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Overview

Boostly is a marketing tool designed to help hosts and property managers boost direct bookings by designing and updating their short-term rental websites and boosting their social media marketing results with a complete content toolbox.

Price

Prices are start at £1,500 and £49 monthly fees

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners: Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts: Yes

  • Features

    Direct Booking website

    • Boostly gets you started with a WordPress website that you customize to fit your business and brand identity.
    • With most property management system (PMS) based websites, you lose your site if you decide to change PMS platforms.  Boostly websites function independently but cooperatively with PMS companies, so if you make a PMS change, it is easy to disconnect your Boostly site from one platform and integrate it with another. You won’t have to start over building a new site.

     

    PMS Booking Engine Pairing

    • Integrated with major OTAs (online travel agencies) and PMS companies.
    • It uses the latest API technology so your Boostly website and the OTAs can talk to each other to avoid double bookings.

     

    Guest Reviews

    • Guest review feature lets you grow your reputation and allow guests to write reviews on your website.

     

    Marketing Training Courses

    • With Boostly Academy, hosts can learn strategies to increase their direct bookings through 48 marketing courses/modules.
    • The training courses can be accessed 24/7 worldwide.

     

    Marketing Content Swipe Files

    • Boostly provides inspiring content and email swipe files as marketing resources for Boostly users.

     

    Integrations

     

    Additional Features

    • Features: Blogs, podcasts, and YouTube training videos.
    • Users have access to a private Facebook group with access to:
      • Tutorials
      • Guides
      • Community support

     

    Customer Support Via 

    • Email
    • WhatsApp messaging
    • Private Facebook Group
  • Pros
    • Boostly 3.0 is fully ChatGPT enabled – you can use AI from inside your Boostly website to help create content.
    • Boostly have a new booking engine which means your booking stays on site
    • They offer new revenue stream options you can plug straight in
    • The site integrates with Zapier to help automate and streamline your business
    • CMS /PMS - Boostly connects you with the largest channel management platforms to sync with your Boostly website. Painless integration with all major OTAs using real-time data means no more double bookings!
    • Guest Review Plugged in – Boostly has an integrated system that allows you to capture and share reviews.
    • The Boostly Academy is a CPD-accredited marketing course to help you grow your business
  • Cons
    • Note - Boostly sites are now exclusively done for you – we no longer offer a DIY service
     
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Overview

We develop brands and build beautiful, effective websites that help businesses and organizations reach their goals.

Price

Pricing subject to the scope of your project.  Contact Hudson Creative for a custom quote.

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    Home Runner: An API-integrated Direct Booking Website

    Home runner websites feature:

    • Property descriptions and details are displayed directly on the main website.
    • Mobile friendly
    • Custom grouping of properties and units as needed.
    • Website visitors can create a favorite property list.
    • Aggregate reviews (*requires purchase of Revyoos plugin).
    • The ability to filter by price range and amenities; multiple sorting options.
    • Display availability calendar with daily rates.
    • Quick search by property name.
    • Guidebooks API integration (*requires a separate Hostfully guidebook account).
    • It is easy to see the nightly price shown large.
    • The ability to set featured properties for the website.
    • Pricing is shown in the property grid.
    • The ability for users to operate multiple independent websites.

    Branding

    • Hudson Creative can help you create a unique, consistent, and recognizable brand(s) that stand out.

    Customized Integrations

    • Offers a wide range of tools to expand your website’s functionality further and seamlessly integrate them into your website.

    Integrations:

    Customer support: Via email

     

  • Pros
    • Homerunner websites from Hudson Creative integrate with Hostfully and Guesty.
    • The "Our Work" section of the Hudson Creative website lets visitors view numerous sites created by them.
  • Cons
    • A separate subscription to the Hostfully guidebook is required for guidebook integration.
    • A separate purchase of the Revyoos plugin is necessary to aggregate OTA reviews onto your Hudson Creative Website.
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Overview

Bookl.ee drives trust, conversions, and direct bookings by offering user-friendly social media link-in-bio pages that consolidate your reviews, showcase stunning image galleries, present all your properties, and actively promote direct bookings. Our goal is to empower Airbnb hosts and hotel owners to harness the power of the mobile era and enhance the effectiveness of their direct marketing channels.

