Property Manager Toolkit

HomeAway Payments

Travelers come to our sites expecting to book their vacation rental the same way that they purchase everything else online: quickly and securely. That’s why our tools support a variety of payment methods, designed to be easy and flexible for you and your travelers.


HomeAway Payments® is the most secure and convenient way to accept most major credit cards and all eChecks directly from your dashboard. Using HomeAway Payments makes it easy to get paid and comes with the benefit of our Carefree Rental Guarantee.


bookwithconfidence.pngWhy use HomeAway Payments?

  • Low rates and no fees
    Processing fees start as low as 3% for domestically-issued cards like Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover®.* eChecks are free and there are no setup, termination, or monthly fees.
  • Convenient
    It’s easier for travelers to securely pay online when they rent a property using their credit card or eCheck. Funds are disbursed to you based on your payment schedule and your calendar is updated.
  • Saves you time
    Manage all your payments and reservations from your dashboard and take advantage of more tools like automated payment requests and reminders.
  • Attracts more travelers
    Travelers want the convenience and security of paying online–so give it to them! Listings with HomeAway Payments get a prominent badge and more views that those without it.**
  • More property protection
    Using HomeAway Payments allows you to enable Property Damage Protection. This gives your guests the option to pay a low upfront fee for a protection policy or pay the equivalent coverage amount as a refundable damage deposit. Either way, your property is protected. Learn more about Property Damage Protection >
  • Payment protection for your guests
    When your transaction is processed using HomeAway payments, your guest’s payment is protected through the Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM. Your guest will feel protected knowing their payment is going directly to you through HomeAway.

*Rates vary by country. Learn more >
**Based on average listing performance for Classic subscription levels on and in January 2013.

How to add and use HomeAway Payments: Fill out a simple form with basic information you have on hand.