Fresh social stay site travelmob offers short term home rentals in the Asia Pacific. To celebrate its launch, the site is giving US$50 (S$63) in credit to users for bookings through August 9.

Unique features of the service include a messaging platform for travellers and property owners to negotiate deals. Plus, there’s a safe payment system, which holds payment for 24 hours after the guest has checked in. Rates range from around US$20 ($25) for a single room in Jakarta to around US$622 ($783) for a resort chalet in Hokkaido, Japan.

For more details, head to the Travelmob website.