The go-to-market place to book rent-out or book your vacation rentals

Choose the best Channel Manager for Holidu to distribute your accommodations

In July 2014 Holidu was founded to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. Soon after, the Holidu website was helping millions of travelers find their perfect vacation rental for the lowest price. The company has its headquarters in Munich and regional offices in the most attractive leisure destinations across Europe. In just a few short years, they have secured their place in the top 5 booking platforms for vacation rentals, having over 25 million visitors each month – trying to search and book their next vacation rental

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Why choose NextPax as a channel manager to list your accommodations on Holidu?

Awarded

NextPax Travel Technology is offering full content management on the connection towards Holidu. Your pictures, descriptions, amenities and any related section related to Holidu’s content requirements can be shared from our system. Once you have your Holidu contract signed , we can fully build your accommodations automatically? Did you know we can build 40.000 accommodations and have those listed on Holidu within 5 minutes?

Diverse Pricing Solutions

Through NextPax you are able to set a diverse range of pricing solutions for Holidu. We do operate on a Length of Stay model with Holidu, which enables you to set prices for any length of stay, any stay date and for each occupancy. Also we can let Holidu know which taxes or additional fees are payable on location of the property

Instant Bookings including a payment solution

NextPax Travel Technology together with Holidu provide instant bookings including a guest payment solution. We have two options with Holidu to ensure you are able to capture the guest payments for their reservations. First, if you are PCI DSS compliant (meaning you are allowed to handle credit cards) or you work with one of our integrated payment gateways – we are able to onward distribute the traveller’s credit cards in a secure way. If you are not PCI DSS compliant or you don’t work with one of our selected payment gateways – you can still share a payment link directly with the guest to capture payments. Conversion on option A is ofcourse way better, and it’s a more safe and secure way of doing business in general

Characteristics of NextPax’s connection with Holidu

  • Trustworthy and reliable connection since 2016, realtime distribution of rates & availability
  • Acces priority support from the Holidu team, through commercial excellence teams and onboarding teams made available by them
  • The ability to synchronize your account with us 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 within the non-hotel accommodation market
  • Very diverse pricing solutions available, including Length of Stay pricing, multiple policy options and long-stay rates available
  • Ability to provide on-site additional costs, such as local tourist tax or other costs payable at location
  • Ability to use your own branding and logo

Key Features of Holidu

Category OTA
Geographic focus Global
Segment focus Hotels, Vacation Rentals, Holiday parks / resorts and alternative accommodations
Pricing model Commission based
Commission 12 – 15%, depending per region.
Content Management Full: Pictures, Amenities, Descriptions, Geographical Details, Property Details, Holidu Specific Details
Reservation Management Bookings, Cancellations, Booking Status Retrieval
Pricing & Availability Length of Stay Pricing, Availability up to 465 days
Extra Features None
Onboarding time 48 hours
Who is the merchant of record? Accommodation Owner
Payment Solutions to capture guest payments Traveller Credit Cards / Payment Link

8 reasons why you want to add Holidu to your channel portfolio

01

Global Visibility – millions of users search and book their vacation rentals every month on Holidu. They operate in 21 markets through dedicated domains in 12 languages, so you can reach a very wide audience of travellers looking for vacation rentals specifically

02

Holidu sees mobile as the go-to-market strategy for the vacation rental industry. All Holidu’s products are therefore optimized with mobile as #1 device in mind

03

Holidu operates on a performance based model only. They do not charge the accommodation partner any installation fees or setup costs. They only charge you when they actually deliver bookings and revenue. Holidu also does not charge commission over any additional costs – for example cleaning fees or electricity fees

04

Unlike others, Holidu really is supporting direct communication between property managers and guests. From the moment your guests book via Holidu, you can communicate with your guests the way you want, without having to login to an extra interface or use a login at all

05

Holidu Group offers state of the art sales, account management and onboarding support.Their team is ready to optimize and set you up for success

06

Holidu Group is offering a Data Analytics Toolset to help accommodation owners to maximize their performance on Holidu in their Holidu Dashboard. Did you know the average length of stay on Holidu is 7 nights?

07

Holidu Group offers 24/7 global customer and traveller support in most languages and cultures of the world

08

As Holidu is also sourcing pricing and availability from AirBnB, Booking.com and other websites, with your direct advertisement you can etalate your accommodation and brand as well on this website

All about the Holidu connection

How can I charge Holidu’s travellers for their reservations?

We have two options with Holidu to ensure you are able to capture the guest payments for their reservations. First, if you are PCI DSS compliant (meaning you are allowed to handle credit cards) or you work with one of our integrated payment gateways – we are able to onward distribute the traveller’s credit cards in a secure way. If you are not PCI DSS compliant or you don’t work with one of our selected payment gateways – you can still share a payment link directly with the guest to capture payments. Conversion on option A is ofcourse way better, and it’s a more safe and secure way of doing business in general

Why still list on Holidu if my accommodation is already synchronized to Holidu via AirBnB or Booking.com?

If you list your accommodations directly on Holidu it will enable you to push your brand to customers worldwide and you are allowed by Holidu to use your own terms and conditions. Also an important point is that Holidu will share the guest’s own contact details, and foster property managers to have their own conversations with their guests

How is Holidu offering support?

For each market they have customer support contact details for property managers and the larger partnerships will all have their designated account managers. Aside from that an entire helpdesk has been created with articles on every aspect Holidu cares for: holidu.com/help

Frequently Asked Questions

Once you have signed up on the Holidu Partner Portal and you agree to their terms & conditions we can easily onboard all your accommodations towards Holidu 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 the Holidu Group. No more manual work to be done!

No, any reservation made to by a traveller with the Holidu Group is an instant booking and is real-time delivered to your system as such

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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