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The Top 50 Vacation Rental Listing Sites For Home Owners and Managers

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What are the best listing sites to advertise a vacation rental property?

The below listing sites receive the most online traffic worldwide and are all platforms for property owners and managers to consider when advertising a vacation rental.

March 2018
Website / Global Alexa Ranking* (Company HQ - Parent Network)

  1. 114
  2. Airbnb 336
  3. VRBO 2610 (US - HomeAway Group)
  4. Couchsurfing 4147
  5. HomeAway 5194
  6. Fewo-Direkt 13024 (DE - HomeAway Group)
  7. Abritel 15895 (FR - HomeAway Group)
  8. 18997 (UK - HomeAway Group)
  9. Stayz 35415 (AU - HomeAway Group)
  10. Alugue Temporado 36340 (BR - HomeAway Group)
  11. Homelidays 43066 (FR - HomeAway Group)
  12. Owners Direct  47634 (UK - HomeAway Group)
  13. FlipKey 51400 (US - TripAdvisor Group)
  14. TUI Villas 58210
  15. Holiday Lettings 59786 (UK - TripAdvisor Group)
  16. Luxury Retreats 61212 (Airbnb)
  17. Top Rural 63286 (ES - HomeAway Group)
  18. HomeStay 68207
  19. Spain Holiday 81314
  20. MisterBnb 85315
  21. Rentalia 86492
  22. 90735 (Wyndham Group)
  23. Vacation Rentals 109852 (US - HomeAway Group)
  24. Bookabach 120375 (NZ - HomeAway Group)
  25. Chambres Hotes 124782 147031
27. Niumba 149404 (ES - TripAdvisor Group)
28. Wyndham Vacation Rentals 158724
29. Wimdu 169328
30. Novasol 178296
31. Only Apartments 186436
32. OneFineStay 190581 (Accor Hotels)
33. Cities Reference 192544
34. Cottages In Canada 195792
35. Atraveo 196753
36. Housetrip 225882 (CH - TripAdvisor Group)
37. TurnKey 259447
38. Friendly Rentals (Novasol Group) 265275
39. Holiday Home (DE) 266357
40. OwnerDirect 270574
41. BedyCasa 270719
42. Pour Les Vacances 290010
43. 9Flats 298703
44. Travel Mob (SG - HomeAway Group) 321214
45. Canada Stays 358947
46. GuestHouser 368919
47. Villas Of Distinction 439142
48. VacationHomeRentals 459158 (US - TripAdvisor Group)
49. Clickstay 477761
50. HomeEscape 506613

Links point directly to property listing sign up page.

* Alexa website analysis combines the estimated average number of daily unique visitors and page views over a three month period.


advertise holiday/vacation rental with booking.comListing a vacation rental on gives you instant access to a huge global audience of approximately 480 million website visitors per month.

Over 1.4 million accommodation reservations are confirmed every day on Booking.

All vacation rental bookings are instantly confirmed so there are no extra steps to take.

Over 1,700,000 property partners, including nearly 1.3 million vacation rentals, are located across 229 countries and territories.

A dedicated team verifies guest reviews, making sure they are legitimate which gives you credibility and helps future guests make the decision to stay with you.

There are no sign-up fees or subscription costs when you become a rental partner.

Furthermore we don't add guest booking fees on to the price like some other platforms.

24-hour support in 43 languages is available by phone and daily local team support in 198 offices in 70 countries.

We market your vacation rental property page on search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo and your listing will appear in Google Maps searches.

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renting out your home for holiday lets with airbnbAirbnb was founded in 2008 and is now a household name with more than 4.5 million listings across 65,000 cities and 191 countries.

The site is a global network of short-term rental space offered by locals.

Over 260 million guests have travelled with Airbnb with an estimated 100 million nights booked in 2017.

Listing your space is free. 3% of each accepted reservation is collected as a host service fee to cover the cost of processing. Funds are transferred directly to the host.

What you charge is up to you. Get access to tools to set a price that factors in travel trends and prices for similar places.

Professional photography is free in most areas.

