Travel and vacation rental trends

Vrbo identifies emerging trends in travel and vacation rental homes, like top destinations for family summer trips, or the most important accommodation amenities to millennials.

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The 2021 Vrbo Trend Report

Travel trends

Although the pandemic makes it tough to predict what travel will look like in 2021, Vrbo combined US traveler survey results with data from its own global vacation rental marketplace to reveal what to expect for family travel and which pandemic travel trends aren’t going away.

According to Vrbo data, taking a “Flexcation” is the latest family travel trend

Travel trends

Consumer research and travel data from Vrbo indicate the rise of the flexcation, an emerging travel trend where families book vacation rental trips later in August, September and October, consider staying longer to mix work and play, and often get better value in high-demand locales

Vrbo surveyed American travelers and found that age impacts how we feel about travel.

Travel trends

Vrbo’s US Traveler Survey reveals findings from a survey of American travelers, which shows the stage of life we’re in significantly impacts the reasons we travel, what we’ll sacrifice to get away, and what we look for when we get there.

Top 10 destinations to extend your summer

Travel trends

Shoulder season is a travel period between peak and off-peak seasons when travelers can find major savings and avoid crowds in top destinations. Vrbo is seeing prices drop by nearly 30% for vacation homes in high-demand destinations. Start planning your next getaway to these shoulder-season destinations.

Top 10 vacation destinations to get the most bang for your buck

Travel trends

Traveling on a budget isn't always easy. Vacation rentals are a great option for groups of family and friends traveling together to save money by splitting the cost of an entire home rather than booking multiple hotel rooms. To save even more, these amazing destinations are some of the most budget-friendly places to book a vacation home.

6 timeless trips for your travel vision board

Vacation ideas

Go retro for 2020! Classic vacations are nostalgic for parents and novel for kids. Whether it’s looking down into the Grand Canyon or up at the Northern Lights, set your sights high this year and start visualizing your family’s next big bucket-list adventure.