Get ready for the rush!

As soon as Christmas is over, travellers start planning their summer holidays. It’s a regular trend that’s sure to continue this year, so we’ve created a special guide to make sure your listing is ready for the rush. With our unbeatable experience and know-how we can help ensure you’re in the best possible position to maximise your bookings at this crucial time.

Update your prices

  • Fix your rental rates for the next 12 months to give you pricing flexibility check
  • This also means you’ll appear in search results when travellers are looking by price check
  • Remember to include all additional charges and taxes so that your potential guests have an accurate quotation check
  • Compare other listings in your local area to make sure you are competitive
Update your prices
Update your prices

Update your description

  • Make sure your property description accurately sells your home and all the amenities it offers
  • Highlight benefits, such as its proximity to local attractions and tourist sights
  • Updating your description is a great way to refresh your listing and introduce your property to a new set of travellers
Update your description
Update your description

Update your photos

  • Did you know that photos are second only to price in terms of importance to travellers?
  • Upload up to 24 high-resolution images that showcase your property in the best possible light
  • A combination of internal and external shots will give travellers the complete picture of your property and its setting
  • We recommend 1024x768 pixels photos so that your property doesn't look grainy or blurry, even on larger screens
Update your photos
Update your photos

Update your calendar

  • Travellers have told us they prefer calendars updated weekly, with over 90% unlikely to enquire when a calendar hasn’t been updated within the last month
  • Listings without an updated calendar will not appear in search results when travellers enter specific dates
  • Updated calendars create a feeling of trust and are more likely to lead to a booking
  • If you don’t have any recent bookings, simply confirm your calendar is accurate
Update your calendar
Update your calendar

Enjoy even better exposure

January to March is the most important time of the year, with a huge number of travellers about to hit our sites. It’s crucial that your listing stands out from the rest and grabs the attention of holidaymakers. HomeAway gives you a number of of opportunities to ensure that your property enjoys greater visibility and receives more enquiries and bookings.

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