Search and Stay Integrated Channel Manager
Search and Stay Channel Manager is an integrated tool that allows you to connect your holiday property listings on Search and Stay to external holiday booking sites or Online Travel Agents (OTA), like Airbnb, Vrbo, Booking.com and Expedia.
With the Search and Stay Integrated Channel Manager, you will be able to sync with up to 60 different listing sites and online travel agents and keep your calendars automatically synchronised across all your channels and prevent double bookings. Click here for a list of all 60 plus connected listings.
Our Search and Stay Channel Manager will enable your property information and images, description, amenities, inclusions, rules, bookings, calendars, seasons and rates to be automatically synchronised and updated across all your selected channels – without manually updating each site individually. Most importantly, this means that when a guest books their stay on one channel, the inventory will update on all the others.
Advantages Of Search and Stay Channel Manager
Keep Calendars & Bookings Up-To-Date
Instant synchronisation means that errors such as overbooking or double bookings are far less likely to occur. Once a property has been booked on a channel, the channel manager will automatically remove the availability for those dates on the other channels.
Save Time and Effort
A channel manager saves holiday rental owners and property managers numerous hours a week - that they would otherwise spend on manual tasks, such as cross-checking availabilities and updating calendars on each platform.
Manage All Your Reservations From One Place
Stop using multiple accounts. Search and Stay Channel Manager two-way, seamless integrations automatically synchronise your listings on all external portals. Oversee all your bookings from one place on your Search and Stay owner portal and save time and effort for managing your holiday property or holiday rental management business.
Vary Rates To Maximise Profit
While it’s free to list on most rental platform and Online Travel Agents, the majority charge a percentage of the booking amount as a commission. Via your Search and Stay Channel Manager you can include these commissions or fees (as a percentage) into your base rates to cover your costs.
Increase Your Properties Visibility
Add your properties to more external portals and gain extra visibility. Export all your content, bookings and rates across as many sites as you choose in just a few minutes. Spend that extra time to optimize your listings and increase your online presence.
Oversee All Your Bookings on a Multi-Calendar
Search and Stay’s multi-calendar offers a clear overview of all your bookings from your portal on the Search and Stay website and all other external listings sites. Change your rates and accept reservations from all your listings directly on one centralised calendar.
Online Calendar (iCal) integrations
If you choose not to use Search and Stay Channel Manager, you can still sync your other platforms in one dashboard using via iCals for your the Search and Stay listing via iCal information in your property listing. An iCal integration allows you to display calendar data and room availability from another application in your Search and Stay owner portal. It’s a good alternative for booking sites that don’t provide direct integration with our Channel Manager or to use as an alternative to the Channel Manager. You will find your iCal in each different site or OTA that you are listed on.
Answers To Your Questions
How Do I Get Started?
Open an account on Search and Stay, via the "List Your Property" button on the site. Complete your details and property information to list your property on Search and Stay. Publish your listing to be ready to take bookings for your property. Contact us via our owner help chat and we will work with you to connect to the Channel Manager.
What does your pricing include?
It’s free to list (and publish) your property information on Search and Stay. Listing on Search and Stay includes tools like Booking Engine, Guest Management, Guest Communication, iCal sync and multi-calendar. The Search and Stay Channel Manager fee will then allow you to sync all your property information including bookings, calendars and rates and season, to your selected platforms.
Are the listing site's commissions included in your pricing?
No, they're not. Some listing sites add their commission on top of the prices you save. These channels want your net rates. Other channels will charge their commission based on the prices you save. With Search and Stay Channel Manager, you have the choice to mark your rates up to cover any additional commission. We will provide you with all the detail of how each channel works when you connect.