Your Path to More Bookings
Why Professionally Managed?
VacationRoost.com differs from the “rent by owner” category of websites and distribution services in three key ways:
- VacationRoost.com only represents Professionally Managed Vacation Rentals, providing the consumer with a more consistent and reliable vacation experience.
- VacationRoost.com offers valuable services and support options like travel planning assistance, credit card booking, and group travel services that are not available in the listing service model.
- VacationRoost.com operates on a pay for performance model. There are no costs to sign up and no listing fees.
Properties & Bookings
With more than 100,000 vacation rental units in over 84 destinations worldwide, VacationRoost.com offers the largest selection of professionally managed vacation rentals available on the web. To date, we have booked more than $500 million in vacation rentals and related services.
Our travel specialists are Destination Experts. Many of them live in the destinations they specialize in making them the best in the industry. They have stayed in our rentals and know the local secrets and the best places to visit. Our Destination Experts average more than ten years in vacation home rental sales.
VacationRoost also offers a wide variety of vacation services to our travelers, including airfare and ticketing, airport transfers, car rentals, optional activities and excursions, ski rentals, lift tickets, airfare and travel insurance.
Your partnership with VacationRoost is designed with one thing in mind: to generate increased bookings for your properties.What is supplier-friendly distribution?
- We don't undercut your price. We market your properties at rack rate.
- Our Market Managers work directly with you to load specials in real-time.
- The opportunity to package or bundle with other travel components and sell through opaque pricing
- We only sell what you haven't sold. We check availability by Call and Request, Extranet or Direct-Connect.
- Risk Free Distribution! There is no cost to sign up, and you only pay when we deliver a valuable booking.
- We pay you in advance of the guest’s stay, not after.
The Perfect Partnership
We provide customer acquisition.
You provide vacation fulfillment.
The VacationRoost Difference
Consolidated Vacation Rental Options
VacationRoost.com consolidates the broadest selection of professionally managed vacation rentals in one location to allow travelers to search, compare, shop and book, all in one place.
Increase Your Business when you Get VR Linked
Suppliers who capitalize on a direct connection of real-time data have taken a simple step to increase their bookings. A direct connection to our reservation system offers real-time content, imagery, rates and availability and can provide a more seamless operation between suppliers and customers. Get VR Linked and tap into a new strategic revenue stream.
How do you Get VR Linked?
Currently VacationRoost is directly connected via Barefoot, Inntopia, ISI Link, LeisureLink and Sabre Hospitality Solutions (SynXis), and we are continuing to work on connections with other gateway providers to give our customers the most up-to-date content as well as dynamic availability and pricing.
If you are currently utilizing one of these systems, let us know to Get VR Linked. If you do not use one of these systems we can prioritize your current provider as one of our next gateway investments. Ask about signing up for the VR Supplier Extranet to get immediate access to VacationRoost’s web-based property management tool.
VacationRoost Supplier Extranet
VacationRoost is developing a user-friendly web-based platform for our suppliers to streamline updates to their property listings, content, imagery, rates and availability. Suppliers can quickly update their property information for release to VacationRoost’s extensive consumer base. VacationRoost’s technology drives quick and efficient updating of rates and availability across the VR suite of sites. This will ensure consumers have the most up-to-date information about your property listings.
Best Practice Online Merchandising
Each week VacationRoost sends emails to 300,000 qualified travelers, with deals, destination features and vacation services.
VacationRoost.com and our geo-targeted sites see more than 8M visitors per year, and that number continues to grow through our extensive online search engine marketing campaigns.
VacationRoost.com markets your properties through:
- Multiple photos and slide shows of each property
- Virtual tours and video
- Shop and compare functionality
- Dynamic search by price, max occupancy, resort, amenities, etc.
- Mapping and rich local content
- Trained Destination Experts available seven days a week
Get VR Linked!
Interested in learning more? Contact us at www.getVRlinked.com to enroll as a beta tester for our extranet or for more information when the system will go live. You can also sign up for gateway testing on one of our existing gateways or we can notify you when the software you use is part of our connectivity options.