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Booking.com is one of the largest travel websites with more than 29 million listings worldwide, reaching 400+ million travel enthusiasts per month. The NextPax Channel Manager connects your inventory seamlessly to Booking.com, while automatically synchronizing and updating your rates, availability and content in realtime. Are you ready to say goodbye to overbookings and save valuable time by automating the online distribution? Contact us today for more information.

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Why choose NextPax as a channel manager to manage your accommodations on Booking.com?

Awarded

Since 2012 NextPax has been a preferred partner of Booking.com and in 2019 we were awarded with the highest level in their Preferred Partnership. Operating as an exclusive Premier Connectivity Partner to Booking.com for surpassing commercial performance, technical innovation and high engagement with the Booking.com team.

Content Management

NextPax Travel Technology is offering full content management on the connection towards Booking.com. Your pictures, descriptions, amenities and any related section related to Booking.com’s content requirements can be shared from our system. NextPax also advises you on where to improve and how the Booking.com Property Page Scores can be optimized. Did you know we can build 40.000 accommodations and have those LIVE within 5 minutes?

eContracting & Onboarding Solution

If you don’t have an agreement with Booking.com yet, now you can easily make sure to get it in place via our system, where we can issue your agreement with Booking.com for you within just a few seconds. After that we can build your accommodations immediately and have them live in a few minutes.

Payment Programs Compatibility

NextPax is fully compatible with both Booking.com Managed Payments programs. Whether you choose as a property manager to join Booking.com’s Bank Transfer Payment Program or decide to work with their highly Virtual Card Payment Program, NextPax will ensure smooth payments. We have integrated Booking.com’s payment clarity package, which provides extra details on when and how you can charge their virtual cards.

Reviews Engine

Our application enables you to retrieve the Booking.com detailed review scores and the actual reviews from your guests. Now you know where you can improve your service!

Diverse Pricing Solutions

Through NextPax you are able to set a diverse range of pricing solutions for Booking.com. We do operate on a Length of Stay model with Booking.com, which enables you to set prices for any length of stay, any stay date and for each occupancy. Aside from that you can enable multiple rate-plans and also the promotions you have built in the Booking.com Extranet are compatible with our channel management system.

Characteristics of NextPax’s connection with Booking.com

  • Trustworthy and reliable player connection since 2012.
  • The ability to sign their agreement from our system in just a few clicks.
  • Very quick integration. Easy channel to work with and easy to onboard on via NextPax.
  • Open to any type of inventory, from hotels to lodging, resorts to villas and anything in between.
  • Very diverse pricing solutions available, including Length of Stay pricing, multiple rate-plans and policy options and long-stay rates available.
  • Complete compatibility with all Booking.com’s consumer payment solutions, whether you want to receive guest credit cards, Booking.com’s virtual cards or allow Booking.com to charge the guest on behalf of you and pay you by bank transfer.
  • Integrated Reviews en Messaging Solution.

Key Features of Booking.com

Category OTA
Geographic focus Global
Segment focus Hotels, Vacation Rentals, Holiday parks / resorts and alternative accommodations
Pricing model Commission based
Commission Depends per country
Content Management Full: Pictures, Amenities, Descriptions, Geographical Details, Property Details, Booking.com Specific Details
Reservation Management Bookings, Cancellations, Modifications, Booking Status Retrieval, No-Show Reporting, Invalid-CC Reporting
Pricing & Availability Length of Stay Pricing, Multiple Rate Plans, Long Stay Pricing (>90 nights), Availability up to 465 days
Extra Features Manage Booking.com Reviews
Onboarding time Few minutes
Who is the merchant of record? Accommodation partner
Payment Solutions to capture guest payments Traveler Credit Cards, Booking.com’s Virtual Credit Cards, Bank Transfer payout by Booking.com, Payment-Link

8 reasons why you want to add Booking.com to your channel portfolio

01

At Booking.com,  20+ years of industry experience is backed with continuous data-backed insights to provide you the services, products, and support you need to grow your business. That’s why they offer the tools, visibility, and round-the-clock support you might not get on your own.

