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Travellers can now stay in Home Alone house


For many, an annual viewing of Home Alone is a Christmas tradition in which young and old can come together and marvel at the wisdom of a young Macaulay Caulkin in the face of house thieves and a negligent family. 

 

So news that the Home Alone house will be open for travellers is pretty exciting. 

 

 

 

 

To celebrate the release of the latest film in the Home Alone franchise, Home Sweet Home Alone, big brother Buzz will host an overnight stay in his childhood home while the rest of the family are away. 

 

“You may not remember me as particularly accommodating,” says Buzz, “but I’ve grown up, and I’d be happy to share my family home – my pizza, even – with you this holiday season. Just try not to let my tarantula, Axl, loose this time.”

 

According to Airbnb, Buzz will host a one-night stay for up to four guests at the McCallister residence in Chicago on 12 December for only US $25.

 

During their stay, guests will enjoy:

  • A cozy holiday scene with twinkling lights and a perfectly trimmed tree in celebration of the season.
  • Booby traps galore (but don’t worry – you’ll be setting them, not sidestepping them!).
  • Surprisingly searing splashes of aftershave and ample opportunity to scream into the mirror.
  • All the ‘90s favorites their hearts desire, including plenty of Chicago’s finest pizza and a candlelit dinner of microwavable Kraft Macaroni & Cheese.
  • A meet and greet with a real-life tarantula. 
  • A viewing of the film franchise’s newest holiday adventure, Home Sweet Home Alone.
  • A LEGO Ideas Home Alone set to take and build at home.

 

“We may all be older and wiser now, but we’re never too old for holiday hijinks,” Buzz said. 

 

“So this year, spend the holidays not-so-home-alone at my parents’ house.” 

 

Mischief makers can request to book this stay beginning Tuesday, December 7 at 1:00 PM CT at airbnb.com/homealone.

 

Image supplied by Airbnb.

 

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Published: 6 December 2021

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