What photos do I need to attract more families to my property?
If you want guests to book your property, you need to grab their attention with an attractive property page – and your photos play a key role in this process. Our guide will explain how to take amazing pictures that’ll make your property irresistible to families.
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For more tips, check out our step-by-step visual guide.
- Use a digital camera (the latest smartphones also have great cameras).
- Only shoot landscape (horizontal) images – these look the best on Booking.com.
- Photos should be high-resolution, at least 2048 x 1080 pixels.
- Take pictures from a height of 3-5 ft.
- When taking pictures of guests, avoid showing their faces.
- Make sure your subject (person, amenity) is in the center of the image whenever possible.
- Photos on Booking.com can be cropped in different ways, so do your best best is to keep the subject centered.
- Try not to get too close to the subject. Make sure there’s enough distance for the subject to fit in the middle.
- Remember that the image you see in your Extranet gallery is a pre-cropped photo.
- Avoid road signs, parked cars, and people passing by.
If you offer any of the following amenities, try to take photos of as many of them as possible:
- Daycare facilities
- Outdoor play area
- Water slides/Water park
- Kids' swimming pool
- High chairs
- Communal areas for adults
- Excursions (e.g. pamphlets in lobby)
- Sports facilities
- Safety features like pool fences/stair gates
- Any other family facilities
Once you've taken photos of everything you need, find out how to add them to your property page.
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