Rentals United Settings
Rentals United Settings

Best Channel Manager for VRBO

Manage your VRBO short-term rentals automatically

Preferred Partner

Rentals United Channel Manager helps you list and manage automatically holiday homes on VRBO and the HomeAway family, the global marketplace for vacation rentals. Add new properties in a few easy steps, synchronize existing listings and get all info updated for you, including prices, availability, property info, bookings and cancellations.  

Benefits of connecting to VRBO & HomeAway sites via Rentals United

Preferred Partner

Connection quality recognized as Preferred Partner 2018

Automatic Update

Sync rates, availability, photos & property info

Automatic Upload

Complete sync to add new properties effortlessly

VRBO Channel Manager Key Features

  • Priority support with the VRBO and HomeAway team
  • Changes will be pulled by VRBO from Rentals United and displayed after 24 hours
  • Price per Night applies for the HomeAway "Guaranteed Pricing Model" and higher ranking
  • 2-way connection: a booking or a cancellation will update you calendar everywhere
  • Possibility to set different down-payment just for HomeAway

How to set up the VRBO Channel Manager

  1. Upload your properties to Rentals United. Add them manually or via PMS / API sync. Go to Services and add HomeAway
  2. Follow the Checklist with detailed instructions. Please note that you need a minimum of 5 properties to connect
  3. TRAINING provided for HomeAway. During the 1st month of contract, you have 3 calls with an Onboarding Specialist
  4. VRBO works with Guaranteed pricing and only accept price per night. Make sure you have all extra fees set up in Rentals United
  5. Once the connection is completed, your rates, calendars, bookings and cancellations will update in real-time
  6. Get your first booking via Rentals United.
  7. HomeAway will send enquires to your Rentals United Dashboard. Answer them by email
  8. Charge the guest's credit card. The details will be saved in Rentals United for 10 days only
  9. Arrange arrival directly with the guests using the messaging platform
  10. HomeAway will invoice their commission monthly and email the guest for a review after check-out

Key Info

CategoryVacation rental site
Service Release Date2013
Headquarter LocationAustin, us
Languages supported
N of Rentals United properties connected25834
Minimum properties required5
WebsiteVisit now
Pricing modelSubscription and Pay-per-Booking
Commission5% of booking subtotal for Pay-per-Booking model
What is syncedRates, Availability, Bookings, Photos, Property Info
Onboarding time2 to 6 weeks
Minimum requirementsMinimum Content Quality required. Contact us for more info
Sites in network
Works best in conjunction withRentals United + Stripe + Beyond Pricing
Stage of your business journeyMarketing & Distribution