HomeAway Tips: Updating & Syncing Your Calendar


On HomeAway, you can easily import calendars from other websites that support the iCal format like Google. This feature enables you to have a single-calendar view for all your reservations, seasonal events and more. This will help you prevent a double booking, and enable you to see opportunities to increase your rates to make more money!

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Firstly, you will of course, need to be logged into your HomeAway account. Thereafter, you can follow the various steps below:

Sync Calendars

If you are listed on other platforms like VRBO, Airbnb or using Google Calendar, you can automatically sync with your HomeAway calendar.

To do this:

  1. Go to your ‘My Listings’ page. Click on the ‘Update Calendar’ on the desired listing (if you have more than one).
  2. Follow the instructions on how to get your calendar link for each respective platform.
    For easy reference to Airbnb export, scroll to the bottom of this post.
  3. Paste the link from the platforms into the appending text box then click ‘Sync’. Your calendars will be automatically synced.

 

Export your calendar
You can also export your calendar from other calendars using iCal format.

To do this:

  1. Go to your ‘My Listings’ page. Click on the ‘Update Calendar’ on the desired listing (if you have more than one).
  2. Scroll down the Calendar Page to ‘Sync Calendars’
  3. Copy and paste the iCal link provided right at the bottom of the page, to your other calendars using the iCal format, then click ‘Sync’ to complete the process.

Exporting your Airbnb calendar onto HomeAway:

  1. Go to ‘Manage Listings’ on your Airbnb Dashboard under ‘Your Listings’.
  2. Select the listing you want to sync your calendar with and click on ‘View Calendar’.
  3. On the Calendar Page, click on the Availability setting on the top right hand corner.
  4. Scroll down to Sync Calendars and click on ‘Show sync and export settings’.
  5. Copy the link that appears under Export Calendar and paste it on the appending text box under Airbnb.
  6. Click ‘Sync’ to complete the process.

 

Do note that you have to export calendars onto both platforms to reflect your availability most accurately! Every event on the calendar will make your listing unavailable on either platform, depending on the booking source.

 

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If you have any further queries, please reach out to us at support@homeaway.asia.

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