Many holiday rentals websites only support Instant Booking, and guests prefer to book with Instant Booking because the confirmation is instant - leading to higher booking conversion rates. We recommend that all property managers list their property with Instant Booking if possible.
Read more about Instant Booking Only channels here
 
Instant Booking is not for everybody however. To publish your listing on Instant Booking you must ensure:

  • that your calendar is always updated - if you manage other calendars, using Calendar Sync is strongly recommended
  • that your seasonal rates are set correctly for at least 12 months in advance
  • that your booking rules are set correctly

Read more about the difference between Instant Booking and Request Booking.

Changing to Instant Booking

To change the booking model for your listing:

  1. Log-in to your account
  2. Go to the Listings page
  3. For the listing you'd like to change, use the edit button (...) and select Change to Instant Booking.
  4. Navigate to Channel Manager and you'll see that more sales channels are now enabled - ensure that you deactivate any channels that you already list directly on.
  5. The change will be made immediately in Your.Rentals system. However the time taken for your listing to be built in selected sales channels might vary.

Changing to Request Booking

To change the booking model for your listing:

  1. Log-in to your account
  2. Go to the Listings page
  3. For the listing you'd like to change, use the edit button (...) and select Change to Request Booking.
  4. Navigate to Channel Manager and you'll see that some sales channels have been disabled - this is the case when they do not support Request Booking.
  5. The change will be made immediately in Your.Rentals system. However the time taken for your listing to be removed in selected sales channels might vary.

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