VacationHomeRentals.com Launches “Best Price Promise” Campaign and Reports 2011 Successes
Newburyport, Mass. – February 24, 2012 – VacationHomeRentals.com, the largest independent vacation rental site in North America representing more than 13,000 properties in all 50 states and in 89 countries, today announced the launch of its new “Best Price Promise” campaign as well as the company’s “Trusted Partner” and “Happy Rental Guarantee” programs. The company also reported 34% growth in 2011, with more than $200 million worth of vacation rental bookings and over one million inquiries sent.
VacationHomeRentals.com continues to be the go-to resource for booking memorable vacations, and the new platforms reinforce the company’s loyalty, flexibility and dedication to its customers. Highlights include:
- The “Best Price Promise” guarantees a renter the most competitive pricing on rental properties. The company will refund the difference if a renter finds a lower rate for the same property and same date range on a competitor’s website.
- The “Trusted Partner” program requires all property owners to pass a rigorous screening process to ensure renters are getting what they paid for.
- The “Happy Rental Guarantee” protects renters up to $10,000.
“The vacation home rentals industry continues to increase in popularity since it affords travelers the opportunity to enjoy the luxuries and amenities of a home in a vacation setting,” said Tom Gilmore, founder of VacationHomeRentals.com. “With today’s technology and social media platforms, travelers are relying more on the internet and their own research when booking travel, so it’s our responsibility to deliver the best properties and pricing from trusted homeowners to our customers.”
2011 Company highlights include:
- 10.4 million visits to VacationHomeRentals.com
- The company received more than one million website inquiries for their property owners
- Renewal rate for property listings was 75.2%
- 89% of renters using VacationHomeRentals.com rated their experience as 4 or 5 stars
- VacationHomeRentals.com expanded its corporate headquarters in Newburyport, MA
VacationHomeRentals.com, based in Newburyport, MA, is the largest independent vacation rental site in North America representing more than 13,000 properties in all 50 states and in 89 countries. They are involved in over $200 million worth of rental bookings per year and received more than one million inquiries for their property owners in 2011. For more information, visit www.vacationhomerentals.com.