Vacation Homeowners and Renters are jumping Expedia’s VRBO Ship and heading to state and regional online listing sites.

CHINCOTEAGUE, VA, August 07, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Several Facebook groups for Vacation Rental Homeowners and Travelers have sprung up in the past year. These groups have thousands of members and each day more and more Vacation Rental Homeowners post that they are leaving the Big Online Listing Sites and travelers are getting savvy about online Booking Fees and going directly to the homeowners to book.

“As a Vacation Rental Homeowner, they’ve made it impossible for me to list with them,” said Bunnie Riedel, President of Virginia Vacation Rentals. “First, they doubled the price of my listing, then demanded I take online payments and then began charging a large booking fee to my guests.”

In response, Riedel and twelve other vacation rental homeowners have stood up their own listing sites by region or by state. Riedel’s site is

“It’s purely a listing site and I’m offering a 6 Month Free Listing with No Credit Card Needed,” said Riedel. “There’s a group of us creating pure listing sites and giving the homeowners back their power. We don’t need our hard work and assets being taken over by huge online corporations that are trying to control how we conduct our businesses. And we certainly don’t need our guests being gouged when they book.”

Virginia Vacation Rentals ( was officially launched less than a month ago and it has already gotten Vacation Rental Homeowners listing.

“We have homes for every budget, from luxury to simple comforts,” said Riedel. “It’s a very exciting time to step into this market and help people step away from Expedia, Trip Advisor and AirBnB. Our promise is to treat the homeowners and guests right by bringing them together.”

To learn more about Virginia Vacation Rentals go to There you will also be able to learn more about Bunnie and her business, Riedel Communications. To see a complete listing of the various regional and state sites, go to

Bunnie Riedel can be reached at [email protected] or 443-864-4517.

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