Google is boosting its own vacation rental and apartments business by giving it special positioning, along with displays of rates, photos, reviews and a map within Google search, placing its results above other travel companies’ organic listings.

In the past they were hidden amongst hotels on Google Trips, but now searches for ‘vacation rentals’ trigger four results in a box from suppliers such as Vrbo, Agoda, Red Awning,, Expedia, Vacasa, Rentals United and others.

Currently Airbnb is not included, at least not during this beta phase.

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