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RentalReady and Welcome Pickups integration: go beyond!

When you’re looking to professionnalise your business, the initial steps often involve consolidating your work foundation: equipping yourself with the right tools and establishing processes for all the recurring tasks that need to be carried out on a daily basis. Once these steps are completed, you can focus on development and growth.

Thanks to RentalReady and Welcome Pickups integration, you can take your guest relations to the next level

The RentalReady and Welcome Pickups integration contributes to this optimisation phase. Indeed, offering additional services represents an additional source of income that should not be overlooked. For instance, introducing a transfer service from the nearest airport to your various managed accommodations could present a fresh revenue stream.

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After introducing Welcome Pickups, we will explore the benefits that this partnership offers in terms of guest experience. We will also highlight the importance of combining this with a PMS like ours, for you as a manager, whether you are already using RentalReady or considering it for the future.

RentalReady: innovation is in our DNA

RentalReady is the PMS developed by GuestReady. With years of experience in the hospitality sector, particularly in holiday rentals, we manage over 5,000 properties worldwide. Given the technological demands inherent in managing such a vast portfolio, it was only natural for us to develop our own PMS to address the advanced needs that we identified – we then decided to make it available to managers worldwide.

Innovation and automation are at the heart of our ongoing quest for improvement, and we believe they are the key to success. That’s why our PMS offers (and integrates) all the functions you need to manage your business as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Among our key features, we include:

  • Complete automation of all operations: from task assignment based on complex logic to collecting mission reports, repair expenses, and invoicing maintenance costs.
  • A ‘truly’ unified messaging system: to centralise all communication between you and your guests, regardless of the chosen channel (platform messaging systems, email, WhatsApp, SMS).
  • A comprehensive platform for owners: providing them with total autonomy, whether they want to review the performance of their advertisements, download management reports/invoices, or block their calendars.

Do you know why measuring owner satisfaction is crucial?

With this in mind, we have added the Welcome Pickups integration, empowering you to provide seamless, automated airport transfers for your guests.

Discover Welcome Pickups

The company was established in 2015 in Athens. It specialises in facilitating travellers’ transfers from the airport to their holiday accommodation and vice versa. Welcome Pickups offers a simple solution that allows travellers to explore their holiday destination in a new way, tailored to their expectations. Throughout every stage of their journey, before, during, and after their stay, the entire team is readily available to address any needs or inquiries holidaymakers may have, providing them with a wealth of information about each destination and drivers who meet stringent selection criteria.

Operating in over 140 locations across 55 countries, the company aims to expand its services to cover more than 400 new destinations in 2024. This extensive international presence was a significant factor in RentalReady’s decision to choose Welcome Pickups as a new partner. It provides an excellent opportunity for property managers worldwide to benefit from their services, addressing the issue of airport transportation.

RentalReady and Welcome Pickups integration: for a unique travel experience. 

By integrating Welcome Pickups’ services into your RentalReady journey, you provide your guests with the opportunity to enjoy a unique experience in terms of comfort and security, while also saving valuable time for you to focus on developing your business.

How does it work?

For accommodations for which you have activated the Welcome Pickups service, you can include a unique URL in your guest’s journey emails. This URL will offer an airport transfer with the address of the booked accommodation pre-filled.

All your guests need to do is choose the time, enter their flight details, and select any additional options.

Once your guests have booked their journey, a hand-picked and highly experienced driver is assigned to them. Naturally, the driver has access to all the information needed to carry out the transfer:

  • contact details of the passengers;
  • flight number;
  • estimated time of arrival;
  • destination address.
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The driver will personally meet the guests as soon as they arrive at the airport. Even in the event of a delay, the driver is obligated to wait for at least an hour on-site, while closely monitoring the latest flight information.

To provide the most practical, enjoyable, and above all, human experience to all users of Welcome Pickups’ services, it’s important to note that all their drivers speak English in addition to the local language.

What’s more, they’re always ready to share their top recommendations and suggest activities to do in the surrounding area that might interest the whole family. The transfer becomes a moment of friendly exchange, giving guests every reason to believe that their experience will be a memorable one.

This partnership is a means of providing your guests with the level of service reminiscent of a palace – in other words, exceptional in every way. Thanks to the RentalReady and Welcome Pickups integration, you can demonstrate that you have considered every detail to ensure your guests feel truly welcomed. This bodes well, particularly in anticipation of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

A broad presence in Europe

If you manage properties across Europe, Welcome Pickups services are currently available in several cities such as:

  • London
  • Dublin
  • Paris
  • Bordeaux
  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Porto
  • Lisbon
  • Dubaï
  • Doha
  • And more

Note: While our focus has been primarily on airports, it’s worth noting that transfers are also available from train stations and ports.

What are the significant advantages for property managers?

Find out about the many benefits you can enjoy if you’re a professional user of RentalReady and Welcome Pickups.

  • With the integration into our software and upon creating your Welcome Pickups account, you will gain access to a unique booking page for each of your properties. These pages will have their own URL, which you can automatically share with guests via your scheduled automated messages. 
  • They come pre-filled with the address of the selected accommodation as the destination, and the address of the nearest airport as the point of departure. All this information can be changed if needed.

And the icing on the cake is that these pages will have your logo, which provides a great booking experience. Guests will be reassured to see a continuity from their accommodation booking to their transfer service.

Automation, ideal for your management

By giving guests the option of booking their transfers via Welcome Pickups, you’ll gain peace of mind. You can rest assured that they’ll be in good hands from the moment they arrive at the airport until they reach their accommodation. Through your manager interface on Welcome Pickups, you can track all your pick-ups in real time. You’ll also receive confirmation of each pick-up, as well as an estimated time of arrival for your guests at the accommodation, making arrival organisation a breeze.

A source of extra income

In addition to providing a premium service, Welcome Pickups also commissions you on each transfer booked by your guests. 

This RentalReady and Welcome Pickups integration is a win-win strategy for your guests and you as a short-term rental management professional.

Get in touch

Don’t hesitate to take a look at the Welcome Pickups website to try out their offer. And don’t forget to learn more about our PMS by scheduling an appointment with a RentalReady consultant.

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