Wouldn’t it be nice to see your vacation rental calendars filled up for the whole year, imagine what you could do with all that free time! A long vacation by the beach, maybe a trip to the Caribbean or even a cruise across the world’s oceans with the best food and drink! Unfortunately we know how hard you vacation rental managers work! Even though we know you all deserve a vacation you are putting your guests leisure time first by offering them your beautiful properties.
At Kigo we strive to make vacation rental managers lives easier, so we are going to share with you two ways to help fill up your availability calendars, therefore you get a chance to have a vacation this year; not just your guests!
Where you advertise
Where you advertise your properties will have a direct impact on your availability calendars! You want to make sure you are are reaching the right customers who are interested in the properties you have on offer. You may have several properties that cater the requirements of different individuals, groups and family who are looking for a property to rent. The key is to reach your customer at the right place and at the right time so they do not book with your competitors!
So how do you do this and how do you cater the needs to each of your properties and save. You can take advantage of advertising with a variety of portals who attract an array of different audiences that will get you exposure to all types of vacation makers, such as HomeAway, FlipKey and Booking.com who will gain you instant access to these portals saving you time.
How you advertise
How you advertise your properties will influence how your bookings are increased. Solely relying on one marketing channel will not help you increase bookings, in-fact it will allow your competitors to get ahead of you. Kigo’s Channel Manager will do all the work for you allowing your vacation rental business offer partner agencies to your website visitors avoiding disappointment. Allow your partners to offer your accommodation when they are fully booked, fill in last minute openings and much more optimizing your leads and bookings.
There you have it two simple ways to help you increase bookings, taking these simple steps will save you a lot of time, help you get bookings quicker so you can start planning a vacation for yourself. So why not go shopping and get your sun cream and flip flops ready!
If you are interested in operating your own vacation rental website complete with a beautiful reservation system, we will be more than happy to help. You can request a demo from our website or call us directly: +34 93 1980 697