Do VRBO bookings sync to the OwnerRez calendar?

Replies: 5 - Pages: 1 - Last Reply: May 28, 2016 11:57 AM by: Chris Hynes
Janice T
Registered: 3/29/16
Do VRBO bookings sync to the OwnerRez calendar?

After the initial import of my bookings from VRBO to OwnerRez, will I need to manually add all subsequent VRBO bookings to my OwnerRez calendar? In other words, am I correct that VRBO bookings don't automatically sync to OwnerRez?

Chris Hynes
Registered: 10/19/12
Re: Do VRBO bookings sync to the OwnerRez calendar?

Currently, no, they don't auto sync. You can do another import again using the tool whenever you want -- it'll tell you it can't overwrite existing bookings/blocks, but will add new ones.

Automatic sync for VRBO iCal is high on our todo list right now -- after we get the current set of things we're working on (hosted sites, call center, pm, etc.) out, that'll be top of the list -- probably a month or so.

Janice T
Registered: 3/29/16
Re: Do VRBO bookings sync to the OwnerRez calendar?

Thanks so much for the detailed answer, Chris. It's also great to know that automatic sync is on the horizon :)

Nancy E
Registered: 3/13/16
Re: Do VRBO bookings sync to the OwnerRez calendar?

If you import the VRBO inquiry into OwnerRez and make the reservation here, though, doesn't it update the calendar?

Chris Hynes
Registered: 10/19/12
Re: Do VRBO bookings sync to the OwnerRez calendar?

Yes, anything done in OwnerRez (create booking, accept quote, etc.) will update the calendar.

Above I was referencing a situation where you complete the booking in VRBO entirely -- at that point you do need to pull in the block via iCal sync (or manually create it).

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