Is your property sitting empty during Christmas?

Activate Online booking and be part of our FREE European campaign

Activate online booking by 14th November and get 160% more enquiries*

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Included in your subscription, online booking is free to set up, there are no monthly fees and will save you lots of time. You will also be able to offer your guests a secure, reliable online payment method.

If you are already registered for online payments, all you need to do is change your current booking option from Standard Online Payments to Express Online Bookings and Payments. Find out how to change your booking option here.

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What is it? A European advertising campaign which promotes Christmas and New Year breaks, with a special highlight on any properties offering the Online Booking options.
Why are we doing it? To Help you fill in your last Christmas Break availability.
Holidaymaker demand for this period is the highest in November.
How can you benefit? Any properties with availability between the 21/12/13 and the 05/01/14 and signed up to Express Online Bookings and Payments will be featured in this campaign.
When will it take place? The holidaymaker promotion campaign will start on 15th November and ends on the 27th of November. We recommend you sign up to receive online bookings before the campaign starts to get optimum visibility.

Why accept online booking?

  • Increase exposure

    Trust & online safety

    Offer guests a reliable, secure online payment method. Holidaymaker payments made using HomeAway Payments, are guaranteed against internet fraud for up to £10,000.

  • Trust & online safety

    Increase exposure

    Rank higher in search results on and double your visibility. Property adverts that accept online payments receive on average 160% more enquiries*

  • Stay in control

    Stay in control

    You have flexibility to accept or decline all booking requests. The booking is secured after 24 hours and your calendar updates automatically.

  • Save time

    Save time

    Convert bookings from holidaymakers quicker and benefit from an easier, quicker booking process.

Why feature in our Christmas break campaign?

Be part of it! The following promotional activities will begin on 15th November 2013. So make sure holidaymakers can see you when it all kicks off!

  • Additional exposure on our sister sites in France and Germany
  • Dedicated email sent out to over 1 million holidaymakers
  • Online advertising campaign
  • Online promotion on the website
  • PR and social media promotion
  • Increased visibility and dedicated paid advertising on Google
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* Based on average number of enquiries per property registered to online payments on, and (June-August 2013 only).