- Instant booking for Airbnb, Booking.com, and Expedia is required and enabled by default. No additional configuration is needed.
- TripAdvisor (TA) instant booking is set by a TA account manager and is only enabled after three successful bookings on TripAdvisor. Learn more about channel requirements here.
- To allow instant bookings for a MyVR website and VRBO, a booking policy must exist and be enabled. To create a booking policy, learn more here.
Set up instant booking for MyVR website and VRBO
Step 1: Navigate to Setup > Booking & Payments > Booking Policies
Step 2: Edit booking policy
Step 3: Under Basic Settings, confirm Merchant Account is set up and Automatic Payment Processing is toggled to "Yes."
Step 4: Under Quote Defaults, toggle Advanced Settings and set Online Booking and Online Payments to "Yes"
Step 5: Under Booking Defaults, set Allow Booking Requests and Use Quote Default Settings to "Yes"
Step 6: Under Booking Defaults > Website Settings > Automatically Approve must be set to "Yes." This setting enables instant booking for VRBO. To remove instant book for VRBO, toggle this setting to "No."
Step 7: Click the Save Changes button