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how technology has changed vacation rental property management

How Technology Has Changed Vacation Rental Property Management [+Infographic]

The boom of the vacation rental industry has spawned myriads of technology solutions. But do property managers really need to invest in specialised vacation rental software?

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Top 50 Vacation Rental Software [2019 Update]

Choosing a Vacation Rental Software is a major decision. Aside from a Channel Manager for marketing and distribution, you may need a property management system (PMS) for operations, guest communication, housekeeping, accounting or more advanced options, such as building a website, SEO and content management, taxes, even reporting to police. Here’s a list of the Top Vacation Rental Software providers today!

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VrTech Startup Competition 2019: Time to Vote for Your Favourite Startup

Here are the 20 startups shortlisted for the 2019 VrTech Startup Competition! These companies are building revolutionary tech solutions that move our industry forward. It’s time to vote for your favourite and see them pitch on stage at the Vacation Rental World Summit!

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An Insider’s Guide to Switching Channel Managers

Switching Channel Managers can be a big concern as it implies investing time, money and resources. But if you need help with this process, start with this useful guide that covers all you need to know for a smooth transition.

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The difference between Property Management Systems and Channel Managers

As a hospitality professional, chances are you’ve researched which software is best to run your rentals. In this article, we explain the major differences between Property Management Systems and Channel Managers to help you make an informed decision.

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The Definitive List of Smart Locks & Keyless Entry Providers

When it comes to vacation rentals, keys are nothing but trouble. They get lost, they need to be handed over in person, and they’re not that safe, either. The solution? Keyless entry with the help of smart locks! Here are the top providers in the smart locks and keyless entry space.

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Vacation Rental Chatbots – Let A.I. Answer your Guests

Do you know how Artificial Intelligence is applied today in the vacation rental industry? Excluding dynamic pricing, A.I. is used via Chatbot technology to automate one of the most time-consuming tasks that is Guest Communication. Learn about Vacation Rental Chatbots, how they work and why you need them!

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Revolution in Housekeeping Automation with Doinn

Cleaning is the most costly process and one of the most time-consuming tasks for vacation rentals businesses today. Luckily, this essential need in housekeeping automation is addressed by Doinn, a revolutionary bridge between short-term rentals and quality housekeeping, now integrated with Rentals United. Find out how you can link bookings from 60+ sites with 5-star services.

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Taking Guest Payments yourself – the Stripe way

Accepting credit card payments is one of the biggest pain points that vacation rental businesses need to address today. Instant and secure transactions are the industry standard and thanks to our new integration with Stripe, it’s easy to make them part of your business too. Find out how you can benefit from our new partnership! 

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Automatic pricing for vacation rentals – via Rentals United & Beyond Pricing

High season, low season, nightly rates, price per guest, events pricing… Setting up the best price for your vacation rentals can be mind-boggling. At Rentals United we understood that pricing is a major challenge for most property managers and so we’re very happy to announce a solution: a partnership with Beyond Pricing! Find out how connecting Beyond Pricing with Rentals United can help your Vacation Rental Business!