• Vrbo plans to reposition itself as a family travel site to offer resorts, and other features facilitating family vacations.

    What was the point of attending Summit? Did we hear or learn anything for real based on all the changes that have occured within 4 days of the end of Summit. Who is VRBO now? https://skift.com/2019/11/14/expedias-v...
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  • Who is going to Summit 2019?

    If you're attending Partner Summit 2019, what sessions do you plan to attend and why? Click here to view the agenda and the sessions.
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  • Has anyone received updated info on THIS WEEK'S conference in Scottsdale?

    I have asked before and was told we would hear something about two weeks before the conference. Nothing yet and it starts this next Saturday.
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  • How are your VRBO bookings doing this year compared to previous years?

    5 years ago (pre-service fee) I booked 100% of reservations through VRBO.    For 2019 so far out of 23 bookings so far only 6 are from VRBO.   6 VRBO 5 Airbnb 7 direct 5 repeat guests (direct) &n...
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  • Website issues wow a whole lot of them for me - Help!!!!! Moderators

    Wrong property number reverting back to inactive VRBO numbers Cannot use the calendars or rates, says I need to set up????  These are not new listings Cannot refund a vacationer, the refund button is gone. Cal...
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  • Have your bookings in HI dropped down considerably?

    I have a 1 bedroom/1 bath condo in Kauai. It seems that my request for bookings has gone down significantly. I have 8 days available during Thanksgiving. This has never happened before. I also have dates in Dec availa...
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  • HomeAway Survey

    Just curious to know if anyone had the patience to make it through that entire survey? I tried to take it twice and gave up both times.
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  • How can I set the maximum number of nights allowed to book?

    I don't want any bookings for more than 30 days.  This makes me a long-term landlord and subject to different laws and risks. 
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  • Wondering if you should try Instant Booking for your property?

    Hi Everyone!   Wondering if you should try Instant Booking for your property? These partners did - here's what they had to say. Ready to give it a try yourself? Log into your dashboard and enable it now - you ca...
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  • Traveler’s question re: ask the owner a question

    I am trying to find a place to book for 7 nights in late October.  I have been on several OTA site’s including VRBO.  The problem is that I have found a home on VRBO I would like to book, but unable to...
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  • Do you find these topics helpful?

    Out of these 3 topics, which do you find the most helpful in Community and why? Open ended questions Product Information Tips and Resources
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  • How to edit your availability for reservations

    How do I edit my availability for reservations? Reservation Settings are options located on your calendar page that allow you to control how far in advance travelers can book your property.  Log in to your ...
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  • Can you designate 2-night minimum as well as 3-night minimum timeframes?

    Need to ask since it has been a while using the site.  One used to be able to have a 2-night minimum for most timeframes and a 3-night minimum for holiday timeframes.  Is this no longer possible via the rate...
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  • Industry Upcoming Events

    We are coming up on a busy time of year in the vacation rental business! Check out a few industry events that are happening across the country. November 08: Short Stay Summit November 09-10: VRBO Partner Summit Nove...
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  • The Campfire Starter Kit

    If your vacation rental has an area to start a campfire, make the experience possible for your guests by following some of these tips to creating memories by a cozy fire. Be sure to check your local regulations aro...
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  • Summit 2019!

    Join us at the 2019 Partner Summit to access 20+ educational sessions, experience new tools to help manage your vacation rental, and hear about where the new Vrbo is headed! November 9-10 Scottsdale, Arizona Snag...
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  • Optimize your availability. Maximize your bookings.

    Making some adjustments to your rate settings and booking requirements can open your vacation rental to more booking opportunities. Read these four ways to start maximizing your bookings, or read the article here. S...
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  • Optimize your availability. Maximize your bookings.

    Making some adjustments to your rate settings and booking requirements can open your vacation rental to more booking opportunities. Read these four ways to start maximizing your bookings, or read the article here. S...
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  • What vacation rental events are you attending?

    Are you attending any vacation rental events this year? Share with your fellow owners know what's top of mind for you and why. We'd also recommend checking our Partner Summit which is hosted November 9-10 in Scottsd...
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  • Amenities... check yours... again..... :(

    This need to constantly check and recheck and recheck again our listings does get old, doesn't it?   I was scrolling thru my listing on my iPhone and was rather puzzled to see that I now offer:   A firepla...
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