Respond to an inquiry
An inquiry is a message from a guest looking for more information before sending a request to book. It means they’re this close to saying yes—so, help them out!
Respond within 24 hours
Be sure to respond to all messages—especially inquiries—within 24 hours. A quick response is one of the best ways to lock in a reservation and maintain a good response rate, which helps your listing appear higher in search results.
Speed things up
Every message is an opportunity to impress. Responding with the right incentive can get help you fill your place sooner.
- Pre-approve: This is the fastest way to confirm a reservation
- Send a special offer: Depending on what they’re asking, try suggesting a different price, date, or listing that might work better