Learn how to easily sync your Airbnb pricing and calendar with Houfy. Follow our simple steps to ensure consistent management and avoid double bookings.

In the rapidly evolving vacation rental industry, Houfy is a revolutionary platform encouraging direct bookings. By bypassing third-party OTAs and their hefty commissions, Houfy allows hosts to maximize their revenue while offering guests better rates.

One of the key challenges property owners face is managing multiple listings on different channels. To make things easier for hosts, Houfy offers seamless integration with Airbnb so that they can sync their rates, calendars, and reservations without the extra hassle.

This way, hosts can focus on growing their business instead of wasting time on administrative tasks. In this article, we share a step-by-step process to help you integrate your Airbnb data with Houfy using our intuitive interface. Let's dive in!

How to Connect Your Airbnb Pricing With Houfy?

Houfy offers a user-friendly way to connect your Airbnb pricing with its platform. Here's the exact process:

  1. Upgrade to Lite Plan: visit the API connections page on Houfy and click "Upgrade here." Choose the subscription plan that fits your needs and follow the instructions to connect your Airbnb account. You don't need a Hospitable account for this integration.
  2. Import your listings into Houfy: before mapping your listings, ensure they are imported into Houfy. This step is crucial for a smooth synchronization process.
  3. Map your listings: once your listings are imported, map each one of them in Houfy to establish a seamless connection with your Airbnb data.
How to Seamlessly Import Your Airbnb Pricing and Calendar Into Houfy
Airbnb and Houfy calendar sync

How to Sync Your Airbnb Calendar With Houfy?

Synchronizing your Airbnb calendar with Houfy is a straightforward process that only needs to be done once. By following these steps, you can ensure your availability is accurate on both platforms to avoid double bookings. It takes two steps: exporting your Airbnb calendar and importing it into Houfy, and exporting your Houfy calendar and importing it into Airbnb.

  1. Export your Airbnb calendar:
    • For convenience, open two browser tabs to switch between Airbnb and Houfy.
    • In browser tab 1, go to Αirbnb.com and navigate to Host > Listings.
    • Select the desired listing and click on Calendar, then Availability settings.
    • Scroll to Sync Calendars, select Export Calendar, and copy the provided URL.
  2. Import the Airbnb calendar into Houfy:
    • In browser tab 2, log in to Houfy and click on the menu at the top right.
    • Go to Manage Listings and select Calendar for the listing for which you wish to import the Airbnb calendar.
    • Click on the top-right corner of your calendar view, select Import Calendar, and paste the Airbnb URL.
    • Name your calendar (e.g., Airbnb) and click Import Calendar.
  3. Export your Houfy calendar:
    • Still, in browser tab 2, within Houfy, go to Manage Listings and select Calendar for the listing you want to export.
    • Click on the top-right corner of your calendar view and click Export Calendar to copy the URL.
  4. Import the Houfy calendar into Airbnb:
    • Return to browser tab 1 on Airbnb, navigate to Host > Listings, and select the desired listing.
    • Go to Calendar, click Availability settings, then scroll to Sync Calendars.
    • Select Import Calendar, paste the copied Houfy URL, name your calendar (e.g., Houfy), and click Import Calendar.
How to Seamlessly Import Your Airbnb Pricing and Calendar Into Houfy
Sync your Airbnb and Houfy calendars to manage listings

What Are the Benefits of Syncing Pricing and Availability for Houfy Hosts?

Here are some of the key advantages of syncing your Airbnb pricing and calendar with Houfy:

  • Avoid double bookings: every host's nightmare, often leading to disappointed guests and penalties from booking platforms. Syncing calendars and prices between Airbnb and Houfy lets you manage reservations efficiently and ensure up-to-date availability. This is a more professional approach to your short-term rental business, often reflected in satisfied guest reviews.
  • Maintain a consistent pricing strategy: discrepancies in pricing across platforms can lead to confusion and lack of transparency. Importing your Airbnb rates on Houfy helps maintain a clear strategy and reflects any rate changes immediately.
  • Eliminate manual tasks: managing listings manually is time-consuming and prone to errors. With automatic updates, you can save valuable time and focus on what matters most to your business.
  • Streamline operations: running a successful vacation rental business means establishing a workflow for managing your properties. A calendar sync helps centralize your management tasks so that it's easier to monitor listings, handle reservations, and keep track of your performance.
  • Improve host flexibility: need to update prices for last-minute bookings or adjust them for peak season? Synced data allows you to make those changes swiftly across platforms for a more responsive and adaptable service.
  • Optimize revenue management: syncing your prices across Airbnb and Houfy makes room for implementing dynamic pricing more effectively. Make real-time adjustments to your rates across platforms based on seasonality, trends, or vacant days, and ensure you get the best income opportunities.
How to Seamlessly Import Your Airbnb Pricing and Calendar Into Houfy
Import Airbnb pricing on Houfy

Optimize Your Hosting With Houfy Subscription Plans

If you're an Airbnb and Houfy host looking to reduce the administrative burden of juggling multiple listings, you can benefit from the two platforms’ integration. This will enhance your operations and eliminate headaches from running your business.

With Houfy subscription plans, all this becomes possible. The Lite Plan provides an affordable entry point with essential features such as the Airbnb calendar and pricing sync, a higher position in search results, and a connection with channel managers. This is great for hosts looking to make their lives easier without committing to higher-tier plans.

If you wish to take your game up a notch, there's also the Premium Plan, offering all the possibilities of Lite, plus website builder tools, widgets, and connections with multiple external domains. So whether you're a new host seeking simplicity or an experienced one trying to optimize operations, Houfy provides the necessary tools to elevate your hosting experience. Choose your plan today!

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