Expedia

Expedia Inc are the world’s largest travel company. They handle flights, hotels & now with the purchase of Homeaway, they are pushing heavily into the vacation rental market.

Expedia

Who are they?

Their site is translated in multiple languages and they are strong in all markets with extra weight in the USA. By choosing to work with Expedia via Rentals United, your vacation rentals will also be featured on: Expedia Inc, Venere
, Trivago
Hotels.com,
Homeaway,
Travelocity,
Orbitz,
Egencia,
Expedia Affiliate Network,
Wotif.com,
Ebookers,
Hotwire Group.

What is synched?

Bookings
calendars
Prices
Photos
property info

member since

2015

Location

Bellevue

Accepts rentals in

Worldwide

Gets more bookings from

N/A

Rentals connected

3758

Time zone

N/A

Languages supported

N/A

Website

Payment questions

How much commission does the Channel require?

from 18% to 22% of the total booking

Does the Channel charge the client?

yes, their commission, total amount

This is important as you may need to charge the client and hence need payment facilities.

Does the Channel issue invoices to the client?

yes

If they don’t you will need to be in touch with the client directly.

Does the Channel transfer monies to the owner?

always, after departure, via, Bank Transfer

This explains how you will be paid out.

Does the Channel need an invoice from the owner?

no

Some channels require you to send an invoice before they can pay you out.

Does the Channel send confirmations to the client?

yes, after inserting a booking

This explains who owns the communication with the client.

cancellation questions

Which cancellation conditions does the Channel use?

yours

Some channels allow property Providers to save their own cancellation conditions.

Does the Channel enforce the cancellation's conditions?

yes

This shows who will need to take care of enforcing the penalties to the client in case of a cancellation.

Is the Channel’s commission used as cancellation compensation?

never

Should that be the case then it’s not necessary for you to charge a pre-payment.

Does the Channel allow you to decline bookings?

no

If the answer is “yes” then you will be able to decline online bookings for a certain period of time usually.

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Do you still have questions?

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