Affiliates Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the Vacation Home Rentals Affiliate Program cost to join?
The Affiliate Program is FREE. There is no charge for program set up or administration. If your site traffic includes travelers who look for vacation rental properties, you generate income!
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What's the commission structure?
$2 per email inquiry and 50% of each property listing payment.
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How do you define an email inquiry transaction?
An inquiry transaction is defined as an email request about any property on our web site.

Example: A traveler is redirected from your web site to a rental property on VacationHomeRentals.com. He/she decides to inquire about a property by filling out a simple contact form and sending it via email to that property owner. Upon sending such email, a Vacation Home Rentals 'transaction' event is triggered and the appropriate commission amount is allocated to your account.
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How do you define a property listing transaction?
A property listing transaction is defined as a payment for a new property listing on our site.

Example: A property owner is redirected from your web site to VacationHomeRentals.com. He/she decides to register for a trial listing and adds their text and photos. days later they upgrade to a paid listing. A Vacation Home Rentals 'transaction' event is triggered and the appropriate commission amount is allocated to your account.
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How often do I get paid?
Based on your site's performance (property listings and email inquiries) you'll receive a check or a direct deposit around the 20th day of every month.
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Can Vacation Home Rentals invalidate transactions after they occur?
Yes, if Vacation Home Rentals determines that an email inquiry or a property listing is indeed an invalid/fraudulent transaction, Vacation Home Rentals reserves the right to deduct affiliate accounts for those transactions.
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How do I sign up?
Submit an online application. You'll hear from us via email within 5 business days. Please note that if you provide incorrect information on your application, your affiliate agreement will be void and you will not receive payment from Vacation Home Rentals. Additionally, your website must be live at the time you submit your application. We cannot approve you if your site is still under construction. Please wait to submit your application until after your website is complete.
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How does the affiliate system work?
When you're approved as a Vacation Home Rentals affiliate, we'll allow you to set up our links on your web site in just a few minutes. Once installed, you're ready to generate sales commissions! We'll track the inquiries and reservations for you and you can review your site's success online daily!
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Who does all the work?
Vacation Home Rentals does! We handle your referred customers with the same care that we handle our own customers. We track the inquiries and reservations for you and pay you a commission based on your site's performance. The only thing you have to do is properly install and maintain your links using the code we provide.
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How do I know my sales are properly recorded?
Vacation Home Rentals uses Commission Junction, the leading 3rd party vendor to manage the affiliate network. They fulfill a unique auditing feature, which ensures accurate commission calculation. Your password-protected online activity reports are available to you anytime.
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What kind of site can participate?
Any web site can participate in our affiliate program as long as your web site does not promote violence or "adult" content. Beyond that, you should be accepted in the program.
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Can international sites participate?
Yes, as long as your website represents a legitimate business with a legal entity you should be accepted in our program. However, if your web site is on the list of countries that we do not conduct business with you may not be eligible to participate.
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