Airbnb tests its own version of Snapchat’s Stories for rentals

Even Airbnb can’t resist the urge to copy Snapchat, it seems. The home rental outfit is quietly beta testing a Stories feature in its iPhone app that (surprise!) lets you document your trips with photos and short videos. You can view the resulting productions both on your phone and the web, and they appear to […]

Lamborghinis lined the street outside a massive NYC cryptocurrency conference, but it turns out they were only staged rentals

Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images Lamborghinis were spotted parked outside New York’s blockchain conference Consensus this week. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts (and others) have long revered the Lamborghini as an aspirational symbol of wealth. But it turns out that the Lamborghinis in question didn’t actually belong to any of the attendees: They were staged rentals. Lamborghinis have long been […]

Best affordable holiday home rentals worldwide – ranked by TripAdvisor

Holiday home rentals are growing in popularity with tourists choosing the luxury of having their own space on holiday away from crowded hotels. As the summer holiday season creeps ever closer, the most affordable holiday rentals have been revealed in the Travellers’ Choice awards 2018. With over 600 million reviews spanning the globe, TripAdvisor has […]

What Credit Cards Get Bonus Points for Vacation Home Rentals?

What Credit Cards Get Bonus Points for Vacation Home Rentals? Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

New Alamo Drafthouse Video Store Will Offer Free VHS Rentals

Word of an Alamo Drafthouse video store arrived at the end of last year. Now here’s an update: the VHS rentals will be free. Video Vortex, coming to Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh in North Carolina, will offer free rentals, VCR loans and 40+ local draft beers. (Sorry; the beers aren’t free.) Remember Video Vortex? The Alamo […]

Amsterdam will limit Airbnb rentals to 30 days per year

Last year, Amsterdam limited Airbnb rentals to no more than 60 days in a calendar year but that is about to be halved according to a report from DutchNews.nl. The city’s executive board agreed to the proposed shortened limit today and housing alderman Laurens Ivens said, “I recognize that reducing the length of time is […]

Car rentals: THIS is the hidden way companies will SCAM you abroad and in the UK

Renting a car on holiday, whether you’re abroad or travelling the UK, can be liberating. You don’t have to rely on taxis or unfamiliar public transport systems, and you can explore your chosen destination more freely. However, it is possible to get trapped by car rental scams that leave you paying much more than you […]

The Ultimate First-Class, A Million Miles From Car Rentals, Google Flights Makeover and More

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Avis Promo Offers $9.99 One-Way Rentals Between Airport and City

Avis Promo Offers $ 9.99 One-Way Rentals Between Airport and City Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site […]