Marketing Channels

Vrbo

Keep listings, pricing, availability, bookings and payments in sync with Vrbo using Bookster's channel manager.

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So how does it work?

When setting up the channel integration…

Photos, descriptions and location are published from Bookster to Vrbo. Time saver!

Pricing in Bookster is published to Vrbo - making it dead easy to manage!

When you get a booking…

Availability is synced between Bookster and Vrbo to prevent double bookings.

Bookings are synced between Vrbo and Bookster. Bookings you get through Vrbo will be pulled into Bookster.

Payments can be taken through Bookster for bookings that come from Vrbo - simple.

Quick overview
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Basic
(no charge)

Premium
(via Full Sync)

Sync availability

No double bookings.

Publish property content

Manage property photos, descriptions etc. in one place.

Publish pricing

Easily set all your prices in one place.

Sync bookings

All bookings. One place.

Take payments

Get paid directly through Bookster.

FAQs

How much does it cost to sync with Bookster with Vrbo?

We have two integration levels for Vrbo:

  • Premium - Synchronises your listing, pricing, availability, bookings and payments. We charge a small % fee (depending on your Bookster Plan) for the use of the Channel Manager. The fee is added to your monthly subscription.
  • Basic (iCal connection) - Synchronises availability to avoid double bookings.

Will Bookster create an account for me on Vrbo?

No.

Will Bookster create listings for me on Vrbo?

No. You will need to create your own listing.

Will property content in Bookster (photos, descriptions etc.) be pushed up to Vrbo?

Yes. Property details will be pushed up to Vrbo.

Will property details in Vrbo (photos, descriptions etc.) be pulled into Bookster?

No. Bookster does not pull in property content from Vrbo.

Can you list more than one property on Vrbo?

Yes, you can list more than one property on Vrbo.
Once you have onboarded with Vrbo, you can add your properties to your Vrbo account, and start taking bookings.

How do I add a property to Vrbo?

To add a property to Vrbo:
1. Set up an account with Bookster and add your property listing information.
2. Join Vrbo by clicking on the Channel Manager menu in Bookster.
3. Bookster clients can use the self-service Onboarding URL to match up Properties in Vrbo.
4. Vrbo team will be in touch to finalise the connection and make your property live on Vrbo.

Do I need to be VAT registered to use a Channel Manager with Vrbo?

Vrbo require you to be operating as what they consider a 'Professional'. One way to indicate this is to be VAT registered. However there are other forms of proof such as company numbers and/or Tax Identifiers that will also satisfy Vrbo's requirements.

Sync and save.

Manage all your listings in one place. Simple.
- Robin, Managing Director

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