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AUSTIN, TX, (January 23, 2006) – From Cupid’s Cove Log Cabin in Tennessee to Cupid’s Cay Cottage in The Bahamas, ( has romantic getaways all over the world for lovebirds celebrating Valentine’s Day. Some HomeAway homeowners even make vacations sweeter by providing special offers and last-minute deals.
With more than 75,000 rental homes, from condos and castles to villas and bungalows, HomeAway is the world’s leader in online vacation rentals. Using the site, travelers easily find romantic, private and quiet vacation homes with breathtaking views and other amenities – at rates more affordable than hotels offer.
For sweethearts who want to ski the slopes or dance the night away in New York City to couples who want to spend the weekend with friends or the kiddos, here is a sample of U.S. properties on that offer special deals for the February 9-11 weekend:

Property 146598, Luxury Studio, Manhattan, NYC: $130 night -(1 bedroom)- Located on the Upper West Side just two blocks from Central Park, this modern studio comes complete with a 24-hour doorman, gym and kitchenette.

Property 132573, Oceanfront Luxury, Lincoln City, Oregon: Reserve one night ($245), get second night 50% off -(3 bedrooms)- This oceanfront getaway has spectacular views and easy beach access. Enjoy champagne on the deck and sleep late to the sound of the ocean.

Property 138272, New Log Cabin, Pigeon Forge, TN: Stay two nights ($97/night), get third night free -(2 bedrooms)- Timber Treat provides a quiet, peaceful and private getaway nestled among timbers, with an outdoor hot tub and indoor Jacuzzi. Enjoy wine on the expansive three-sided covered deck.

Property 147435, Tahoe Waterfront Getaway, Tahoe, CA: Super Ski Package Discount $675/night (compared to $850/night) -(4 bedrooms)- Get a group of couples together for a ski weekend in this fabulous home just 10 minutes from Heavenly. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen, family room, Jacuzzi and the slate deck which overlooks the waterfront.

Property 147338, Romantic Alto Salto, Taos, New Mexico: $500 off any week-long stay ($325/night) -(3 bedrooms)- Surprise your sweetie with a week-long stay in Taos in this luxury custom adobe home, situated on three acres backing to national forest. With stunning 360-degree views crowned by magnificent mountains, the home also includes a master suite with a wraparound porch and skylight where you can sleep under the stars.

Property 150651, La Casita Bungalow, Napa Valley, CA: Stay two nights, third night is free ($275/night) -(2 bedrooms)- Spend Valentine’s sipping wines from Napa Valley and pampering your love at one of the many day spas that are within steps of this Spanish-style bungalow. End the day with a relaxing evening in the hot tub, under the stars.

Property 306560, Wisconsin Ski and Sled Haven, Green Bay, WS: Stay two nights, get third night free – plus free ski and sledding equipment ($400/night) -(4 bedrooms)- With four bedrooms and 14 sets of cross-country skis, this large home can accommodate four couples spending Cupid’s weekend together. Nearby Point Beach State Forest has wonderful trails for beginner and intermediate skiers, and the property is perfect for sledding.

Property 150754, Oceanfront Baja House, Punta Bunda, Mexico: Enjoy special $1,000/weekly rate (usually $1,500 in winter months) -(4 bedrooms)- Get away from it all during a week in Baja. During the day, watch dolphins frolic, pelicans dive and seals bark as you sip your coffee on the patio and spend evenings next to the fire pit. Enjoy views of both the ocean and lagoon from the upstairs bedroom suite.

Property 139406, Tarpon Pond Cottage in Seabrook Island, Charleston, SC: $135/night (compared to $225 summer rate) -(3 bedrooms)- Take romantic strolls on the pristine, white sand beach while searching for seashells and sand dollars or hop on a bike and explore the island.


About HomeAway, Inc.:
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 100 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that represents more than 160,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. The HomeAway portfolio of vacation rental sites includes, as well as,,,,, (UK),, (France), (Germany) and

Led by an experienced team of online and travel industry experts, HomeAway is based in Austin, Texas and is funded by leading venture capital firms Austin Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, American Capital, Institutional Venture Partners and Trident Capital.


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