5 Types of Vacation Rental Marketing Software to Grow Your Business

If you’re serious about marketing your vacation rental, using software can do a lot to help. There are several types of software you can use to market, manage, and grow your vacation rental business. In this post, we outline each type of vacation rental marketing software, and include some recommended software options you can check Read more

Lodgify vs. OwnerRez – Side-by-Side Comparison of Vacation Rental Management Software

Lodgify and OwnerRez are two of the most popular vacation rental management software platforms. In this post, we’re comparing Lodgify vs OwnerRez to help you decide which one to use for your vacation rental business. We’ll look at their pricing, features, and customer support reviews, and give our recommendations. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, Read more

Squarespace Airbnb Integration: 4 Ways to Add Your Airbnb to a Squarespace Website

Want to add your Airbnb to a Squarespace website? In this Squarespace Airbnb Integration Guide, we’re going over a few different ways you can. Squarespace is an increasingly popular website builder for Airbnb hosts and vacation rental property managers, and for good reason. They have beautiful, easy-to-customize templates, and there are several ways you can Read more

The 9 Best Squarespace Templates for Your Vacation Rental Website

While there’s no Squarespace template category specifically for Airbnbs or vacation rentals, there are several templates that can be easily modified to create a website for your Airbnb or short-term rentals. You’ll find most of these Squarespace vacation rental templates in the Property and Real Estate category, but you can also find templates in others Read more

An Overview of Lodgify – Features, Pricing, & Our Review

Lodgify is a vacation rental management software best known for its direct booking website builder. With Lodgify, you can easily create your own website to take direct bookings, and sync those bookings with other channels like Airbnb and Vrbo. In this post, we’re going over the main features, pricing plans, and our overall Lodgify review, Read more

How to Design a Vacation Rental Website For More Bookings

Having a website for your vacation rental has several benefits. One of these benefits is the ability to independently and effectively market your property. Here are five vacation rental website design best practices to help you get more bookings. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, and we may earn a commission at no extra cost Read more

Top 5 Guesty Alternatives for Vacation Rental Property Managers

Guesty is one of the biggest names in the vacation rental management software industry. They claim to provide an end-to-end solution, and have a laundry list of features designed for vacation rental property managers. But Guesty’s percentage-based pricing is not for everyone (and can be quite expensive), and some customers have said they’re a ‘Jack Read more

15+ Best Vacation Rental Website Templates in 2021

Creating a website for your short-term rental has never been easier. Here are some of the best vacation rental website templates to help you easily create a website for your properties (with or without direct bookings). This list includes the templates offered by vacation rental website builders, as well as WordPress themes, and templates from Read more

Top 7 Best Vacation Rental Channel Managers in 2021 (Comparisons & Reviews)

As a property manager or Airbnb host, you can simplify your life by using a vacation rental channel manager. But with so many options, how do you know which one’s best for your business? We’ve created this overview of the best vacation rental channel managers to help you decide. After hours of research, reading hundreds Read more

How to Build Your Own Direct Booking Website in 2021

A website can be one of the most valuable marketing assets in your vacation rental business. And the good news is that you can create a direct booking website in just a few clicks. There are several different ways to build a direct booking website, so we’ve created this guide with information and examples to Read more

How to Use Lodgify & Squarespace to Create a Direct Booking Website

Squarespace is the website builder of choice for many because of their beautiful templates and intuitive website builder features. But if you want to create a direct booking website for your vacation rental, you’ll need to integrate a third-party booking engine like Lodgify. Combining the vacation rental management features of Lodgify with a Squarespace website Read more

20+ Lodgify Websites (with Examples of Each Template)

More and more vacation rental owners are seeing the value of having a direct booking website for their properties. If you’re thinking about creating your own, Lodgify is an increasingly popular option you might be considering. And if you’re wondering what Lodgify websites actually look like in the wild, you’re in the right place. This Read more

The Best Vacation Rental WordPress Themes (For Direct Bookings)

If you’re looking for a vacation rental WordPress theme (and plugins) that can handle direct bookings, you have a few different options. In this post, we’re featuring the vacation rental themes and plugins from MotoPress and Homey, which we recommend for most clients who want to create a direct booking website on WordPress. Disclosure: Some Read more

Top 5 Best Vacation Rental Website Builders

As the vacation rental market becomes more and more competitive, having your own website is an excellent way for your properties to stand out online. A direct booking website can also increase your profit margins (by removing booking fees from the equation), and give you independence from OTAs like Airbnb and VRBO. Fortunately, it’s never Read more

How to Add Your Airbnb Calendar to Your Website

Adding your Airbnb listing or availability calendar to your vacation rental website can be a simple way to encourage your website visitors to book. In this post, we’re going over the different options you have to integrate your Airbnb listing with your website. If you want the best way to integrate your Airbnb listings with Read more