Rent It Today Blog : Offbeat Rental News

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Expedia Acquires HomeAway for $3.9 Billion

Expedia Inc. agreed to acquire HomeAway Inc. for $3.9 billion in cash and stock, raising the shares of both companies on the stock market. The agreement was made due to the competition of apartment-sharing startup Airbnb Inc. This agreement is indicative of the changing landscape of the vacation-travel industry. The travel website is giving $38.31 […]

Expedia Acquires HomeAway

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The 10 Most Bone-Chilling Episodes of The Twilight Zone

The Original Golden Age of Television The designation of the label, “Golden Age of Television”, has been redefined in recent years. We now refer to the fifties generation of television as the “first” golden period and our modern era as the “second” period of high quality programming. With remarkable film-like dramas such as Mad Men, […]

‘Big Pink’ House Used by Bob Dylan Now Available for Rent

Are you a Bob Dylan fan? Here’s some news that will make you swoon. According to a story at, the famous “big pink” house where Dyan and The Band recorded the “Basement Tapes” in 1967, is now listed as a vacation rental at VRBO. Located in Saugerties, New York, the house is owned by […]

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Rent It Today Accepting Pay-Pal

Rent It Today Now Accepting Payments Through PayPal

    Rent It Today is pleased to announce rental providers can now utilize Paypal to remit for our services. The partnership between Rent It Today and PayPal is evolving in a business world that requires instant, secured transactions in the form of wireless payments. “It’s one of the most notable and trust worthy payment processing […]

Go Back to The Future In a Delorean Time Machine Rental

Back to the Future Children of the 80s and 90s remember when 2015 felt so far away in time that any of the predictions in Back to the Future Pt. II seemed plausible. Well, it’s finally 2015 and surprisingly, many of the futuristic predictions in the film have come to fruition. We don’t travel in […]

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Basement Living Room

Top 6 Things to Consider Before Finishing a Basement

A finished basement can be the perfect place to entertain guests, enjoy a game on the big screen, or house your adult children until they move out on their own. Before investing in a remodel, however, there are a few things you should probably know about your basement first. Below, we’ve summarized a helpful list […]

Philadelphia Among Top 10 Healthy U.S. Vacation Destinations

Well, this is interesting. Philadelphia, the birthplace of the gut-busting cheesesteak sandwich, has just been named one of the top 10 healthiest vacation spots in the U.S., according to a study by consumer advocacy site NerdWallet Health. The study, which ranked the 50 largest cities in the county based on variables such as walkability, weather, […]

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Fall is the Perfect Time to Play Golf in Oregon

Tired of playing the courses in Florida, South Carolina and along the East Coast? Looking to venture out this fall and drag your buddies to beautiful golf courses set against beautiful backdrops? Then hop on a plane my friends and head for Oregon. Home to some of the country’s most amazing courses, Oregon offers great […]

The EMP Attack – A Doomsday Scenario Waiting to Happen?

A Fragile Order On September 14, 2008, Ohio experienced a hurricane-like windstorm that yielded wind speeds of up to 78 mph and left over 1 million households and businesses without power–for weeks in some cases. Duke Energy claimed it was the largest power outage in the companies history. As a resident of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky […]

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Rent a Bike to Pass a Little (or a lot) of Time at the Airport

There are many great things about flying. But spending time in an airport isn’t one of them. From delays at TSA checkpoints to layovers and cancellations to mechanical and weather issues, there’s a good chance you’ll be stuck in an airport longer than you’ll be stuck on a domestic flight. Sure, a magazine or book […]