 

Price

Pricing Plans

Standard
$11.97/ month
Premium
$19.97/month
Mention STR HUB during signup to receive your first month free
Discounts available with annual subscription.
  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes, Bookl.ee is an affordable and easy to implement option for small portfolio operators to increase bookings through their social media profiles.

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes, Bookl.ee scales easily for those managing larger portfolios by allowing multiple properties to be featured on each Bookl.ee page. The simplicity of adding properties reduces the effort to onboard multiple properties.

  • Features

    Create Beautiful Pages In Seconds

    • No manual entry for adding properties. Easily import data for your listings by simply adding link to your properties’ OTAs listings.
    • Easy to use drag and drop editor with live preview.
    • Customizable short-term rental industry-tailored page building blocks.
    • Built for mobile.

    Built trust With Real Customer Reviews

    • Import reviews from multiple sources: Airbnb, Vrbo, Booking.com, Expedia, etc.
    • Showcase and curate the best reviews.

    Display Properties and Booking Options

    • Add one or multiple properties to your Bookl.ee page.
    • Import property photos from your listings.
    • Add links to various booking options.
    • Promote the benefits of booking directly.

    Customized Your Page

    • Customize page design.
    • Add Blocks and re-arrange them with the simple drag and drop editor.
    • Add unlimited links and guide users anywhere you want.

    Share Your Link Everywhere

    • Promote your link-in-bio on TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media channels.

    Integrations

     

  • Pros
    • Bookl.ee can be customized in minutes with its ready-to-use industry-tailored building blocks.
    • No API keys are needed to import property information and reviews.  Simply copy and paste your property's address from your browser's address bar.
    • It is built for mobile with an intuitive user experience.
    • You can cross-promote multiple properties on each Bookl.ee page.
    • The annual cost of Bookl.ee can be recouped with just one or two bookings.
    • Bookl.eee is built by hosts for hosts.
  • Cons
    • Booklee is currently best suited for Instagram and Facebook, but the link can be shared on any social media platform.
    • Currently, there is no analytics feature to track which buttons or links visitors interact with the most.
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Overview

ICND is an award-winning web development and digital marketing team that specializes in vacation rentals and real estate companies. Since 1999, InterCoastal Net Designs (ICND) has been offering a wide array of web-related services, including web design, development, business automation tools, and full-service digital marketing.

Price

Prices vary according to the scope of your needs. Please contact the ICND Team for a custom quote.

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes, although they are typically used by property management companies.

    Property Managers and Co-hosts – Yes, ICND is specifically designed to serve property management companies.

  • Features

    Vacation Rental Website Builder

    • User Experience Emphasis: The work to ensure your direct booking website provides a superior user experience for guests.
    • Conversion Focused: Choose from a range of features that guide guests through the booking process. Marketing support is available to drive qualified traffic to your site. 
      • Booking Abandonment Feature: Email and website follow-up feature to capture leads who haven’t converted yet.
      • Remind Me to Book Feature: Allows guests to sign-up for an automated email reminder to book.
      • Price Alerts/Cancellation Notifications: Guests sign-up for property notifications to be alerted of price changes or last minute openings.
      • Urgency Feature: Using real-time booking statistics to create a sense of urgency for guests to book.
      • Extend Your Stay Feature: Automatically notifies guests of options to extend their stay.
      • Trigger Mail Feature: Schedule and automate guest communications via email or SMS.
    • Quick Search Interface: The booking engine is optimized to ensure property results load quickly.

