Advertising on Vacation Rental Listing Sites
The Top 50 Websites For Home Owners and Property Managers
Advertising Your Property Listing on Vacation Rental Sites
The major vacation rental websites are often referred to OTAs (online travel agents) or listing sites. Models differ form instant guest booking delivery to enquiry lead generation. The most popular global vacation rental sites include Airbnb, Booking,com, the HomeAway/Expedia network and the TripAdvisor group. See the top 50 vacation rental sites below.
Top 50 Listing Sites to Advertise Your Vacation Rental
(Global Alexa Ranking)
- Booking.com (87)
- Airbnb (246)
- VRBO (2262)
- Couchsurfing (4464)
- HomeAway (7018)
- FeWo-direkt (18976)
- Abritel (19818)
- HomeAway UK (25621)
- Homelidays (59313)
- Luxury Retreats (61964)
- FlipKey (62988)
- Rentalia 69157 (Idealista)
- Holiday Lettings (73853)
- Alugue Temporado (75867)
- Homestay (77918)
- MisterBnb 78459
- Stayz (79903)
- Spain Holiday 97135
- Chambres Hotes 98213
- Top Rural 127760 (HomeAway Group)
- TUI Villas 127889
- HolidayCottages.co.uk 139394
- Cottages.com 148840 (Wyndham Group)
- Niumba 152146 (TripAdvisor Group)
- The Plum Guide 156313
- Wyndham Vacation Rentals 159919
- Vacation Rentals 161904 (HomeAway Group)
- TurnKey 172129
- Cottages In Canada 175330
- Canada Stays 197919
- Novasol 202705
- Villa Plus 216765
- Bookabach 225835 (HomeAway Group)
- OneFineStay 259113 (Accor Hotels)
- Pour Les Vacances 261288
- Corporate Housing By Owner 302561
- Atraveo 308371
- GuestHouser (IN) 355901
- OwnerDirect 357624
- Holiday Home (DE) 395461
- BedyCasa 401761
- 9Flats 403407
- Friendly Rentals (Novasol Group) 443547
- Housetrip 458378 (TripAdvisor Group)
- Only Apartments 467279
- Villas of Distinction 491724
- Home Escape 526310
- Snaptrip 556282
- Book2Trip 648992
- Vacation Rentals By Choice 702203
Website - Global Alexa Ranking* - Parent Company
* Alexa website analysis. Combines the estimated average number of daily unique visitors and page views over a three month period.
GLOBAL VACATION RENTAL LISTING SITES
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, HomeAwayUK, Homelidays, Abritel, VacationRentals.com 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.
Based in Amsterdam, Booking.com has been a major player in the short-term rental industry in Europe for many years and has developed into a global leader.
Booking.com 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 and registration can take as little as 15 minutes to complete. 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.
The Pulse mobile app allows you to manage all of your listings and bookings on the go.
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. 20+ dedicated Product Teams and 200+ dedicated Partner Managers.
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.
Airbnb was founded in 2008 and is now a household name with more than 6 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. A 14% commission applies to some professional property managers with 6 or more listings.
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.
• The World's largest travel community site founded in 2000
• 880,000 bookable properties
• 415+ million monthly visitors
• 200+ countries
• Global distribution across numerous sites
Over 415 million monthly unique visitors use TripAdvisor to plan 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 appear on the 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.
Selected listings will also appear in the 'Hotels and Places to Stay' search.
Choose your own cancellation policy from relaxed to super strict in the event of 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.
FEATURED VACATION RENTAL LISTING SITES
Advertising your rental accommodation on ClickStay (formerly VillaRenters.com) 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.
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!
OTHER VACATION RENTAL LISTING SITES
We are one of Asia’s largest OTA’s and now allow hosts to list their properties on our site. Anybody that wants to rent their apartment, house, villa or bungalow can do so. We do not charge hosts a commission and it is completely free to list your property.
Host simply enter the price they want to earn per night, then we make money by marking up a small percent (typically between 6-12%) for travelers to pay at the time of booking.
Brightongetaways.com 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.
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.
Welcome Worldwide is a company that specialises in advertising privately owned holiday homes, which can be rented direct from the owner avoiding high agent commissions. We have been advertising holiday homes since 2003 and advertise all types of holiday accommodation ranging from villas and apartments, to farmhouses and cottages in many countries throughout the world. All rental enquiries made on our website go directly to the property owner, Welcome Worldwide receives no commission on the rental bookings taken.
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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, NeedMoreRentals.com 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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