Owners/managers are protected by an automatic $1m Airbnb Host Guarantee and Host Protection Insurance for accidental property damage and guest accidents. 24/7 phone support.

Both guests and hosts have a picture profile with various levels of verification. Guest reviews help hosts decide on accepting booking requests.

Four categories of rentals - a shared space, private room, whole property and more upmarket (Airbnb Plus) home.

Advertise FREE on Airbnb Now


advertise my vacation rentalHomeAway is the big name in the vacation rentals industry with more than two million listings in 190 countries.

Owned by Expedia, the HomeAway network is the #1 vacation rental marketplace to advertise your property.

Reach over 53 million visits per month in 190 countries across 50+ dedicated sites.

The HomeAway network of booking sites includes VRBO,, Owners DirectHomelidays, Abritel, and Stayz.

Top earning owners make over €56,000 per year.

All listings include a property headline, description, 24 high-resolution photos, interactive map, guest reviews and reservation calendar.

'Instant book' properties are slowly being rolled out for distribution across Expedia and Trivago.

Properties for rent include houses, condos, apartments, villas, barns, boats, bungalows, cabins, castles, chalets, chateaus, cottages, estates, mansions, yachts and yurts.

HomeAway offers a pay-per-booking option and annual paid subscriptions.

List your property on any of the HomeAway network of sites:

 HomeAway | HomeAway UKAbritel France | Homelidays France | VRBO | HomeAway Spain | HomeAway Asia | HomeAway NetherlandsHomeAway Nordics | HomeAway Italia | HomeAway Portugal

Advertise FREE on Now


Advertise your vacation rental free on tripadvisorOn average, 455 million monthly unique visitors use TripAdvisor to plan and book their vacation

Listing your vacation rental is free on the world's largest travel community. 

Pay just three per cent commission for each confirmed booking.

Travellers know TripAdvisor.

With vacation rentals in over 200 countries, you can advertise anything from private rooms to castles or houseboats to villas.

Verified guest reviews help instil trust and give guests the confidence to book. You retain control over accepting bookings or not.

All listings will automatically appear on the full network of TripAdvisor vacation rental sites including FlipKey, Holiday Lettings, HouseTrip, Niumba and Vacation Home Rentals.

There is no contract or commitment and you can deactivate your ad at any time.

$10,000 ‘Peace of Mind’ guarantee for guests.

TripAdvisor collects your money safely and on time and pays hosts securely by PayPal or bank transfer.

Guest communication notifications come via email, text message or the mobile app.

The app helps hosts keep track of enquiries and bookings from start to finish.

Advertise FREE on TripAdvisor Now



list a vacation rental home on clickstayAdvertising your rental accommodation on ClickStay (formerly gives you exposure to over 4 million travellers. More than 30,000 rental properties in 76 countries. Listings include unlimited photos, local information and availability calendar.

No booking = no fees.

Use Special Offers to promote your property. Automated emails requesting deposits & balances, payment and return of deposits. Load as many properties as you like! Secure credit card payment facilities. One off start–up fee of just £1 then upload as many properties as you like.

£1 / €1 / $1 Listing on ClickStay

The Again Group Ltd

the abroad again vacation rental listing sites

Country specific holiday rental websites for properties in Spain, Portugal, France and Turkey, successfully getting owners enquiries and bookings since 2011.

No commission taken on owners bookings. No guest booking fees. No 'Book Now' option. No hiding of guest details. Guests contact owners direct via email or phone.

It's simple to create your listing, upload unlimited photos, set your rates, availability and manage your bookings. Customer support is available via live chat and email with a dedicated account manager.

Price ONLY £99 per listing for 12 months. Discounts available for multiple property owners and managers.

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NeedMoreRentals will not be held responsible for any actions or listings with third parties as a result of clicks from this website.

Hosts and managers need generally only publish their properties on one HomeAway-owned site and one TripAdvisor-owned site. The listing should automatically be published on most, if not all, of the others in the same network.

For full and open transparency, may receive a small commission towards the running costs of this website when visitors click on links and list a property on external websites. This is at no cost to you.

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