    Vacation Rental Marketing

    • Social Media
      • Find Your Audience – Help you identify and build your audience.
      • Develop Content –  Content creation service that is specifically for your niche target.
      • Social Media Ads –  Ad management.
      • Reporting and Refining – Track progress, make tweaks, and increase conversions.
    • Pay Per Click
      • Account & Campaign Optimization – A review of current efforts and suggestions to improve results.
      • Ad Copy Creation – Ad creation as well as testing to ensure the most effective ads are used.
      • Keyword Research & Placement – finding and using strategic keyword to optimize your visibility vs. cost.
      • Landing Page Creation –  Custom landing pages that convert leads to customers.
      • Conversion Tracking & Analytics – Keeping an eye on paid campaigns and SEO.
      • Reporting –  Monthly reporting of actions taken and next steps.
    • SEO
      • Keyword Research – Determine the primary and long-tail keywords to optimize for and target.
      • Competitor Analysis – Thorough review of competitors site to create a plan to outrank than.
      • Baseline Ranking Report – Displays where you website ranks in each of the major search engines – updated biweekly.
      • Code Optimization – Code to help speed up your pages and keep search engines happy.
      • Link Building – Link audit of your competition and directory placement suggestions.
      • Content Optimization – Ensure content is readable, looks great, interlinks to other pages,and includes photos and calls to action where necessary.
      • Sitemap Generation – A XML sitemap to let Google know which pages to crawl and about any changes.
      • Citation Building – Citations to help you rank well in Google maps.
      • Blogging – ICND will help you create SEO-friendly, useful content to drive traffic throughout your site.

     

    • Email Marketing
      • Responsive Design – Choose to create a mobile-friendly custom email template or use a unique design each time.
      • Monthly Interaction – ICND monthly or custom interval eblasts.
      • List Management – Email database management to reach the maximum amount of customers.
      • Delivery and Response Tracking & Reporting- Reporting after each eblast.
      • Spam & Deliverability Testing – To help messages reach your customer’s inbox instead of the junk box.
      • Guest History Utilization – Mine guest history data to optimize marketing efforts.

    PMS integrations

    Business and Marketing Integrations

  • Pros
    • Intercoastal Net Designs offers the range of marketing solutions needed by vacation rental managers and hosts.
    • ICND integrates directly with many popular PMS systems.
  • Cons
    • Most of the PMS systems the ICND integrates with are enterprise-level solutions designed to serve property management companies instead of hosts or small portfolio operators.
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Overview

Mailchimp is a marketing automation platform and email marketing service that helps vacation rental hosts to reach, engage, and convert more customers. With Mailchimp, hosts can deliver relevant messages to guests based on who they are and how they interact with your business.

Price

Marketing Platform Pricing Plans – The number of users, features, and customer support varies by plan.

  • Free                     $0
  • Essentials             $13/month, FREE for the first month
  • Advanced             $20/month, FREE for the first month
  • Premium               $350/month

 

Websites and Commerce

  • Free      $0/ month + 2% transaction fee and Stripe processing fees
  • Core      $10/ month + 1.5% transaction fee and Stripe processing fees
  • Plus       $29/ month + .5% transaction fee and Stripe processing fees

 

Transactional Email Pricing per Block  –

A transactional email facilitates a commercial transaction. Common examples include:

  • Order confirmation
  • Notification emails (for example, shipping confirmation and updates, or order refunds)
  • Subscription confirmation

(each block is a credit for 25,000 emails)

TOTAL BLOCKS                    EMAILS PER MONTH             PRICE PER BLOCK

1 to 20 blocks 1 to 500k emails $20/block
21 to 40 blocks 500k to 1M emails $18/block
41 to 80 blocks 1M to 2M emails $16/block
81 to 120 blocks 2M to 3M emails $14/block
121 to 160 blocks 3M to 4M emails $12/block
161+ blocks 4M+ emails $10/block

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes, for the email marketing platform.

    Property Managers and Co-hosts – Yes, for the email marketing platform.

