Most of the process during setup is driven by the timeline of the booking platforms.
Timeline for Importing Property Data from Airbnb:
Can be done in 24-48 hours
Sync can be done within 24 hours
Vrbo (HomeAway) Timeline for Establishing a Full API Sync is 7-10 days.
Turn on HomeAway Channel in Hostfully. This sends an automatic notification to HomeAway via Hostfully.
For instant integration, you can just go live immediately
For slow integration, A HomeAway representative will contact you within 2-3 days to start the process
Typically the process with HomeAway takes 7+ days for slow integration.
The process for setting up Booking.com typically takes 3 to 5 weeks.
Setup account and listings in Booking.com
Choose Hostfully as channel manager
Hostfully accepts responsibility as channel manager
You will get an email from Booking.com asking you to validate the channel manager selection as Hostfully
You will need to go to Booking.com and click the button there to activate this from within Booking.com.
After you’ve activated in Booking.com. You will need to turn on the sync from Hostfully platform
There will be a waiting period after this step where your listings may not be live, and you may need to wait 2-3 days before the full sync is activated and your listings are live.
Process for Setup (3 to 5 weeks)
TripAdvisor will email you within about a week to get started
Follow the steps that TripAdvisor advises, including choosing Hostfully as the channel manager within TripAdvisor