HOMETOGO – KIGO INTEGRATION:
List your properties with HomeToGo and start generating new bookings!
In only a few years, HomeToGo has become the fastest-growing distribution channel for vacation rentals worldwide. Power, Flexibility, Control, and Fairness - that’s how HomeToGo maximizes bookings and helps property managers grow independent from traditional OTAs.
Control over cancelation policy, payment and guest communication, lightspeed integration and enhanced brand visibility - all of this and much more is now available at a few clicks away to all Kigo clients.
Kigo is fully integrated with HomeToGo. Once you connect, your listings will be automatically synchronized including prices, availability, images and descriptions. Connecting with HomeToGo is very simple and you will find that offering your vacation rental properties is easier than ever.
• Properties in Instant booking only
• A payment gateway integrated in Kigo
• At least 5 valid images
• Title of at least 15 characters
• Description between 0 and 5000 characters
• Ad location within a city managed by HomeToGo
• At least some price charged on dates forward
• At least one bathroom and at least one room
• Capacity of at least 1 adult.
A “Cost breakdown” is also available and shows the included services.3. When clicking on “Start booking”. The guest will be redirected to HomeToGo secure checkout page, where the guest must enter the personal details & the credit card information.4. The booking will be received in Kigo and the integrated payment gateway will attempt the charge of the initial % defined in the Payment plan of the contract settings.5. Notification to Property Manager throughout email and Kigo’s Platform.6. Once the booking is complete, the guest will receive the Confirmation email setup in the GuestXP and the Contract (if enabled).
Photos, property overview, amenities , rooms information, house information, description, Check-in & Check-out times, location and Terms of cancellation are pulled from Kigo.
HomeToGo charges the property manager 14% commission of the gross travel price (including extra services and fees, booking date to be decisive) + applicable VAT. An invoice for the commission will be sent by HomeToGo directly to the property manager.
Payment & Cancellation policies
HomeToGo uses the payment and cancellation policies defined in the Contract configuration applied to the listings. The “Default Payment Plan” of your Contract settings determine the amount that will be charged at the moment of the booking with your payment gateway integrated in Kigo.
The contract text will be included in the “Terms of cancellation”.
HomeToGo will display the PM’s cancelation policy when a guest books their listing. If a guest needs to cancel their booking, they will cancel directly with the PM.
HomeToGo will send the credit card details of the guest to the PM’s booking page in Kigo. The credit card details are available for 10 days. After 10 days the credit card details will expire - please charge the guest within this 10 day window.
Guest data and reviews
HomeToGo pulls ratings and reviews from its partners. Guests are also asked to leave a review after checkout, and 30% of guests leave a review. Ratings influence CVR and therefore ranking.
Overbooking and cancellations
The property manager may not cancel Bookings made by Guests. The property manager shall lease the booked Properties to Guests for the term specified in the Booking. Please note that if a property manager cancels a booking, Recital 2, Section L and Recital 4 Section C of HomeToGo terms & conditions shall apply.