  • Features

    Website Business Tools:

    • Website Builder
    • Online Stores
    • Appointment Scheduling
    • Custom Domain

    Marketing Tools:

    • Email marketing
    • Landing Pages
    • Digital Ads
    • Social Media
    • Campaign Manager

    Audience Management

    • Marketing CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
    • Signup Forms
    • Audience segmentation
    • Behavioral Targeting
    • Predicted Demographics
    • Tags and Contact Profiles

    Creative Tools

    • Content Studio
    • Creative Assistant
    • Dynamic Content
    • Subject Line Helper
    • Campaign Templates

    Marketing Automation

    • Customer Journey Builder
    • Transactional Emails
    • Retargeting Ads

    Insights and Analytics

    • Reports
    • Smart recommendation
    • A/B Testing
    • Surveys
    • Content Optimizer

    Mobile App: Yes

    Integrations

    • Quickbooks Online
    • Shopify
    • Stripe
    • Yelp for business
    • LiveChat
    • SimpleTexting
    • Zendesk Activity
    • WordPress
    • Mixpanel
    • Firebase
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Vimeo
    • Typeform
    • Formstack
    • SurveyMonkey
    • Patreon
    • Chargebee
    • Recurly

     

     

  • Pros
    • Mailchimp is well-known and trusted email marketing solution.
    • A free plan is available, which might be perfectly adequate for small operators and hosts, but you can easily upgrade to the paid plan if your needs grow.
    • Enterprising hosts or property managers could use a Mailchimp website to create a mini-store and sell items to their guests.
    • You can connect your domain through Mailchimp or a third-party service.
  • Cons
    • Online stores are currently only supported in the United States and the United Kingdom.
    • We're not currently aware of a way to add a booking engine to Mailchimp websites, so they wouldn't be a good solution for direct booking websites.
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Overview

TrustYou is an all-in-one guest experience solution for hospitality to help you manage guest surveys, improve your reputation, and increase revenue. With a team of more than160 feedback experts, TrustYou help hosts to understand, collect, and share feedback to gain valuable insights. Turning guest’s negative experience into positive ones.

Price

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – 

    Property Managers and Co-hosts – 

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of TrustYou.

     

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Overview

TechSpokes is a Hawaii-based company that offers vacation rental software, website, and marketing solution for hosts and property managers. TechSpokes helps optimized and increase direct bookings by simplifying the reservation process with superior, easy-to-use availability calendars, and booking engines.

Price

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of TechSpokes.

     

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Overview

RealTech Webmaster provides technology and marketing solutions for vacation rental hosts and property managers in the US and Canada. They offer custom websites and seamless integrations with major property management software providers to level up your business and earn more direct bookings.

Price

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – 

    Property Managers and Co-hosts – 

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of RealTech Webmaster.

     

    Please write a review below and share your experience with RealTech Webmaster.

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Overview

airdeal.io is an AI-led guest SMS and e-mail marketing contact relationship management (CRM) tool for short-term rental hosts and property managers. It helps operators build a database of guest e-mails and phone numbers, as well as engage them with simple, effective marketing campaigns.

Price

The monthly charge is determined by how many contacts you have in your airdeal.io account.

  • 99 contacts           –     FREE
  • 499 contacts         –     $14.99 / month
  • 999 contacts         –     $24.89 / month
  • 1,499 contacts      –     $34.79 / month
  • 2,499 contacts      –     $49.69 / month
  • 4,999 contacts      –     $74.59 / month
  • 9,999 contacts      –     $99.49 / month
  • 19,999 contacts    –     $149.39 / month
  • 29,999 contacts    –     $199.29 / month
  • 49,999 contacts    –     $249.19 / month
  • more than 49,999 –     Custom pricing

  • Recommended For The Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes, airdeal.io’s pricing structure makes it an affordable option for small operators looking to improve their marketing performance.

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes, even at scale, airdeal.io is an affordable marketing option for property management companies.

  • Features

    Build Your Contact Database

    • Import past guest contacts from your PMS (property management software), spreadsheet, or contacts. You can also add contacts manually.
    • Your database is owned by you, not the big OTA and booking platforms.

    Regular and AI-generated SMS and E-Mail Recommendations

    • airdeal.io has a Campaign Builder to build your custom SMS or e-mail campaigns.
    • To save time, there are also pre-built AI-prepared campaigns that you can use and customize as needed.

