HomeToGo, a Berlin, Germany-based vacation rental search engine, closed its latest round of funding and acquired its US competitor Tripping.com.
The round, which brought total funding raised to date to more than $150m, was led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Acton Capital Partners, DN Capital, and Global Founders Capital.
HomeToGo will continue to run Tripping.com as a brand.
Founded 2014 by Wolfgang Heigl, Dr. Patrick Andrae, and Nils Regge, HomeToGo provides a vacation rental search engine that allows people to search and compare over 15 million accommodation offers in over 200 countries from more than 300 partners, including: Booking.com, VRBO, HomeAway, and TripAdvisor.
With intuitive features such as flexible dates, users can find their ideal vacation rental according to their preferred destination, travel dates, budget, and amenities. It includes the brands Casamundo and (now) Tripping.com.
The company currently employs more than 150 people and operates local websites in 13 European countries, the United States, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Japan, and Hong Kong.