Big Holiday Rentals Blog

Big Holiday Rentals Blog

Hi all, You may have noticed in the the recent weeks we’ve rolled out some new features on  Here’s the lowdown on what’s new: Ratings and ReviewsGuests can now submit reviews of your property, along with 5-star ratings.  The higher the rating, the higher your property will appear in your our search results.  Feel free to invite former guests to rate, and even write a brief review, for your property – it will increase your search... Read More »
Hi all, We’re at it again.  We’re holding another contest in June  – post your property, and win $1000!  We call it the “Great Weekend Giveaway”, because if you win, we either book your property for a weekend (or, if you’re the owner, you can choose $1000 cash.) To get started, hop to and post your property for free: Posting on is FREE.  No commissions, no listings fees, no credit... Read More »

Announcing our April Winner!

Hi all, We’re happy to announce the winner of April’s Great Weekend Giveaway Contest! As announced last week, we narrowed it down to our final four.  One grand prize winner received a weekend booking (or, if they’re an owner – $1000 cash), while three runners-up receive Skipjump t-shirts.  The properties being posted on are all beautiful – so needless to say, this was not an easy decision for our editors! But, the votes are tallied and the winner has... Read More »
Hi all, OK – it’s official.  We’ve either gone completely mad, or haven’t received the memo that we’re in a recession. But, we’re at it again.  We’re holding another contest in May  – post your property, and win $1000!  We call it the “Great Weekend Giveaway”, because if you win, we either book your property for a weekend (or, if you’re the owner, you can choose $1000 cash.) To get started, just hop over to... Read More »
Hi all, Can you believe April is almost over? There’s only two days left to take your chance at $1000 on! I first announced our “Great Weekend Giveaway” Owner’s Contest on the 1st of this month.  Since then, the response has been overwhelming – and why wouldn’t it be?  We’re giving away $1000 (or, a weekend booking) to one lucky owner/agent out there that posts their property on All you have to do to enter is post... Read More »
Hi all, Are you a property owner or manager with 5 or more listings?  If so – you’re going to love our new auto-import feature. Here’s how it works: 1. Send us links to your properties’ pages 2. We automatically import those properties onto That’s it!  Seriously (and no, we haven’t trained a group of chimpanzees).  We’ve been hard at work on a spider program that crawls the property listing pages you give us, and... Read More »

The Great Weekend Giveaway – Win $1000!

Hi all, Just wanted to update everyone on the our Great Weekend Giveaway Contest that’s going on over at So far we’re into the first week and the listings in full swing.  We’ve received numerous entries from Italy, South America, Brazil, and other great destinations all over the US.  It’s exciting to see so much support for the concept – professional property listings, 30 photos, no spam, free for owners/travelers. In case you... Read More »

And we’re live!

Hello world, It’s an exciting night here at Skipjump HQ in NY. We’re officially launching the public beta, and have begun promoting the site through vacation rental message boards and other rental accommodation sites. Skipjump means free advertising for your vacation rental properties. We built a better vacation rental website from the ground up, then we made it free for owners and agents. For travelers, Skipjump lets you search, sort, review and book thousands of vacation... Read More »

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