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VRBO and Homeaway

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City Slicker

VRBO and Homeaway

Hi Everyone,

 

I recently booked on Homeaway and I am wondering if homeaway every updated to a Travel designation for billing purposes? I know that they updated with Chase, but I am unsure if I will be able to utilize my miles as a travel credit for this booking or not. 

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Internationally Known

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

I'm not sure about this, but I'm commenting here because I'm interested in knowing the answer and don't want to forget to check back!

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Internationally Known

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

Hi,

VRBO did code as travel in one of my recent booking. Since HomeAway and VRBO are the same company, I am sure both will code as travel. Good luck.

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City Slicker

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

Sweet! I was told by a rep that it won’t work but I’m going to try it anyway! Thanks!

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City Slicker

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

Hi everyone, 

 

just an update, shortly after I booked the VRBO charge cleared and it was NOT coded as travel and wouldn’t count towards redeeming miles for travel related expenses. I quickly canceled my reservation and booked through Airbnb instead. Hope this helps!

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City Slicker

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

Oh, thanks for the update! 👍🏼

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Internationally Known

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

Thanks! This is really helpful!

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City Slicker

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

So airbnb is coded as travel?

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City Slicker

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

Yes, Airbnb is coded as travel and you are able to redeem your miles towards the stay. 

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Nationally Recognized

Re: VRBO and Homeaway

Very helpful thread. This community is really helping me reach my travel goals!