    Email Signup Links And QR Codes

    • Signup Links help you grow your email list through social media and your website.
    • Pre-built designs will be automatically available in your profile, or you can use the editor to create your own custom designs.
    • Printable QR Codes – Printable posters and cards can be placed inside your property to collect the contact details of every guest, not just the person who booked the reservation.

    Integrations:

  • Pros
    • airdeal.io simplifies and streamlines marketing and guest communication tasks.
    • You can create tags to segment your contacts and send hyper-targeted campaigns that are more likely to convert.
    • The AI-generated email and SMS campaigns will save operators valuable time creating marketing campaigns.
    • It is a tool that works for both small operators and larger property management companies at scale.
  • Cons
    • If your property management software does not integrate with airdeal.io you will need to manually export your contacts from your PMS and then import them into airdeal.io.
    • The cost of sending SMS messages is not included in your monthly subscription fee. Users in the US and EU should plan on paying a few cents per SMS message they send.
    • Users should still plan to take a bit of time to customize the campaign templates to suit their brand look and voice.
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Overview

Direct Booking Tools is a direct booking website plug-in by Booking Insights that is designed to improve the conversion rate of your direct booking website and provide website analytics.

Price

Pricing Plan:

  • Starter – $3.00 per property per month
  • Standard – $5.00 per property per month
  • Enterprise –  Contact Direct Booking Tools for a custom quote

*Features vary by plan. All Plans Include a Free 30-Day No Commitment Trial.

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self Managing Property Owners – 

    Property Managers and Co-hosts – 

  • Features

    Price Comparison Tool

    • Demostrate the value of booking direct by showing visitors to your direct booking website the price of booking your property through other OTAs such as Airbnb, Vrbo, etc.
    • Real-Time price rate comparisons
    • Customize the color, fonts, and messaging on the Direct Booking Tools widget.
    • Booking Demand Analyzer – Analyzes the number of price quotes generated on your website to gain future demand insights.

    PMS Integration:

    Booking Engine Integrations:

    • ICND
    • RealTech
    • BlueTent
    • Q4Launch
    • Streamline
    • Atlas
    • The Direct Booking Tools widget can also integrate with virtually any booking engine provider, even custom-built booking engines, as long as there is an individual property page present on your website on which a price quote can be generated.

    Customer support: Email, Chat

     

  • Pros
    • Free 30-day trial. Cancel anytime.
    • Quick and easy installation on your website.
    • Notifies operators when the price quoted in full on OTAs is less than the price quoted in full on their own website.
    • Compatible with numerous direct booking website platforms.
    • An affordable option for small operators as well as large property management companies.
  • Cons
    • None to report at this time.
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Overview

 Metricool is a tool that allows you to analyze, manage and monitor the success of all your digital content. It offers you everything you need for your digital strategy in a single place.

Price

Pricing Plan

Free
$0
Pro 5
$12/mo annual payment, $18/mo monthly payment
Pro 10
$19/mo annual payment $29/mo monthly payment
Team 15
$35/mo annual payment $49/mo monthly payment
Team 25
$55/mo annual payment $79/mo monthly payment
Enterprise
$119/mo annual payment $159/mo monthly payment
  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    Products:

    • Analytics
    • Planner
    • Inbox
    • Competitors
    • SmartLinks
    • Ads
    • Reports
    • AI Assistant
    • Looker Studio
    • Chrome Extension
    • Hashtag tracker
    • Approval System

    Social Media Platforms:

    • Instagram
    • Tiktok
    • Youtube
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Twitch
    • Pinterest
    • Google Business Profile
    • LinkedIn

    Integrations

    • WordPress
    • Shopify
    • Joomla
    • Google Tag Manager
    • Wix
    • Zapier
    • Looker Studio
  • Pros
    • Metricool is a one-stop shop for social media and online ad management.
    • Partners with Google and Meta.
    • Available in deskstop and mobile app.
  • Cons
    • Metricool only allows you to manage1 brand/ profile of each social netwrok or ad platform.
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Overview

Studio82 is a full-service boutique marketing agency dedicated to boosting direct bookings for vacation rental companies. We work as an extension of our clients’ team to build marketing plans that promote long-term results. Our comprehensive services include Search Engine Optimization, Content Creation, Google Ads Management, Social Media Advertising, and Email Marketing campaigns, all customized to meet the unique requirements of each client.

