The Leading Vacation Rental Websites in 2018 | Host Advertising

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The Top 50 Websites For Home Owners and Property Managers

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September 2018

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

1. 87
2. Airbnb 292
3. VRBO 2381 (US - HomeAway Group)
4. Couchsurfing 3531
5. HomeAway 5650
6. Fewo-Direkt 13428 (DE - HomeAway Group)
7. Abritel 15813 (FR - HomeAway Group)
8. 18501 (UK - HomeAway Group)
9. FlipKey 53042 (US - TripAdvisor Group)
10. Homelidays 54718 (FR - HomeAway Group)
11. Rentalia 55569
12. Holiday Lettings 55883 (UK - TripAdvisor Group)
13. Luxury Retreats 60028 (Airbnb)
14. Top Rural 61099 (ES - HomeAway Group)
15. Homestay 62222
16. Alugue Temporado 67483 (BR - HomeAway Group)
17. Stayz 72062 (AU - HomeAway Group)
18. MisterBnb 70011
19. Chambres Hotes 81639
20. Spain Holiday 100648
21. 109098 (Wyndham Group)
22. Cottages In Canada 116316
23. Niumba 116948 (ES - TripAdvisor Group)
24. Vacation Rentals 120621 (US - HomeAway Group)
25. TUI Villas 133374

26. Novasol 119384
27. Wyndham Vacation Rentals 138979
28. 146402
29. TurnKey 149380
30. Wimdu 151325
31. OneFineStay 170617 (Accor Hotels)
32. Bookabach 187375 (NZ - HomeAway Group)
33. Only Apartments 188087
34. Canada Stays 205128
35. Atraveo 222209
36. Holiday Home (DE) 230282
37. BedyCasa 234545
38. GuestHouser 249080
39. Pour Les Vacances 265127
40. 9Flats 288991
41. Housetrip 289986 (CH - TripAdvisor Group)
42. Snaptrip 291975
43. OwnerDirect 310041
44. Friendly Rentals (Novasol Group) 316656
45. Travelmob (SG - HomeAway Group) 332768
46. HomeEscape 394015
47. Villas of Distinction 466510
48. Oasis Collections 474545
49. Clickstay 596784
50. Tripz 668184

Links point directly to owner / property manager sign up page.

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


renting out your home for holiday lets with airbnb


• Over 300 million guests have travelled with Airbnb

• Estimated 100 million nights booked in 2017

Advertise FREE on Airbnb Here

Airbnb was founded in 2008 and is now a household name with more than 5 million listings across 81,000 cities and 191 countries.

The site is a global network of short-term rental space offered by locals. Rooms and entire properties are listed under property types as Vacation Home, Unique Space, B&B and Boutiques.

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.

Business travel accounts for 15% of all guest bookings as over 700,000 companies have used Airbnb For Work.

Professional photography is available 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. Owners can additionally add settings for guests to provide government identification.

Guest reviews help hosts decide on accepting booking requests.


What's included in an Airbnb vacation rental listing?

The Basics - Unlimited Photos • Property Title & Description • Property Details • Amenities • Display Specific/General Location • Guest resources (Check-In details/Wi-Fi Login/House manual) • Recommendations Guidebook

Price Settings - Set Customised Nightly Rates • Use Optional Pricing Tips • Add Weekly/Monthly discounts • Set Additional Cleaning Price • Set Additional Guest Charges • Add Damage Deposits • Set Weekend Pricing • Set Currency

Booking Settings - House Rules - Accept Children, Pets, Smoking & Events • Optional Instant Bookings • Set Advance Booking Notice • Set Booking Window • Set Minimum/Maximum Stays • Add Check-in Checkout Details • Choose Cancellation Policy • Email & SMS Notifications • Bank Transfer/Paypal Payouts

Extras - View & Post Guest Reviews • Request Guest ID Verification • Availability Calendar Synchronisation (Import/Export) • Eligibility For 'Collections' Category inclusion (e.g. Family & Work) • Eligibility For 'Airbnb Plus' luxury property category inclusion • Eligibility For 'Superhost' status

Host Data - Ratings Scores History • Earnings/Transaction History • Monthly/Daily Listing View Data

Services - Co-Hosting Opportunities • Customer Support • Professional Photography • Host Airbnb 'Experiences'

Advertise FREE on Airbnb Here



• 1.55 million reservations confirmed every day

• 480 million monthly visitors

• 5.6 million listed properties

• 140,000+ destinations in 231 countries

Advertise FREE on Booking Here

Based in Amsterdam, has been a major player in the short-term rental industry in Europe for many years and has developed into a global leader. is the largest travel e-commerce website in the world and is available in 40 languages. The company has more than 15,000 employees in 198 offices, in 70 countries worldwide.

Listing is free. There are no sign-up fees nor subscription costs when you become a rental partner.

Adding your vacation rental(s) on Booking gives you instant access to a huge audience of approximately 480 million website visitors per month.

