January is HomeAway's busiest booking season - so jump on the bandwagon - now is the time to start planning 2018 travel. To help get the planning started, Frommer's Travel Guides released a list of the best places to travel in the new year.
It might still feel like the holidays, but the time to book your spring break getaway is now! Whether you’re looking to thaw out on a cloudless beach or fly down a few ski slopes, HomeAway’s travel expert, Melanie Fish, shared the top destinations for spring break travel on Good Day Austin.
There is no snow in the forecast in Central Texas for Christmas day. Dreaming of a white Christmas? Texans will have to hit the road. Watch HomeAway's Melanie Fish on "Good Day Austin" tell us how far you need to travel for a winter wonderland on Christmas.
Cities where you would normally travel to in the summer are actually cheaper earlier in the year. Though they may not be the sandy beaches you were hoping to escape to, these off-season destinations are a steal (less than $50 per person!) and the perfect excuse to plan your first trip of the new year.
HomeAway teamed up with Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc and A+E Networks for a new daytime television series. “Vacation Rental Potential” shows audiences that the dream of vacation home ownership is within reach.
Move over, mansions. Take a hike, houses. Home-ified barns, treehouses and houseboats are the hottest accommodations this coming year. Travel expert Melanie Fish shared a few of these unusual getaways on KTBC's Good Morning Austin.
Looking for your next mountain escape? Travel to a place that is intertwined in mountains and known for its renowned mountain biking trails near Canaan Valley and Monongahela National Forest. This place is Davis, West Virginia located in Tucker County.
HomeAway's Melanie Fish talks about the luxury, dreamy rentals to make all of those winter wishes come true on Good Morning Texas's Ski Week. While you can get really great deals on HomeAway.com, you also have the ability to stay in someone's million dollar home.
Texas Hill Country encompasses a number of towns in central Texas. Because of its vast landscape, the Hill Country is home to wineries, breweries, rivers, lakes and antique shops, attracting road-trippers from all over Texas. According to HomeAway's 2018 Trend Report, vacation rental demand has gone up to 200 percent in Hill Country towns like Dripping Springs, Fredericksburg, Spicewood and Wimberley.
Sitting by the fire with hot cocoa may sound like the ideal way to spend your winter. But sitting by the beach with a cool coconut water sounds just as good. Try something different this holiday season and plan your getaway in a tropical location. Besides, white sandy beaches are just as pretty as white snowy mountains, right? Here are ten vacation destinations to escape the snow.
HomeAway's Melanie Fish shares some drivable (from Texas) ski destinations in New Mexico on Good Morning Texas's Ski Week. The properties featured are all under $65 per night, per person with all taxes and fees included.
Located at the center of Iowa's Great Lakes is Spirit Lake, the largest town on Lake Okoboji. Surrounded by true Midwestern beauty, it's no surprise this town made it on HomeAway's 2018 Trend Report as an up-and-coming vacation destination.
Oklahoma may not be the first place you look when you think "vacation." However, according to HomeAway's 2018 Trend Report, demand in Broken Bow/Hochatown, Oklahoma is up more than 200 percent year-over-year.
As seen on Good Morning Texas's Ski Week, HomeAway's Melanie Fish talks about where to begin planning to find your perfect ski home match. Discussed are tips on how to figure out what is important to you and your family, as well as tips for those who are new to booking ski vacation rentals.