PayPal Invades Gas Stations

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The line between online and offline continues to be blurred as travelers will soon be able to pay for gas at gas pumps with — you guessed it! — PayPal. Continue reading

[VIDEO] In Austin it Pays to Procrastinate

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Here’s a video from a local news channel in Austin, Texas, about what the city’s three-month-old short-term rental ordinance has been met with by the the multitude. In a word: Procrastination.  Continue reading

Vacation Rentals: Straight From The Horses’ Mouths

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Courtesy of OCRegister.com, after the jump are some interesting perspectives on the vacation rental debate from individuals right in the thick of it. Continue reading

Furnished Luxury Rentals Trend Up

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It seems that luxury rentals are on the rise in major cities, including San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Continue reading

[VIDEO] Airbnb VS. Everyone Who Doesn’t Like Vacation Rentals

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Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, appeared on CBSNews earlier this month to address the (il)legality of vacation rentals in New York City. Continue reading