02

Booking.com regularly tests new features on their website to make sure you get enough bookings from the right guests – without increasing your workload. They listen to your feedback and continually develop our products to improve your experience of using them.

03

Their products, tools, and services give you in-depth insights into your property’s performance. You can compare with your competitive set, measure up against industry benchmarks, and plan strategies to take your business to the next level.

04

Booking.com’s customer service team is here to help you and your guests 24/7. They offer both phone assistance and a dedicated messaging system in 43 languages, as well as this platform (Partner Help), which is full of FAQs, manuals, and step-by-step guides.

05

Booking.com is proud to be the world’s number one accommodation site for bookings. More than 1.5 million room nights are booked on Booking.com every single day. With such a large customer base, they can help you reach a wide audience of potential guests from around the world – meaning you have access to entirely new markets, all in one place.

06

Booking.com promotes your property on search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo to ensure you’re seen by huge numbers of potential guests in 43 languages. Aside from that, they also promote your property to travelers planning trips through our 17,500+ affiliate partners. And, of course, they market your property directly to Booking.com customers, personalizing their user experience to help them find the right accommodations – and to help you get the right guests.

07

By running over 1,000 experiments on our website site every day, Booking.com offers travelers worldwide a seamless, localized experience. This also benefits your business because we present your property in a way that attracts the most guests and lets you set expectations by providing details about your property, location, amenities, and nearby attractions. You also get a steady income thanks to a simple and easy process where bookings are instantly confirmed.

08

Booking.com has a dedicated team that verifies guest reviews to make sure they’re legitimate. These trustworthy reviews add to your credibility and influence other potential guests to choose your property. Reviews also provide insights that can help you improve your guests’ experience.

All about the Booking.com connection via NextPax

Why should I add Booking.com as part of my sales channel mix?

Booking.com provides a unique product, great service and the support you need to reach guests you have never reached before. Add to this 20+ years of experience, international reach, a great guest experience and a genuine drive to help partners convert as much as possible.

What kind of insights can Booking.com offer that will help me capture growing demand?

Localized data is available on the source of business, traveler type, device used, booked policies, book & search windows and length of stay. Local campaigns to capture local demand and offering flexible booking policies have proven to be very beneficial in the travel industry.

Is Booking.com also offering support?

Booking.com offers a partner help centre, a partner hub, their YouTube channel contains all how-to video’s specifically catering accommodation services and 24/7 support is available in your language.

What specific features is Booking.com offering for vacation rentals?

As Booking.com offers both hotel inventory and alternative accommodations, they have developed several customized solutions for vacation rentals. You can set your own house rules, add guest requirements and report guest misconduct, features like key collection and lock box access have been developed and faster contracting and onboarding are available.

Does Booking.com also offer long-term stays?

Yes! Booking.com is now able to offer 90-day stays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Simply go to our channel management software and initiate the agreement from there. You can have it signed and completed in just a few minutes.

Our NextPax channel management software allows you to build, manage and control an unlimited amount of accommodations at the same time from our system. We sync all the details of your accommodations over our connection with Booking.com. No more manual work to be done in their Extranet.

The virtual credit card can be shared with you directly in case you are PCI compliant. If not, you can work with one of our integrated payment providers, who are all compatible with charging virtual cards. Did you know we even tell them when the virtual credit card is ready to charge, what amount is left on the virtual card and how long it will remain active? Be sure to activate that program, it works and it enables a lot of alternative payment methods on Booking.com, to capture even more guests.

Making it easier

‘Working closely with NextPax for almost ten years I can truly say they are an amazing partner.’

‘They keep us sharp and innovative, challenging us to get the most out of our relationship both technically and commercially. Their exceptional service and partnership has let them to be one of few top tier premier connectivity partners.’

Ruud van Buggenum

Booking.com, Connectivity Partner Business Manager

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