Tripadvisor's Industry-leading Features

Get the most of your Tripadvisor listings

Our goal is to provide both property owners and managers with the tools they need to have success on our platform. From tools to help you optimize your listings to the highly-sought after Certificate of Excellence accolade, listing rental properties on Tripadvisor comes with key features that will help you maximize bookings and provide the experience that our travelers have come to expect.

Travel Agent Program

Looking to supplement your rental income and provide a better guest experience? Viator, a TripAdvisor company, now enables vacation rental property managers to book tours and activities on behalf of their guests. For every tour or activity booked, property managers will receive an 8% commission. Pick from over 100,000 things to do in over 2,870 destinations, including exclusive “Skip-the-Line” tours.

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Free to list plan type

Our free-to-list plan is the most effective way for property managers and owners to list on Tripadvisor. With zero costs up front, you only pay 3% on confirmed bookings. This online-booking model appeals to the 82% of Tripadvisor travelers who want to book exclusively online. The free-to-list plan type also opens up a world of possibilities for you and your listings, such as qualifying for the Certificate of Excellence, the ability to enable Instant Book, and payment protection.

Instant Booking

Did you know that at least 40% of travelers expect to book rentals instantly? This is an expectation, not a preference. As the vacation rentals industry focuses more on instantly bookable listings, the Tripadvisor Instant Book feature provides travelers the experience they want while helping improve your acceptance rate and appear higher in our search results.

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Certificate of Excellence

Since 2010, Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence accolade has been the mark of quality in the travel industry. As a vacation rental owner, receiving a Certificate of Excellence is a simple yet effective way to show to travelers that your listings are top-notch. Winners receive promotional kits on how to publicize your achievement across your marketing channels, as well as special access to Certificate of Excellence merchandise stores

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Listing Strength

Creating the perfect listing is not an easy task. Let our Listing Strength feature do all that heavy lifting for you. This feature takes the guesswork out of the equation, providing you with the guidance needed to discover exactly how you can improve your listing to appeal to more Tripadvisor travelers.

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