Vacation Rental Travel Research

Study type
Unmoderated Task
Interview type
$150 Amazon Gift Card
Session length
3 hours

**If you are going to book a vacation rental through Airbnb,, HomeAway, or VRBO and complete the stay in the next 4 months, we are interested in learning about your experience.**

This diary study will take place in two phases and compensation will be split by completion of these phases:

Phase I ($50 Amazon Gift Card) – Plan and book a vacation rental online
*Complete weekly online survey/diary entries about your vacation rental shopping experience until you book your trip (10-15 minutes each)
*Complete 1 online survey/diary entry about the vacation rental booking experience after you have booked (10-15 minutes)
*Send us a copy of your booking confirmation page or booking confirmation email
*Complete a short online survey to tell us the basic details about your upcoming stay (travel dates, etc.) (5 minutes)
*Send us documentation of your shopping/booking experience (e.g. screenshots of bookmarks, notes files, email communications with property managers, or anything else you create or receive in the process)

Phase II ($100 Amazon Gift Card) – Complete and document your stay at a vacation rental
(You must complete Phase I to continue into Phase II.)
*Document your check-in at the vacation rental with photos and/or videos that you send in to the researchers
*Complete a survey/diary entry shortly after check-in (10-15 minutes)
*Complete a survey/diary entry in the middle of your stay (10-15 minutes)
*Complete a survey/diary entry shortly after checkout (10-15 minutes)
*Complete a post-trip survey (10-15 minutes)

*Restrictions apply, see