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Optimize your vacation rental for success

2024 Vacation
Rental Trends


The vacation rental market continues to grow exponentially with both supply and demand at an all-time high. Domestic travel, especially in drive-to markets, remains steady even in the current economic climate. To better understand what guests look for when booking a vacation, we dove into the numbers. 


Using 6 months of proprietary data (January 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022) from and over 25,000+ vacation rental bookings, we learned more about where guests want to travel, how they travel, and what matters to them most during their stays.


December Booking Trends



Most booked destination

Most booked month

Family vacation

Top reason for booking

53 days

Average booking lead time

AvantStay’s vacation rental management programs optimize for evolving guest preferences and maximize your earning potential. Learn more today!


Most Sought-After Destinations

These destinations reigned supreme as travelers planned their getaways in the first half of 2022. Country music fans flocked to Nashville and snowbirds headed south and out west to escape the cold. Here are the top 10 most searched-for destinations on the AvantStay platform:











With AvantStay, your home will always be priced to book, no matter the season! Our dynamic pricing model segments each year into 75+ “seasons” and adjusts pricing on a daily basis to optimize your revenue and occupancy.


Get To Know Our Guests

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We combine the amenities of a hotel with the comfort and privacy of a home, creating the premier vacation rental platform for group travel. We’ve hosted over 750,000 guests in groups of all sizes, but here’s a snapshot of an average AvantStay reservation:

4.5 days

average length of stay

6 guests

average number per booking


most popular day to book 

Drive more bookings from group travelers by adding more sleeping arrangements. With AvantStay, our interior designers will help you optimize your space for increased occupancy with custom design recommendations.

Popular Vacation Rental Amenities

Vacation rental amenities are crucial to creating an exceptional guest experience. AvantStay guests considered these amenities to be must-haves when booking a stay.




Hot tubs



Puppy Love

15% of vacation rental searches filtered for pet-friendly homes. These were the top 3 locations with the most pet-friendly searches:

Oregon Coast

San Diego

Lake Tahoe

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Allow pets at your vacation rental to attract travelers who want to bring their furry friends. Read more about what makes AvantStay homes pet friendly here.

AvantStay at Your Service

All AvantStay guests have access to our exclusive upgrades and experiences. Guests can use our app to request fridge stocking, schedule mid-stay cleans, book a private chef or in-home massage, and more.  These were the top 3 requests in the first half of 2022:

Fridge stocking

Private chefs

Tours & activities


Top Activities Planned for Our Guests

  • At-home spas

  • Wine tours

  • Snorkeling excursions

  • Paint parties

  • Casino nights

  • Snowmobile adventures

  • Dog sledding

  • Deep sea fishing 

  • Yoga and sound baths

Not only do our upgrades and experiences allow us to drive premium daily rates, but also lead to more positive reviews, repeat guests, and increased bookings.

Premier Vacation Rental Management 

A first-class guest experience is the backbone of a successful vacation rental business. Why not partner with the leading hospitality platform to activate an elevated guest experience?


AvantStay offers end-to-end, flexible management programs to give you peace of mind. From financials to design to maintenance, we take care of your home as if it were our own. Our proprietary tech suite powers bookings, operationalizes in-field management, and provides premium guest care. We take care of all the work to maximize your home’s income so you can sit back and relax—it’s that simple.


Interested in learning more about what it means to partner with AvantStay? Our team is ready to help. Chat with our vacation rental management experts today!

Make sure your vacation rental can support travelers who want to work remotely and extend their stay. Fast full-home WiFi and a dedicated workspace are a must. AvantStay’s interior designers can help create the perfect work-from-home space for your guests.

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