Calendar synchronization with Houfy

Dec 04, 2019

If you list your place on Houfy and other websites, you can prevent multiple guests from booking the same dates by syncing your Houfy calendar with your other calendars.

The "correct" way of Synchronizing Calendars: (assuming 3 sites)

  1. EXPORT Airbnb + VRBO and IMPORT into Houfy
  2. EXPORT Houfy + VRBO and IMPORT into Airbnb
  3. EXPORT Airbnb + Houfy and IMPORT into VRBO

TIP: When doing this, keep the browser tabs open.

Step 1) Export Airbnb and VRBO & Import into Houfy

Calendar importing allows you to automatically keep your Houfy calendar up to date with an external calendar that supports the iCalendar format, including Google, Airbnb, HomeAway or VRBO.

Log in to Airbnb: Select Host > Listings > Select listing (Browser Tab 1)

Select the correct listing and find: Availability Settings

Scroll down and find "Export Calendar"

Copy the link - Make sure you select the whole link..

Open a new Tab on your browser. (Browser Tab 2)

  • Log in to Houfy
  • Click on your profile pic or avatar, top right
  • Go to My Listings on
  • Click Calendar for the listing you want to edit
  • Click on the top-right corner of your calendar view, select Import calendar and paste the Airbnb link.

Open a 3rd tab: Log into VRBO and go to owner dashboard. (Browser Tab 3)

Select property > Manage > Calendar

Click on the up/down arrows > Export Calendar

Click on the top-right corner of your Houfy calendar view, select Import calendar and paste the VRBO link.


Step 2: EXPORT Houfy + VRBO & IMPORT into Airbnb

  • Copy the export Houfy link (First one) and go to Tab 1: Airbnb > Select "Import" and paste the Houfy link.
  • Copy the export VRBO link from tab 3 and go to tab 1: Airbnb > Select "Import" and paste the VRBO link

Step 3: EXPORT Airbnb + Houfy & IMPORT into VRBO

  • Copy the export Houfy link(First one) and go to Tab 3: VRBO > Select "Import" and past the Houfy link.
  • Copy the export AIRBNB link from tab 1 and go to tab 3: VRBO > Select "Import" and paste the AIRBNB link

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