Specialised Channel Manager for Rakuten STAY

Rakuten STAY the biggest OTA in Asia

Rakuten STAY is one of the largest vacation rental sites and leading online marketplaces in Japan, with a membership of more than 100 million users in Japan alone, which is almost 80% of the total population.


Benefits of connecting to Rakuten STAY via Rentals United


Automatic upload

Add new properties in just a few clicks


Automatic Update

Sync prices, availability, and reservations


Advanced Options

2-Way connection and more

Service Features

  • 2-Way Connection: your calendars and prices synchronised with the channel
  • Rakuten STAY accepts multi-unit inventory
  • Rakuten STAY works with instant bookings
  • Rakuten STAY is the merchant of record 
  • The channel works with price per Guest and supports LOS Pricing, but you need to set it up manually in Rakuten STAY extranet
  • Your minimum stay will be synchronized

Key Info

CategoryVacation rental site
Service Release Date2018
Headquarter LocationTokyo, jp
Languages supported
N of Rentals United properties connected
Minimum properties required
WebsiteVisit now
Pricing modelCommission based
Commission3% on top of the prices received from Rentals United
What is syncedPrice, availability and reservations
Onboarding timeLess than 15 days
Minimum requirementsIf your properties are in Japan, they must have the Ryokan License
Sites in network

How the Channel Manager for Rakuten STAY works

    1. Upload your properties to Rentals United. Add them manually or via PMS/API sync. Go to Services and add Rakuten STAY
    2. Follow the Checklist with detailed instructions
    3. Activate Connection! If you're new to Rakuten STAY, your properties will be uploaded via API by Rentals United
    4. Your calendars and prices synchronised with the Channel. Bookings coming from the Channel will block your Rentals United and/or PMS calendar
    5. You need to manually add the static content in the Rakuten STAY extranet
    6. Get your first booking!