VRBO: How do I get more bookings for my property?

A simple 7 step guide for solving this common VRBO problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Competition is fierce in the vacation rental game. You cannot throw up a quick ad on VRBO and expect your bookings to fill up. Below are a few tips to make your listing stand out.
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Make sure you have a professional video and 24 professional photos for your listing. 24 photos is the maximum VRBO allows and your rankings will be affected if you have fewer.
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Create a clear, catchy title for your property that will encourage people to click and check it out.
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Make sure you have a well written description that describes your property in detail
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Be specific when listing your bedding. Bedroom and bed size is important to customers. Make sure your bedding specs are clear and easy to see on your posting.
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Make sure your calendar is updated every time you finalize a reservation. VRBO's search algorithm pays attention to the last time your calendar was updated. Rank higher and get more qualified leads for the dates you need booked by updating your calendar consistently.
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Get reviews! Reviews are crucial. Make sure you get your guests to post reviews directly on your VRBO site and if you have reviews from other websites, screenshot them and add them as pictures.
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Author: BenF • May 3rd, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of VRBO customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: VRBO: How do I get more bookings for my property?; Having difficulty saving favorites to rent. How can I list favorites in my trip; Problem with password. I need regular phone number. Im calling from costa rica; VRBO not on Barclay's Arrival Plus rewards; I want to change from pay % per customer, to yearly basic plan; change dates on reservation and where is the vrbo fee... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 7 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 17 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting VRBO. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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