Category Archives: Vacation & Short-Term Rentals

FlipKey vs Airbnb : which one makes it easy to find the perfect rental?

How does the search experience on FlipKey compare to the experience on Airbnb?  Let’s find out.  Here’s FlipKey vs Airbnb in one traveler’s quest to find the perfect vacation rental. On Airbnb, travelers can browse collections or conduct a search … Continue reading

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Election Day 2012: where to travel if the election doesn’t go your way

Dear Obama and Romney, It’s Election Day 2012, and one of you will be the next President of the United States. The other will suddenly have some time on their hands. We’ve compiled a list of amazing places where you … Continue reading

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Top Fall Weekend Getaways

The air is crisp, the leaves are bright and outdoor adventures await. It’s the perfect time for a fall weekend getaway!  Whether you’re home and need a quick escape or want to discover other attractions near your next destination, here … Continue reading

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Stay in a castle on your next trip

Ever wondered what it would be like to stay in castle?   Find out on your next dream trip!  To inspire you, here are some of our favorite castle rentals. Chateau De Challagne   A fairytale castle in Western France, Chateau … Continue reading

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5 Considerations When Paying for Your Next Vacation Rental

The following is a guest post by Alan Lane, co-founder of DepositGuard, on 5 things to consider when paying for your next vacation rental. By all accounts, renting a vacation home is becoming the preferred way to stay for millions … Continue reading

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Hawaii Travel Trends: FlipKey’s Travel Trends Study Revealed

Hawaii is a great destination for families, adventure travel lovers and – yes, couples.  In fact, a recent Hawaii travel trends study by FlipKey showed that the Aloha State is a favorite choice for romantic getaways.  Just shy of half … Continue reading

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More Off the Beaten Path Accommodations Than Ever

With the addition of listings from new partners including Wimdu, Waytostay and Gloveler, Tripping has now become the number one destination for travelers who love the convenience of a single place to search for vacation and short term rentals from … Continue reading

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World’s Most Beautiful Swimming Holes

Nothing is quite as refreshing as a summer dip in a natural pool.  We’ve found the world’s most beautiful swimming holes and places you can stay nearby. Grotto della Poesia (Grotto of Poetry) in Rocca Vecchia, Italy According to legend, … Continue reading

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How to Rent Your Home to Travelers (5 Tips)

As the popularity of vacation rentals and short term rentals rises, many of you may be wondering how to rent your home to travelers looking for a more authentic travel experience. Here are 5 tips to get you started. 1. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Summer Solstice Around The World

On June 20th, people will enjoy summer solstice around the world in the Northern Hemisphere.  It’s the longest day and the shortest night of the year. The source of countless cultural celebrations spanning hundreds of years, solstice can be experienced … Continue reading

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