Onboarding to Guesty: Booking channels

Previous step: Account settings

Setting up your Guesty account.

Current step: Booking channels

Now that your Guesty account is up and running, connect booking channels to it to receive reservations and see how long the connection process takes per channel.

Agoda (Pro users only)

  1. Connect your Agoda account to Guesty.
    1. If you have an Agoda account, connect it to Guesty.
    2. If you do not have an Agoda account and wish to create one, connect a new Agoda account to Guesty.
  2. Once your account is connected, import your existing Agoda listings and link them to your Guesty listings.
  3. Once your account is connected, you can choose to export your Guesty listings to Agoda. Contact us with a list of the listings that you wish to be exported to Agoda.

 

Airbnb

Pro users Lite users

  1. If you have an Airbnb account, connect it to Guesty.
  2. If you do not have an Airbnb account, create one and connect it to Guesty.
  3. Once connected, you can import existing Airbnb listings into Guesty or create listings in Guesty and publish them to Airbnb:

Important:

Read this if you are using Airbnb rule-sets.

 

Booking.com

Pro users Lite users

  1. If you have a Booking.com account with existing listings, link them with Guesty:
  2. If you have a Booking.com account with no existing listings, create listings in Guesty and publish them to Booking.com:
  3. If you do not have a Booking.com account, create one, and then create listings in Guesty and publish them to Booking.com:

Important:

Learn which data is synced between Guesty and Booking.com for linked and published listings.

 

Guesty Website (Pro users only)

  1. Create a Guesty Booking Website:
  2. If you have an existing website, embed the Guesty Booking Website's engine in it.

 

Misterb&b (Pro users only)

Existing Misterb&b accounts cannot be connected with Guesty. A new account will be created when you connect Misterb&b to Guesty.

Tripadvisor (Pro users only)

  1. If you have a Tripadvisor account, connect it to Guesty.
  2. If you do not have a Tripadvisor account, create one and connect it to Guesty.
  3. Once connected, you can link existing Tripadvisor listings with Guesty or create listings in Guesty and publish them to Tripadvisor.

 

Vrbo

Pro users Lite users

  1. If you have a Vrbo account, connect it to Guesty and publish listings to Vrbo:
    • Read our checklist before publishing listings
  2. If you do not have a Vrbo account, create one, connect it to Guesty and publish listings to Vrbo:
    • Read our checklist before publishing listings
  3. Decide how you want to collect payments for Vrbo reservations:
    • Read this if you are using Stripe to collect payments

 

Channel Managers (Pro users only)

Note:

Connecting with a channel manager is optional — you can connect with as many supported channel managers as you'd like.
Contact us to learn about Rentals United's pricing and account creation.
Contact SiteMinder and BookingPal to learn about their pricing and account creation.

Contact us when you decide which channel manager you would like to connect to.

 

Other channels

For all other channels, you can connect via iCal.

 

Connection time per channel

Each channel has its own completion time to finalize the connection process between Guesty and the booking channel or to link/publish listings.
During this time, your Guesty calendar won't sync with the booking channel.

Channel

Time to connect to Guesty

Agoda
  • Up to 12 days
Airbnb
  • Up to 24 hours
Booking.com
  • Up to 24 hours to link listings
  • Up to 3 days to publish listings
Misterb&b
  • Up to 24 hours
Tripadvisor
  • Up to 4 days
Vrbo
  • Up to two weeks for account connection
  • Up to 3 days to publish listings

 

Next step: Financial settings

Setting up financial settings for your Guesty account.

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