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Integration with ECBYO

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We are excited to announce our integration with ECBYO as a new first-class channel partner!

OwnerRez will be the channel manager, end to end, for your listings and bookings on ECBYO. All your content (photos, amenities, descriptions), rates, rules, and availability automatically sync with ECBYO. They will send an inquiry filled out with data into OwnerRez, which allows you to use your own credit card processing, and all guest communication is direct!

Who is ECBYO?

Emerald Coast By owner is a regional vacation rental listing website created in response to the ongoing changes in online travel agency policies and pricing structures. They are a subscription-based model, charge no booking fees and maintain zero control over your payment collection (and refund) process. The guest and their contact information are handed over to you at the time of inquiry. The guest books directly on your existing OwnerRez account.

Pricing

Contact ECBYO for discounts on multiple listings. A single listing is $449.00 for 12 months of exposure.

Ready to connect?

Get started with ECBYO by visiting here and checking out the OwnerRez support article for how to integrate OwnerRez with ECBYO.

7 Comments (add yours)

Yavuz
Jan 25, 2023 1:11 AM
Joined May, 2019 15 posts

I converted to API. The contents and rates are pushed but ECBYO does not calculate the rates by given dates or get bookings on their site. Book Now button is still sending the guest to my web site, like before the API connection. On the negative side, now I have 300 lines of spot rates more confusing for the guests on ECBYO unless the price for the dates is calculated. I sent an email to ECBYO inquiring about the situation. 

Paul H
Jan 26, 2023 11:55 AM
OR Team Member Joined Oct, 2019 298 posts

ECBYO will send an inquiry filled out with data into OwnerRez, which allows you to use your own credit card processor, and all guest communication is direct. I have sent a message to our contacts at ECBYO to remedy this situation.

Charla G
Feb 15, 2023 1:32 PM
Joined Mar, 2018 5 posts

It seems pretty much the same as before except for all of the rate lines? Am I missing anything? Any way to push reviews over? 

Mark & Amanda
Feb 21, 2023 4:40 PM
Joined Aug, 2022 6 posts

How long after emailing ECBYO can we expect to see our integration take place?

joe g
Feb 22, 2023 5:31 PM
Joined Mar, 2017 2 posts

Hey Everyone! This is Joe with ECBYO.COM

We are very excited about getting the integration set up with OwnerRez. Here is what you can expect. With this being a new integration and process for us, we do ask for your patience as we streamline the process to get your listings up ASAP! Any new integration has a learning curve and we are getting through that now! 

Once you initiate the integration in OR, that sends us your ID. Then you need an account with ECBYO and purchase your ECBYO listing(s). Then you need to use the CONTACT US form on ECBYO.COM and give us that OR ID and ECBYO IDs you want to set up. We need the ID's in that CONTACT US EMAIL.

Once we have both the OR IDs and your ECBYO IDs we will be in communication with you through our ticketing process. Our team will then work to map your request to the new listings and get your properties live. This has been taking our team 1-3 days presently but we hope to speed the time up as we get more familiar with this new integration. 

We also have a completely new site coming very soon! ECBYO 2.0! It will be 100% new from top to bottom and have many more desired features. We will of course keep you posted once this is up. It will also serve all the areas on the Gulf Coast, including, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas! Stay tuned for that announcement! 

We look forward to working with you and appreciate your business! 

Stacia and Larry M
Feb 22, 2023 8:26 PM
Joined Feb, 2021 16 posts

Is there any plan to do the same for SMBYO?

joe g
Feb 23, 2023 10:08 AM
Joined Mar, 2017 2 posts

YES! That is coming very soon! We will be sure to let everyone know as well.