It's Easy to Get Started

You will only need the following items

  • 6 photos (but you can upload up to 24).
  • Your bank account and routing number to receive travelers payments.
  • Basic rental rates.
  • A rental policy (suggested, but not required).
  • Build your listing and start receiving bookings straight away!

 

What You Get

HomeAway property details page

Property Listing on HomeAway.com

  • Property headline to grab the attention of your travelers
  • Property description to highlight the features and amenities of your home
  • 24 photos to showcase your home to travelers
  • Reviews collected directly from guests and added to your listing
  • Map to show where your property is located and nearby attractions
  • Calendar to manage your property’s availability
  • Exposure through our expanded distribution partners, such as Expedia.com

Pay-per-booking listings do not offer subscription levels to control search performance. Listings will be displayed within Classic search position or below. Remember you can switch to an annual subscription at anytime.

 


 

Secure Online Booking and Payments Processing

HomeAway Payments and online booking is required for Pay-Per-Booking properties

  • HomeAway Payments:

    Allow guests to pay by credit card through HomeAway Payments. It’s a convenient and affordable way to process payments.

    • The 3% payment processing fee is included in the booking commission
  • Online Booking:

    The "Book it Now" feature simplifies the booking process by allowing travelers to send online reservation requests. Remember you will always stay in total in control as you have 24 hours to accept or decline a reservation.

HomeAway payments

 


 

HomeAway mobile

Mobile Tools to Manage Your Listings

The HomeAway Mobile app allows you to respond to guests from anywhere

What It Costs

Advertising a pay-per-booking listing on HomeAway is free: you will only pay a commission when you receive a booking. When travelers payment is made through our online payment platform, the money will be automatically forwarded to your account less the commission fee.

$0 Upfront Cost

from 8%*

Is pay-per-booking right for me? Decide for yourself with our comparison calculator  

* Starting at 8% per booking when booked through HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com websites. Bookings originating from other sites of the HomeAway network or expanded distribution partners, may be higher. Additional international surcharge of 2% for cards issued outside of the United States may apply.

Booking Comparison Calculator

$ /day
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Estimated pay-per-booking cost*
$0/yr
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Classic subscription cost
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$349/yr

*Estimate based on nightly or weekly rates and may vary depending on additional fees charged to the traveler.