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Why Choose Vamos Homes

Our modern and feature-rich platform is exactly what your home needs to fill up those free nights. We have 8 solid years of hands on hosting experience and an engaged community of 230K+ Travelers who can't wait to stay with you. Try us today!

Booking Made Easy

Our easy and flexible booking process enables guests to book you as fast as possible. We are available to assist your potential and confirmed guests on social media, email, calls and WhatsApp. We do the heavy lifting with you!

Sync With Other Sites

Easily synchronize with your other calendars to give guests the best experience. Fill up those empty nights without hussle.

How To Become a Host on Vamos Homes

1. List Your Place

Ni simple kama ABC, create a Host account, fill in property details and GO! Let your home work for you.

2. Welcome Your Guests

Prepare in advance to enable guests have the best experience possible at your place. Remember, you have the power to make their stay as memorable as possible. We are available to assist you deliver your best hosting experience.

3. Earn Money!

Get Ganji! Get a deposit in advance and the balance before check-in. Get your money fast!

Keep Everything Under Control

Listing Management

Our feature-rich and easy to use platform enables you to properly manage your home and make it shine online. Easily upload photos, features, videos, policies and more. 

Booking System

Easily manage bookings, monitor payments, get in touch with your guests and sync your calendars using our powerful booking system.

Prices and Fees

Set custom prices for specific dates of the week, month or year. Easily charge for extra services like transfers, a chef, extra bed, extra guest and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click on the ‘Host your Place’ Button located below this page and on the top right side of every page.

Once you have submitted the property for approval, our team will look into your unit and approve or decline within 24 hours. In case of a decline, our team will get in touch with reason that led to the decline and how you can improve and get listed.

Yes we do. We do not charge to list or post your property. We have 3 commission categories:

  1. Lite Hosting: If you make a basic listing of your property on vamos.co.ke, a 10% commission is charged on every successful booking.
  2. Silver Hosting: If you do a basic listing on vamos.co.ke but wish to get more visibility on social media as well, a 15% commission is charged on every successful booking.
  3. Premium Hosting: Best if  you wish to have the maximum possible visibility. Do a basic listing, get featured on both social media and other digital campaigns. The commission is custom, ranging between 16-30% or as may be agreed. Please get in touch for this package.

Once a deposit or balance is paid in by a guest, you will receive your payments via MPESA minus the commission within 2-12 hours. No need to worry about monthly bills, pay commissions stress free.

Bookings are confirmed when guests pay a deposit of 50% of the total cost of stay. Vamos notifies you immediately a booking is made and makes a deposit to you via MPESA. The balance is cleared 2 days before arrival and it is paid to the host 3-48 Hours before guests Check-in. All payments are made via MPESA.

Upon confirmation of a booking, you will receive a deposit of between 30-50% of the total booking cost. The balance is paid 3-48 hours before the guests check in. All payments are made via MPESA.

In the case of the guest cancelling a reservation, the particular listing’s cancellation policy applies or as may be agreed by the host.

If refunds are applicable, the Vamos Homes reservations team will work with the host to ensure refunds get to the guests. All refunds are done via MPESA, within 7 days after cancellation.

Yes you can. We understand you may have already listed on other platforms. You can easily sync your calendars using the ical feature available on your calendar section, found on your host dashboard menu. 

We advise that hosts contact us immediately they notice damages or loss of items in their homes. These are the measures we have put in place:

  • Guests agree to replacing damaged items, as per the terms they agree to before booking.
  • We advise host to do an item check list of their homes before check in and after check out. They should politely let the guests know of the current count and that they will be responsible should the items be damaged or missing.

Ni Rahisi. Simply send us photos of your place, links to sites you may have listed and your contacts. Our team will review and get back to you within 24 hours. It is FREE to get featured. We will only charge a 15% commission on successful bookings. Contact us today

No problem! You can list as many properties as you have under one host account. We have a premium hosting package for hosts with a big portfolio. Please contact us for more details.

We have made a provision for the taxes section, visible when you are setting prices. You are responsible for paying the applicable taxes to the Government of Kenya.

Cancellations by the host can be made in the Host’s ‘Reservations’ section available on the Host’s dashboard.

The host Must Refund 100% of the deposit paid to him/her, before the cancellation is effected.

Hosts are not allowed to cancel 48 Hours before check in time. We highly discourage cancellations by hosts as they cause immense inconveniences to the guests.

To give your property more visibility on the ‘Featured Section’, click on the “Upgrade to Featured” button under the listings’ details section. Our team will review and respond within 24 hours. We are currently not charging for this service, admission is strictly by merit. Currently, all the latest listings are automatically featured in this section.

You can contact your guests before, during and after reservation using our internal messaging system available within your account menu.

In some instances, the guest may be in touch with our reservations team. We are happy to handle some of the basic inquiries on your behalf if you have listed all the necessary information.

For your safety, we encourage you never to share your contact details with guests before a booking is confirmed.

We are available to assist before, during and after reservations through these channels:

  • Instagram & Facebook DM
  • Twitter Inbox
  • WhatsApp, Calls & Texts: +254740 758 233 , +254713 623 260
  • Email: [email protected]

Our platform is suitable for both short and long term lettings. Hosts can set monthly prices through the ‘Price’ section on the property’s listings’ page, found on the host dashboard.

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You have made a home, now make it work for you.

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