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Listing Your Holiday Rental Home

Listing your Holiday Rental Home
Listing your Holiday Rental Home

There is a huge range of advertising opportunities for listing your holiday rental home in Australia.  Some holiday rental home websites are free, some charge an advertising fee, some charge a per night rate, some charges are based on a per booking costs and others a % cost of confirmed booking (ie. commission on sales) – and some charge a mix of the above!

These costs can mount up – particularly if you are already paying a property manager to manage your property.

On top of this, you may also generate bookings through your own website (which we definitely encourage) as this enables another no-fee option.  Many of the listing websites below request direct links to your website. Therefore, think about whether you need your own website.

We at La Maison Pacifique have a mix of all the above and our choices (and costs) – as at 30 September 2013 – are outlined below.  Many of these have links to our own advertisement so you can see what you get for your advertising dollar…  Free listings are always worthwhile – although they need to be regularly checked as I have found (when doing this blog) that some websites have missed our location off their location choices…

Accommodation Listings and Fees charged

Stayz

http://stayz.com.auAnnual fee + per night cost

Stayz is probably the most recognised site in Australia and has generated the most enquiries for us.

AirBNB

http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/257759no cost to owner, but guests pay a fee

Only drawback with airbnb…  Not really appropriate for our market – more geared towards accommodation where it is a room offer rather than a whole house.  You are unable to receive contact details for clients, which when doing our blogs and newsletters like we do, can be a drawback as you can’t add people to your contact list.

Owners Rentals

http://www.ownersrentals.com/property/casuarina-beach-south-holiday-rental-la-maison-pacifique-th-2403.html – Free listing with up to 6 photos, then Advertising Options

AusEmade

http://www.ausemade.com.au/nsw/accom/c/casuarina/casuarina-accommodation.htm – Free Basic Listing then Advertising Options

Alluxia

http://www.alluxia.com/accommodation/la-maison-pacifique – Free to list, although you can upgrade to an advertising package. Commission charged for each booking. Guests are charged an admin/credit card fee. Contact info@alluxia.com for more details.

The Big Domain

http://www.thebigdomain.com/large-houses/la-maison-pacifiqueAdvertising Fee

We have just listed with thebigdomain.com – their first Australian property! 🙂

Coast Accommodation

http://www.coast-accommodation.com.au/holiday-accomodation/nsw/northern-rivers-coast/kingscliff–casuarina/5259-la-maison-pacifique-casuarina/image/5Advertising Fee

Easy Weddings

http://easyweddings.com.au/WeddingAccommodation/Lismore/LaMaisonPacifique/Advertising Fee

Worthwhile if you are considering offering wedding accommodation as we are.

Flip Key

http://www.flipkey.com/casuarina-vacation-rentals/p381806/Free listing, then commission on confirmed bookings.

Holidayz

http://www.holidayz.com.au/images/e67706/la-maison-pacifique/casuarina-accomodationAnnual Listing Fee

Home Away

http://www.homeaway.com.au/holiday-rental/p153348 – Australia

http://www.homeaway.it/affitto-vacanze/p153348 – Italy

http://www.abritel.fr/location-vacances/p153348a – Abritel

http://www.aluguetemporada.com.br/imovel/p153348 – Alugue Temporada

For all homeaway.com bookings there is an Annual Advertising Fee

This is an interesting one.  Our experience is that we get lots of enquiries but yet to confirm a booking!  Part of this is because there is no calendar functions and we are getting enquiries for the same popular dates.  Good to add people to our contact lists (for our newsletters) though.

Lamaisonpacifique.com

http://www.lamaisonpacifique.com/description-rates/

This is our own website.  After a slow start, we are now generating a good number of enquiries through here.  All enquiries are added to our monthly newsletter subscriber list, and are given instructions on how to unsubscribe.  The process of creating a higher social media presence has been intensive, but is now paying off with greater numbers of website “hits”, enquiries and bookings.

Let Yourself

http://www.letyourself.com.au/679311Free listing then booking fee per night

Plan Book Travel

http://www.planbooktravel.com.au/accommodation/nsw/casuarina-beach/la-maison-pacifique – Free listing and further Advertising Options

Please Take Me To

http://www.pleasetakemeto.com/australia/northern-rivers/la-maison-pacifique-9159384 – Free listing via the other Australian Travel Websites

ShopSafe

http://australia.shopsafe.com.au/new_south_wales_accommodation/tweed_area_accommodation/casuarina_beach/la_maison_pacifique-holiday_house_accommodation.htmFree Listing and further Advertising Options

Sydney.com

http://ae.sydney.com/town/Casuarina_Beach/La_Maison_Pacifique/info.aspx

http://gb.sydney.com/town/Casuarina_Beach/La_Maison_Pacifique/info.aspx

http://sg.sydney.com/town/Casuarina_Beach/La_Maison_Pacifique/info.aspx

Free listing

The Northern NSW Wedding Guide

http://byronwedding.com/

Contact for more details

Total Travel by Yahoo

http://au.totaltravel.yahoo.com/listing/1112708/australia/nsw/northernrivers/tweedcoast/casuarina/la-maison-pacifique-desig/ – Free listing via booking.com

Travel Tours

http://www.travelltours.com/la-maison-pacifique-luxury-beachfront-holiday-vacation-rental-accommodation-casuarina-nsw-australia-video_m7nc1f.htmlFree video listing

Trip Advisor

http://www.tripadvisor.ie/VacationRentalReview-g2420166-d2653147-La_Maison_Pacifique-Casuarina_New_South_Wales.htmlFree listing

Visit NSW

http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/north-coast/the-tweed-area/surrounds/accommodation/la-maison-pacifiqueFree listing

Webstay.com.au

http://webstay.com.au/home/property-details/item/9159384-la-maison-pacifiqueAnnual Fee

Weekend.com.au

http://www.weekend.com.au/listing/la-maison-pacifique—luxury-home/Free listing and further advertising options

Wego

http://www.wego.com.au/holiday-rentals/properties/195Free listing and further advertising options

Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQJSPa4EnMI – Free listing of all your videos.

So, there it is – our listing of the websites we at La Maison Pacifique are listed on and details on whether they are free, links to their sites for further information/fees and some general thoughts on which we find best.

Would you like to book or find out more about us?

Check out our rates,

Look at our last minute accommodation specials or

Send us an enquiry now! 

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Until next time – enjoy your day wherever you are from La Maison Pacifique “The Peaceful House” and your boutique designer luxury holiday home vacation rental in Casuarina, New South Wales, Australia – half way between the Gold Coast QLD and Byron Bay NSW, Australia.

Di Hendy

Di Hendy
Property Consultant
La Maison Pacifique
Telephone – call +61 (0) 411 052 759
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