The original house from the 1990 film Home Alone will be available to rent on Airbnb during the festive period.
The holiday rental platform has announced people will be able to rent the McCallisters’ home, in the Chicago area, on December 12.
Up to four guests will be able to stay in the house for just one night for $25 (£19) with the address to be given once the booking is completed.
The Airbnb listing on the website shows the stay is being hosted by Buzz McCallister, with the description reading: “You may not remember me as particularly accommodating 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.”
During their stay, Airbnb says guests will be treated to a fully decorated house, the chance to set up booby traps, a real-life tarantula, a viewing of the film franchise’s latest movie Home Sweet Home Alone, pizza, as well as a candlelit dinner of microwave macaroni and cheese.
In a statement, Airbnb said: “This season, fans are set to have their dreams come true with an overnight stay in the original Home Alone house.
“While the McCallisters are away on their annual trip (all of them but the pet tarantula, this time), four guests will get the opportunity to relive their favourite scenes from the holiday classic and let their inner eight-year-olds run free for the evening without the interruption of pesky intruders.
“Big brother Buzz McCallister will join thousands of hosts on Airbnb by opening the doors to his family’s Chicago home as the ultimate gift this month.”
It added that guests will need to adhere to local COVID guidelines and are responsible for travelling to and from Chicago.
They added that they will offer guests $1,000 in Airbnb travel credit if it becomes necessary to cancel the stay due to coronavirus.
Those wishing to book the stay can do so from 7 December.
The Home Alone franchise started with the first film in 1990 and includes the famous one-liner of ‘Merry Christmas ya filthy animal’.
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