Price

Contact Studio82 Digital Marketing for price quotation.

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO):

    • Technical Audit & Implementation
    • Keyword Research & Tracking
    • Conversion Tracking & Goals
    • On-Page Optimization
    • Site Architecture Analysis
    • Monthly Reporting

    Content Creation: 

    • Keyword Research & Content Calendar
    • Determine Target Audiences
    • Audit Current Content
    • All content written by Studio82 is optimized for maximum exposure
    • Publish and Promote
    • Measure Results

    Paid Search Marketing: 

    • PPC Audit & Planning
    • Keyword Research & Development
    • Conversion Tracking & Goals
    • Audience, Ad Copy & Creative Buildout
    • Landing Page Optimization
    • Optimization & Reporting

    Email Marketing: partnered with Switchback Email Marketing 

    • Subscriber data collection
    • Segmenting your subscription base into customized groups.
    • Create personalized automated emails that truly capture your customer’s attention
    • Template design and layout
    • Inbox Deliverability
    • Measuring for success

    Social Media Marketing: Facebook and Instagram 

    • Utilize pixels to retarget website visitors
      • Create custom audiences interested in your brand
      • Create visually appealing and engaging video and image ads that showcase your brand online
    • reporting on performance including impressions, reach, engagement, website visits, and conversions.

    Analytics: 

    • Create customized reports that combine data from marketing sources to ensure clients have visibility into the success of marketing efforts:
      • Google Analytics
      • Google Ads
      • Search Console
      • Looker studio
      • Meta business
      • SEMRush
      • Later

    Customer Support: via email and phone

     

  • Pros
    • We are a boutique agency that delivers customized marketing plans aimed at driving direct bookings and attracting new homeowners
    • Every member of our team has extensive experience in the vacation rental industry
    • We offer flexible terms for our clients and are happy to accommodate changes to service levels or pause campaigns if strategies need to shift
    • Our holistic approach to marketing allows you to leverage your marketing budget based on your specific goals 
    • We align with your revenue teams to ensure all marketing channels are being leveraged to maximize your revenue
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Overview

GuestHook is the first content marketing and copywriting firm designed especially for the hospitality and vacation rental sectors. In other words, by providing writing services like property descriptions for listing websites, website content, content marketing plans, brand storytelling, and more, we assist small lodging providers in increasing the number of guests they can accommodate.

Price

Marketing Packages

  • The Starter – $299 (for Airbnb hosts & property owners (1-2 properties)
  • The Staples- $599 (for Airbnb hosts & property owners (1-2 properties) looking to grow direct bookings)
  • The Style – $999 (Go beyond “just a listing” and build a brand name + style)
  • The Pro- $1999 (own website to contact you)
  • The Premium – $3499 (A complete brand experience with a custom booking engine site)

Property Description

  • Single Standard- $249/property
  • Multiple Description- $199/property
  • Enhanced description- $499

Website Design

  • Single-property host- $899
  • Property manager- $1599
  • custom sites- Contact sales

Branding and Logo Design Package

  • Brand and Logo Design- $499
  • Branding & Logo Design & Brand Book- $899

  • Custom brand development & design- Contact GuestHook for a quotation

Email Marketing

  • Email template design- $500
  • Email newsletter design- $250
  • Automated email strategy- Contact GuestHook for a quotation

Social Media Management

  • Contact GuestHook for a quotation

 

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts – Yes

  • Features

    Marketing

    • Content writing- GuestHook provides keyword-rich blog posts, website landing pages, infographics, and more.
    • Branding- Your logo, brand story, brand voice, and business name.
    • Digital Marketing- They help you find potential guests through email marketing, paid ad campaigns, social media, and more.
    • Data- They will measure your progress with complex data: traffic, social reach, and on-site conversion.