Rental spaces include cottages, apartments, villas, cabins, guesthouses, B&Bs, condos, country houses, gites, farm stays, holiday homes, campsites, ryokans, homestays, riads, boats, luxury tents and rooms.

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

Of it's nearly 30 million property listings, Booking boasts over 5.6 million vacation rental homes, apartments and other unique places to stay located across 231 countries and territories worldwide.

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.

Furthermore we don't add guest booking fees on to the price like some other platforms. The price the guest sees is the final price without any nasty surprises.

24-hour/7 days per week 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.

Advertise your vacation rental free on tripadvisor


• The World's largest travel community site

• 415 million monthly visitors

• 200+ countries

• Global distribution across 26 sites

Advertise FREE on TripAdvisor Here

415 million monthly unique visitors use TripAdvisor to plan and book trips.

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

Pay just three per cent commission for each confirmed booking.

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

Verified guest reviews and the $10,000 ‘Peace of Mind’ guarantee help give guests the confidence and trust to book. You retain control over accepting bookings or not.

All listings will automatically appear on the full network of 26 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.

Choose your own cancellation policy from relaxed to super strict in the event traveller cancellations.

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.


What's included in a TripAdvisor vacation rental listing?

The Basics: Unlimited Photos • Property Title & Description • Property Details • Facilities & Features • Guest Welcome Pack (Check-in / Checkout details, Wi-Fi Login & Directions) • 'About The Owner' Bio - Name, Response Time, Response Rates, Languages Spoken • Property Map Location Pin

Price Settings: Add Customised Nightly Rates • Add Weekly/Monthly Rates & Discounts • Add Local Taxes • Set Additional Cleaning Price • Set Additional Guest Charge • Add Damage Deposits • Set Weekend Pricing • Set Currency • Set Cancellation Policy • Set Changeover Day

Booking Settings: Set Booking Deposit % • House Rules - Accept Children, Pets, Smoking • Set Advance Notice • Set Booking Window • Set Quote Lifespan • Set Min/Max Stays • Add Rental Agreement • Email & SMS Notifications • Bank Transfer/Paypal Payouts

Extras: Read, Post & Collect Guest Reviews • Customise Automated Quote/Deposit Payment & Balance Payment Messaging • Availability Calendar Synchronisation (Import/Export) • Eligibility For 'Certificate of Excellence' Status

Owner Data: View Listing Visits • Booking Requests • Enquiries & Bookings • Listing Performance Data - Listing Strength, Acceptance/Response Rates • Track Payments

Services - Customer Support

Advertise FREE on TripAdvisor Here


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• 2 million properties

• 53 million visits per month

• 190 countries

• 50+ dedicated sites

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HomeAway is the big name in the vacation rentals industry with more than two million listings in 190 countries in 23 languages.

Funded in 2005 and now owned by Expedia, the HomeAway network is the #1 vacation rental marketplace to advertise your property.

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

The 'Book with Confidence Guarantee' offers comprehensive guest payment protection and instils booking trust.

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 as part of the Expanded Distribution Network (EDN).

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 vacation rental sites including:

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



list a vacation rental home on clickstayAdvertising your rental accommodation on ClickStay (formerly gives you exposure to over 4 million travellers. More than 57,000 vacation rental apartments and villas in 76 countries. Listings include unlimited photos, local information and availability calendar. No booking = no fees.

We also promote selected properties in front of potential guests across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Use special offers, late-booking, early-bird or long-stay discounts 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.

List Your Place on ClickStay

#1 RV Rental Marketplace
Do you own an RV? Would you like to earn money when not using it? List for FREE with Outdoorsy - the largest and most trusted RV vacation rental marketplace in the US and Canada. $1 million liability insurance policy covers your RV or trailer whenever it’s being rented for vacations. DMV verification check on all drivers. 24/7 RV Rental Roadside Assistance. Dedicated customer support team and 93% Average 5+ star reviews. Liability & comprehensive and collision Insurance included in every approved rental.

We're free to join and have no membership fees of any kind. You will always have the final say in who gets to rent your RV. Payments are deposited directly into your bank 24 hours after your RV has been picked up.

Relax in the countryside


list your spare rental room on homestay Listing your spare room on Homestay connects you with travellers to over 160 countries. Homestay is all about sharing your home, welcoming your guest and orientating them to your local area. Listing is free and there is no long-term contract. Video call and messaging technology helps hosts get a better idea about their guests in advance of stays.

So, if you have a spare room in your house, sign up free today and start hosting guests in your home!

Rent Your Spare Room on Homestay

The Again Group Ltd

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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Brighton Getaways is the leading short-term accommodation and vacation rental provider in the Brighton and Hove area in the UK.

We will ensure you enjoy huge returns with short term lettings as opposed to long term tenancies. Our plans are perfect for landlords and property managers who want to make more from vacant or under-performing homes.

Rent your property today with Brighton Getaways

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.

If you would like to contact us about including your vacation rental site or description here please contact us here