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Whimstay Announces Nationwide Availability of App Delivering Real Savings on Last-Minute Vacation Rentals

calender  11 Dec 2019

Travelers Booking Last Minute Can Save an Average of 35%, or $573 for a 3-Night Stay. Now with over 5,000 Properties Available

Walnut Creek, CA – December 11, 2019 – Whimstay, the leading marketplace dedicated to last-minute vacation rental deals, today announced the availability of over 5,000 properties nationwide in the Whimstay iOS iPhone and Android apps, which provides travelers with real savings on vacation rental properties when booking a stay during the next 10 nights.

Travelers booking last minute can save on average $191 per night compared to prices at other vacation rental marketplaces. These savings are for last-minute bookings on Whimstay compared to Airbnb, Vrbo or HomeAway – for the exact same professionally-managed properties.

Average Savings for Example Locations When Booking on Whimstay:

  • United States: $191/night (35%)
  • Florida: $192/night (34%)
  • California: $223/night (41%)
  • Colorado: $449/night (50%)
  • Texas: $125/night (48%)
  • Washington: $175/night (51%)
  • Tennessee: $64/night (21%)
  • Whimstay is perfect for upcoming ski trips, escaping cold or bad weather, romantic weekends, and holiday and New Year’s Eve travel.
  • For ski trips, save $301 per night in the South Lake Tahoe Area, CA, $558 per night in Telluride, CO, or $396 per night in Vail, CO.
  • For sunny getaways, save $153 per night in Kissimmee (Central Florida), $226 per night in Clearwater, FL, $259 per night in Naples, FL, $287 per night in Palm Springs, CA, or $55 per night on the Mississippi gulf coast. “We are pleased that we have expanded so quickly from our initial soft launch in California just weeks ago to now having well over 5,000 properties in 18 states and over 150 cities,” said Brad Solso, CEO of Whimstay. “As you can see from the data we’re sharing, travelers are typically saving hundreds of dollars per stay by booking on Whimstay. We’re excited to help travelers save real money, so they can take more getaway trips and have more memorable experiences with family or friends.”

Whimstay only offers vacation rental properties that are professionally managed by trusted property management companies who are experienced in providing safe and secure stays for their guests. These are the same properties that are typically on VRBO, HomeAway and Airbnb, just less expensive on Whimstay when booking last-minute.


About Whimstay

Whimstay is the first to market aggregator of unsold vacation rental properties and provides last minute deals in the fast-growing vacation rental market. Recognized as a Shortyz finalist for Best OTA in 2021, as well as Rentals United’s Who’s Who of new OTA for 2020 and 2021. Whimstay’s properties are available on and the Whimstay app.

Notes: All example savings are for Saturday, December 14, 2019. See infographic for additional details.