Acquired by on November 3, 2015
6 Investments in 5 Companies
Austin, TX
HomeAway offers a platform in which travelers can browse and book vacation homes, and rental owners can advertise and manage bookings.
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Tourism, Advertising, Travel

Company Details


HomeAway, Inc. based in Austin, Texas, is the world's leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer 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. The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading vacation rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; HomeAway.de in Germany; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in France; HomeAway.es and Toprural.es in Spain; AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil; HomeAway.com.au and Stayz.com.au in Australia; and Bookabach.co.nz in New Zealand. Asia Pacific short-term rental site, travelmob.com, is also owned by HomeAway.

HomeAway also operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.

Funding Rounds (5) - $495.5M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Oct, 2010$25M / Secondary Market1
Nov, 2008$250M / Series E3
Oct, 2007$11.5M / Venture1
Nov, 2006$160M / Series B5
Jan, 2005$49M / Series A2

Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
May, 2015$2M / Series C (Lead)
Apr, 2015$6M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2014$20M / Series C (Lead)
Jun, 2014$100M / Series C
Jun, 2014$6M / Series A
May, 2012$15M / Series A

Current Team (17)


Products (1)

  • Toprural is passionate about rural tourism and want to share with you!

Competitors (18)

  • Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodations around the world.
  • AlwaysOnVacation is an online directory to find vacation rental and hosted rental properties for travelers.
  • Find villa holidays, apartments, cottages and other holiday homes in150+ countries. Book your accommodation with ArrangeYourVacation.
  • Bungalo is a rental platform for rural properties with an experience twist that helps people create lasting memories.
  • Campaya, an online platform, enables its users to find, advertise, rent, and purchase holiday homes and apartments from around the world.
  • Casamundo is an online vacation rental aggregator listing properties provided by big tour operators, small agencies and individuals.
  • CaseVacanza.it is the leading holiday homes website in Italy.
  • FlatClub is a marketplace for trusted medium term stays - from a few weeks to a few months

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    1011 W. Fifth Street

    Suite 300

    Austin, TX 78703


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