Expanded Distribution Network Terms and Conditions

Dated August 31, 2015

Expanded Distribution Network Terms and Conditions

1. General. These terms and conditions apply to participation in HomeAway’s Expanded Distribution Network. By participating in the Expanded Distribution Network, you agree to these Terms and Conditions (the “Expanded Distribution Network Terms”). These Expanded Distribution Network Terms are a subset of our Site Terms and ConditionsCapitalized terms not defined herein, shall have the meanings given to them in the Site Terms and Conditions. The Expanded Distribution Network allows Members to list eligible property(ies) on leading third-party travel sites that partner with HomeAway to increase exposure to the vacation rental marketplace (each a “Distribution Network Partner”). Members who participate in the Expanded Distribution Network will have their listings distributed on one or all of the Distribution Network Partner’s sites depending on the particular Distribution Network Partner’s eligibility criteria and the Member’s preferred commission level. The list of Distribution Network Partners continues to grow and is subject to change at any time.

2. Eligibility. Members are eligible to participate in the Expanded Distribution Network if they (i) currently advertise properties on a HomeAway Site, (ii) accept online booking, (iii) utilize HomeAway Payments or are an integrated property manager, (iii) are in good standing with HomeAway and (iv) their listings include the basic information required by HomeAway or the applicable Distribution Network Partner. If a Member wishes to join the Expanded Distribution Network please contact: http://help.homeaway.com/

3. Commissions & Fees. Members who participate in the Expanded Distribution Network agree to payment of the following commissions and fees:

  • Commission of a percentage of the rental amount (consisting of the nightly rate plus additional fees), which will be determined by the Distribution Network Partner site on which the booking was made. The commission percentage for each partner shall be displayed on each Member’s dashboard.
  • Payment processing fee of 3% of the rental amount shall be applicable to Members who use HomeAway payments; and
  • Integrated property managers who use their own merchant service provider are subject to their usual credit card processing fees.

4. Managing Property Distribution. As new Distribution Network Partners join the Expanded Distribution Network, Members who have opted in to the Expanded Distribution Network will automatically be distributed on any Distribution Network Partners charging the same or lower commission rate as Members have agreed to pay within their Member dashboard (the “Commission Level”). Members will have the ability to manage which properties will be distributed and which Commission Levels they wish to pay in at in their dashboard.