The original house “Home Alone” is available on Airbnb

Alone at home Fans are getting a big giveaway this holiday season, as the house from the original movie is now available for rent on Airbnb. According to a report by the Today spectacle, the fictional McCallister family home in the Chicago area can be booked for just $ 25 (plus taxes and fees), but not quite yet. Reservation for the house will begin on December 7 at 1:00 p.m. CT, for a stay on December 12. The stay is notably hosted by Home Alone actor Devin Ratray, who plays Buzz McCallister in the franchise.

Buzz is the older brother of Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), who is left home alone when his family goes on vacation to Paris. In the following, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Keven ends up flying to the Big Apple, while his family heads to rainy Florida for Christmas. “You might not remember me as particularly easygoing,” Ratray said as Buzz in an Airbnb rental press release, “but I grew up and would be happy to share my family home – my pizza, even – with you this holiday season. Just try not to let my tarantula, Axl, lose this time. ”

The promotion is linked to the recent release of Home Sweet Home Alone, the last film in the series available only for streaming on Disney +. In it, Ratray reprise his role as Buzz, now a police officer who is called to the home of a young boy named Max (Archie Yates) who was accidentally left home alone when his family flew to the house. Japan for the holidays. Over the years there have been five Alone at home films, with the reboot underway on Disney +, Home Sweet Home Alone, being the sixth title.

After the premiere, director Chris Columbus returned for the Hughes-scripted sequel in 1992, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Then, in 1997, Raja Gosnell directed Home alone 3, also written by Hughes. Five years later, in 2002, Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House was released. It would be another decade before the fifth film, 2012’s Home Alone: ​​The Holiday Heist would debut.

The first two Alone at home the films are credited as catapulting Macaulay Culkin to his status as one of the most recognizable child actors of all time. He would later appear in big blockbuster films such as My daughter, The good son, and Richie rich. Home Sweet Home Alone debuts on November 12 and is currently available to stream only on Disney +.

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