    Property Description

    • GuestHook has a team of copywriting experts who are not just about writing words but more about selling an experience.
    • Each description is unique per property: we can even write individual descriptions for listing sites + your site for the same property.
    • GuestHook provides designs that are meant to sell.
    • GuestHook Property descriptions include the following sections:
      • An Irresistible & Clickable Headline

      • The Short Description

      • Location Description & The Neighborhood

      • Features Description & Other Things To Note

      • Interaction With Guests

      • Getting There & Transit

      • About The Host / About The Manager

      • Property Access Information

    Website Design

    • GuestHook expert designers will assist you in building a website or updating the one you already have. A website helps your vacation rental business stand out by adding a personal touch and increasing brand recognition.
    • They create custom designs that make your property stand out.
    • With direct bookings, a website for your vacation rental business will boost your profit margins. Also, you have the option of reducing additional OTA fees.

    Branding, Logo, and Design Packages

    • GuestHook’s team of branding experts is here to create a brand for your vacation rental business that your guests will not forget.
    • They assist you in coming up with a name, designing a unique logo, and customizing colors and fonts so that customers will quickly recognize your company and brand.
    • They will help make a memorable brand so that visitors will keep coming back to your place.

    Email Marketing

    • GuestHook’s copywriters will help to develop captivating headlines and copy for newsletters that will draw in your audience.
    • Each message is specific to the VR firm and location; we can set up a template and send newsletters to your previous guests every month to increase awareness.
    • designed to boost your brand

    Social Media Management

    • The experienced social media manager will help boost your marketing efforts through Facebook and Instagram, allowing you to connect with previous customers and attract new visitors.
    • For each property, a different social media platform will be used. They create material and content on each platform and have access to paid social media ads.
    • Their social media experts help turn “lookers” into “bookers” on social platforms with billions of daily users.

    Vacation Rental Copywriting

    • Website copy
    • Listing Site Description
    • Blog posts
    • Guest communication
    • Full-service package
    • Custom Projects

    Vacation Rental Income Calculator

    • GuestHook also offers a vacation rental income calculator to estimate the total annual income you can earn from your vacation rental property.

    Customer Support

    • email, podcast, blogs,
  • Pros
    • They also work with owners without established brands.
    • They can accommodate everything, from a little condo to a lavish home.
    • If customers are unhappy with the service, they offer refunds.
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Overview

StayFi is a WiFi, email, and text marketing solution built specifically for short-term rentals. Their custom-branded splash pages are used to seamlessly gather essential guest information, such as names, emails, and phone numbers, through customized branded WiFi splash pages. Additionally, they offer a comprehensive suite of email and text marketing tools to increase direct bookings, as well as upselling integrations to earn additional commissions from bookings

Price

Hardware

  • UniFi WiFi 6 Lite Access Point: $125
  • UniFi WiFi 6 Long Range Access Point: $205
  • Indoor/Outdoor WiFi 6 Mesh Access Point: $195

WiFi Marketing
StayFi WiFi subscription: Starting at $10/month based on the number of active Access Points.

Email Marketing
Email marketing subscription: Starting at $15/month based on the number of active subscribers in your StayFi email account.

Text Marketing
Text messaging for marketing purposes. Message credits costs vary by country and the number of credits purchased.

  • Recommended for the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    Guest Wifi

    • You can customize the look and feel of your WiFi splash page​
    • Only collect verified emails through our Zero Bounce partnership​
    • Ensure that guests agree to your Terms & Conditions​

    Stayfi Guest Marketing

    • Send personalized, automated email & text marketing messages
    • Integrate with your PMS to pull in all of your data
    • Screen and collect 5-star reviews on Google & your website

    Wifi Monitoring

    • Upgrade to Ubiquiti UniFi 6 mesh WiFi
    • Protect homes with dynamic occupancy alerting
    • Maintain 5-star service with WiFi outage alerting

    Integrations:

  • Pros
    • It is easy to set up, reliable, and a great tool to manage a high volume of reservations.
    • The user interface is straightforward.
  • Cons
    • You have to manually update the contact list anytime you export it to remove people.
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Overview

Chekin provides a cutting edge solution that automates the entire guest registration process, allowing STRs to save time, enhance operations and enhance the guest experience.

