Once you’ve created an owner account on Tripadvisor, you’ll be able to publish your holiday rental listing. Here’s a guide to the steps you need to follow to publish your ad and start generating new bookings.
The Tripadvisor platform is an additional booking channel for rental owners. Below you’ll find all the steps you need to take to create your listing on Tripadvisor.
First, log into your Tripadvisor owner space and click on “My listings“. Then click the “add a listing” button. Let us guide you through the rest!
In this first step, you’ll need to share the address of your short-term rental. This is necessary to enable Tripadvisor to place a marker on a map to help potential travelers locate your property.
The marker is not only important because travelers can both find your rental after their search or directly via on the map.
In this second step, you’ll be able to focus on the key information about your property and its facilities, in an effort to stand out from the other vacation rental listings on the site.
As you know, setting the right price for a night’s stay will influence the success of your vacation rental. It’s essential to offer your future guests a fair price. In case you have no idea how to go about this, Tripadvisor offers some price recommendations to give you a head start. Note that the currency you choose will be the one in which you receive your payments.
In this third step, you’ll have the opportunity to define your base rates as well as seasonal rates.
Taxes and charges: add here, for example, the tourist tax charged in certain cities, or your cleaning charges if you take them out.
In this fourth step, you can define all your booking conditions, such as :
In this fifth step, we’re going to focus on visuals. Photos of your vacation rental and its surroundings are the best way to seduce your future guests. Upload your best high-quality photos to showcase your property’s assets and charm.
In this sixth step, enter the information required to receive your Tripadvisor payments:
In this last step, you’ll be able to verify all your information. Once your e-mail address and phone number have been verified (if they haven’t already), you’ll be able to post your ad on Tripadvisor Rentals and other group sites: Holiday Lettings, FlipKey, Niumba, HouseTrip and Vacation Home Rentals.
It can take up to 48 hours for your listing to appear online.
As on many vacation rental platforms, the ad page includes a wealth of descriptive information to give future guests a clear idea of your proposition:
With all this information and this level of detail, your potential customers will have a clear idea of whether this rental is right for them or not.
If you want to add more properties, you can. In fact, you can add up to 5 accommodations. To do so, simply
You can deactivate and reactivate your ad. To do so:
Now that you have all the information you need to create your Tripadvisor listing, you’ll soon be able to receive your first bookings. Manage your Tripadvisor bookings and those of other booking sites with the Smoobu Channel Manager!
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