Airbnb calendar sync in real time

 
Updated August 2019
 
This article is written for Airbnb hosts who need to export Airbnb calendar into their listings on other vacation rental websites such as Booking.com, Tripadvisor, VRBO, Homeaway and several other vacation rental websites. Airbnb calendar sync in real time is crucial to keep your calendar accurate and to avoid double bookings. 
 
We've previously written how to sync your Airbnb calendar across multiple websites using the free iCalendar format. However, the main issue by using this method is the delay. ICalendar feeds are automatically updated every few hours if you don’t prompt a manual update. This causes a risk for double bookings.
 

Never ever worry about double bookings

To complete eliminate the over-booking risk, you should consider a third party calendar sync tool, such as Lodgify or Airgms to keep your availability updated in real time. 
 
In addition to real time Airbnb calendar sync, these programs give you many other useful tools as well, such as a single platform for all guest communication, your own professional vacation rental site to take direct bookings and avoid fees and channel manager systems. 
 
Here are some tools that offers Airbnb calendar sync in real time
 

Lodgify

- Real time calendar sync accross platforms
- Website builder
- Channel Manager - all your external listings in one place
- Update all your listings from one place
- Booking system supporting all major credit cards, bank transders and checks
- Marketing and SEO
 
 

Airgms 

- Easily manage and sync vacation rentals across various platforms
- pricing management and price optimization
- Financial reporting
- Tools to improve your rankings on the different vacation rental websites
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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