Booking.com and Bookster
Written by Robin Morris
Use Bookster to boost your vacation rental revenue with Booking.com.
You can now use the Bookster to sync Pricing, Availability and Bookings to Booking.com
Use Bookster Channel Manager with Booking.com to significantly boost your revenue
In 2017, we announced that Bookster PMS is a Premier Partner of Booking.com.
This channel manager partnership reflects the commitment that Bookster has shown within the industry and the importance we place on the growth of profitable revenue for our clients.
In 2019 we developed the connection further to automatically synchronise even more of the Property Listing information.
Who is Booking.com
Started in 1996 in the Netherlands, it has grown enormously over the years to be one of the largest accommodation websites on the planet.
Booking.com's reputation is excellent, which is why more than 1 million people recently said they'd recommend Booking.com to their family and friends.
Importantly, this strength and reputation in the market means it drives a significant amount of revenue for holiday rentals across the world. Indeed according to latest figures from 2018, more than 1,550,000 room nights are reserved on their platform.
Booking.com attract both leisure travellers and business travellers which opens the opportunities for holiday rental agencies looking to attract different markets during the year.
Join Booking.com in the Channel Manager
With any paid Bookster account, you can easily synchronise your properties with Booking.com or any of our other great Channels within Bookster. Our team is on hand to answer any questions on each Channel and will support you through this process.
Save time with Bookster PMS and Booking.com
Using the Bookster Channel Manager to connect to Booking.com provides a number of time-saving features for your vacation property business:
- Price synchronising: Automatic updates! Bookster will automatically update the rates on Booking.com whenever you make rate changes in the Bookster holiday rentals software. This is done immediately, and covers all Channels in the Bookster Channel Manager in addition to your own website.
- Availability synchronising: No more double bookings! Whenever you receive any bookings or cancellations from any Channel, or you make a booking directly in the property management software, your availability will be instantly updated on all Channels, including your own website and Booking.com.
- Bookings details: No more copy and paste! Bookster will pull all the booking details into Bookster PMS so you can view all the booking and guest information in one place.
- Payments: As part of your settings with Booking.com, you can choose if you would like Booking.com to take payments on your behalf, or if you would like to take the payments through Bookster with your Payment Gateway. Each have their own benefits, so this decision is down to your own business needs.
Last year we attended the Click 2018 event as a Premier Partner of Booking.com, and intend again in 2019. If you would like to meet us at Click 2019, or would like to discuss any aspect of the partnership, please get in touch.