Based in Sydney, HomeAway.com.au launched in July 2011 following the acquisition of realholidays.com.au from the REA Group. The group has the largest and most diverse selection of holiday homes around the world, with more than 1 million properties across 190 countries.
HomeAway connects homeowners and property managers with travellers who seek the space, value and amenities of holiday rental homes as an alternative to hotels. With detailed property descriptions, photos and list of amenities and nearby attractions, HomeAway is a one-stop website that makes it easy to find and compare properties all over the world. The site features thousands of reviews where travellers compare the accuracy of a listing to a property they have rented through the site.
About HomeAway, Inc.
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online holiday rentals, representing more than 1 million paid holiday rental home listings throughout 190 countries. HomeAway offers an extensive selection of holiday homes that provide travellers 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 holiday rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online. The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading holiday rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; Fewo-Direkt.de in Germany; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in France; HomeAway.es in Spain; and AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil.
In addition, HomeAway 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.