A white-label, no download guest-app suitable for all accommodation types: STRs, hotels, villas, serviced apartments, campings and glampings.

Price

Pricing Plans

Basic
4€/month/ property if billed annually
Custom
4€/month/ property if billed annually
Enterprise
Contact Sales support
  • Recommended for the Following

    Chekin is suitable for any STR independent of their size.

    Individual Self Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    Online Check-in 

    • Offer guests a smooth and easy online check-in in-brand experience from the comfort of their homes. 
    • Once the reservation is confirmed, guests will receive a link leading them to online check-in, where they will complete the registration process. Easy, fast, and simple. 
    • A fully automatic process – all the information will be synchronized and updated on the same platform. 

    Identity Verification 

    • Chekin offers the most advanced biometric match technology, which will allow you to verify the identity of your guests remotely at any time. 
    • Verify the guest’s identity to ensure that the documentation provided corresponds to the person accessing your properties.

    Upselling & Experiences 

    • Promote add-ons during the online experience to boost revenue with every reservation.
    • Showcase all your offers and experiences through a web app available at any time, from check-in to check-out.
    • Generate extra revenue and elevate the guest experience at key touch points of the guest stay.

    Self Check-in 

    • Say goodbye to lines and managing key deliveries. Upon completing online check-in, guests receive a virtual card for easy and autonomous access.
    • Allow guests to access independently via smart lock integration, smart box, and physical keys you leave at a nearby store for guests to collect.

    Legal Compliance & Police Reports

    • Automatically send guest registration slips to the authorities and ensure all legal boxes are checked.
    • Allow guests to scan and sign all needed contracts before arrival. You can customize it for each of your properties.

    Tourist Taxes

    • Checkin software automatically calculates the tourist rates for any country or region worldwide.

    Guest Communications

    • Send automated marketing emails at key points of the guest journey to engage with guests and generate positive reviews.

    Damage Protection

    • Include online deposits or damage protection as an additional step in the online check-in process to safeguard your properties from any unplanned repair costs.
    • There is no minimum or maximum deposit amount. You can choose the amount that aligns best with your strategy.
    • The damage protection program offers a zero-deductible coverage and protects against accidental and intentional damage caused by guests.

    Payments

    • Manage and automate all your guests’ payments from the Chekin dashboard.
    • You have the option to configure payments through mandatory or optional online check-in.

    Additional Features

    • Reports and ROI
    • Digital guidebooks
    • Fully integrated with most major property management software companies and tech stacks.

    Integrations
    PMS

    • Smoobu
    • Guesty
    • Res:harmonics
    • Cloudbeds
    • Hostify
    • Lodgify
    • Masteryield
    • Beds24
    • Booking.com
    • dataHotel Software
    • Octorate
    • Amenitiz
    • Hostaway
    • Smily
    • Rentals united
    • 365 villas
    • SiteMinder
    • Little Hotelier
    • planyo
    • eviivo
    • Mews
    • Apaleo
    • OfiHo
    • OwnerRez
    • Bookipro
    • rentlio
    • hoteliga
    • FNSRooms
    • avantio
    • AviaBook
    • Hostfully
    • Lavanda
    • Tommy Booking Support
    • Verial
    • feratel
    • WuBook
    • mirai

    Remote Access

    • Yacan Smart
    • Keynest
    • omnitec
    • Nuki
    • TTLock
    • Keycafe
    • akiles
    • homeit
    • RemoteLock
    • Vera
    • Yale
    • Schlage
    • Kwikset
    • LifeSafety Power
    • HID
    • igloohome
    • UniKey
    • August
    • Mercury Security
    • Alfred
    • Emtek Assa Abloy
    • Progress OpenEdge
    • Mondise
    • Salto
    • Elea Open
    • Keyless (coming soon)

    Partners

    • Abal Consulting

    Customer Support:

    • Personalized support via email, educational webinars and email communications.
  • Pros
    • A white-label, no-download guest app that cuts check-in times by 87%
    • Trusted by 50,000+ properties worldwide