private home instead of a hotel. Having more space and privacy; the option to come and go as you please or simply kick back and relax; cooking up a local treat and generally enjoying a more authentic holiday experience.
Whatever type of holiday you’re looking for, and whatever type of home, there will be something to suit. Why settle for just a room when you can have so much more?
What is The Grantourismo Project?<
It is our mission, along with seasoned travel-writing and globe-trotting duo Lara Dunston &Terry Carter, to help more people discover this unique and liberating way of travelling. Although many people have been holidaying in private rentals for years, many are still to try it and yet it caters so well for the millions of travellers today who are looking for a more experiential, more involving holiday.
In 2010, HomeAway.co.uk sent Lara &Terry around the world in holiday homes so they could chronicle their experiences and share them with you as they went, showing you a new way to travel and discover the world. The properties, the local secrets, the sites, smells and sounds they discover along the way, those hidden gems off the beaten track, plus their top tips for truly making your home where you hang your hat.
HomeAway Holiday-Rentals advertising services<
We advertise your property to over 40 million potential guests.
- Top rankings & paid advertising on leading search engines
- International advertising in 11 languages on HomeAway's market leading holiday rentals sites
- No commission to pay on your bookings and money back guarantee for all 1st time advertisers
15 years of expertise available to you through our Owner Resources and monthly newsletters
- Full page advert with 24 photos included
- Your property is automatically translated and published on 13 market-leading HomeAway sites in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands
- HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Affiliate Marketing Programme
Become an Affiliate and start earning revenue today!<
HomeAway Holiday-Rentals is the leading holiday rentals website that connects holiday homeowners with travellers who seek the space, privacy and amenities of holiday rental homes versus that of hotels.
We have teamed up with Commission Junction to provide our publishers with an attractive affiliate programme that provides trusted third-party tracking, real-time reporting and monthly commission cheques.
HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Effective advertising solutions for Property Managers<
Welcome to HomeAway.co.uk for Property Managers. If you have more than 5 properties in your portoflio, speak to one of our dedicated account managers about how we can maximise your advertising spend with our tailor-made subscription packages and discounts for multiple listings. Why choose us? Our dedicated team are here to help you manage your account and deliver results
- Discounts for multiple listings
- Support of a dedicated account manager
- Commission free lead generation<
- Multi-lingual Customer Support
- Global team of more than 750 dedicated to publishing holiday homes online
- Part of HomeAway Inc, the worldwide leader in online holiday rentals
About our service
- Exposure to over 40 million holidaymakers a year
- Full advert on the UK's number 1 site
- Free basic adverts on 13 HomeAway sites in Europe, the USA, Canada & Mexico
- Top search engine placement for your keywords on Google and Yahoo!
- Unparalleled marketing team investing millions in online advertising, PR and SEO
HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Media Sales<
HomeAway, Inc. operates the world’s leading and most-established websites around the world. In the United Kingdom, we operate HomeAway Holiday-Rentals and Owners Direct.
With 480,000 global listings, HomeAway connects homeowners and property managers with travellers who seek the space, value and facilities of holiday rentals instead of hotels. HomeAway sites are the most-trusted and visited² holiday rental websites worldwide. Reach the Affluent, Engaged Traveller:
- The #4 site in the travel information market
- Over 700,000 unique visitors monthly
- Over 18 million page views monthly
Our audience is made up of holiday rental bookers. Holiday rental bookers spend twice as much, travel more frequently and for longer periods of time than the average leisure traveller. They are also more tech savvy and appreciate quality³. This makes for a compelling target for a large breadth of advertisers.
Advertising Opportunities and Partnerships
We offer advertising in all formats with wide range of targetting options, customised media plans, integration opportunities and a sales team ready to assist you.
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