What You Get

Property Listing on VRBO.com

  • Property headline to grab the attention of your travelers
  • Property description to highlight the features and amenities of your home
  • 24 photos to showcase your home to travelers
  • Reviews collected directly from guests and added to your listing
  • Map to show where your property is located and nearby attractions
  • Calendar to manage your property’s availability
  • Exposure through our expanded distribution partners, such as Expedia.com

Pay-per-booking listings do not offer subscription levels to control search performance. Listings will be displayed within Classic search position or below. Pay-per-booking listings can be converted to an annual subscription at any time.


Secure Online Booking and Payments Processing

HomeAway Payments and online booking is required for pay-per-booking properties

  • HomeAway Payments:

    Allow guests to pay by credit card through HomeAway Payments. It’s a convenient and affordable way to process payments.

    • The 3% payment processing fee is included in the booking commission
  • Online Booking:

    The "Book it Now" feature simplifies the booking process by allowing travelers to send online reservation requests and giving you a 24-hour period to accept or decline the reservation.


Mobile Tools to Manage Your Listings

The HomeAway Mobile app allows you to respond to guests from anywhere


What It Costs

Pay-per-booking listings are free to set up and post on our site. When a booking is completed and guest payment is made through our online payment platform, the money will be automatically forwarded to your account less the commission fee.

$0 Upfront Cost

10% and up*

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*10% for each booking when booked through the HomeAway website. Bookings originating from one of our expanded distribution partners, may be higher

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*Estimate based on nightly or weekly rates and may vary depending on additional fees charged to the traveler.

It's Easy to Get Started

  1. Provide account information and security questions To set up your account information, you will need to provide your name and address and then set up your username and password along with your security questions for accessing your account.

  2. Build your listing Your listing is a webpage dedicated to advertising your property. It will display all the important information needed for guests to book your home. It just takes a few minutes to create, and since it can be edited at any time, you can make improvements whenever you like, ensuring your listing is the best it can be.

  3. Set up your payment account Travelers prefer straightforward, secure payment options. When you enroll with VRBO Payments, you get low 3% credit card processing for Discover, Visa, and MasterCard. The 3% payment processing fee is included in the commission charged on each booking. You will be asked to provide your bank account number and routing number.

  4. Provide your rates and fees You will be able to provide your standard rates for year round bookings as well as any specific event or seasonal rates along with incremental fees for cleaning and other services.

  5. Identify rental policies Provide your check-in/checkout times and cancellation policies. You will also be able to provide a rental agreement for any house rules.

Remember, you can switch to an annual subscription at any time.